Shooting for the Stars
Code No. : NF126
Author : Norah Patten
Publisher : O'Brien press
Book Type : Irish History
Size : 200mm x 260mm
In 2017 Dr. Norah Patten, from Ballina in Co. Mayo, was one of 12 participants from around the world selected to take part in a unique scientist-astronaut training programme, Project Possum. She is now on course to become Ireland’s first astronaut!
Follow Norah as she brings you on a journey high above the earth and into space. You will learn about space travel, astronaut training and life without gravity. Norah will answer those all-important questions such as how long does it take to become an astronaut and where exactly astronauts go to the toilet?!
- Did you know that our sun is a star, just like all the stars we see at night?
- Did you know that, in space, the astronauts have to use special ropes to hold themselves down while running on the treadmill?
A fun and engaging book about space and becoming an astronaut but most importantly a book about following your dreams no matter how big!
RRP : €16.99
Our Price : €7.99