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Destination Mars

Author: Alain Dupas
Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Destination Mars recounts the discoveries made about the Red Planet by the ancient Babylonians, Egyptians, Greeks and Romans. The current discoveries being made by telescopes and probes are reviewed in detail, as are the plans for a manned voyage to Mars now scheduled for 2015.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alain Dupas
ISBN: 1552979342 9781552979341
OCLC Number: 54906330
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 167 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Contents: Introduction: the call of Mars --
Space exploration of Mars --
Humans in space --
Objective: Mars --
The great voyage --
On Mars --
Back to Earth --
The future.
Responsibility: Alain Dupas.
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From ancient time Mars has fascinated people. This book recounts the discovery of Mars, Mars in literature and film, the possibilities of life on Mars, travelling to the planet and looks to the  Read more...

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Dramatic and brilliantly designed.--Alice O'Neill"Los Angeles Features Syndicate" (12/11/2004) Beautiful... stunning color... very visually stimulating... at a level that any middle-school student Read more...

 
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