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Destination Mars : new explorations of the Red Planet

Author: Rod Pyle
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2012.
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Drawing on contacts at NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, award-winning science writer and documentary producer Rod Pyle provides an insiders look into the amazing projects now being developed here and abroad to visit the legendary red planet.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pyle, Rod.
Destination Mars.
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2012
(DLC) 2011050583
(OCoLC)764387210
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rod Pyle
ISBN: 9781616145903 1616145900
OCLC Number: 841168568
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
Contents: The first Martian --
MARS 101 --
In the beginning : a shining red eye --
The end of an empire : Mariner 4 --
Dr. Robert Leighton : the eyes of Mariner 4 --
Continuing travels to dark and scary places : Mariners 6 and 7 --
Dr. Bruce Murray : it's all about the image --
Aeolian Armageddon : Mariner 9 --
Dr. Laurence Soderblom : the eyes of Mariner 9 --
Viking's search for life : where are the microbes? --
Dr. Norman Horowitz : looking for life --
Return to Mars : Mars Global Surveyor --
Robert Brooks : It takes a team, Mars Global Surveyor --
Roving Mars : Sojourner, the pathfinder --
Robert Manning, Mars Pathfinder : bouncing to Mars --
Mars express : on the fast track --
A laugh in the darkness : the great galactic ghoul --
2001 : a Mars odyssey --
Dr. Jeffrey Plaunt : follow the water --
Twins of Mars : spirit and opportunity --
Dr. Steve Squyres and the Mars Exploration Rovers : dreams of ice and sand --
Mars in HD : Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter --
Dr. Richard Zurek, MRO : I can see clearly now--
--
Twins of Mars : spirit and opportunity, part 2 --
From the ashes, like a phoenix --
Peter Smith : polar explorer --
Mars Science Laboratory : bigger is better --
Dr. Joy Crisp, Mars Science Observatory : dig this --
JPL 2020 : the once and future Mars --
Mars on Earth --
The new Martians --
The road ahead.
Responsibility: Rod Pyle.

Abstract:

Drawing on contacts at NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, award-winning science writer and documentary producer Rod Pyle provides an insiders look into the amazing projects now being developed here and abroad to visit the legendary red planet.

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