Interplanetary Robots : True Stories of Space Exploration
by Pyle, Rod

A NASA insider and award-winning science writer explores the incredible missions of robotic spacecraft to every corner of our solar system and beyond, revealing extraordinary engineering achievements, daring imaginations and technological genius. Original.

Rod Pyle is the author of the widely acclaimed Amazing Stores of the Space Age; Curiosity: An Inside Look at the Mars Rover Mission and the People Who Made It Happen; and Destination Mars-called "the best recent overview of Mars missions" by the Washington Post. Other books include Destination Moon, Missions to the Moon, Mars: Making Contact, Blueprint for a Battlestar, and Innovation the NASA Way. He has produced numerous documentaries for the History Channel and Discovery Communications, including the widely praised Beyond the War of the Worlds and Modern Marvels: Apollo 11. Pyle has been an assistant professor at the University of La Verne and a lecturer with NASA's Johnson Space Center, and creates award-winning media for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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