What is an astronomer? -- An extreme workplace -- Astronomy in the desert -- Astronomy in the skies -- Airborne observatories -- Astronomy at the South Pole -- IceCube -- Meet the Cubers -- Life at IceCube -- Meteorite hunters -- Seeing space from space -- Walking in space -- Extreme science in action.
Astronomers have been studying the night sky for thousands of years. Today, technology including space telescopes, rovers, and deep-space probes makes astronomy a truly exciting field. Young readers may be inspired to help solve the mysteries of our universe when they grow up.