Look to the Stars
As one of a handful of astronauts to have walked on the moon, Buzz Aldrin has a unique perspective of space. And he serves as an amazing guide as he introduces us to the pioneers of space. From Copernicus to the Wright brothers, from the Apollo program to dreams of future travel, he reminds us that mankind has always looked to the stars.
Buzz's informative, kid-friendly text is paired with beautifully detailed illustrations by renowned illustrator Wendell Minor, and offers the perfect introduction to everything space-related, including the development of the first rockets, America's space race with Russia, details of all the Apollo missions, and the space station.
Buzz Aldrin, born Edwin Eugene Aldrin, Jr, is an American astronaut and one of the first humans to set foot on the moon. He was also the lunar module pilot on Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing in history. He was born in Montclair, N.J.