Mars missions : a space discovery guide

by Silverman, Buffy,

Format: Print Book 2017
Availability: Available at 5 Libraries 5 of 5 copies
Available (5)
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CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Non-Fiction Collection j TL799.M3 S55 2017
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  First Floor Children's Department - Non-Fiction Collection
 
Call Number  j TL799.M3 S55 2017
 
 
Carnegie Library of McKeesport Children Non Fiction J 523.43 Si39
Location  Carnegie Library of McKeesport
 
Collection  Children Non Fiction
 
Call Number  J 523.43 Si39
 
 
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Non-Fiction j 523.43 Sil
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  j 523.43 Sil
 
 
Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 523.43 SI3
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 523.43 SI3
 
 
Upper St. Clair Township Library Juvenile Non-fiction JUV 523.2 MARS
Location  Upper St. Clair Township Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Non-fiction
 
Call Number  JUV 523.2 MARS
 
 
Summary

Have you ever dreamed of walking on Mars? Or maybe even living there? Ever since Mars was discovered, people have wondered if there could be life on this mysterious red planet. For years, astronomers at NASA and other space agencies have been exploring Mars. They've sent rovers to study the planet and search for water and signs of life. One day, NASA plans to send astronauts there, too. But first, they need to learn many things about Mars and how people might travel that deep into space. Read this book to learn all about the exploration of Mars. You could be the first person to go there!

Contents
Overcoming failure
The search for water
The search for life
Journey to Mars.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "*Starred Review* Space is a perennially high-interest topic, and although there are plenty of series on the subject, these titles in the Space Discovery Guides series stand out from the crowd with plenty of up-to-date content, engaging layouts, and a lively tone. Mars Missions lays out the technical challenges of traveling to Mars, discoveries made by rovers in the past couple of decades, and projects currently in the works to eventually send humans to the red planet. Each title is packed with photos and diagrams, all of which are clearly labeled, but the real star is the fascinating, current information, which fills every page. Space-obsessed kids will find plenty to wonder over in these slim but meaty volumes.--Hunter, Sarah Copyright 2017 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Space discovery guides.
Subjects Space flight to Mars -- Juvenile literature.
Roving vehicles (Astronautics) -- Juvenile literature.
Space flight to Mars.
Mars (Planet) -- Exploration.
Mars (Planet) -- Exploration -- Juvenile literature.
Publisher Minneapolis :2017
Audience Ages 9-12.
Grades 4 to 6.
Language English
Description 48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781512425857
1512425850
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