What does it take to land a space probe safely on another planet? Would you need expensive parachutes or complicated rockets to keep the probe from simply crashing to the ground? Learn how mechanical engineer Kendra Short plans to land her space probes with ease by creating an entirely new type of computer.
The books in the Out of This World series features projects that have
won grants from the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts program (NIAC).
The program provides funding to teams working to develop bold new
advances in space technology.
Other titles in the Out of This World Series: