Space Exploration Day

Happy Space Exploration Day

Though human exploration of space predates July 20, 1969, Space Exploration Day is celebrated on the anniversary of mankind's first steps onto the moon.

To celebrate, here's some books for all you future space explorers:

Not Necessarily Rocket Science

Apollo's Legacy

Space Stations

Space Chronicles

The Farthest

Chasing the Moon



Fly Guy Presents

About Space


Space Race

The St. Tammany Parish Library also has several cool online resources for those looking for more information on Space Exploration and other topics.

Nat Geo Kids, opens a new window

With National Geographic Kids, you can explore a variety of topics ranging from space exploration to several types of animals. Ideal for kids ages 7-14. 

Just For Kids, opens a new window 

Just For Kids is a video on-demand service for juvenile audience. This database has a variety of educational shows, including but not limited to topics such as math, history, and outer space.

Happy reading!

Looking for something else? As always, the St. Tammany Parish Library is happy to offer free use of our online catalog, opens a new window for more information on this and other topics.

Also feel free to check out the rest of the STPL Bloggers, opens a new window. We are always publishing articles on a variety of topics!