Vacation Guide to the Solar System: Science for the Savvy Space Traveler!
- Publish Date: 2017-06-06
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Olivia Koski;Jana Grcevich
Packed with real science and fueled by imagination, a beautifully illustrated travel guide to traveling in our solar system
Imagine taking a hike along the windswept red plains of Mars to dig for signsÂ of life, or touring one of Jupiter's sixty-four moons where you can photograph its swirling storms. Â For a shorter trip on a tight budget, the Moon is quite majestic and very quiet if you can make it during the off-season.
With four-color illustrations and packed with real-world science, The Vacation GuideÂ to the Solar System is the must-have planning guide for the curious spaceÂ adventurer, covering all of the essentials for your next voyage, how to get there,Â and what to do when you arrive. Written by an astronomer who presents at the Hayden Planetarium and one of the creators of the Guerilla ScienceÂ collective, this tongue-in-cheek reference guide is an imaginative exploration intoÂ the What if of space travel, sharing fascinating facts about space, theÂ planets in our solar system, and even some moons!