The Story of A Mars Rover

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"Maybe you remember when a little robotic spacecraft landed on a far-off planet. On August 6, 2012, the rover Curiosity touched down on the rocky surface of Mars and now she's ready to guide you through her journey firsthand. From idea to creation and beyond, this fact-filled, stylish book introduces readers to Curiosity and her mission: to discover more about the red planet and search for evidence of life"--Jacket.
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2018.
Edition: First U.S. edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780763695040
Branch Call Number: 629.295 MOTUM 2018
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, color map ; 28 x 33 cm
Additional Contributors: Atkinson, Stuart - Consultant


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LPL_MargoM May 30, 2019

Although it would be pretty cool to travel to other planets, we're not quite there yet. However, scientists at NASA have created AMAZING robots that are able to explore for us. Curiosity: The Story of a Mars Rover by Markus Motum is about one such robot. Markus Motum's illustrations are beautiful, expressive, and educational. Did you know that Curiosity was named by a sixth-grader from Kansas? I didn't! You'll learn that and much more by picking up this book!


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