Asteroid-Harpooning Hitcher

Asteroid-Harpooning Hitcher

Have you ever dreamed of what it would be like to ride on an asteroid? What challenges would you have to overcome to catch an object moving so quickly so far out in space? In Asteroid-Harpooning Hitcher, young readers will learn how NASA engineer Masahiro Ono plans to harpoon a passing asteroid and hitch a ride into space. In collaboration with the NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program, this book features some of the boldest projects ever developed 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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ISBN: 978-0-7166-6161-0
Price: $24.95
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