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Guida per giovani astronauti (A guide for young astronauts)

Guida per giovani astronauti (A guide for young astronauts)

Foreign rights sold:
Simpl. Chinese

Ebook:
Available

The little readers will learn about Space through the words of Italian astronaut Umberto Guidoni. 50 keywords, 50 things to know for young astronauts hungry for adventures in worlds that are as far away as they are fascinating, organized in seven thematic large chapters.

The illustrations by Giuseppe Orlando help to make Guidoni’s words seem even more magical.

Contents:

Space

The beginning

Gravity

Orbits

Distances

Dangers

 

Spacecraft

First attempts

Apollo

Soyuz

Space Shuttle

Launch

Back to Earth

Commercial vehicles

Spaceships

 

Explorers

Astronauts

Training

Spacesuits

Working in orbit

Most famous missions

Accidents

 

Space station

Building

Dimensions

Energy

Crews

Scientific research

Repairs

Arrivals and departures

 

Life in orbit

Zero gravity

Food

Sleep

Clothing

Grooming

Personal hygiene

Physical activity

Leisure time

Time going by

Contact with Earth

Internet?

Space walks

View of the Earth

 

Satellites and robots

Orbit of the Earth

On the Moon

Around Mars

In the solar system

Telescopes in space

 

Future challenges

Space tourists

Lunar station

First steps on Mars

Asteroids

Icy moons

Planets of other stars

Extra-terrestrial life

Conclusions

Genre: Kids

Publishing house:

ElectaKids

Year of publication: 2019

Published in: Italy

Number of pages: 128

Price: 19,90

ISBN: 9788891823212

Foreign rights manager: Masha Vincenti masha.vincenti@mondadori.it


Guida per giovani astronauti (A guide for young astronauts)

Text by Umberto Guidoni - Illustrations by Giuseppe Orlando

Umberto Guidoni (Rome, 18 August 1954) is an Italian astronaut, astrophysicist and writer. He has par- ticipated in two NASA missions aboard the Space Shuttle. In 2001 he was the first European astronaut to visit the International Space Station. He is also a successful author of books for both adults and children

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