Scientists in the Field
Spiral Notebook
FOUR days until Curiosity Lands!
by Elizabeth Rusch
August 1, 2012
FOUR days until Curiosity Lands!
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The mighty Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity paved the way for the next Mars rover mission, the Mars Science Lab called Curiosity, which will be searching for signs of life on Mars. The last chapter of the new book The Mighty Mars Rovers: The incredible adventures of Spirit and Opportunity introduces readers to Curiosity.  Here’s a great 4-minute video that shows all the rover’s cool gadgets:

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About Elizabeth Rusch

Elizabeth lives in Portland, Oregon, with her family. The Mighty Mars Rovers: The Incredible Adventures of Spirit and Opportunity was her first book for the Scientists in the Field series, followed by Eruption! – about vulcanologists – scientists who study volcanoes--and her newest book, The Next Wave: The Quest to Harness the Power of the Oceans. You can visit Liz online at    


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