A group of kids took the first step into space by spending a week at Space Academy where they used NASA simulators to learn how to walk on the moon and work without gravity. Then, they blasted off on a mission of their own…
Written with abundant good humor, this is a really attractive addition to the (Ultimate Field Trip) series with lots of kid appeal. -School Library Journal
Adventure is defined in many different ways but for kids 8-12 years of age, this is definitely an out-of-this-world experience. -BookPage.com
The kids at Space Academy practiced on simulators that real astronauts used to get ready for space travel. This multi-axis trainer, that sent them whirling and twirling, taught astronauts how to regain control of a tumbling spacecraft.