DK Space Encyclopedia by Heather Couper
From the latest dramatic images transmitted by the Hubble Telescope to the possibility of fossil life from Mars space stories are making front-page news. In the 21st century more people are looking to space for a vision of the future. Compiled and edited by leading space experts Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest Space Encyclopedia encapsulates that vision. This authoritative volume is fully illustrated with stunning photographs of the latest space cross-sections images charts and maps that present factual information in a clear and exciting way. With completely up-to-date facts and figures on everything from the latest space technology to discoveries about black holes it is the most accessible and up-to-date illustrated reference work about the known universe.