Cars on Mars: roving the red planet

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In CARS ON MARS readers can follow the course of NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover (MER) mission as twin rovers Spirit and Opportunity explore the Red Planet. Learn how scientists determined that there was once water on Mars and how the Earthbound NASA team resolved problems with the rovers from afar in order to prolong the mission, which continues today.The author provides insight into scientists’ quest to discover whether life may have or still might exist on Mars. Back matter includes glossary, source notes, and resources.
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display_description Spirit and Opportunity are NASA's twin robotic geologists that began exploring the Red Planet in January 2004. Built like rugged little cars, the rovers endured temperature extremes, sand traps, mechanical breakdowns, and a global dust storm in its pursuit for clues to help scientists determine if life ever existed on Mars.
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subject_facet Mars (Planet) -- Exploration -- Juvenile literature
title_display Cars on Mars : roving the red planet
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