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Shooting for the Stars - My Journey to Become Ireland's First Astronaut

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Published by : The O'Brien Press Ltd

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In 2017 Dr. Norah Patten, from Ballina in Co. Mayo, was one of 12 participants from around the world selected to take part in a unique scientist-astronaut training programme, Project Possum. She is now on course to become Ireland’s first astronaut!

Follow Norah as she brings you on a journey high above the earth and into space. You will learn about space travel, astronaut training and life without gravity. Norah will answer those all-important questions such as how long does it take to become an astronaut and where exactly astronauts go to the toilet?!

  • Did you know that our sun is a star, just like all the stars we see at night?
  • Did you know that, in space, the astronauts have to use special ropes to hold themselves down while running on the treadmill?

A fun and engaging book about space and becoming an astronaut but most importantly a book about following your dreams no matter how big!

In 2017 Dr. Norah Patten, from Ballina in Co. Mayo, was one of 12 participants from around the world selected to take part in a unique scientist-astronaut training programme, Project Possum. She is now on course to become Ireland’s first astronaut!

Follow Norah as she brings you on a journey high above the earth and into space. You will learn about space travel, astronaut training and life without gravity. Norah will answer those all-important questions such as how long does it take to become an astronaut and where exactly astronauts go to the toilet?!

  • Did you know that our sun is a star, just like all the stars we see at night?
  • Did you know that, in space, the astronauts have to use special ropes to hold themselves down while running on the treadmill?

A fun and engaging book about space and becoming an astronaut but most importantly a book about following your dreams no matter how big!

ISBN-10: 1788491009

ISBN-13: 9781788491006

Barcode: 9781788491006

Publisher: The O'Brien Press Ltd.

Author: Dr. Norah Patten

Product: Book

Format: Hardback

Edition:

Language: English

Pages: 44

Publication Date: 16 Sep 2019

ISBN-10: 1788491009

ISBN-13: 9781788491006

Barcode: 9781788491006

Publisher: The O'Brien Press Ltd.

Author: Dr. Norah Patten

Product: Book

Format: Hardback

Edition:

Language: English

Pages: 44

Publication Date: 16 Sep 2019

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