101 Outer Space Projects for the Evil Genius

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Categories: Technology/Science
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies/McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics | Date published: 06/22/2009

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BLAST OFF TO THE FINAL FRONTIERWITH 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 Genius101 Outer Space Projects for the Evil Genius provides you with all the plans, instructions, parts lists, and sources you need to: Use GPS systems; Experiment with model rockets; Navigate your way through the universe using your computer; Build your own telescope, radio telescope, and planetarium; Read celestial maps of heavenly bodies; Create a Mars rover to explore your home; Design your own International Space Station 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 booktitles 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.