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?
|Publisher||The O'Brien Press|
|Publication date||16 Sep 2019|