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Mission to Mars : my vision for space exploration

Author: Buzz Aldrin; Leonard David; Andrew Aldrin
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2015, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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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; Andrew Aldrin
ISBN: 9781426214684 1426214685 9781426210174 1426210175
OCLC Number: 910250994
Notes: Includes index.
"With a new essay on space in our future"--Cover.
Description: xiii, 258 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / Andrew Aldrin --
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 --
Afterword: beyond here and now --
Changing visions for space exploration.
Responsibility: Buzz Aldrin ; with Leonard David ; foreword by Andrew Aldrin.

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Colonising space is essential for the long term survival of the human race, and Buzz Aldrin's book shows us how. - Stephen Hawking

 
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