Space Encyclopedia (Hardcover)

A Tour of Our Solar System and Beyond

By David A. Aguilar, David A. Aguilar (Illustrator)

National Geographic Children's Books, 9781426309489, 192pp.

Publication Date: August 27, 2013

Other Editions of This Title:
Library Binding (8/27/2013)

List Price: 24.95*
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Presenting the latest exciting findings on space exploration and research and cutting-edge, spectacular views of the universe that technology is bringing back to Earth, all in one ultimate reference book. Authored by David A. Aguilar of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, the National Geographic Space Encyclopedia is ideal for the family bookshelf, providing both accessible information for school reports and compelling reading on the mysteries beyond our world.

About the Author

DAVID A. AGUILAR is the director of public affairs at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He's an astronomy expert and a talented artist who specializes in bringing the latest discoveries in space to the forefront of the imagination in a visually compelling and scientifically accurate way.

Praise For Space Encyclopedia: A Tour of Our Solar System and Beyond

"This factual and beautifully designed overview presents new astronomical information that will enlighten and entice readers. Dazzlingly illustrated with full-color NASA satellite photography, as well as original art created, photographed, and computer painted by the author, it’s a page-turner." --School Library Journal, starred review

"The articles are clearly written and informative, but the visuals steal the show...An informative volume at a very reasonable price." --Booklist

"This outstanding volume showcases the brillian color photography and illustration for which National Geographic is best known." --Library Media Connection