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Mission to Mars : my vision for space exploration

Author: Buzz Aldrin; Leonard David, (Space journalist)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2013.
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Buzz Aldrin speaks out as a vital advocate for the continuing quest to push the boundaries of the universe as we know it. As a pioneering astronaut who first set foot on the moon during mankind's first landing of Apollo 11-- and as an aerospace engineer who designed an orbital rendezvous technique critical to future planetary landings -- Aldrin has a vision, and in this book he plots out the path he proposes, taking  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Buzz Aldrin; Leonard David, (Space journalist)
ISBN: 9781426210174 1426210175
OCLC Number: 807024591
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 258 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: The view from Air Force One --
Time for decision-making : call for a unified space vision --
Your space : building the business case --
Dreams of my moon --
Voyage to Armageddon --
The march to Mars --
Homesteading the red planet --
The clarion call --
Appendix. Changing visions for space exploration.
Responsibility: Buzz Aldrin ; with Leonard David ; foreword by Andrew Aldrin.

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Argues passionately and articulately for continuing to push the boundaries of our knowledge of the universe and, specifically, for focussing assets, intellect, and policy toward sending humans to the  Read more...

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"Colonizing space is essential for the long term survival of the human race, and Buzz Aldrin's book shows us how." --Stephen Hawking "Buzz Aldrin has been as far from Earth as any human being, and Read more...

 
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