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Shooting for the Stars – My Journey to Become Ireland’s First Astronaut

Dr Norah Patten is on a mission to be the first Irish person in space. Here, she tells us about herself, all about space and the life of an astronaut. Follow Norah as she brings us on a journey high above the earth. Learn about the wonders of space travel, astronaut training and life without gravity. A fun and fascinating book about following your dreams – no matter how big! With stunning full colour illustrations from Jennifer Farley.