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Humanity has always looked to the stars, but it is relatively recently that we have managed to travel into space. This book details our steps into space, our potential future there and considers how we will reach that point.
Roger D. Launius presents human's endeavours to understand the universe, honouring millennia of human curiosity, ingenuity and achievement. This is a must-read for space buffs and everyone intrigued by the history and future of scientific discovery.
In this book, Chris Impey reports on China's plan to launch its own space station by 2020, proves that humans could survive on Mars and unveils cutting-edge innovations such as the space elevators poised to replace rockets at a fraction of the cost.
In this book, David Ashford looks back at the story of space exploration and shows how new driving forces are needed now. He then outlines a new, realistic roadmap for achieving the new space age soon and at an affordable cost.
Author Chris McLeod is fascinated by space travel and in this book he explores some of the most significant developments from the past few decades, as well as what's in store in the decades to come.
This read examines the economic history of American space exploration and spaceflight and argues that the contemporary rise of private-sector efforts is not a new phenomenon.
Claude A. Piantadosi presents a rich history of American space exploration and its major achievements in this book. Piantadosi challenges us to revitalize American leadership in space exploration in order to reap its scientific bounty.
This book is organized by destination and includes every space probe launched by all countries active in space exploration. It tells of an adventure that has not finished astonishing us.
From the earliest sprints past Venus and Mars to Voyager1 's current explorations of the space between the stars, this exciting book sheds new light on ever-more ambitious journeys designed to increase the human reach into the solar system.
Using items in the NASA archive, together with expert narrative guidance, this book traces major events like the founding of NASA, the first astronauts in space, the moon landings, the Hubble Telescope repairs and more.
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