Spirit and Oppy

Spirit and Oppy

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Overview

Have you heard the story of the twin sisters who explored the surface of Mars? They were NASA's twin rovers, Spirit and Opportunity (or Oppy for short).

The two sisters traveled to Mars in 2003 and explored the vast planet. Although Oppy's mission was only meant to last 90 days, she explored for over 15 years overcoming obstacles with creative solutions. When Oppy's right front wheel got repeatedly stuck in the sand, she drove backwards! The sisters showed the world just how much two small rovers can do right up until the end of their missions.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781735850627
Publisher: Vinci Creative LLC
Publication date: 02/04/2021
Pages: 36
Sales rank: 601,546
Product dimensions: 11.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.09(d)
Age Range: 5 - 9 Years

About the Author

RACHEL VINCIGUERRA is a first-time children's book author, social worker, and yoga instructor. She manages the Hello Neighbor Network, a national network of grassroots organizations supporting refugees. She lives in Pittsburgh with her cat, Zéb, and some chickens.

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