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Go on a mission to Mars
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Go on a mission to Mars

Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781783125081

Publication Date: 2 Dec 2019

Subject: Space

Suitable for: Primary

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An explorer's guide to embarking on a manned mission to the planet Mars.

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Summary

An explorer's guide to embarking on a manned mission to the planet Mars.

Co-ordinates for a mission to Mars have been locked into your navigation computer. But there are a few things you need to know before getting there. Are you ready for the seven-month journey and the astronaut training program? The space food served on the rocket is hardly award-winning.

Even when you arrive at your destination, the planet itself will not seem welcoming with its epic dust storms and its freezing winter temperatures. But the sunsets will be spectacular and Earth is just a green and blue speck away.

Written as an explorer's guide and packed with scientific facts about our inspirational nearest neighbour, this book is guaranteed to inspire any young scientist.

Contents

Learn about Mars
The adventure starts here
Mars - the story
Martian seasons
Robot visitors
Mars moons
Danger!
Make the journey
Your training
Your onboard guide
Arriving
Exploring Mars
Eating and breathing
Look down, look up
Search for liquid water
Landscape highlights
Craters, plateaus and dunes
Ice and gas clues
Terraforming Mars
Missions accomplished
Coming home
Mars dreaming
Glossary

Category
JNF
Subject
Space
Dewey
523.43
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Full colour illus throughout
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Pub. date
2 Dec 2019
Edition
First
ISBN
9781783125081
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Binding
Hardback
Pages
45
Width
222mm
Height
266mm
Weight
394g
Contents page
Yes
Glossary
Yes
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