A Day in Space

by Suzanne Lord

Paperback, 1986



Local notes

629.4 Lor




Scholastic Paperbacks (1986), 32 pages


Explains with simple text and pictures what it is like to walk in space, launch a satellite, eat, sleep, and brush your teeth without gravity.

Original language


Physical description

32 p.; 8.25 inches

User reviews

LibraryThing member missbrandysue
The book takes you through the life of an astronaut on a space mission. It begins by talking about everything you have to learn, getting into space, living in space, working on a few jobs, and the beautiful scenery.

The language is very simple. It's great for a second grader. It's not extremely
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well-written but the photographs are stunning and they go along with the words. It's quite dated now, but worth a read for those young aspiring astronauts.
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LibraryThing member jfe16
Spend a day in space with the astronauts aboard the space shuttle. Find out what it’s like to walk in space, to launch a satellite, to eat, sleep, and brush your teeth without gravity.

With photographs of an actual shuttle mission, astronauts introduce young readers to the thrills and excitement
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of space. From practicing in the shuttle simulator to blasting off inside the shuttle attached to a giant rocket, young space enthusiasts learn about daily life two hundred miles above the planet Earth.

Highly recommended.
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LibraryThing member allieburks
This book talks about what going into space looks like and how astronauts feel and what they look like as they are going into space. Everything that goes along with going into space is discussed throughout this book and even shows pictures to help describe what it looks like.

Possible science
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topics: Outer space
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½ (7 ratings; 3.6)
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