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DJB04040 Beagle: From Darwin's Epic Voyage to the British Mission to Mars

DJB04040 Beagle: From Darwin's Epic Voyage to the British Mission to Mars

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Author: Pillinger, Colin|Wells, Arthur James
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Publisher: Faber and Faber
Year Published: 2003
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Pages: 166
Format: Hardcover
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ISBN: 571223230
Signed: No
Condition Rating: Slight wear, may have creased spine, folded pages, good-condition ownership stickers

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Summary: Britain is going to Mars. Beagle 2 - a space lander shaped like a clam and no larger than a portable barbecue - is about to make history. Named after HMS Beagle, the ship in which Charles Darwin travelled around the world, Beagle 2 has hitched a ride aboard the European Space Agency Mars Express. On reaching the red planet, this tiny British space probe is designed to answer one big question: is there, or was there, life on Mars? In 'Beagle', Colin Pillinger explores the remarkable similarities between these two historic ships, the sailing ship and the spaceship, and their great voyages of exploration. Both were at the forefront of technology for their respective generati

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