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The Resource Red rover : inside the story of robotic space exploration, from Genesis to the Mars rover curiosity, Roger Wiens

Red rover : inside the story of robotic space exploration, from Genesis to the Mars rover curiosity, Roger Wiens

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Red rover : inside the story of robotic space exploration, from Genesis to the Mars rover curiosity
Title
Red rover
Title remainder
inside the story of robotic space exploration, from Genesis to the Mars rover curiosity
Statement of responsibility
Roger Wiens
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Covers the development and construction of the Mars rover Curiosity, the most sophisticated vehicle ever sent to the "Red Planet."
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10171398
Cataloging source
PSt/DLC
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Wiens, Roger
Dewey number
629.892
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Wiens, Roger
  • Curiosity (Spacecraft)
  • Genesis (Spacecraft)
  • Space robotics
  • Roving vehicles (Astronautics)
  • Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy
  • Mars (Planet)
Target audience
adult
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inside the story of robotic space exploration, from Genesis to the Curiosity rover
Label
Red rover : inside the story of robotic space exploration, from Genesis to the Mars rover curiosity, Roger Wiens
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-218) and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: pt. I Genesis -- ch. 1 From Minnesota to the Moon -- ch. 2 The Dawn of an Era -- ch. 3 Mission Selection -- ch. 4 Making Genesis -- ch. 5 Beyond the Moon and Back -- ch. 6 Impact -- ch. 7 Vindication -- pt. II Path to Mars -- ch. 8 Lasers and Rovers -- ch. 9 Fire! -- ch. 10 To Mars and Back ... Almost -- ch. 11 The French Connection -- ch. 12 Ticket to Mars -- ch. 13 New-Instrument Struggles -- ch. 14 Canceled -- ch. 15 Soldiering On -- ch. 16 Rover Motors -- ch. 17 Finishing ChemCam -- ch. 18 On the Rover -- pt. III Curiosity -- ch. 19 Coming Together -- ch. 20 Where on Mars? -- ch. 21 Back to the Cape -- ch. 22 Seven Minutes of Terror -- ch. 23 Landing on Mars
Control code
000050303131
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 233 p.
Isbn
9780465055982
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Other physical details
col. ill.
Label
Red rover : inside the story of robotic space exploration, from Genesis to the Mars rover curiosity, Roger Wiens
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-218) and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: pt. I Genesis -- ch. 1 From Minnesota to the Moon -- ch. 2 The Dawn of an Era -- ch. 3 Mission Selection -- ch. 4 Making Genesis -- ch. 5 Beyond the Moon and Back -- ch. 6 Impact -- ch. 7 Vindication -- pt. II Path to Mars -- ch. 8 Lasers and Rovers -- ch. 9 Fire! -- ch. 10 To Mars and Back ... Almost -- ch. 11 The French Connection -- ch. 12 Ticket to Mars -- ch. 13 New-Instrument Struggles -- ch. 14 Canceled -- ch. 15 Soldiering On -- ch. 16 Rover Motors -- ch. 17 Finishing ChemCam -- ch. 18 On the Rover -- pt. III Curiosity -- ch. 19 Coming Together -- ch. 20 Where on Mars? -- ch. 21 Back to the Cape -- ch. 22 Seven Minutes of Terror -- ch. 23 Landing on Mars
Control code
000050303131
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 233 p.
Isbn
9780465055982
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Other physical details
col. ill.

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