Blast off for a spectacular 3-D tour of the solar system—from the blazing surface of the sun to the deepest, darkest reaches of space. Filled with engaging text, dazzling images, and diagrams throughout, 3-D Explorer: Solar System features five out-of-this-world pop-up scenes with cool metallic effects that really bring the secrets of space to life. This refreshed title in the popular 3-D Explorer series is a kid's ultimate guide to the mysteries of space. Young astronomers will explore each of the solar system's regions in detail; discover the planets, comets, and asteroids; experience the historic Apollo 11 lunar landing; hitch a ride on the International Space Station; and even traverse the dusty red surface of Mars. No rocket or space suits are needed to embark on this educational, entertaining mission!