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How to Design the World's Best Space Station: In 10 Simple Steps

Paperback / softback

Main Details

Title How to Design the World's Best Space Station: In 10 Simple Steps
Authors and Contributors      By (author) Paul Mason
SeriesHow to Design the World's Best
Physical Properties
Format:Paperback / softback
Dimensions(mm): Height 256,Width 202
ISBN/Barcode 9780750291903
Children's (6-12)

Publishing Details

Publisher Hachette Children's Group
Imprint Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Publication Date 11 April 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom


Transform a fantasy design into a design for a real-world product in just ten simple steps! Imagine someone gave you a sackful of money and told you to build a space station. You'd definitely want it to be the best space station in the world. But how do you go about designing THAT? Armed with your own imagination and some smart research, find out how you can transform a fantasy design into an actual dream product. You'll apply real-world design considerations to your ideas, refining your design to make it workable and achievable as it takes shape. A dynamic and engaging resource for STEM teaching.'Work it out' panels involve readers in solving problems and finding solutions to challenges faced by designers. Detailed artwork shows how aspects of a design can be reshaped and refined, and photographs show world-leading examples of each product. Perfect for readers aged 9 and up.

Author Biography

Armed with a MacBook Air and the miracle of the Internet, Paul lives and writes at a secret location somewhere on the west coast of Europe. You can be pretty sure that keeping his feet warm under the writing table is his one-eyed surf dog, Daisy. As well as being a writer, Paul is a wanderer. He has lived in various countries - always in the high mountains, or somewhere near a good surfing beach. "Wherever I am, though, and whatever else I'm doing," he says, "I follow Ray Bradbury's advice: 'Write, every single day.'" Paul writes about many subjects, but his books are mostly to do with sports, the world's different peoples, places, and animals, or the weird and wonderful.