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The new moon : water, exploration, and future habitation

Author: Arlin Crotts
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explore Earth's closest neighbor, the Moon, in this fascinating and timely book and discover what we should expect from this seemingly familiar but strange, new frontier. What startling discoveries are being uncovered on the Moon? What will these tell us about our place in the Universe? How can exploring the Moon benefit development on Earth? Discover the role of the Moon in Earth's past and present; read about the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Crotts, Arlin.
New moon.
New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, [2014]
(DLC) 2013030434
(OCoLC)856879194
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arlin Crotts
ISBN: 9781139905817 1139905813 1322176426 9781322176420
OCLC Number: 893686094
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (530 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The importance of the moon --
First steps --
Moon/Mars --
An international flotilla --
The moon rises from the ashes --
Moons past --
The pull of the far side --
Water in a land of false seas --
Inconstant moon --
Moonlighting --
Lunar living room --
Lunar power --
Stepping stone --
Return to earth --
Glossary --
Appendix A. Von Braun et al. space and lunar exploration issues --
Appendix B. Topics in transient phenomena on the moon.
Responsibility: Arlin Crotts.

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A complete story of the human lunar experience, presenting many interesting but little-known events in lunar science for the first time.  Read more...

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