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How to Spacewalk by Kathryn Sullivan and Michael J. Rosen
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How to Spacewalk by Kathryn Sullivan and Michael J. Rosen
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Jun 04, 2024 | ISBN 9781536232707

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Sullivan, who, in 1984, became the first woman to walk in space, shares her journey. . . lively visuals are echoed by the effervescent text. While plenty of intriguing facts are presented, this is also an empowering and uplifting account of a woman achieving her dreams—and encouraging readers to live the “life you invent.”. . . An irrepressibly joyous tale of a woman who reached for—and attained—the stars.
—Kirkus Reviews

Sullivan, the first American woman to complete a spacewalk, and Rosen immerse readers in the experience of being a space shuttle astronaut. . .upbeat. . . Helpful diagrams and asides throughout detail equipment, including the complex spacesuits, used on shuttle flights, and the numerous photographs of NASA ground crew and astronauts, including Sullivan, show the people and technology that make EVA possible.
—The Horn Book

Kathryn demonstrates how her determination and curiosity helped her become an astronaut . . . the firsthand accounts and descriptions of the equipment and training that are necessary for a spacewalk are fascinating. . . . this enthusiastic and personal story of how a woman born in a time when girls were limited to specific careers broke the rules and explored the oceans and outer space will be useful as a reference and appeal to aspiring scientists.
—School Library Connection


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