Take a thrilling trip through space with this out-of-this-world guide to the cosmos, filled with fascinating facts, figures and dazzling NASA images.
Uncover the amazing story of astronomy, from terrific telescopes to outstanding observatories. Find out about the latest space probes, and learn how rockets lift off. Discover the remarkable astronauts who have set off on stupefying space walks, and take a look at life in space. Find the answer to questions such as:
* Which space probe is the farthest from Earth?
* How do you go to the toilet in space?
* Which probe took a piggy-back ride on an asteroid?
* What's a vomit comet?
* How much do you grow in space?
Perfect for the new curriculum, this fascinating title is packed full of information, number-based awe-inpiring facts and figures.