101 Outer Space Projects for the Evil Genius

Dave Prochnow

  • 出版商: McGraw-Hill Education TAB
  • 出版日期: 2007-05-11
  • 售價: $964
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$916
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 300
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0071485481
  • ISBN-13: 9780071485487

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BLAST OFF TO THE FINAL FRONTIER WITH 101 OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD PROJECTS YOU CAN EASILY BUILD YOURSELF!The sky is not the limit! If you yearn to touch the stars, 101 Outer Space Projects for the Evil Genius has everything you need to explore the universe from the comfort of your own home. Whether you're a beginner stargazer or a more experienced astronomer, you'll find an outstanding project to satisfy you, from model rockets and celestial maps to space robots, GPS systems, and much, much more.

Full of easy-to-follow plans and clear schematics for each project, as well as lists of materials and tools so you know exactly what's involved before you begin, 101 Outer Space Projects for the Evil Genius

  • 400 dazzling illustrations that let you build each of the 101 amazing how-to projects visually
  • First-hand experiences and case studies to help you make the most out of each project
  • Frustration-factor removal-needed parts are listed, along with sources

      101 Outer Space Projects for the Evil Genius provides you with all the plans, instructions, parts lists, and sources you need to:

      • Use GPS systems
      • Experiment with model rockets
      • Navigate your way through the universe using your computer
      • Build your own telescope, radio telescope, and planetarium
      • Read celestial maps of heavenly bodies
      • Create a Mars rover to explore your home
      • Design your own International Space Station
    • Table of Contents

      Introduction: Space is the Place
      Ch 1. Let's Go Where No Evil Genius Has Gone Before
      Ch 2. 3-2-1, Blast Off
      Ch 3. Take a Left at Alpha Centauri
      Ch 4. Make Contact
      Ch 5. On Your Mark, Get SET
      Ch 6. You Can't Tell the Stars Without a Map
      Ch 7. One Eye on the Sky
      Ch 8. Your First Job Is on Mars
      Ch 9. Build Your Own ISS in Your Backyard
      Ch 10. You Mean the Big Dipper Isn't an Ice Cream Cone?
      Ch 11. OK, Go Make Your Own Heavenly Bodies
      Appendix A: Resources
      Appendix B: A Celestial Almanac
      Index