50 Animals That Have Been to Space (Library Binding)

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Since the early days of flight, animals have helped researchers learn how to survive in the sky, and their role continues as humanity voyages into outer space. In 1783, a rooster, a duck, and a sheep were placed in a basket attached to the first hot-air balloon. In the age of rockets and space travel, many more animals have traveled into orbit, and most have returned safely to earth.

This book tells the stories of 50 trips into space, and the animals and the scientists involved. An appealing introduction to space exploration, this book encourages young readers to engage in real science.

About the Author


JENNIFER READ grew up in the hills outside San Francisco. A passion for animals led her to a prestigious internship with American Humane's Film and Television Unit in Los Angeles, California, where she worked on movie sets with wolves, horses and many other animals. Jennifer is now a member of the Junior Bengal Lancers, an equestrian society located in Halifax. She lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with her husband and writing partner John A. Read.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781459506022
ISBN-10: 1459506022
Publisher: Formac Publishing Company Limited
Publication Date: March 3rd, 2020
Pages: 88
Language: English

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