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Astronomy - Popular Astronomy | Robotic Exploration of the Solar System - Part 3: Wows and Woes, 1997-2003 (Reviews)

Robotic Exploration of the Solar System

Part 3: Wows and Woes, 1997-2003

Ulivi, Paolo, Harland, David M

Jointly published with Praxis Publishing, UK

2012, XIII, 529 p. 243 illus.

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From the reviews:

Selected by Choice magazine as an "Outstanding Academic Title" for 2013

“Ulivi and Harland remedy this by providing rich, detailed overviews of Cassini, the Spirit and Opportunity rovers, and a number of less-well-known missions, such as Stardust. … The book features many illustrations, including images from the missions themselves, diagrams of the trajectories followed, and schematics of the spacecraft. … The book is well-researched and documented and is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the exploration of Earth’s solar system. … Summing Up: Essential. All space history collections.” (C. Palma, Choice, Vol. 50 (7), March, 2013)

 

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