THREE days until Curiosity Lands!
The Mars rover Curiosity is due to land on Mars August 5, 2012! As readers of The Mighty Mars Rovers have learned, craters offer scientists amazing views of a planet’s geologic past. Curiosity is targeted to land in Gale Crater. Watch this cool video to find out why scientists picked Gale Crater and what they hope to learn there.
by Elizabeth Rusch
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 www.elizabethrusch.com.
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