Astronauts : training for space
|Format:||Print Book 1999|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies|
This reluctant reader book introduces daily training programs that future astronauts endure. Beginning with the list of qualifications astronaut candidates need for the space program, the author continues with details of basic training, trips on the vomit comet, and survival training. Finally, the last stage of training, advanced training, describes how mission specialists, payload specialists, and pilots become ready for the day that they are chosen to fly into space. The details of a mission's spaceflight are presented with simple accounts of the different stages of the mission. This high-interest book provides suggestions for preparing for a career as an astronaut. Color pictures and personal stories of astronaut training are included.
Published ReviewsBooklist Review: "
|Series||Countdown to space.|
-- Training of
-- Juvenile literature.
|Publisher|| Springfield, NJ :Enslow Publishers,1999
48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.