A guided tour through the universe--and beyond!
From the sun's super-hot core to the many moons of Neptune, we're traveling to the far reaches of our solar system and beyond! Astronomer Dean Regas presents Facts from Space!--an exciting education on everything outside our atmosphere. Inside, you'll discover space facts and celestial trivia, including:
• A day on Venus is longer than its year.
• Early space missions ejected human waste into space, where it froze into intricate crystals that still float in space today.
• After being in space, some astronauts returned to Earth up to 2 inches taller than when they left.
• The stars in the Big Dipper are shifting among themselves and will look like a "Big Spatula" by the year 75,000.
• And more!
Packed with fascinating information, it's a stellar read for sci-fi fans and at-home astronomers alike!