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Author Rusch, Elizabeth.

Title The mighty Mars rovers : the incredible adventures of spirit and opportunity / Elizabeth Rusch.

Imprint Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS Non-Fiction  523.43 RUSCH    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Young Adult Non-Fiction  YA 523.43 Rus    ---  Available
Description 79 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 x 29 cm.
Series Scientists in the field
Scientists in the field.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 76), discography (p. 78), filmography (p. 78) and index.
Contents Mars exploration rover mission -- Mission Impossible -- The making of the mars Rover -- Are we really on Mars -- Hitting the dusty trail -- Can opportunity climb down? -- Can Spirit climb up? -- The problem with courage. -- A broken spirit -- Opportunity's lst stand? -- Free spirit - Mission more than accomplished!.
Summary The story of the two robot vehicles, Spirit and Opportunity that were sent to explore Mars, lasting far past their projected lives of 3 months, and sending back invaluable images of the environmentally hostile planet.
Study Program AR RL 6.4 3.0 PHS
Source NBK 3/13 PPLY
Subject Roving vehicles (Astronautics).
Mars probes.
Roving vehicles (Astronautics).
Mars probes.
Mars (Planet) -- Exploration.
Mars (Planet) -- Exploration.
ISBN 9780547478814 (hbk.)

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