Mars up Close
Inside the Curiosity MissionBook - 2014
National Geographic and science journalist Marc Kaufman combine inside stories, fascinating facts, and eye-popping pictures, some never before seen, of the red planet and NASA's groundbreaking Curiosity mission. Renowned author Kaufman spent two years embedded with the engineers and scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, cheering on the rover's spine-tingling landing, learning the backstory of anticipated findings, and witnessing the inescapable frustrations that come from operating a $2.5-billion multitasking robot on a planet 35 million miles from Earth.
Publisher: Washington, DC : National Geographic, c2014
Characteristics: 302 p. : ill. ; 31 cm
Alternative Title: Inside the Curiosity mission