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Return to the moon

by Rick Tumlinson | 09 November 2005
PAPERBACK
Synopsis
In this volume of essays, the top experts and major players behind the United States's recently renewed push to the moon fuel a growing debate over lunar exploration. The announcement in 2004 that the US would be revamping its moon program inspired both excitement about the possibilities and concern over cost and safety issues. This book takes the controversy out of the realm of pure science and into the mainstream of national debate. Lunar experts Alan Binder, Andy Chaikin, Yoji Kondo, Courtney Stadd, Frank White, and many others weigh in on the case for a return, point out the best way to do it, and speculate on what could be done with this newly obtained real estate. The essays are accompanied by illustrations of what life on the moon might look like. Contributions come from different perspectives and styles, offering a broad take on the very real possibility that humans will again walk -- and work, live, and play -- on the lunar landscape. From telescopes and tourism, to training for Mars, to building a new b
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Synopsis
In this volume of essays, the top experts and major players behind the United States's recently renewed push to the moon fuel a growing debate over lunar exploration. The announcement in 2004 that the US would be revamping its moon program inspired both excitement about the possibilities and concern over cost and safety issues. This book takes the controversy out of the realm of pure science and into the mainstream of national debate. Lunar experts Alan Binder, Andy Chaikin, Yoji Kondo, Courtney Stadd, Frank White, and many others weigh in on the case for a return, point out the best way to do it, and speculate on what could be done with this newly obtained real estate. The essays are accompanied by illustrations of what life on the moon might look like. Contributions come from different perspectives and styles, offering a broad take on the very real possibility that humans will again walk -- and work, live, and play -- on the lunar landscape. From telescopes and tourism, to training for Mars, to building a new b
€22.39
67 Reward Points
Currently out of stock
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Eligible for free delivery

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Product Details

ISBN - 9781894959322
Format - PAPERBACK
Publisher -
Published - 09/11/2005
Categories - All, Books, Science and Nature, Science, Astronomy and Space
No. of Pages - 208
Weight - 409
Edition -
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 26
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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