Mars

Overview

What gives Mars its reddish color?

Why do spacecraft take a curved path to Mars?

How are scientists studying Mars?

Read this book to find out the answers to these questions and more. The books in the Astronaut Travel Guides series take you on a virtual journey through our solar system, and beyond. Discover the facts about your destination, as well as information on what, you need to take with you, and who you ...

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Overview

What gives Mars its reddish color?

Why do spacecraft take a curved path to Mars?

How are scientists studying Mars?

Read this book to find out the answers to these questions and more. The books in the Astronaut Travel Guides series take you on a virtual journey through our solar system, and beyond. Discover the facts about your destination, as well as information on what, you need to take with you, and who you might choose to come along. You can even read an exclusive interview with a real Mars rover driver to learn tips for driving in space!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781410945792
  • Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree
  • Publication date: 7/1/2012
  • Series: Astronaut Travel Guides
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 760,919
  • Age range: 8 - 11 Years
  • Lexile: 960L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 10.10 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Destination Mars 4

Discovering Mars 6

Mars Science 14

Life on Mars 22

Planning Your Trip 24

Who's Going with You? 26

Interview with a Rover Driver 32

Staying on Mars 36

Map of the Solar System 40

Timeline 42

Fact File 43

Glossary 44

Find Out More 46

Index 48

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