Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize shortlist 2016 - in pictures
The Usborne Official Astronaut’s Handbook by Louie Stowell, illustrated by Roger Simo The judges said: “This is a superb book all about how to become an astronaut. It’s a step by step guide for would-be astronauts and space scientists- plus it has a foreword from a really inspirational astronaut, Tim Peake. There’s a lot of humour in it, and it’s full of those little details that just make a book special.”
October 08 2015 : Pluto's Blue Sky Plutos haze layer shows its blue color in this picture taken by the New Horizons Ralph/Multispectral Visible Imaging Camera (MVIC). The high-altitude haze is thought to be similar in nature to that seen at Saturns moon Titan. This image was generated by software that combines information from blue red and near-infrared images.
Mind blowing space facts about the Universe for astronomy / astrophysics fans! Also make sure to visit www.kidsinorbit.com - Learn how to become an astronaut! 100% dedicated to kids science / astronomy! Image: NASA