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Mars
     

Mars

by Robert Godwin (Editor)
 

Space junkies and armchair astronauts are provided with comprehensive, handy references for a variety of space-related missions, vehicles, and concepts in this pocket-sized series. Compiled with the cooperation of NASA, each topic-specific reference features relevant statistics, photographs, and the stories behind each project. Books on manned missions include crew

Overview

Space junkies and armchair astronauts are provided with comprehensive, handy references for a variety of space-related missions, vehicles, and concepts in this pocket-sized series. Compiled with the cooperation of NASA, each topic-specific reference features relevant statistics, photographs, and the stories behind each project. Books on manned missions include crew photographs, information on patches and equipment, and flight statistics such as time in space, distance traveled, and mission objectives. Photographs and statistics for launch vehicles, orbiters, probes, and experimental equipment are featured in each equipment-specific reference.

All of the Mars probes, including Global Surveyor, Mariner 4, 6, 7, and 9, the Mars Exploration Rovers, Mars Odyssey, Mars Pathfinder, Sojourner, and Viking 1 and 2, are discussed in this reference to the vehicles used to explore Earth's volatile neighbor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781894959261
Publisher:
Collector's Guide Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/2006
Series:
Pocket Space Guides , #2
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.20(d)

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Meet the Author

Robert Godwin is the founder of Collector's Guide Publishing, the editor of the NASA Mission Reports series, and the author of The Illustrated Collector's Guide to Led Zeppelin and The Making of Led Zeppelin's IV. He lives in Burlington, Ontario.

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