by James Buckley Jr

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What does an astronaut wear to work? Find out in this space-age Penguin-Smithsonian reader!

If you're going to orbit the Earth, moonwalk, or float in space, you need the right outfit. From helmet to space boots, every part of an astronaut's spacesuit is designed for survival. This reader, developed with Smithsonian's popular Air and Space Museum, provides a close look at the suits, boots, helmets, gloves, and other gear astronauts have worn into space, from the early days of space exploration to the present-day.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781524785529
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 06/20/2017
Series: Smithsonian Series: Penguin Young Readers
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 32
File size: 74 MB
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Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

James Buckley has written more than 100 books for children, including Curious About Pluto, The Moon, and Home Address: ISS, The International Space Station, for the Penguin-Smithsonian line.

Table of Contents

Spacecraft for One 6

Layers for Living 12

Keeping Cool 15

Give Them a Hand 16

Helmet Head 18

Backpack for Breathing 20

Getting Dressed 22

Take a Walk 26

Another Way to Fly 29

Packing for Space 30

Glossary 32

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