Mars: Making Contact


Now that man has successfully walked on the moon, Mars has become the next frontier for space exploration. Since 1965, when the first Mariner spacecraft sped past Mars and snapped 22 grainy photos, the exploration of the Red Planet has been primarily the domain of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. After many flybys and orbital missions, NASA finally landed on Mars in 1976 with the twin Viking probes. From 1996 through to today, a series of rovers have been sent to Mars, each more sophisticated than the last. Today two rovers are operating on the red sands – Curiosity and Opportunity. In the years that we have been driving across Martian plains, extraordinary discoveries have been made, each more read more

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ISBN:

9780233004921

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

144

Dimensions:

28cm x 24cm

RRP:

$49.99

Category:

Fiction , Non-Fiction

Publisher:

Carlton Publishing Group

Published:

01 August 2016

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Pyle, Rod Pyle