Mars [Gateway Solar System] by G. Vogt [from web]

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Vogt works for NASA's Education Division at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. He works with astronauts in developing educational videos for schools. Mr. Vogt previously served as executive director of the Discovery World Museum of Science, Economics, and Technology in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and as an eighth-grade science teacher. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees in science from the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, as well as a doctorate in curriculum and instruction from Oklahoma State University.

A Arsia Mons, 19 Ascraeus Mons, 19 Asteroids, 8 Astronomers, 5, 6 Atmosphere, 10, 28 C Canali (canals), 5-6, 13, 14, 18 Canyons, 21-22 Carbon dioxide gas, 10, 11, 28 Channels, 17-18, 18 D Deimos, 11, 28 Diameter, 10, 28 E Earth, 5, 8 Equator, 8 Erosion, 17 F Frost, 22 G Gases, 10, 28 Gravity, 10, 28 I Iron oxide, 10 J Jupiter, 8 M Mariners 4, 6, and 7 spacecraft, 12, 13 Mariner 9 spacecraft, 6, 7, 12 Mars, 4 atmosphere, 10 canali (canals), 5-6, 13, 14 color, 10, 11 diameter, 10, 28 gravity, 10, 28 moons, 11-12, 12, 28 orbit, 8 question of life on, 6, 23-24 quick facts, 28 spacecraft visits to, 6, 7, 8, 12-15, 13, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 23-27 surface, 15, 16, 16-22 temperature, 8 Mars Environmental Survey Pathfinder Mission (MESUR Pathfinder), 26 Mars 94, 96 spacecraft, 25 Mars Observer, 24, 25, 25 Mass, 28 Mercury, 8 Meteor craters, 12, 17 Moons, 11-12, 12, 28 N National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), 6, 26, 27 Neptune, 8 Nitrogen, 10, 28 < previous page page_31 next page > < previous page page_32 Page 32 O Olympus Mons, 19, 19 Orbit, 8 Oxygen, 10, 28 P Pavonis Mons, 19 Penetrator, 25 Phobos, 11, 12, 28 Pluto, 8 Polar ice caps, 11, 22 R Red Planet, 10 (see also Mars) Revolution, 28 Rotation, 28 S Saturn, 8 Schiaparelli, Giovanni, 5, 14, 18, 21 Soil Samples, 15, 23, 23 Spacecraft, 6, 7, 8, 12-15, 13, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 23-27 T Temperature, 8 Tharsis Region, 18, 21 U Uranus, 8 V Valles Marineris, 20, 20-21, 26-27 Venus, 8 Viking spacecraft, 4, 14-15, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 23-24 Volcanoes, 18-20, 19 W Water vapor, 10, 28 About the Author Gregory L.

S. Government Printing Office, 1984. Vogt, G. Viking and the Mars Landing: Missions in Space. : The Millbrook Press, 1991. < previous page page_30 next page > < previous page page_31 next page > Page 31 Index Page numbers in italics refer to illustrations. A Arsia Mons, 19 Ascraeus Mons, 19 Asteroids, 8 Astronomers, 5, 6 Atmosphere, 10, 28 C Canali (canals), 5-6, 13, 14, 18 Canyons, 21-22 Carbon dioxide gas, 10, 11, 28 Channels, 17-18, 18 D Deimos, 11, 28 Diameter, 10, 28 E Earth, 5, 8 Equator, 8 Erosion, 17 F Frost, 22 G Gases, 10, 28 Gravity, 10, 28 I Iron oxide, 10 J Jupiter, 8 M Mariners 4, 6, and 7 spacecraft, 12, 13 Mariner 9 spacecraft, 6, 7, 12 Mars, 4 atmosphere, 10 canali (canals), 5-6, 13, 14 color, 10, 11 diameter, 10, 28 gravity, 10, 28 moons, 11-12, 12, 28 orbit, 8 question of life on, 6, 23-24 quick facts, 28 spacecraft visits to, 6, 7, 8, 12-15, 13, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 23-27 surface, 15, 16, 16-22 temperature, 8 Mars Environmental Survey Pathfinder Mission (MESUR Pathfinder), 26 Mars 94, 96 spacecraft, 25 Mars Observer, 24, 25, 25 Mass, 28 Mercury, 8 Meteor craters, 12, 17 Moons, 11-12, 12, 28 N National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), 6, 26, 27 Neptune, 8 Nitrogen, 10, 28 < previous page page_31 next page > < previous page page_32 Page 32 O Olympus Mons, 19, 19 Orbit, 8 Oxygen, 10, 28 P Pavonis Mons, 19 Penetrator, 25 Phobos, 11, 12, 28 Pluto, 8 Polar ice caps, 11, 22 R Red Planet, 10 (see also Mars) Revolution, 28 Rotation, 28 S Saturn, 8 Schiaparelli, Giovanni, 5, 14, 18, 21 Soil Samples, 15, 23, 23 Spacecraft, 6, 7, 8, 12-15, 13, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 23-27 T Temperature, 8 Tharsis Region, 18, 21 U Uranus, 8 V Valles Marineris, 20, 20-21, 26-27 Venus, 8 Viking spacecraft, 4, 14-15, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 23-24 Volcanoes, 18-20, 19 W Water vapor, 10, 28 About the Author Gregory L.

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