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Astrotwins -- Project Rescue - by Mark Kelly (Paperback)

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Mark and Scott Kelly, who are mostly known for getting into trouble, are finally back from their first space adventure. The twins have wanted to explore space ever since they were little and watched Neil Armstrong walk on the moon. And when they hear that a Russian cosmonaut is trapped inside the Salyut space station now orbiting 220 miles above the surface of the Earth, they wish they could find a way to help. While staying in the countryside at their grandfather's house with their friend Jenny (aka Egg), the twins repurpose a NASA Titan 2 rocket ship being stored nearby. Complete with spacesuits and snacks, the twins take off on their rescue mission. Will they ever see their family or their grandfather's backyard again?



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Twins Mark and Scott discover an abandoned Apollo command module and take off to rescue a stranded Russian cosmonaut in the second Astrotwins adventure from retired NASA astronaut and the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Mousetronaut, Mark Kelly.

Mark and Scott Kelly, who are mostly known for getting into trouble, are finally back from their first space adventure. The twins have wanted to explore space ever since they were little and watched Neil Armstrong walk on the moon. And when they hear that a Russian cosmonaut is trapped inside the Salyut space station now orbiting 220 miles above the surface of the Earth, they wish they could find a way to help.

While staying in the countryside at their grandfather's house with their friend Jenny (aka Egg), the twins repurpose a NASA Titan 2 rocket ship being stored nearby. Complete with spacesuits and snacks, the twins take off on their rescue mission. Will they ever see their family or their grandfather's backyard again?

Written by a NASA astronaut with four space flights under his belt, the second exciting Astrotwins story includes extensive back matter on the space program with fantastic facts and details.



About the Author



Mark Kelly has served as the junior US Senator from Arizona since 2020. He was a captain in the United States Navy when he commanded the final mission of space shuttle Endeavour in May 2011. A veteran of four space flights to the International Space Station, he is a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy and holds a master's degree from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School.

Martha Freeman worked as a reporter and teacher before becoming a full-time writer of books for young readers, including the Edgar Award-nominated Zap!, Born Curious, The Secret Cookie Club series, Who Stole Halloween?, and Effie Starr Zook Has One More Question, which School Library Journal called "accessible and exciting" in a starred review. She also collaborated with NASA astronaut Mark Kelly on the Astrotwins books. Martha lives in Oregon. Learn more at MarthaFreeman.com.

Dimensions (Overall): 7.6 Inches (H) x 5.1 Inches (W) x .9 Inches (D)
Weight: .4 Pounds
Suggested Age: 8-12 Years
Number of Pages: 272
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Technology
Series Title: Astrotwins
Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Theme: General
Format: Paperback
Author: Mark Kelly
Language: English
Street Date: March 14, 2017
TCIN: 51545786
UPC: 9781481424592
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-0429
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.9 inches length x 5.1 inches width x 7.6 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.4 pounds
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