Working on Mars
Voyages of Scientific Discovery With the Mars Exploration RoversBook - 2012
Geologists in the field climb hills and hang onto craggy outcrops; they put their fingers in sand and scratch, smell and even taste rocks. Beginning in 2004, however, a team of geologists and other planetary scientists did field sceince in a dark room in Pasadena, exploring Mars from NASA's Jet Prpulsion Laboratory by means of the remotely operated Mars Exploration Rovers (MER). The author examines ow MER has changed the nature of planetary field science.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2012
Description: xiv, 310 p.,  p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Branch Call Number: 629.43543 Cla