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ONE Day until Curiosity Lands!


The Mighty Mars Rovers: The incredible adventures of Spirit and Opportunity tells of how tricky it is to land a rover on Mars. The landing of the Mars rover Curiosity TOMORROW will take only seven minutes, but scientists call it “Seven Minutes of Terror.” Watch a hair-raising video about how complicated the landing process is and imagine how many things could go wrong…

by Elizabeth Rusch

About Elizabeth Rusch

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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