Shooting For The Stars: My Journey To Become Ireland's First Astronaut

November 16, 2019|
Shooting For The Stars: My Journey To Become Ireland's First Astronaut by Norah Patten
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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!
Norah Patten was 11 years of age when she visited NASA on a family trip to the United States. From that moment on she was hooked on all things space! Norah was on a mission: she wanted to learn everything she possibly could about space exploration, rockets, and how she could someday become an astronaut. In 2017 Dr. Norah Patten, from B...
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Title:Shooting For The Stars: My Journey To Become Ireland's First Astronaut
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:9.55 X 7.1 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:9.55 X 7.1 X 0 in
Published:November 16, 2019
Publisher:The O'Brien Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781788491006

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