The Life of an Astronaut (Eye on the Universe) (Library Binding)
Ever wondered what it's like to be an astronaut? This book explains how candidates train to become astronauts or "star sailors." Find out how they prepare for a mission and what they do in space. Kids will love discovering how astronauts eat, sleep, and spend their day in weightless conditions. Fantastic photos help highlight: - astronaut history - the crew and what they do - training for weightlessness - the launch and reaching orbit - spacewalking - personal care in space.