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The Mars Rover
From the Series Tell Me More! Science
Visit an icy, dusty, faraway world with Perseverance the Mars rover and discover how this robotic explorer will search for signs of alien life and make preparations for a future human mission to the red planet.
- Learn how scientists and engineers designed and built Perseverance
- Watch Perseverance on its nail-biting plummet to the surface of Mars in 2021
- See scientists in action as they drive the rover and plan its daily tasks
- Meet the female space scientists who led parts of this mission
- Discover all about Ingenuity the mini helicopter that hitched a ride to Mars aboard Perseverance
- Learn all about Mars and how it is similar to and different from Earth
- And enjoy behind-the-scenes NASA photos and images (including selfies) sent back from Mars by Perseverance
Robots are a fantastic, high-interest way to introduce science and engineering to young readers, and this book is perfect for non-fiction reading and classroom work related to the earth and space sciences curriculum.