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The mission : or, how a disciple of Carl Sagan, an ex-motocross racer, a Texas Tea Party congressman, the world's worst typewriter saleswoman, California mountain people, and an anonymous NASA functionary went to war with Mars, survived an insurgency at Saturn, traded blows with Washington, and stole a ride on an Alabama moon rocket to send a space robot to Jupiter in search of the second Garden of Eden at the bottom of an alien ocean inside of an ice world called Europa (a true story) / David W. Brown.

Brown, David W., (author.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Abington Community Library ACQ207979 (Text) ACQ207979 Stacks On Order -
Albright Memorial Library 629.4354 BROWN (Text) 50686015568830 Stacks Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062654427
  • ISBN: 006265442X
  • Physical Description: 467 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: [New York, NY] : Custom House, [2021]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-453) and index.
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A narrative chronicle of NASA's deep-space mission to Jupiter's ocean moon, Europa, discusses the remarkable work of scientists who overcame formidable hurdles in their effort to determine if organic life exists elsewhere in the solar system.
Subject: Europa (Satellite)
Jupiter (Planet) > Satellites.
Outer space > Exploration.
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