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A History of Space Exploration

And its future...

by Tim Furniss

  • 75 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by The Lyons Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Outer space,
  • History,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • History: American,
  • Aeronautics & Astronautics,
  • History / General,
  • Exploration,
  • Modern - 20th Century,
  • Astronautics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8818771M
    ISBN 101585746509
    ISBN 109781585746507
    OCLC/WorldCa52512915

    “Space Exploration presents a fascinating and unusual new way of viewing more t years of space history in objects that each brought us one step forward in our understanding of the cosmos. The result is a new perspective of how the human race went from the first step in comprehending space to the first glimpse of a black hole. During its more than year history, NASA's success in human space exploration has depended on the agency's ability to effectively address a wide range of biomedical, engineering, physical science, and related obstacles--an achievement made possible by NASA's strong and productive commitments to life and physical sciences research for human.

    The History Of Space Exploration. likes 15 talking about this. A page that explores the history of space exploration and travelFollowers:   Selected Documents in the History of the U.S. Civil Space Program, Volume I: Organizing for Exploration. John M. Logsdon, General Editor, with Linda J. Lear, Jannelle Warren-Findley, Ray A. Williamson, and Dwayne A. Day. This valuable reference work is the first in a series of volumes tracing the history of the US civil space program.

    Presented are the acknowledgements and introduction sections of the book 'Space: Discovery and Exploration.' The goal of the book is to address .   The Future of Space Exploration. Modern space exploration is reaching ares once only dreamed of. Mars is a main focal point of modern space exploration and a manned mars exploration is a long term goal of the United States. In addition, the concept of space tourism has opened up an opportunity for wealthy individuals to travel into outer space.


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