The Resource Mars up close : inside the Curiosity mission, Marc Kaufman

Mars up close : inside the Curiosity mission, Marc Kaufman

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Mars up close : inside the Curiosity mission
Title
Mars up close
Title remainder
inside the Curiosity mission
Statement of responsibility
Marc Kaufman
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
"National Geographic and science journalist Marc Kaufman combine inside stories, fascinating facts, and eye-popping pictures, some never before seen, of the red planet and NASA's groundbreaking Curiosity mission. Renowned author Kaufman spent two years embedded with the engineers and scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, cheering on the rover's spine-tingling landing, learning the backstory of anticipated findings, and witnessing the inescapable frustrations that come from operating a $2.5-billion multitasking robot on a planet 35 million miles from Earth. With images never published before, and computer-enhanced with colors that make you want to spend your next vacation on Mars, this is the only book that explains everything, detail by detail and moment by moment, about the most ambitious space expedition the human race has ever undertaken."--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
PSt/DLC
Dewey number
559.9/23
Index
index present
LC call number
QB641
LC item number
.K24 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Mars up close : inside the Curiosity mission, Marc Kaufman
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Mars up close : inside the Curiosity mission, Marc Kaufman
Publication
Note
Includes index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The landing -- On Bradbury Rise -- Getting started -- The river -- Mars looks different -- In search of organics -- A habitable place? -- The anomaly -- Stories in stone -- Driving Curiosity -- The promised land -- Fourth planet astrobiology -- Humans to Mars -- Reflections
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Dimensions
31 cm.
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Edition
1st edition.
Extent
302 pages
Isbn
9781426212789
Lccn
2013046521
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
colored illustrations

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