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Author David, Leonard (Space journalist), author.

Title Mars : our future on the Red Planet / Leonard David ; foreword by Ron Howard.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2016]
2016

Copies

Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Freeport PL Adult Non-Fiction - FPLY-13  523.43 DAV    AVAILABLE
 Mokena Community PL Adult Non-Fiction - MKBB-1  523.4 DAV    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  523.43 DAV    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Roscoe Adult Non-Fiction - NSRY-11  523.43 DAV    AVAILABLE
 Seneca PL Adult Non-Fiction - SEBB-3  523.43 DAVID    AVAILABLE
 Silvis PL Adult Non-Fiction - SVPG-6  523.43 DAV    AVAILABLE
 Talcott Free LD Adult Non-Fiction - TFLY-11  919.9 DAV    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  919.923 DAV    AVAILABLE
Description 287 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents Foreword / Ron Howard -- One giant leap -- Mind on Mars -- Home base -- Signs of life -- Global vision -- Marsland.
Summary The next frontier in space exploration is Mars, the red planet--and human habitation of Mars isn't much farther off. Now the National Geographic Channel goes years fast-forward with "Mars," a six-part series documenting and dramatizing the next 25 years as humans land on and learn to live on Mars. This companion book to the series explores the science behind the mission and the challenges awaiting those brave individuals. Filled with vivid photographs taken on Earth, in space, and on Mars; arresting maps; and commentary from the world's top planetary scientists, this fascinating book will take you millions of miles away--and decades into the future--to our next home in the solar system.
Note "Mars is created in concert with National Geographic Channel's six-part global event series of the same name, telling the epic story of humanity's quest to colonize the Red Planet." -- back cover.
Subject Space flight to Mars.
Space colonies.
Exploration of Mars (Planet) (OCoLC)fst01353073
Space colonies. (OCoLC)fst01127662
Space flight to Mars. (OCoLC)fst01127710
Mars (Planet) -- Exploration.
Mars (Planet) (OCoLC)fst01243063
Mars (Planet) -- Colonization -- Forecasting.
ISBN 9781426217586 (hardcover) (alkaline paper)
1426217587 (hardcover) (alkaline paper)

 
    
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