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Beyond : our future in space

Author: Chris Impey
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2016] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Beyond tells the story of humanity leaving home -- and how humans will soon thrive in the vast universe beyond the earth. A propulsive voyage through space and time, Beyond reveals how centuries of space explorers -- from the earliest stargazers to today's cutting-edge researchers -- all draw inspiration from an innate human emotion: wanderlust. This urge to explore led us to multiply around the globe, and it can be  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Impey
ISBN: 0393352153 9780393352153
OCLC Number: 909974506
Description: xii, 321 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Contents: Dreaming of beyond --
Rockets and bombs --
Send in the robots --
Revolution is coming --
Meet the entrepreneurs --
Beyond the horizon --
A plethora of planets --
The next space race --
Our next home --
Remote sensing --
Living off-Earth --
Journey to the stars --
Cosmic companionship --
A universe made for us.
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Beyond dares to imagine a fantastic future for humans in space-and then reminds us that we're already there.  Read more...

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"For those who like their history potted and their technology humanised, this could be the perfect primer." -- Engineering & Technology "Beyond is a compelling book with great attention to detail and Read more...

 
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