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Space Explorers with Libby Jackson

Part of the Connected: Space series

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Libby Jackson is one of Britain's foremost space experts. Her beautifully illustrated book, Space Explorers, is a collection of amazing real-life stories about space exploration and adventure, with stories about life-saving felt tip pens, 'human computers' and the lengths to which astronauts go to show they have 'the right stuff'.

Grab your space suit and jump aboard – it's time for an astronomical adventure!

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