Fire and Water...

The Phoenix Mission to Mars
  • Peter Smith
Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)


The age-old fascination with planets, the wanderers amidst the stars, has inspired the human imagination from wonder to mythology from fantasy to science. Mars’ reddish tint reminded ancient people of blood and war, writers have imagined warrior aliens invalding the Earth and scientists spend their careers deciphering its secrets.


Science Operation Kennedy Space Northern Polar Region Image Courtesy Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter 
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© Praxis Publishing Ltd. 2008

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  • Peter Smith

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