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Human spaceflight : from Mars to the stars

Author: Louis Friedman
Publisher: Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book explores the future of human presence in space and the possibility of interstellar travel beyond Mars. Friedman offers viable, cost effective, and intriguing insights into current and future technologies that could expand humanity's concept of not only life on Earth but also life in space"--Provided by publisher.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Friedman
ISBN: 9780816531462 0816531463
OCLC Number: 907272392
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 150 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The human future in space --
Lighting the path : solar sails and interstellar travel --
Sailcraft in turbulent political and technical waters --
The planetary society and solar sailing --
Interstellar precursors and the 100 Year StarshipTM --
A mission to the solar gravitational lens focus --
Extending human presence, not humans --
Creating a multi-planet species : humans to Mars --
Stepping stones to Mars --
Implications and conclusions --
Appendix : a human Mars mission.
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