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The international atlas of Mars exploration

Author: Philip Stooke
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, [2012-2016] ©2012, ©2016
Edition/Format:   Map : Atlas   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This atlas is a visual reference on the exploration of Mars. It tells the story of every Mars mission, from the dawn of the Space Age to Mars Express. Each story is illustrated with a combination of maps and annotated photographs and there is information in a separate section on the moons of Mars, Phobos and Deimos. It also includes missions that were planned but never flown and looks ahead to future missions as the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Atlases
History
Maps
Remote-sensing maps
Material Type: Atlas
Document Type: Map, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Stooke
ISBN: 9781107120334 1107120330 9780521765534 0521765536 9781107030930 1107030935
OCLC Number: 779515730
Notes: Volume 1 has subtitle: The first five decades; volume 2 has subtitle: From Spirit to Curiosity.
Awards: Winner of Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2013
Description: 1 atlas (2 volumes) : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm.
Cartographic Mathematical Data: Scale not given.
Contents: Volume 1. Chronological sequence of missions and events. Phobos and Deimos. Mars mission data --
volume 2. Chronological sequence of missions and events. Phobos and Deimos. Updates to volume 1. Mars mission data.
Responsibility: Philip J. Stooke.

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A detailed visual reference covering the exploration of Mars from 1953 to 2003 through annotated maps, photographs, tables and detailed mission descriptions.  Read more...
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'A wonderful resource for armchair explorers.' BBC Sky at Night 'This is without question the definitive reference work on Mars exploration. It is a must for anyone interested in the planet - from Read more...

 
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