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Voyage to the Milky Way : the future of space exploration

Author: Donald Goldsmith
Publisher: New York : TV Books, ©1999.
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"In its fast-paced narrative, Voyage to the Milky Way will take you through space and time into the depths of our galaxy, revealing mysteries undreamed of by past generations. Describing both the near and far future of our cosmic exploration, Voyage to the Milky Way provides the latest news from the last great frontier - the realms of space that have fascinated humans for centuries and may hold the keys to our  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Goldsmith, Donald.
Voyage to the Milky Way.
New York : TV Books, ©1999
(OCoLC)676858556
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Goldsmith
ISBN: 1575000466 9781575000466
OCLC Number: 41579775
Description: 255 pages, [16] pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Whither go we? --
The great leap upward --
Colonizing the moon --
The sociology of space --
When babies are born on Mars --
Mining the asteroids --
To Europa and beyond --
A million times farther --
Rocket science, laser sails, and antimatter drives --
When time slows down --
Heavy traffic --
What don't we know.
Responsibility: Donald Goldsmith.

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"In its fast-paced narrative, Voyage to the Milky Way will take you through space and time into the depths of our galaxy, revealing mysteries undreamed of by past generations. Describing both the near and far future of our cosmic exploration, Voyage to the Milky Way provides the latest news from the last great frontier - the realms of space that have fascinated humans for centuries and may hold the keys to our future survival."--Jacket.

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