eBook The International Atlas of Mars Exploration, 1st Edition

  • Philip J. Stooke
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  • ISBN-10: 1139856693
  • ISBN-13: 9781139856690
  • DDC: 912.99
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 376 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released March 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

Covering the first five decades of the exploration of Mars, this atlas is the most detailed visual reference available. It brings together, for the first time, a wealth of information from diverse sources, featuring annotated maps, photographs, tables, and detailed descriptions of every Mars mission in chronological order, from the dawn of the space age to Mars Express.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
The International Atlas of Mars Exploration.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Missions and Events – Chronological List.
Foreword.
Preface and Acknowledgements.
1: Chronological Sequence of Missions and Events.
2: Mars at the Dawn of the Space Age.
3: 1950s and 1960s: Humans to Mars: Early Thoughts.
4: 1959: Robotic Mission Planning at JPL.
5: 10 October 1960: Mars 1960A (Soviet Union).
6: 14 October 1960: Mars 1960B (Soviet Union).
7: 24 October 1962: Sputnik 22 (Soviet Union).
8: 1 November 1962: Mars 1 (Soviet Union).
9: 4 November 1962: Sputnik 24 (Soviet Union).
10: 1963: Voyager (United States).
11: 5 November 1964: Mariner 3 (United States).
12: 28 November 1964: Mariner 4 (United States).
13: 30 November 1964: Zond 2 (Soviet Union).
14: 18 July 1965: Zond 3 (Soviet Union).
15: 1968: Mars Hard Lander Capsule Study.
16: 25 February 1969: Mariner 6 (United States).
17: 27 March 1969: Mariner 7 (United States).
18: 27 March 1969: Mars 1969A (Soviet Union).
19: 2 April 1969: Mars 1969B (Soviet Union).
20: 1960s: Earth-Based Topographic Mapping.
21: 8 May 1971: Mariner 8 (United States).
22: 10 May 1971: Cosmos 419 (Soviet Union).
23: 19 May 1971: Mars 2 (Soviet Union).
24: 28 May 1971: Mars 3 (Soviet Union).
25: 30 May 1971: Mariner 9 (United States).
26: 21 July 1973: Mars 4 (Soviet Union).
27: 25 July 1973: Mars 5 (Soviet Union).
28: 5 August 1973: Mars 6 (Soviet Union).
29: 9 August 1973: Mars 7 (Soviet Union).
30: Viking Landing Site Selection.
31: Viking 1 Site Certification.
32: 20 August 1975: Viking 1 (United States).
33: Viking 2 Site Certification.
34: 9 September 1975: Viking 2 (United States).
35: 1970s: Pioneer Mars.
36: 1979: Viking Rovers.
37: 1980s: Mars 1984 Rover/Penetrator Mission.
38: 1987: Sample Return Planning.
39: 1980s: Mars Rover Sample Return.
40: 7 July 1988: Phobos 1 (Soviet Union).
41: 12 July 1988: Phobos 2 (Soviet Union).
42: 1990s: Vesta/Mars-Aster (Soviet Union, France).
43: 1990s: Mars Science Working Group.
44: 1990: Mars Landing Site Catalog.
45: 1990s: Hubble Space Telescope.
46: 1990s: Mars Network Mission Plans.
47: Early ESA Network.
48: Mars Global Network Mission (United States).
49: MESUR (United States).
50: Marsnet (ESA).
51: Intermarsnet (ESA).
52: Micro-Meteorological Network (United States).
53: 1990s: Future Exploration Studies.
54: 1992: Mars Rover Reference Mission (France: CNES).
55: 25 September 1992: Mars Observer (United States).
56: 1990s: Mars Discovery Missions.
57: 1994: Mars 94 (Russia).
58: 1995: Exobiology Site Study.
59: 7 November 1996: Mars Global Surveyor (United States).
60: 1996: Marsokhod International Mission.
61: 16 November 1996: Mars 96 (Russia).
62: Mars Pathfinder Landing Site Selection.
63: 4 December 1996: Mars Pathfinder (United States).
64: 1997: Mars Reference Mission (United States).
65: 1998: Mars 98 (Russia).
66: 3 July 1998: Nozomi (Planet-B) (Japan: ISAS).
67: 24 October 1998: Deep Space 1 (United States).
68: 11 December 1998: Mars Climate Orbiter (United States).
69: Mars Polar Lander Landing Site Selection.
70: 3 January 1999: Mars Polar Lander (United States).
71: 3 January 1999: Deep Space 2 (DS2) (United States).
72: 1999: Mars Stratigraphy Mission.
73: 1999: Mars Network Design.
74: 2000: Hydrothermal Sites.
75: Mars Surveyor 2001 Landing Site Selection.
76: 2001: Mars Surveyor 2001 (United States).
77: 7 April 2001: 2001 Mars Odyssey (United States).
78: 2000s: Seeking Water.
79: 2 June 2003: Mars Express (Europe: ESA).
80: Beagle 2 Landing Site Selection.
81: 2 June 2003: Beagle 2 (Europe: ESA).
82: 2003: Mars Bioinspired Aircraft.
83: Phobos and Deimos.
84: Introduction.
85: 1969: Mariners 6 and 7.
86: 1971–1972: Mariner 9.
87: 1976: Viking.
88: 1970s: Viking Phobos Mission Studies.
89: 1989: Phobos 2.
90: 1997: Mars Pathfinder.
91: 1990s: Aladdin.
92: 1997: Mars Global Surveyor.
93: Russian Missions.
94: 2003: Mars Express.
95: Human Exploration of Phobos and Deimos.
96: Mars Mission Data.
97: Mars Impact and Landing Events.
98: Mars Flyby and Orbital Events.
99: Mars Exploration Chronology by Mars Year.
Bibliography.
Index.