Exploring Space Robots

Exploring Space Robots

by Deborah Kops

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Overview

Exploring Space Robots by Deborah Kops

How can robots help us explore space? A probe called New Horizons is zooming through the outer solar system. It's headed to Pluto. It and other space robots can go where people cannot survive. In this book, you'll learn how robots can work as our eyes, ears, and hands in space. As part of the Searchlight Books™ collection, this series explores outer space and sheds light on the question What's Amazing about Space? Fantastic photos, kid-friendly explanations of science concepts, and useful diagrams will help you discover the answers!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761378808
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/28/2011
Series: What's Amazing about Space? Series
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 730,445
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 640L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 9 Years

About the Author

Deborah Kops has written more than twenty books for children and young adults. She lives with her husband and son in Greater Boston, and enjoys visiting old historic cities along the Atlantic coast, such as Salem, Massachusetts, and Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Robots on the Go 4

Chapter 2 Famous Space Robots 10

Chapter 3 Robots At Work 15

Chapter 4 Who Controls Space Robots? 23

Chapter 5 The Future of Space Robots 31

Glossary 38

Learn More about Simple Machines 39

Index 40

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