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'Dash Campbell has only ever had one dream. To go to space. Now he and four others have been given the chance to become the first kids ever to leave our planet. From building rockets behind his family's laundromat in Australia to attending a hardcore Space School in the US, Dash is a long way from home. And he still has an intense month of training ahead before he can even think about that glorious moment of blasting out of Earth's atmosphere and living his dream.

But does Dash have what it takes to survive Space School? Gruelling physicals, fierce competition, media attention, medicals, the Vomit Comet, a skydive from 4000 metres and an instructor who despises him. Can he push through his deepest fears and make history? Does he have the right stuff to go to space?' (Publisher's blurb)

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  • Dedication:
    For Hux and Luca.
    Dream big.
  • Epigraph:

    'A bit of advice given to a young Native American
    at the time of his initiation:
    "As you go the way of life,
    you will see a great chasm.
    Jump.
    It's not as wide as you think."'
    -Joseph Campbell
    A Joseph Campbell Companion

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,: University of Queensland Press , 2011 .
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      Extent: vii, 208 pp.
      Note/s:
      • Published 31/05/2011

      ISBN: 9780702238697 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Review : Galactic Adventures : First Kids in Space John Nolan , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of The Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 56 no. 1 2012; (p. 27-28)

— Review of Galactic Adventures : First Kids in Space Tristan Bancks , 2011 single work children's fiction
Review : Galactic Adventures : First Kids in Space Jo Burnell , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , September 2011;

— Review of Galactic Adventures : First Kids in Space Tristan Bancks , 2011 single work children's fiction
Review : Galactic Adventures : First Kids in Space James Paull , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , June vol. 90 no. 9 2011; (p. 15)

— Review of Galactic Adventures : First Kids in Space Tristan Bancks , 2011 single work children's fiction
Take-Off James Paull , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , June vol. 90 no. 9 2011; (p. 8)
Review : Galactic Adventures : First Kids in Space James Paull , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , June vol. 90 no. 9 2011; (p. 15)

— Review of Galactic Adventures : First Kids in Space Tristan Bancks , 2011 single work children's fiction
Review : Galactic Adventures : First Kids in Space John Nolan , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of The Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 56 no. 1 2012; (p. 27-28)

— Review of Galactic Adventures : First Kids in Space Tristan Bancks , 2011 single work children's fiction
Review : Galactic Adventures : First Kids in Space Jo Burnell , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , September 2011;

— Review of Galactic Adventures : First Kids in Space Tristan Bancks , 2011 single work children's fiction
Take-Off James Paull , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , June vol. 90 no. 9 2011; (p. 8)
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