Blast off with the Smithsonian Build the Rocket book and building set. Kids can discover the thrilling science of space travel by examining space crafts in new ways and have fun exploring colorful illustrations, infographics and fascinating facts about rockets. Once they have the mechanics down they can then piece together their own 2 1/2 foot model.
The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum maintains the world's largest and most significant collection of aviation and space artifacts, encompassing all aspects of human flight, as well as related works of art and archival materials. The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center is the companion facility to the museum and houses hundreds of historically significant air- and spacecraft, along with thousands of small artifacts.
- 32 pages
- Full color illustrations
- 14.25" x 7.5"
- Ages 6 and up
- 2017 Parents' Choice Recommended Award Winner
- 88 slotted cardstock pieces to construct rocket
- Completed rocket measures 30"h.