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Author Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Title Astronaut : life as a scientist and engineer in space / by Ruth Owen ; consultant, Kevin Yates.

Publication Info. United States : Ruby Tuesday Books, Ltd., 2017.


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 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 629.45 OWE    Available
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 629.45 OWE    Available
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Description 32 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
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Series Get to work with science and technology
Owen, Ruth, 1967- Get to work with science and technology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 32) and index.
Contents Just another day at work -- The International Space Station -- Astronaut training -- Training for zero gravity -- Welcome to the Space Station -- Life on the Space Station -- Sleeping, running, and... -- Astronaut scientists at work -- A human experiment -- Ready to spacewalk -- Walking in space -- The journey home -- Welcome back to earth -- Get to work as an astronaut.
Summary How do astronauts train and prepare for their missions? What is it like to live aboard the ISS? What types of experiments and science work do astronauts carry out in space? And how are today's astronauts making future missions to Mars, and beyond, a reality?
Audience Ages 8-12.
Subject International Space Station -- Juvenile literature.
Astronauts -- Juvenile literature.
Astronautics -- Juvenile literature.
Space flight training -- Juvenile literature.
Space stations -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Yates, Kevin (Exhibition development manager), consultant.
ISBN 9781910549872 (hardback)
1910549878 (hardback)

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