Smithsonian Spacecraft Coloring Book
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By Smithsonian Institution
Illustrated by John Pirtel
ABOUT SPACECRAFT: A SMITHSONIAN COLORING BOOK
Launch into a universe of creativity — ready for you to color! The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum presents a galaxy-spanning new coloring book that provides a crisp, informative look at the history of space exploration.
With this expertly crafted coloring book, fire your imagination as you marvel at the wonders of interplanetary travel, interstellar exploration, plus the human ingenuity that made it possible, with a selection of the most celebrated artifacts and spacecraft from the National Air and Space Museum collection.
Curated by museum experts and masterfully illustrated by John Pirtel (Airplanes: A Smithsonian Coloring Book), get an up-close look at Sputnik, Explorer 1, Friendship 7, Space Shuttle Discovery, Voyager, astronaut Sally Ride’s flight suit, a real Mars rover, the Apollo 11 capsule Columbia, and much more. These detailed pen and ink illustrations encourage you to consider the vastness of space and the achievements necessary to make these giant leaps for humankind, which fans of spacecraft, coloring books, and space history can unlock with their own creativity.
Each page of Spacecraft: A Smithsonian Coloring Book not only stands alone as a work of art, but is also accompanied by brief and fascinating insights from the museum’s experts about each artifact and its history, ensuring that time spent coloring is also time spent learning.