100 Facts : Exploring Space
Author : Steve Parker
100 Facts Exploring Space is an amazing illustrated children's book, taking an in-depth look at space exploration for 7-10 year olds. Discover the history of space technology, from the first probe to orbit Earth to the first man on the Moon. Learn about roving robots exploring the surface of Mars, encounter different types of spacecraft, including impactors and landers, and learn about future missions to distant planets. Exactly 100 numbered facts will challenge children, acting as an incentive as they make their way through the book. Packed with beautiful artwork and photographs, and featuring fun panels containing activities, quizzes and hilarious cartoons, 100 Facts is the perfect introduction to this fascinating topic. Topics covered: Who explores and why, Early explorers, Man on the Moon, Preparation, Rockets, In deep space, Ready to explore, Flybys, Into orbit, Landers and impactors, Robotic rovers, Close-up look, Exploring Mars, Back on Earth, Towards the Sun, Asteroids, Comet mysteries, Gas giants, Into the future, Space magic and myth.