Mars: Our Future on the Red Planet

Mars: Our Future on the Red Planet


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ISBN-13: 9781426217586
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication date: 10/25/2016
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 182,090
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

RON HOWARD has made a lifelong career in television and film, winning numerous accolades and awards as actor, director, and producer. He is co-chair with Brian Grazer of Imagine Entertainment, which has recently partnered with National Geographic on Breakthrough as well as Red Planet.

LEONARD DAVID is an award-winning space journalist who has been reporting on space activities for over 50 years. He frequently contributes to the website as their “Space Insider Columnist” and is the coauthor of Buzz Aldrin’s Mission to Mars. In 2015, he became the first recipient of the American Astronautical Society’s (AAS) “Ordway Award for Sustained Excellence in Spaceflight History” in the category of journalism, and in 2010 he received the National Space Club Press Award.

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Drumsastro More than 1 year ago
Leonard David is a legendary space journalist of our time, and he demonstrates this in, "Mars: Our Future on the Red Planet". Our nation has been blessed with the resources to have sent a bunch of robots to Mars since the 1960s. Because of these missions, we have learned a tremendous amount about Mars. David masterly takes the information produced by the robots and translates it for the common man into how we can accomplish the task of sending humans to live on Mars. He lays out how and where we should land, and openly discusses the risks and challenges of doing so. The photographs of Mars are stunning. And David documents the stories of many modern day leaders in our understanding of Mars. The book is remarkably up-to-date, including Mars discoveries from 2016. If you've ever wanted to know, from a scientific basis, of how to live and work on Mars, this is the book for you. Hats off to Leonard David.