Blast off into space to discover the galaxies and beyond with the new edition of this out-of-this-world reference. Send your child on an amazing journey into space. They'll see the Hubble telescope orbiting the Earth, discover the birth of our solar system and follow the search for life on Mars. Packed with practical tips for the amateur astronomer, spectacular images from space, detailed charts and fantastic facts. Perfect for home or school, there are even instructions on building a simple telescope.
Heather Couper is a TV astronomer and author of more than 25 books on astronomy and space. Nigel Henbest is an award-winning science writer who specializes in astronomy and space for the general reader. He is the author of more than 30 books. They both currently live in Buckinghamshire.