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MARS A Cosmic Stepping Stone : Uncovering Humanity's Cosmic Context

Author: Kevin Nolan
Publisher: New York, NY : Praxis Publishing, Ltd, 2008.
Series: SpringerLink: Springer e-Books
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**"Mars - A Cosmic Stepping Stone" connects ordinary people with the relevance of space exploration in a way not seen since Carl Sagan.**The book encapsulates, completely and understandibly, the 'big  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Nolan
ISBN: 9780387499819 0387499814
OCLC Number: 316082483
In: Nolan, Kevin
Notes: In: Springer-Online.
Description: Online-Ressource. : v.: digital.
Contents: Life in the Universe.- The Origin of Life on Earth.- From Antiquity to the Canals.- Viking.- The Legacy of Viking.- Mars: A Cosmic Stepping Stone.- A Grand Plan.- The Search for Life: A Planetary Perspective.- The Search for Life: Water and the Atmosphere.- The Search for Life: Past and Present.- A Global Strategy.- Global Programs.- First Steps: Pathfinder.- Mars Reconnaissance.- Spirit and Opportunity.- A Paradigm Shift.- Next Steps.- Because It's There.- Planetary Protection.- A Human Mission to Mars.- Our Life in the Universe.
Series Title: SpringerLink: Springer e-Books
Responsibility: by Kevin Nolan.


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