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!
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
Learn More about Simple Machines 39