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The survival imperative : using space to protect Earth

Author: William E Burrows
Publisher: New York : Forge Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Forge edView all editions and formats
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The author takes a close-up look at the U.S. space program and explains why it should be used to protect us and the planet from a growing number of perils, including environmental crises, asteroid strikes, and terrorist threats.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William E Burrows
ISBN: 0765311143 9780765311146 0765311151 9780765311153
OCLC Number: 62348273
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Description: 317 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Hell on Earth --
2. Let there be light --
3. Target Earth --
4. The once and future space program --
5. A beehive called Earth --
6. The ultimate frequent-flier program --
7. A treasure chest on the Moon --
8. The guardians --
Appendix A. An open letter to congress --
Appendix B. White paper summarizing findings and recommendations from the 2004 Planetary Defense Conference : Protecting Earth from Asteroids.
Responsibility: William E. Burrows.
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The author takes a close-up look at the U.S. space program and explains why it should be used to protect us and the planet from a growing number of perils, including environmental crises, asteroid strikes, and terrorist threats.

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