Author(s): Karen Latchana Kenney
Humans have never visited another planet. But NASA, th US space agency, wants to send astronauts to Mars in the 2030s. It will take nearly six months just to get there. The astronauts will need shelters and spacesuits to protect them from the bitter cold. They will have to grow their own food and even make their own oxygen. The project will use cutting-edge space technology. In this book, you'll learn all about this difficult and exciting Journey. As part of the Searchlight Books collection, this series explores the latest and greatest in space exploration. Fascinating text and vivid photos bring these amazing breakthroughs to life! Book jacket.