Space, the Next Twenty-five Years

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Wiley, 1987 - Astronautics - 237 pages
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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McDonough ( The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence ) reviews briefly the history of space exploration and in more detail discusses the current situation, including the most promising areas for ... Read full review

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INTRODUCTION
1
Orbital Truck
31
A Nice Place to Visit
45
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McDonough has degrees in physics (MIT) and astrophysics (Cornell). He is the Coordinator of the Planetary Society's SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) program. He is also a consultant to the Skeptics Society and to the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal.

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