Explore the universe and learn about the science and history of space discovery in this educational and interactive guide!
Humans have always sought to push the boundaries of discovery, exploring not only Earth but the universe beyond. For centuries, scientists have been fascinated by space, studying everything from the planets to supernovas. The discoveries they’ve made have radically changed our view of the universe and our place in it.
An out-of-this-world experience, Spacepedia lets kids explore space through the stories in the stars. Young readers can learn about the science of the solar system and the history of space exploration, even getting a glimpse into the future of space technology and how it compares to the imaginings of popular sci-fi books and movies. Aspiring astronauts will get a comprehensive overview of everything space, from Galileo’s first telescope to robots on the Red Planet. Filled with interactive inserts, photos, and illustrations, this encyclopedic guide to the universe takes kids on an exciting and interactive journey through space.
Brad Herzog (bradherzog.com) is the author of more than thirty nonfiction books for adults and children of all ages (about everything from soccer to sportsmanship to civil rights). Brad has watched every episode of the From Earth to the Moon miniseries several times over and traveled to Riverside, Iowa, just to visit the well-tended future gravesite of Captain James T. Kirk.