101 Outer Space Projects for the Evil Genius

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0071510052

Date

April 20, 2007

Format

Mixed media product, 300 pages

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ISBN

0071485481 / 9780071485487

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26.00



Overview


Main description

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


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


Author comments

Dave Prochnow (Hattiesburg, MS) is an award-winning professional writer, editor, and contributor to numerous technical publications including MAKE, Nuts & Volts, and SERVO Magazine. He is the author of 27 nonfiction book titles for Addison-Wesley, F&W Publications, McGraw-Hill, and TAB Books; including the bestselling PSP Hacks, Mods, and Expansions (McGraw-Hill, 2006) and The Official Robosapien Hacker’s Guide (McGraw- Hill, 2006). Currently, Dave serves as the Contributing Editor for Nuts & Volts and SERVO Magazine. In 2001, Dave won the Maggie Award for writing the best how-to article in a consumer magazine.




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