DK Guide to Space

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DK Pub., 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 63 pages
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The 'DK Guide to Space' takes the reader on a fascinating journey through our universe, using the latest space photography from the Hubble Telescope in a large format to create a dramatic guide to the exploration of space. The NASA photographs are supported by clear artwork explaining complex ideas. Space exploration, astronomy, and cosmology are explored in clear, concise text. Packed with information, this stunning photographic book will capture the imagination of both space enthusiasts and those who are just beginning to learn about our universe.

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Physically, this is a very large book, which would be best for laying on your belly on the library floor, browsing through it. It contains full color photographs with identifying captions for every ... Read full review

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Peter Bond is a lifelong space and astronomy enthusiast. He has written eight books, including the award-winning "DK Guide to Space" and has contributed to or acted as consultant/editor for many others. Bond has also written hundreds of articles on space and astronomy for British and American newspapers and magazines. He was appointed as Space Science Advisor for the Royal Astronomical Society in 1995, and is also a consultant/writer for the European Space Agency. He received a certificate for an "outstanding contribution" from ESA in 2005, and a Group Achievement Award from NASA in 2004. He is a Fellow of both the Royal Astronomical Society and the British Interplanetary Society. Bond lives in Cranleigh, Surrey, England.

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