The perfect introduction to space machines for budding engineers and space fans, with lively introductions to space machines and nine different models with working parts to make.
Explore the amazing machines used in space exploration – from rockets and rovers to shuttles and space stations – then build your very own space machines! A must for budding astronauts, this unique interactive book contains all you need to put together nine working models. Just follow the step-by-step instructions to bolt numbered cogs, rods and wheels onto the perforated workshop – then discover for yourself how each machine works!
A companion to Building Machines (2015), Space Machines contains information on machines used in space, from rockets to rovers, plus everything needed to construct nine different models – each with moving parts.
Encourages engineering skills and knowledge through a practical, hands-on activity.
Includes step-by-step instructions about how to use the 50+ machine pieces with nuts and bolts to construct 9 working machines!
About the Author
Ian Graham is an experienced freelance writer based in England. He has written and co-written more than 270 books, mainly for children and teenagers.
About the Illustrator
Carles Ballesteros lives in Santiago de Chile, where he teaches illustration at the university and works as an illustrator for various publishers. Carles uses a mixture of traditional drawing skills with digital techniques to create his work.