As a space enthusiast, I highly recommend this book!
Kessler keeps the reader turning the page nonetheless with his wacky way of connecting the reader to the science in pursuit of a discovery.
Mr. Kessler writes a fascinating and hilarious account of his time at Mission Control on the Phoenix Mars program.
I never really considered what it was like to be in a Mars mission control center. Martian Summer is a good look at what it is like to work oon Mars time, the arguments within the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mark A. Kaufman
I recommend the book. It is an exhaustive (that's good) detailing of the Phoenix Mar Mission. It is also, at time, exhausting in its minutiae. Overall, it is worth the read. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Joe R. Mcauley
I loved this book. Author Andrew Kessler wrote a compelling and amusing story of his time associated with the NASA Phoenix Mars mission. Kessler pulls no punches. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Steve G
Martian Summer puts you "there" at mission control for an exciting Mars mission.
As a space program history buff, I have read dozens of books on the subject. Read more
This witty gem is a great read. Kessler takes his reader on a fascinating journey that few people have seen before. Read morePublished on March 10, 2013 by Alexa Rose
As a kid who grew up during Apollo, it's hard to get excited about space these days. Kessler strikes the right balance for the layperson in telling the tale of the exploration and... Read morePublished on December 27, 2012 by Arrrgggghhhh
This book is a fantastic and at times hilarious insight on a NASA Mars mission. This bulk is more about the people working the mission than it is about the science behind the... Read morePublished on August 27, 2012 by Prospect
I'm not a science person at all, but Andrew's passion for science and space exploration is contagious. Read morePublished on August 12, 2012 by Alyssa
Mr. Kessler writes a fascinating and hilarious account of his time at Mission Control on the Phoenix Mars program. Read morePublished on July 13, 2012 by JMark