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10 Short Lessons in Space Travel

Extent: 192 pages

Size: 178x129mm

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Price: £9.99

ISBN: 9781789292213

Categories: Science - History - Philosophy

About the Book

Publication Date: 11/06/2020

Price: £3.99

ISBN: 9781789292404

Categories: Science - History - Philosophy

About the Book

About the Author

Dr Paul Parsons has been a science writer and journalist for over twenty years. He was Editor of BBC Sky at Night magazine and has also written for New Scientist, the Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Men’s Health, National Geographic and many others. He is the author of several books including The Science of Doctor Who, The Periodic Table, 3-Minute Stephen Hawking and 50 Science Ideas You Really Need to Know. He is also a fellow of the Royal Statistical Society and a consultant to Guinness World Records.


  • 'A nice, easily digestible read to making your own giant leap into the future.', Nicholas Booth, co-author of The Search for Life on Mars
  • The Greatest Scientific Detective Story of All Time
  • 'Compact, informative and entertaining – essential reading for any budding astronaut.', Giles Sparrow, author of Hubble
  • Window on the Universe
  • 'Soon space travel will open itself up to paying members of the public. Parsons' guide is essential reading for would-be astronauts young and old.', Colin Stuart, author of How to Live in Space