Mission: Mars

mission-mars
By Pascal Lee

Synopsis: Learn about what it takes to send humans to Mars–from spacesuits and rovers to surviving subzero temperatures and raging dust storms.

The United States plans to send astronauts to Mars around 2035, and MISSION: MARS shows kids how they could start training to join the first crew to the Red Planet! The author, a leading Mars expert, shows the “Future Mars Explorers” the latest designs for spacesuits and exploration rovers. Readers will also learn how to navigate a spaceship, search for alien life, and get an up-close look at some of the world’s leading space scientists at work. MISSION: MARS is visually-driven and written in exciting kid-friendly language. It acts as both a training manual and a reference book for future Mars explorers!

Published: October 2013 | ISBN-13: 978-0545565325

Book’s Homepage: http://www.scholastic.com/missionmars
Author’s Homepage: http://www.pascallee.net
Author’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/pascalleetweets

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