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ROVING MARS: Spirit, Opportunity, and the Exploration of the Red Planet

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Deep background on the nuts, bolts and sticky-wicket politics of building a payload for NASA's Mars program and watching it go to work.On national TV, handling questions on the spectacularly successful twin Rovers that landed in January 2004 and are now mining Mars for scientific data, Squyres seems like a normal, confident guy. Yet the Rover mission's top scientist writes candidly here about ... Read full review

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LibraryThing Review

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

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

User Review  - Christopher May - Goodreads

Squyres does a fantastic job of telling the story of the MER mission with its twin rovers, Spirit and Opportunity. The book is both scientifically rich and dramatically flowing. I found myself turning ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Jamon Holmgren - Goodreads

A fascinating look behind the scenes at the Mars rovers from 2003- now. Very well written. Highly recommended. Read full review

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

User Review  - David Kemp - Goodreads

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

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