TITLE

Life on Mars?

AUTHOR(S)
Dyson, Marianne J.
PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 3;11/22/99, Vol. 56 Issue 10, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the Mars Polar Lander will arrive on Mars on December 3, 1999 to look for traces of water.
ACCESSION #
2517454

 

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