Apo11o:To the Moon & Back
Limited Edition 50th Anniversary Apollo 11 flight plan
'Apo11o: To the Moon and Back' is a limited edition reproduction of the original Apollo 11 Flight Plan; the document that Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Mike Collins, and the entire mission control team in Houston used to plan and execute our first mission to land on the moon.
The Astronauts Guide to Leaving the Planet
Everything you need to know, from Training to Re-entry
In this exciting book, a former NASA astronaut inspires the next generation of space travelers with answers to all kids' questions on how people become astronauts, how they prepare for space travel, and what it's like to live and work in space.
A kid's guide to leaving the planet from someone who's done it! Former astronaut Terry Virts guides readers through the practical elements of becoming an astronaut, along with the wonders (and challenges!) of space travel. With insider information on training, piloting a ship, and working in space, readers and aspiring astronauts will be inspired to start their own journey to the stars. This practical guide is full of valuable wisdom and insight that will guide the astronaut candidates of tomorrow!
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"A former space shuttle pilot and International Space Station commander recalls in unusually exacting detail what it’s like to be an astronaut...Finally, an astro-memoir for kids that really gets down to the nitty-gritty"
How To Astronaut
An Insiders Guide to leaving Planet Earth
A wildly entertaining account of the rules, lessons, procedures, and experiences of space travel, How to Astronaut is a book that will appeal to anyone— male or female, young or old—with even a passing interest in space. Written by Col. Terry Virts, a former astronaut, space shuttle pilot, and International Space Station commander who spent 200 consecutive days in space, it answers all of our curious questions and much more.
A born storyteller, Virts reveals the often-untold side of space travel in 51 short chapters filled with a mix of you-are-there detail, a dose of science made simple, and the inherent drama of describing something few will ever know first-hand
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“Virts’ firsthand accounts are richly detailed and often snort-milk-out-of-your-nose hilarious.”
October issue of Discover magazine