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Exploring Mars: The Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Quest for the Red Planet

Erik M. Conway
Format
Book
Published
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015.
Language
English
ISBN
9781421416045 (Cloth), 1421416042 (Cloth)
Contents
  • Planetary observers, Mars observer
  • Politics and engineering on the Martian frontier
  • Attack of the great galactic ghoul!
  • Engineering for uncertainty
  • Mars mania!
  • The faster, better, cheaper future
  • Revenge of the great galactic ghoul
  • Recovery and reform
  • Margins on the final frontier
  • Sending a spy satellite to Mars
  • Robotic geologists on Mars
  • Mars phoenix : re-engineering the Polar Lander.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
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