Science & Technology

ISS

by David Jefferis, illustrated by Sebastian Quigley

 

ISS is an in-depth look at the International Space Station. A project supported by 16 countries, the ISS was inaugurated in 1998 with the launch of the Russian-built control module Zarya. The finished station, a vast orbiting laboratory, will be the largest man-made object built in space and will be manned by a crew of up to seven. Sebastian Quigley’s state-of-the-art computer-generated artwork takes you into the ISS as it will be, exploring the workings of the station and the various modules that make it up. You will learn about the daily life of the crew, their work and leisure, and how the station is provided with supplies and new parts and serviced and repaired – and how the US Space Shuttle delivers major components to the ISS. Dangers and emergencies are also covered. A feature of the book is a spectacular fold-out of the ISS, with a key to all its working parts and modules. The book will reflect the importance of the ISS in future scientific research as well as in further space exploration.

 

  • Hardback
  • 48 pages
  • 280 × 218 mm (11 × 8½ inches)
  • 8–12 years

 

RIGHTS TAKEN – Russia

 

RIGHTS REVERTED – US & Canada, Germany, Denmark, Netherland, China