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The Resource Destination Mars : new explorations of the Red Planet, Rod Pyle ; foreword by Robert Manning

Destination Mars : new explorations of the Red Planet, Rod Pyle ; foreword by Robert Manning

Label
Destination Mars : new explorations of the Red Planet
Title
Destination Mars
Title remainder
new explorations of the Red Planet
Statement of responsibility
Rod Pyle ; foreword by Robert Manning
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on contacts at NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, award-winning science writer and documentary producer Rod Pyle provides an insiders look into the amazing projects now being developed here and abroad to visit the legendary red planet
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10115798
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pyle, Rod
Dewey number
629.43/543
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mars (Planet)
  • Mars (Planet)
  • Artificial satellites
  • Space flight to Mars
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
new explorations of the Red Planet
Label
Destination Mars : new explorations of the Red Planet, Rod Pyle ; foreword by Robert Manning
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-318) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The first Martian -- MARS 101 -- In the beginning : a shining red eye -- The end of an empire : Mariner 4 -- Dr. Robert Leighton : the eyes of Mariner 4 -- Continuing travels to dark and scary places : Mariners 6 and 7 -- Dr. Bruce Murray : it's all about the image -- Aeolian Armageddon : Mariner 9 -- Dr. Laurence Soderblom : the eyes of Mariner 9 -- Viking's search for life : where are the microbes? -- Dr. Norman Horowitz : looking for life -- Return to Mars : Mars Global Surveyor -- Robert Brooks : It takes a team, Mars Global Surveyor -- Roving Mars : Sojourner, the pathfinder -- Robert Manning, Mars Pathfinder : bouncing to Mars -- Mars express : on the fast track -- A laugh in the darkness : the great galactic ghoul -- 2001 : a Mars odyssey -- Dr. Jeffrey Plaunt : follow the water -- Twins of Mars : spirit and opportunity -- Dr. Steve Squyres and the Mars Exploration Rovers : dreams of ice and sand -- Mars in HD : Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter -- Dr. Richard Zurek, MRO : I can see clearly now-- -- Twins of Mars : spirit and opportunity, part 2 -- From the ashes, like a phoenix -- Peter Smith : polar explorer -- Mars Science Laboratory : bigger is better -- Dr. Joy Crisp, Mars Science Observatory : dig this -- JPL 2020 : the once and future Mars -- Mars on Earth -- The new Martians -- The road ahead
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
348 pages
Isbn
9781616145897
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2011050583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)764387210
  • 1/578650
  • OCoLC
Label
Destination Mars : new explorations of the Red Planet, Rod Pyle ; foreword by Robert Manning
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-318) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The first Martian -- MARS 101 -- In the beginning : a shining red eye -- The end of an empire : Mariner 4 -- Dr. Robert Leighton : the eyes of Mariner 4 -- Continuing travels to dark and scary places : Mariners 6 and 7 -- Dr. Bruce Murray : it's all about the image -- Aeolian Armageddon : Mariner 9 -- Dr. Laurence Soderblom : the eyes of Mariner 9 -- Viking's search for life : where are the microbes? -- Dr. Norman Horowitz : looking for life -- Return to Mars : Mars Global Surveyor -- Robert Brooks : It takes a team, Mars Global Surveyor -- Roving Mars : Sojourner, the pathfinder -- Robert Manning, Mars Pathfinder : bouncing to Mars -- Mars express : on the fast track -- A laugh in the darkness : the great galactic ghoul -- 2001 : a Mars odyssey -- Dr. Jeffrey Plaunt : follow the water -- Twins of Mars : spirit and opportunity -- Dr. Steve Squyres and the Mars Exploration Rovers : dreams of ice and sand -- Mars in HD : Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter -- Dr. Richard Zurek, MRO : I can see clearly now-- -- Twins of Mars : spirit and opportunity, part 2 -- From the ashes, like a phoenix -- Peter Smith : polar explorer -- Mars Science Laboratory : bigger is better -- Dr. Joy Crisp, Mars Science Observatory : dig this -- JPL 2020 : the once and future Mars -- Mars on Earth -- The new Martians -- The road ahead
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
348 pages
Isbn
9781616145897
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2011050583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)764387210
  • 1/578650
  • OCoLC

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