Learn about what it takes to send humans to Mars — from spacesuits and rovers to surviving subzero temperatures and raging dust storms. The United States plans to send astronauts to Mars around 2035, and MISSION: MARS
shows kids how they could start training to join the first crew to the Red Planet! The author, a leading Mars expert, shows the "Future Mars Explorers" the latest designs for spacesuits and exploration rovers. Readers will also learn how to navigate a spaceship, search for alien life, and get an up-close look at some of the world's leading space scientists at work. MISSION: MARS
is visually-driven and written in exciting kid-friendly language. It acts as both a training manual and a reference book for future Mars explorers!
RI.5.3. Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.