The Little Spacecraft That Could
By Joyce Lapin (Author), Simona Ceccarelli (Illustrator)
Format Hardcover Picture Book
Ride along with the New Horizons spacecraft as she rockets three billion miles to Pluto! Watch her take the first close-up photos of Pluto, and then journey another billion miles to mini-world Arrokoth. You’ll whiz through space at more than 10 miles per second; learn how giant planet Jupiter helped the little spacecraft reach Pluto; and discover the astonishing surface feature that made the world fall in love with Pluto.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Joyce Lapin has enjoyed reading and learning about astronomy since childhood. A former advertising copywriter, she's happy to have found a kinder, gentler life writing books. She is the author of Sterling’s If You Had Your Birthday Party on the Moon. She lives in Simsbury, CT.