By Libby Jackson
From Ada Lovelace within the 19th century, to the ladies in the back of the Apollo missions, from the astronauts breaking documents at the overseas area Station to these blazing the way in which within the race to get to Mars, A Galaxy of Her personal reveals impressive tales, champions unsung heroes and celebrates outstanding achievements from round the world.
Written by means of Libby Jackson, a number one united kingdom professional in human area flight, and illustrated with daring and lovely paintings from the scholars of London university of conversation, this can be a e-book to thrill and encourage trailblazers of all ages.
Packed choked with either remarkable lady function versions and excellent secrets and techniques of house commute, A Galaxy of Her personal is sure to make any reader achieve for the stars.
Read or Download A Galaxy of Her Own: Amazing Stories of Women in Space PDF
Similar astronomy books
From 1996-2000, thirty minority little ones (African American, chinese language American, Puerto Rican American, and Dominican American) have been interviewed each year for 4 years to enquire how their reviews in highschool formed their social relationships.
The Andromeda Galaxy – Messier’s M31 – has a virtually romantic charm. it's the so much far-off item and the single extragalactic item that's noticeable to the unaided human eye. referred to now to be approximately 2½ million light-years away, apparently within the sky to be a number of occasions the width of the complete Moon less than sturdy seeing stipulations.
Writing in the dead of night is a stylebook for writers within the subject of astronomy. It good points orthographical ideas for capitalization and adjectival types of astronomy phrases. The e-book additionally serves as a primer for astronomy and sky lore, in addition to historical Greek and the Greek alphabet (both of that are used widely in astronomy, in particular in Western sky lore).
This e-book addresses quite a few issues in the growing to be self-discipline of Archaeoastronomy, focusing specially on Archaeoastronomy in Sicily and the Mediterranean and Cultural Astronomy. a different precedence is dialogue of the astronomical and statistical equipment used this present day to envision the measure of reliability of the chronological and cultural definition of websites and artifacts of archaeoastronomical curiosity.
- Spezielle und allgemeine Relativitätstheorie (German Edition)
- Major Impacts and Plate Tectonics: A Model for the Phanerzoic Evolution of the Earth's Lithosphere
- Terraforming: The Creating of Habitable Worlds (Astronomers' Universe)
- Sternbilder, Seewege am Himmel (German Edition)
- ASTROLOGY - How to find your Soul-Mate, Stars and Destiny - Aquarius
- Sky Static: The Space Debris Crisis
Extra resources for A Galaxy of Her Own: Amazing Stories of Women in Space