Where next, Columbus? : the future of space exploration (Book, 1995) [WorldCat.org]
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Where next, Columbus? : the future of space exploration

Author: Valerie Neal
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©1995.
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This collection of essays, inspired by the 500th anniversary of Columbus' discovery of the New World, discusses past, present and future exploration not only of the Earth, but also of our galaxy. The  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Neal
ISBN: 0195092775 9780195092776
OCLC Number: 32091514
Description: 231 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Valerie Neal: Introduction. Legacy: Perspectives on past Exploration. 1: Stephen J. Pyne: Voyage of Discovery. 2: harrison H. Schmitt: A Trip to the Moon. 3: Voyager: A Journey of Exploration and Discovery. Challenge: Views of Exploration Today. 4: Thomas E. Lovejoy: Planning for a New Planet. 5: Stephen Jay Gould: A Plea and a Hope for Martian Paleontology. 6: Timothy Ferris: Raising the Roof. 7: Walter E. Massey: Discovery and the Art of Science. Destiny: Questions for Future Explorers. 8: Carl Sagan: Explorers. 9: Robert L. Forward: Technological Limits to Space Exploration. 10: Valerie Neal: Where Next, Columbus?
Responsibility: edited by Valerie Neal.


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