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Shooting for the stars : my journey to become Ireland's first astronaut

By: Patten, Dr. Norah Farley, Jennifer(Illustrated by)

1788491009 / 9781788491006
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Ireland, Republic of
25 cm 44 pages : illustrations
Children / Juvenile  Learn More
Quiz No: 237128, Points 1.00, Book Level 6.50,
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More

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!


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