Exploring Space by Jenkins Martin Biesty Stephen
A fascinating account of space exploration with lavish cross-section illustrations by Stephen Biesty covering early astronomy rockets the Space Race and the future of space-travel. The extraordinary story of space exploration from Galileo's telescope to the launch of the International Space Station - and beyond
Martin Jenkins' accessible and wide-ranging narrative covers early astronomy the history of flight the Space Race the day-to-day of astronauts in the International Space Station and the possibility of extraterrestrial life and considers where future missions might take us. Stephen Biesty's magnificent cross-section illustrations lay bare the intricate workings of space probes and shuttles the Mars Curiosity Rover spacesuits and Soyuz rockets. Back matter includes a comprehensive timeline and glossary of terms. With hours' worth of detail to pore over this is the perfect gift for all space enthusiasts young or old.