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The Mighty Mars Rovers: The Incredible Adventures of Spirit and Opportunity - Elizabeth Rusch
The Mighty Mars Rovers: The Incredible Adventures of Spirit and Opportunity
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On June 10, 2003, a little rover named Spirit blasted off on a rocket headed for Mars. On July 7, 2003, a twin rover named Opportunity soared through the solar system with the same mission: to find out if Mars ever had water that could have supported life.A thrilling addition to the acclaimed... show more
On June 10, 2003, a little rover named Spirit blasted off on a rocket headed for Mars. On July 7, 2003, a twin rover named Opportunity soared through the solar system with the same mission: to find out if Mars ever had water that could have supported life.A thrilling addition to the acclaimed Scientists in the Field series, The Mighty Mars Rovers tells the greatest space robot adventure of all time through the eyes—and heart—of Steven Squyres, professor of astronomy at Cornell University and lead scientist on the mission.This suspenseful page-turner captures the hair-raising human emotions felt during the adventures with two tough rovers.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780547478814 (054747881X)
ASIN: 054747881X
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 80
Edition language: English
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ereksonj
ereksonj rated it
Because the mission was so heavy on photographs, it was interesting to look at all the images in one place. I've seen the odd image with a news story, but haven't looked at all of this visual information in one place. It was exciting to see the tracks where they accidentally discovered silica. The s...
Peace, Love & Books
Peace, Love & Books rated it
4.0 The Mighty Mars Rovers: The Incredible Adventures of Spirit and Opportunity (Scientists in the Field Series)
Another outstanding book in the always reliable Scientists in the Field series. Excellent information, great storytelling, superb illustrations, and attractively designed.
JL's Bibliomania
JL's Bibliomania rated it
Wonderful photos of Mars and a clear account of the accomplishments of the Spirit and Opportunity mission. While nominally aimed at children, it read like an extended Smithsonian article.
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