Space Machines: Build Your Own Working Machines!

byIan GrahamIllustratorCarles Ballesteros

October 17, 2017|
Space Machines: Build Your Own Working Machines! by Ian Graham
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Discover all there is to know about the machines used in space by building them with this interactive guide! Space Machines includes everything you need and full, step-by-step instructions to build nine different space machines with working parts.

Fascinating facts about real space machines and our solar system and fun, detailed illustrations of them are accompanied by easy-to-follow directions for creating your own moving machines. With the included pegboard and 40 sturdy, colorful machine pieces, plus plastic nuts and bolts, build:
  • Earth and Moon – Turn the Moon around the Earth and watch the Moon spin in its orbit.
  • R-7 Rocket – Push the transporter forward to move the rocket into launch position.
  • Rocket with swirling smoke – Launch the rocket by pushing it up.
  • Satellite – Slide the satellite base up and down to open and close the solar panels.
  • Moon Buggy – Spin the back wheel to turn the motor cog and the front wheel.
  • Space Shuttle Orbiter – Swing the astronaut out under the Shuttle to launch the Hubble Telescope from the shuttle’s payload bay.
  • International Space Station – Turn the astronaut to make the Soyuz Spacecraft dock and undock with the station module.
  • Station Module – Slide the astronaut back and forth to watch the other astronaut and scientists work in zero gravity.
  • Mars Rover – Turn the back wheel to make all the wheels spin. Use the handle to operate the scoop arm.
This is the perfect, hands-on introduction to space machines for budding engineers and fans of outer space everywhere.
Ian Graham is an experienced writer based in England. He has written and co-written more than 270 books, mainly for children and teenagers.Carles Ballesteros was born in Badalona, near Barcelona, in 1977. He now lives in Santiago de Chile and has lived there since 2011, where he teaches illustration classes at the local University and ...
Title:Space Machines: Build Your Own Working Machines!
Product dimensions:24 pages, 9.5 X 10.75 X 1.5 in
Shipping dimensions:24 pages, 9.5 X 10.75 X 1.5 in
Published:October 17, 2017
Publisher:QED Publishing
Appropriate for ages:5
ISBN - 13:9781682972120

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