"Niko and his crew embark on an intergalactic adventure to the Planet Zorg, where Niko's cousin Sasha is being held captive by a space pirate (who is actually Niko's sister, Posh!). But when Niko and his crew charge in to the rescue, the girls do the unthinkable by capturing his ship and leaving him stranded far from Planet Home. Using his characteristic ingenuity and wit, Niko manages to take back control of his spaceship and his story."--Publisher....
Mars is lonely--his father, the sun, denies him a pet and his sibling planets will not play with him--but when rovers Spirit and Opportunity arrive from Earth, he finally has playmates. Includes facts about the solar system, Mars, and the Mars rovers.
Astro, an asteroid that wants nothing more than for his personal outer space to be respected, is hit by a passing satellite and sent on what turns out to be a great adventure from the asteroid belt to Earth. Includes "space facts."
"The mysteries of space have intrigued us since ancient times. Early observers named the constellations as a way to keep track of the starry patterns in the night sky. Through the years, astronomers discovered planets, moons, and many other objects. As technology improved, the dream of physically exploring space became reality, and space shuttles blasted into the world above our heads. Where will we go next?" --
"Mr. Wuffles ignores all his cat toys but one, which turns out to be a spaceship piloted by small green aliens. When Mr. Wuffles plays rough with the little ship, the aliens must venture into the cat's territory to make emergency repairs"--
"The animals at the zoo have a great idea--to take a rocket into outer space! But this flight of fancy goes awry when the hippo falls asleep on the job. Will they be able to return safely to Earth? Zoo Zoom, Zoo Moon!"--
"Niko and Tag are on their way to space when suddenly Niko's robot copilot is captured by a snow monster (who looks an awful lot like Niko's annoying sister, Posh). After they reach Planet Ice, Tag is captured by the snow monster as well, leaving Niko to save them both. Niko must also defeat a killer bunny and the snow monster's army of snowmen before he and his crew race back to Planet Home, just in time for cocoa."--Publisher.