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The Cosmic Diary of a Future Space Explorer

The Next Step for Humankind
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A real-life astronaut is here to tell you what it's REALLY like to blast off into space - and everywhere we might travel in the future! Could we build a colony on Mars? Will we ever land on Venus? Can we play football on the Moon? Your mission, if you choose to accept, is to pull on your spacesuit and join your guide, real astronaut Tim Peake (and a host of expert STEM characters), in this fascinating adventure through space, time and the diary of one truly incredible space adventure. With help from some robot adventurers, you'll discover space missions of the past and present, and where we might travel in the future . . . Written by real-life astronaut Tim Peake, this children's non-fiction book is essential for readers who want to discover more about space travel, the universe and our place in it.

Author Biography:

Tim Peake (Author) Tim Peake was the first British ESA astronaut to visit the International Space Station. He is also a bestselling author and an inspirational communicator of science to audiences of all ages. Tim served as an army officer and a combat search and rescue instructor, and flew helicopter operations. Tim was selected as an ESA astronaut in May 2009 and after arduous training Tim was assigned to a mission to the International Space Station in May 2013. He launched to space on 15 December 2015. Tim took part in over 250 scientific experiments during his mission. His Principia mission also focused on educational outreach, engaging more than 2 million schoolchildren across Europe in over 30 projects during his time in space. Tim's bestselling books include: Hello, is this planet Earth? (Century, 2016) Ask An Astronaut (Century, 2017) and The Astronaut Selection Test Book (Century, 2018) Steve Cole (Author) Steve Cole is a bestselling author who has written over 200 books for children, including Astrosaurs, Young Bond and Z. Rex. As a writer-editor he has worked with the families of Enid Blyton, Agatha Christie and Ian Fleming, and at the BBC was in charge of Doctor Who publishing. In his spare time, Steve makes music and teaches salsa. He lives in Buckinghamshire but would rather live in space.
Release date Australia
October 10th, 2024
  • Children / Juvenile
  • Illustrated by Max Rambaldi
Interest Age
from 9 years
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