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Curiosity Rover : Searching for Life on Mars.

Author: John Hamilton
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Publishing, 2017.
Series: Xtreme Spacecraft.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Simple text and ""out-of-this-world"" photography introduce readers to NASA's Curiosity rover, and its mission to search for signs of past life on Mars. Important details include a history of rovers on Mars, planning and construction of Curiosity, its launch from Earth, landing on Mars, and the science experiments it carried out and their results. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. A  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hamilton, John.
Curiosity Rover : Searching for Life on Mars.
Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Publishing, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Hamilton
ISBN: 1680786008 9781680786002
OCLC Number: 1022788560
Description: 1 online resource (35 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Credits; Table of Contents; Searching for Life on Mars; Mars Rover History; Planning and Building; The MSL Spacecraft; The Rover; Launch; Landing on Mars; The Landing Site; Studying Mars; The Mission Continues; Glossary; Index; Back Cover & Spine.
Series Title: Xtreme Spacecraft.

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Simple text and ""out-of-this-world"" photography introduce readers to NASA's Curiosity rover, and its mission to search for signs of past life on Mars. Important details include a history of rovers on Mars, planning and construction of Curiosity, its launch from Earth, landing on Mars, and the science experiments it carried out and their results. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. A & D Xtreme is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

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