Discover the amazing technology that has enabled us to leave Earth and explore the universe
Packed with stunning photographs, this book celebrates the incredible ingenuity of spacecraft designers and the courage of intrepid astronauts. It offers a chronological sweep of the history of space travel and technology, from the ealiest rockets to the latest missions. Readers age 7 and up can discover the amazing array of technology that has enabled us to leave Earth and explore the universe. Then they can become rocket scientists themselves by following step-by-step instructions to build and launch their own rocket.