The Mighty Mars Rovers: The Incredible Adventures of Spirit and Opportunity

By Rusch, Elizabeth

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978-0-54747-788-4
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Houghton Harcourt


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on July 1, 2012  |  Nonfiction

Gr 7-9–Rusch covers not only the scientific aspects of Mars exploration but also the personalities of the people who made it happen, and profiles the rovers themselves, Spirit and Opportunity. Her comprehensive research shines through in her detailed style as she zeroes in on the behind-the-scenes efforts of launching a scientific mission. Full-color photographs on every page in this picture-book-sized volume...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on September 1, 2012

The spectacularly successful, scientifically groundbreaking 2004 Mars Exploration Rover Mission provided compelling evidence for the possibility of water on Mars. It was a public relations triumph as well, due in no small part to the appeal of the two "little" rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, vehicles that embody much of what we find appealing in space explorers: extraordinary toughness and diligent attention to demanding scientific tasks. Those characteristics, too, are displayed by the mission’s principal sc...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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