Mars: Uncovering the Secrets of the Red Planet

Mars: Uncovering the Secrets of the Red Planet

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Mars: Uncovering the Secrets of the Red Planet by Paul Raeburn, National Geographic Society

Unimaginably distant, and yet at the same time the most Earthlike of the planets, Mars has exerted a powerful pull on the human imagination for thousands of years. It mesmerized the millions who watched as the small robot known as Sojourner explored its faraway surface from July to September 1997.

Now, with a definitive book on this compelling subject, National Geographic presents a state-of-the-art report on the planet itself, the technology that allows us to explore it, and the prospects for further exciting discoveries. Highlighted by an astonishing collection of more than 125 full-color photographs, Mars includes a stunning, 3-dimensional, 8-page panoramic gatefold with images that capture the genuine wonder of discovery at the Pathfinder landing site.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780792273738
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication date: 07/28/1999
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 9.54(w) x 12.19(h) x 0.76(d)

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