Endeavour's Long Journey by John D. Olivas
(Shuttle Exploration)

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Space shuttle Endeavour brings its fascinating history to life through a journey to space with a young boy Jojo. Exploring space with the shuttle, Jojo learns about Endeavour s extraordinary contribution to space science, and its famous service missions including the Hubble Space Telescope. The book also features stunning NASA photos, fun facts, famous firsts and quizzes to inspire kids in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

About John D. Olivas

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John “Danny” Olivas, PhD, PE, born in North Hollywood, is a former NASA astronaut. Dr. Olivas, one of only seven Hispanics to fly in space, has traveled more than 11.6 million miles in space, on two U.S. Space Shuttle missions, STS-117 on Atlantis and STS-128 on Discovery, to the International Space Station. His other NASA missions include living at the bottom of the ocean in an underwater habitat, surviving the frozen Arctic, trekking across the mountains of Wyoming and sailing the sea of Cortez. Dr. Olivas retired from NASA in 2010 and now resides in the Los Angeles area with his wife and five children. He has shared his space stories with children both here at home as well as internationally. Now he shares one of his stories in his first book. Olivas's motto of “Dream Big Dreams” is one he wishes to pass onto the next generation of explorers.
Published May 15, 2013 by East West Discovery Press. 40 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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Gr 3–5—Written by an ex-astronaut but plagued by incorrect names, copyediting errors, and other issues, this tribute to the space shuttle Endeavour and NASA's STS Program in general is well fueled with facts but unlikely to leave the launchpad. Having conducted an overstimulated young visitor to ...

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