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The Resource The mighty Mars rovers : the incredible adventures of Spirit and Opportunity, by Elizabeth Rusch

The mighty Mars rovers : the incredible adventures of Spirit and Opportunity, by Elizabeth Rusch

Label
The mighty Mars rovers : the incredible adventures of Spirit and Opportunity
Title
The mighty Mars rovers
Title remainder
the incredible adventures of Spirit and Opportunity
Statement of responsibility
by Elizabeth Rusch
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of the two robot vehicles, Spirit and Opportunity, that were sent to explore Mars, lasting far past their projected lives of 3 months and sending back invaluable images of the environmentally hostile planet
Member of
Awards note
  • A Junior Library Guild Selection.
  • NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children Honor Book, 2013
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rusch, Elizabeth
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Grade 5-8
  • Middle School
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • discographies
  • filmographies
Reading level
  • 6.4.
  • 6.4
Series statement
Scientists in the field
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Roving vehicles (Astronautics)
  • Mars probes
  • Mars (Planet)
  • Roving vehicles (Astronautics)
  • Mars probes
  • Mars (Planet)
  • Véhicules mobiles planétaires
  • Sondes martiennes
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Boys & Men
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Astronomy
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Discoveries
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Rocks & Minerals
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / How Things Work-Are Made
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / Inventions
  • Mars probes
  • Roving vehicles (Astronautics)
  • Mars (Planet)
  • Mars (Planet)
  • Roving vehicles (Astronautics)
  • Planets
  • Mars probes
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The mighty Mars rovers : the incredible adventures of Spirit and Opportunity, by Elizabeth Rusch
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 76), discography (p. 78) , filmography (p. 78) , 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
Mars exploration rover mission -- Mission impossible -- The making of the Mars rovers -- Are we really on Mars? -- Hitting the dusty trail -- Can Opportunity climb down? -- Can Spirit climb up? -- The problem with Courage -- A broken Spirit -- Opportunity's last stand? -- Free Spirit -- Mission more than accomplished!
Control code
723140938
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
79 pages
Isbn
9780547478814
Lccn
2011012159
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 650, 655
Other control number
9780547478814
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)723140938
Label
The mighty Mars rovers : the incredible adventures of Spirit and Opportunity, by Elizabeth Rusch
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 76), discography (p. 78) , filmography (p. 78) , 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
Mars exploration rover mission -- Mission impossible -- The making of the Mars rovers -- Are we really on Mars? -- Hitting the dusty trail -- Can Opportunity climb down? -- Can Spirit climb up? -- The problem with Courage -- A broken Spirit -- Opportunity's last stand? -- Free Spirit -- Mission more than accomplished!
Control code
723140938
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
79 pages
Isbn
9780547478814
Lccn
2011012159
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 650, 655
Other control number
9780547478814
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)723140938

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