Roving Mars: Spirit, Opportunity, and the Exploration of the Red Planet

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Hyperion, Aug 3, 2005 - Science - 422 pages
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Steve Squyres is the face and voice of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission. Squyres dreamed up the mission in 1987, saw it through from conception in 1995 to a successful landing in 2004, and serves as the principal scientist of its $400 million payload. He has gained a rare inside look at what it took for rovers Spirit and Opportunity to land on the red planet in January 2004-and knows firsthand their findings.

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User Review  - romanccm - LibraryThing

This is sort of about roving mars, but more about getting the rover TO mars- I can't say I was really all tha interested in NASA's politics when I picked this up but Squyres managed to hook me- was ... Read full review

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Makes me wish I worked for NASA or JPL! Read full review

Contents

PROLOGUE
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PART ONE BEGIN NINGS
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MOSCOW 1987
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Copyright

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