The planet Mars has excited people's minds for centuries. After many attempts, in 1997 two probes, Mars Pathfinder and Mars Global Surveyor, succesfully reached Mars. The newly published research results have again given hope that primitive life may be found on Mars. But Mars has not revealed all its secrets. The new studies have also given some surprising information. In addition to that, exploring our neighbour Mars gives us valuable knowledge that enables us to understand better our planet Earth. This book contains the basic facts about Mars known to Mankind at this moment. The authors are well-known Mars explorers from the U.S.A., Japan, and Europe.Aftbody access to the surface will allow an opportunity to collect surface-unique science data (e.g. meteorological or optical data) in future missions. ... 7le. Panltvaler (Far-bed, inside Altheay) Figure 9 (Right). In its deployed configuration , the Deep Space 2 probe would have been provided ... NASA/JPL Discussion and Aspects of Future Mars Landers During the past. Ari-Matti Harri et al.: Exploring Mars...
|Author||:||Risto J. Pellinen, Paul Raudsepp|
|Publisher||:||Raud Publishing - 2000-01-01|