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Living in space : from science fiction to the International Space Station

Author: Giovanni Caprara
Publisher: Willowdale, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A color-illustrated history of space station building that covers Skylab, Salyut, Mir, and the International Space Station in depth, as well as predictions about space colonies.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Giovanni Caprara
ISBN: 1552095495 9781552095492
OCLC Number: 43791094
Notes: Includes index.
Translation of: Abitare lo spazio.
Cover title.
Description: 213 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm.
Contents: Science fiction and pioneer visions: from science fiction dreams to von Braun's wheel --
The first American station: from civilian and military projects to Skylab --
The Russian Salyut stations: seven military and civilian laboratories --
The odyssey of the Russian space station Mir: six living and working modules and many accidents --
Freedom, the "paper station": Reagan's decision: an undertaking with friendly nations --
Cooperation in space: ISS the International Space Station --
Colonies in space: from O'Neill's designs to the future.
Other Titles: Abitare lo spazio
Responsibility: Giovanni Caprara.
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A color-illustrated history of space station building that covers Skylab, Salyut, Mir, and the International Space Station in depth, as well as predictions about space colonies.

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