Book: Hardcover | 224 x 287mm | 72 pages | ISBN 9780756607654 | 23 Aug 2004 | Dorling Kindersley | 8 - 17 years
Learn all about Earth's closest neighbor in this unprecedented guide to the red planet. Including up-to-the-minute data from NASA's ongoing explorations, this amazing resource tells the whole story from Mars' mystical significance in early cultures to the ambitious future plans for manned-flight explorations. Featuring beautiful full-color photography, get an up close look at the moonlets of Mars and meet the scientists who have helped advance our knowledge of this nearby planet. Discover Mars’ volcanoes, craters, planes, and atmosphere. Find out about the search for water on Mars, see close-up photos, geographical and topographical maps, and much, much more!