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  • Series: The Beginner's Guide to Space
  • Imprint: Formac Publishing Company Limited
  • Publication Date: 1 June 2021
  • Copyright Year: 2021
  • ISBN: 9781459506688
  • Page Count: 88
  • Dimensions: 8.5" x 8.5"
  • Interest ages: 6+

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50 Things To Know About the International Space Station

by John A. Read

Fascinating insights and details about daily life for the men and women on board the International Space Station.

You may be aware that there are people living on a space station 400 kilometres above the Earth. But what is it like to live in space? What do they do up there? And how does it make our lives better here on Earth? This book tells you everything you need to know about life onboard the International Space Station. Learn how space explorers from around the world celebrate holidays, sleep, call home, eat and drink, use the toilet and so much more.

JOHN A. READ is a telescope operator at the Burke-Gaffney Observatory, a member of the Halifax Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) and recently graduated with a degree in astrophysics from Saint Mary’s University. In 2020 he was presented with an RASC award for Excellence in Science Communication. He lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

About the Author

John A. Read is a telescope operator at the Burke-Gaffney Observatory, a member of the Halifax Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) and recently graduated with a degree in astrophysics from Saint Mary's University. In 2020 he was presented with an RASC award for Excellence in Science Communication and is currently co-hosting RASC's new series "Explore the Universe Online." He lives with his family in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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