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Go for Liftoff! Hardcover

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Find out what it takes to become an astronaut—from someone who knows!

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Find out what it takes to become an astronaut—from someone who knows!

How many kids aspire to become an astronaut one day? Wouldn’t it be great to float in space and do neat experiments? But before all the “fun” begins, it takes an incredible amount of hard work to prepare oneself for the ride of a lifetime. Before they are sent to space, astronauts have to go through spacecraft systems training, wilderness training, underwater training, roller coaster–like flight training, and teamwork training, not to mention science, technology, medical, engineering, and math training. Training for flight also depends on being prepared physically, mentally, and emotionally, having the right attitude and learning to deal with problems calmly. Dr. Dave speaks from experience when he describes what it’s like to live underwater for weeks at a time, experience free-floating in micro gravity in the “Vomit Comet,” or catch and eat bugs during wilderness training.


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Publisher: Annick Press; Illustrated edition (11 avril 2017)

Author(s): Dave Williams, Loredana Cunti 

Illustrator(s): Theo Krynauw 

Ages: 7 - 11 years

Format: Hardcover, 52 pages

Dimensions: 20.96 x 0.64 x 27.94 cm

ISBN: 9781554519156

Language(s): English

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