Undoubtedly, getting to Mars is not going to be easy. The voyagers will face extreme physical danger--from asteroids and massive Martian dust storms to erupting giant volcanoes. Could humans survive the Red Planet? Drawing on the latest scientific research, and delving into humankind's fascination with Mars, Jonathan Webb creates a lively picture of what a Mars expedition would be like--from life aboard a Mars habitation module, how the astronauts would explore the planet's surface, to their triumphant return to Earth.
Jonathan Webb is a journalist, editor, and children's writer. His first novel, Pluck, was co-winner of the Seal First Novel award. He edited the anthology Mordecai Richler Was Here: Selected Writings. He is also the author of two non-fiction books, one for adults, Stolen: To Catch an Art Thief, and the other for children, What's a Zoo Do?