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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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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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User Review  - Stbalbach - LibraryThing

Steve Squyres was the Principal Investigator for the Spirit and Opportunity missions and this is his memoir of how the idea came into being, how they were designed and built, launched and mission on ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Sam Preston - Goodreads

Excellent book, although it drags a bit in places. A bit out of date, since the rovers (as of 2010) are still functioning during the martian summer. Read full review

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

User Review  - Goodreads

Excellent book, although it drags a bit in places. A bit out of date, since the rovers (as of 2010) are still functioning during the martian summer. Read full review

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