Author: S K DasPublisher: RupaYear: 2013Language: EnglishPages: 161ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788129129390
Travel to the most exciting planet in the solar system, Mars and learn the secrets astronomers and scientists have unearthed about it over the years. Read about how Mars was formed, what it looks like up close, whether there was water on it and if there was ever any life there.Told in simple language and with the help of numerous diagrams and photographs, this book also explains how rockets and spacecraft are designed and sent to Mars. Discover everything about the thrilling journeys made by space probes and rovers to Mars and the findings they sent back from the Martian surface. Also read about India's own Mars Mission that sets off for the Red Planet in 2013.Chock a block with fascinating facts about Mars and space exploration, destination Mars is a must read for every budding space scientist!
ForewordIntroduction1. All About the Red Planet2. Mars Through the Ages3. Missions to Mars4. The Robotic Rover5. What Do We Know About Mars?6. Was There Water on Mars?7. Is There Life on Mars?8. India’s Mission to Mars9. Beyond Mars