To Space & Back

by Sally Ride

A fascinating first-hand account of life aboard a space shuttle gives insights into... read more

A fascinating first-hand account of life aboard a space shuttle gives insights into daily routines as well as the kind of work astronauts do. Ride's amiable tone throughout the text makes descriptions of such things as weightlessness and launching a satellite highly readable. The 52 full-color photographs are always informative and often breathtaking. (Ages 5-12)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1986

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