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by Thomas R. McDonough

eBook Space: The Next Twenty-five Years (Wiley Science editions) epub
  • ISBN: 0471856711
  • Author: Thomas R. McDonough
  • Genre: Science
  • Subcategory: Astronomy & Space Science
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc; 1st Edition. edition (August 5, 1987)
  • Pages: 256 pages
  • ePUB size: 1317 kb
  • FB2 size 1561 kb
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McDonough, Thomas R. Publication date. Astronautics, Space sciences - Forecasts

McDonough, Thomas R. Astronautics, Space sciences - Forecasts. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; americana. Space, the final frontier - 1. From fire arrows to Neil Armstrong: The history of space exploration - 2. Orbital truck: The space shuttle - 3. A nice place to visit: Earth - 4. Star wars: The strategic defense initiative - 5. Captain Kirk, here we come!: Humans vs. robots in space - 6. A room with a view: Space stations - 7. The man and woman in the moon: A lunar base - 8. Who stole the canals?: Mars - 9. Dinosaur killers?: Asteroids and comets - 10.

book by Thomas R. McDonough. A thorough explanation and analysis of the most commonly discussed options for the immediate future of space exploration. Analog Science Fiction and Fact, March 1969 (Volume LXXXIII, No. 1). Tak Hallus, Gordon R. Dickson, Stephen Robinett, Thomas R. McDonough, . Allen, Harry Harrison, Christopher Anvil.

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SFE : Science Fiction Encyclopedia : (1945- ) US author and lecturer in engineering at Caltech, perhaps best . Space: The Next Twenty-Five Years (New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1989). Internet Speculative Fiction Database.

SFE : Science Fiction Encyclopedia : (1945- ) US author and lecturer in engineering at Caltech, perhaps best known for his nonfiction and for serving as the coordinator of the SETI programme of the Planetary Societ.

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Thomas R. McDonough, Space: The Next Twenty-Five Years (New York: John Wiley, 1987);Google Scholar. Nicholas Booth, Space: The Next 100 Years (London: Mitchell Beazley, 1990);Google Scholar. Frank White, The Overview Effect (Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1987);Google Scholar. Harry L. Shipman, Humans in Space: 21st Century Frontier (New York: Plenum Press, 1989);CrossRefGoogle Scholar. Richard S. Lewis, Space in the 21st Century (New York: Columbia University Press, 1990);Google Scholar.

John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1987. John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1987. Like McDonough, Shipman includes his personal view of the future, not only in space science and applications but also in new roles for humans, both in the space station and on the surfaces of the moon and Mars. His cautiously, supportive view of such activities offers a perspective that makes it required reading for visionaries as well as cynics. This book is one of the best space overviews published for the non-specialist audience. McDonough, American Physicist, educator. Achievements include prediction of solar wind extending beyond Pluto and of gas tori around the Jovian planets. Recipient National Aeronautics and Space Administration Citation for work on Pioneer spacecraft flyby of Saturn, 1979. Consultant National Aeronautics and Space Administration Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 1978-1981.

A thorough explanation and analysis of the most commonly discussed options for the immediate future of space exploration. This comes at a critical time in our space program, as the nation and the world considers its next step: space stations? Space colonization? A mission to Mars? Manned or un-manned? Do we use space for military advantage? Running through the book will be a 'roundtable discussion' quoting or excerpting nationally prominent thinkers in the field.
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