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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 1 month 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
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 20 months ago 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
I'm personally well read and I must say this book is my book choice of the year. Andrew's vivid detail, pictures and humor totally puts you on the fourth rock from the sun. Read morePublished on May 15, 2012 by Joe Brooklyn
I picked up Martian Summer just before leaving on vacation, and it was the perfect book to keep me entertained for the entire trip. Read morePublished on February 27, 2012 by Hannah J Stubblefield
Andrew Kessler is a writer who spent ninety days with the team of engineers and scientists who managed NASA's Phoenix mission - a mission which sent a lander to the Martian icecap,... Read morePublished on November 29, 2011 by Greg