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How to spacewalk : step-by-step with shuttle astronauts  Cover Image Book Book

How to spacewalk : step-by-step with shuttle astronauts / created by Kathryn D. Sullivan and Michael J. Rosen ; illustrated with images from NASA and drawings by Michael J. Rosen.

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  • ISBN: 9781536226218
  • ISBN: 1536226211
  • ISBN: 9781529512137
  • ISBN: 1529512131
  • Physical Description: 46 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 x 27 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : MIT Kids Press, 2023.

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"What is it like to walk in space--to use cutting-edge equipment and conduct experiments in a 280-pound space suit? How do you get there in the first place? Would-be spacewalkers will find enthusiasm, vibrant encouragement, and a host of amazing facts, photos, drawings, and descriptions in this engaging guide cowritten by three-time shuttle astronaut Kathryn D. Sullivan and children's book author Michael J. Rosen (who also provides illustrations). From detailed info about how to train (sometimes underwater!) to descriptions of the emotions spurred by seeing Earth from above, this guide will leave readers inspired and excited to start their own journeys into space." --
Shows the journey of a spacewalker, from training to EVA day. Includes the story of how Kathy Sullivan became the first American to walk in space.
Subject: Extravehicular activity (Manned space flight) > Juvenile literature.
Outer space > Exploration > Juvenile literature.
Sullivan, Kathy, 1951- > Juvenile literature.
Extravehicular activity (Manned space flight)
Outer space > Discovery and exploration.
Sullivan, Kathy, 1951-
Genre: Instructional and educational works.
Illustrated works.

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Ridgefield Library STEM Space Exploration J629.45 Sul (Text) 34010155590796 Juvenile Nonfiction Checked out 12/21/2023


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