The Resource Mars rover : how a self-portrait captured the power of Curiosity, by Danielle Smith-Llera

Mars rover : how a self-portrait captured the power of Curiosity, by Danielle Smith-Llera

Label
Mars rover : how a self-portrait captured the power of Curiosity
Title
Mars rover
Title remainder
how a self-portrait captured the power of Curiosity
Statement of responsibility
by Danielle Smith-Llera
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Weighing as much as a small car, a rover named Curiosity rolls quietly around Mars. Scientific instruments pack its body and cluster at the end of a mechanical arm. An arrangement of lenses and instruments tops its mast, like a face. To the many NASA workers involved in Curiosity's mission on Mars, the rover is not simply a robot, but an astronaut bravely exploring an alien place. Curiosity s instruments collect data and its cameras take images of the Mars landscape, including self-portraits, in vivid color and detail. As it roams and explores, Curiosity will help find the answers to such age-old questions as has there ever been life on Mars? Could there be one day?
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith-Llera, Danielle
Dewey number
523.43
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL475
LC item number
.S64 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Captured Science History
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Roving vehicles (Astronautics)
  • Exploration of Mars (Planet)
  • Roving vehicles (Astronautics)
  • Mars (Planet)
  • Mars (Planet)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Mars rover : how a self-portrait captured the power of Curiosity, by Danielle Smith-Llera
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 63) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter one: Seven terrifying minutes -- Chapter two: Follow the water -- Chapter three: Racing toward the prize -- Chapter four: The hunt for signs of life
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
64 pages
Isbn
9780756556419
Isbn Type
(library binding)
Lccn
2017014470
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)973290060
  • 1687493
  • (OCoLC)ocn973290060
  • (Pol)1687493
Label
Mars rover : how a self-portrait captured the power of Curiosity, by Danielle Smith-Llera
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 63) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter one: Seven terrifying minutes -- Chapter two: Follow the water -- Chapter three: Racing toward the prize -- Chapter four: The hunt for signs of life
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
64 pages
Isbn
9780756556419
Isbn Type
(library binding)
Lccn
2017014470
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)973290060
  • 1687493
  • (OCoLC)ocn973290060
  • (Pol)1687493

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