Mars : evolution, geology and exploration / editor, Alberto G. Fairén.

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Fairén, Alberto G.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Nova Science Publishers, [2013]
Series:Space science, exploration and policies.
Subjects:
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Preface : early Mars, a cold and wet planet / Alberto G. Fairén
  • Mars evolution / James M. Dohm
  • Evidence for iceberg rafting and grounding on the cold ancient oceans of Mars / Alberto G. Fairén
  • Glacial origin of fretted terrains on Mars / Alfonso F. Davila
  • Types and formational mechanisms of south polar troughs, Mars / Alexis P. Rodriguez and Thomas Platz
  • Coeval synthesis of cold aqueous mineralogies on Mars / Alberto G. Fairén
  • Noachian environments of Mars and the possible emergence of life / Julio Valdivia
  • Life in the dry valleys, Antarctica : indicators for the existence of life on Mars? / Kris Hart
  • Sampling possible subsurface niches on Mars : targeting astrobiological missions / Akos Kereszturi
  • Overview of design analysis of a space mission for sample returning from Mars / Giuseppe Pezzela and Antonio Viviani
  • Aerodynamics and aerothermodynamics assessment of Mars sample return mission / Antonio Viviani and Giuseppe Pezzela
  • New trends for human missions to Mars / Jean Marc Salotti.