"NASA wants to send humans to Mars within the next 25 years. But before that can happen, they must estimate and prepare. They need to problem solve to keep the crew alive on such a dangerous planet. Learning all they can about the variables on Mars is the first step. With careful planning, a successful mission is sure to follow."-- Provided by publisher.
Destination: Mars -- Prepare for takeoff -- Rockets to Mars -- On Mars -- Signs of life? -- The Mars countdown -- Problem solving.