With this DK findout! book, you will:
– Learn about the sun and the eight planets that make up our solar system
– Explore the Milky Way, a huge spiral galaxy containing billions of stars
– Discover volcanoes on Venus and craters on Mercury
– Take a trip across Mars, see the weather on Jupiter, and visit the International Space Station.
– Read about the Space Race and how astronauts first landed on the moon
– Uncover secrets about possible alien life and the future of space travel
– Meet Dr. Alan Stern, the planetary scientist who led the first-ever mission to Pluto
– Fold out the cover for a solar system quiz, timeline, and moon map
– and find out much, much more!