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 crashing to the ground? In Printable Probes and Cosmic Confetti, kids will learn how engineer Kendra Short plans to land her space probes with ease by creating an entirely new type of computer. In collaboration with NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program, this book features projects that are on the cutting edge of space science.
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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