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Fraser
2005-Sep-07, 01:14 AM
SUMMARY: Sojourner is the little robot that enthralled Earth in 1997. For the first time, a mobile construct of humans was being guided by humans on the surface of another planet. Andrew Mishkin is a systems engineer who worked on the Sojourner project at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) during the inception, birth, and life of this little rover. He uses his notes, official documentation, unofficial recollections and friendships to present Sojourner, An Insider's View of the Mars Pathfinder Mission - a book that is an historical reference, a guide to systems engineering, and an insight into the bureaucracy of government science departments.

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