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Title Red rover [electronic resource] : inside the story of robotic space exploration, from Genesis to the Mars rover curiosity / Roger Wiens.
Author Wiens, Roger.
Publication New York : Basic Books, [2013]
Copyright date ©2013
Description 1 online resource (xii, 233 pages) : color illustrations
text file
Call # eBOOK
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-218) and index.
Contents Genesis. From Minnesota to the Moon ; The dawn of an era ; Mission selection ; Making Genesis ; Beyond the Moon and back ; Impact ; Vindication. -- Path to Mars. Lasers and rovers ; Fire! ; To Mars and back-- almost ; The French connection ; Ticket to Mars ; New-instrument struggles ; Canceled ; Soldiering on ; Rover motors ; Finishing ChemCam ; On the rover -- Curiosity. Coming together ; Where on Mars? ; Back to the Cape ; Seven minutes of terror ; Landing on Mars.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Space robotics.
Roving vehicles (Astronautics) -- Instruments.
Curiosity (Spacecraft) -- Instruments.
Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy.
Mars (Planet) -- Exploration.
Genesis (Spacecraft)
Wiens, Roger.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
Related To Print version: Wiens, Roger. Red rover. New York : Basic Books, c2013 9780465055982 (DLC) 2012047020 (OCoLC)808421297
ISBN 9780465051991 (electronic bk.)
0465051995 (electronic bk.)

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