The Centre for Planetary Sciences at UCL / Birkbeck


My Tourist Guide to the Solar System by Dr Lewis Dartnell

25 January 2012

A new children's illustrated book, My Tourist Guide to the Solar System, by Dr Lewis Dartnell, is to be published by Dorling Kindersley on 1st February 2012.

Starting from the Sun and working outward, My Tourist Guide to the Solar System highlights the solar system's star attractions, from the dazzling rings of Saturn to the geysers of Jupiter's moons. Unearth the secrets of the planets, stars and moons, find out what to take, where to land, what to see and do - and how to steer clear of deadly hazards. This guide also reveals the practicalities of living in space and includes tips on coping with microgravity, space food, space toilets and journeys lasting months or years.