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Mankind beyond Earth : the history, science, and future of human space exploration

Author: Claude A Piantadosi
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claude A Piantadosi
ISBN: 9780231162432 023116243X
OCLC Number: 897443261
Description: pages cm
Contents: Preface A Short Introduction to the Science of Space Exploration Part 1: Hindsight and Foresight 1. Men and Machines 2. A Space Lexicon 3. The Explorers 4. Twentieth-Century Space 5. Back to the Moon Part 2: A Home Away from Home 6. Living off the Land 7. Round and Round It Goes ... Where It Stops 8. By Force of Gravity 9. The Cosmic Ray Dilemma 10. Tiny Bubbles Part 3: Where Are We Going? 11. The Case for Mars 12. Big Planets 13. New Stars Bibliography and Additional Reading Index
Responsibility: by Claude A. Piantadosi.

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An important book by a visionary with his feet planted on the ground. Kirkus Reviews Finally, a give-it-to-me-straight account of why space exploration matters. In Mankind Beyond Earth, Claude A. Read more...

 
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