How can you launch a big spacecraft without using a big, expensive rocket? How would you overcome gravity and protect scientific equipment during the bumpy launch? Kids can find out in Web-Spinning Space Spiders! Follow along and read how physicist and engineer Robert Hoyt plans to create spiderlike machines to construct spacecraft in orbit around Earth. In collaboration with NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program, this book features projects that represent bold new advances in space technology.
In collaboration with NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program, World Book has created Out of This World—an exclusive series where kids with a 6th through 8th grade primary reading level can explore the next frontiers of space. Discover alien caves; hitchhike to asteroids, and more in this easy-to-read series about complex space science topics. Stunning imagery and interactive activities round out these books that will entice and challenge readers of all ages. The Out of This World series features new NASA projects to develop bold new advances in space technology.
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