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The Resource Human spaceflight : from Mars to the stars, Louis Friedman

Human spaceflight : from Mars to the stars, Louis Friedman

Label
Human spaceflight : from Mars to the stars
Title
Human spaceflight
Title remainder
from Mars to the stars
Statement of responsibility
Louis Friedman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book explores the future of human presence in space and the possibility of interstellar travel beyond Mars. Friedman offers viable, cost effective, and intriguing insights into current and future technologies that could expand humanity's concept of not only life on Earth but also life in space"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
CaOTU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Friedman, Louis
Dewey number
629.45
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
TL788.5
LC item number
.F748 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Interstellar travel
  • Space flight to Mars
  • Manned space flight
  • Outer space
Label
Human spaceflight : from Mars to the stars, Louis Friedman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The human future in space -- Lighting the path : solar sails and interstellar travel -- Sailcraft in turbulent political and technical waters -- The planetary society and solar sailing -- Interstellar precursors and the 100 year starship -- A mission to the solar gravitational lens focus -- Extending human presence, not humans -- Creating a multi-planet species : humans to Mars -- Stepping stones to Mars -- Implications and conclusions -- Appendix : human Mars mission requirements
Control code
000044182683
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 150 p., 8 unnumbered p.s of plates
Isbn
9780816531462
Lccn
2015005908
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Human spaceflight : from Mars to the stars, Louis Friedman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The human future in space -- Lighting the path : solar sails and interstellar travel -- Sailcraft in turbulent political and technical waters -- The planetary society and solar sailing -- Interstellar precursors and the 100 year starship -- A mission to the solar gravitational lens focus -- Extending human presence, not humans -- Creating a multi-planet species : humans to Mars -- Stepping stones to Mars -- Implications and conclusions -- Appendix : human Mars mission requirements
Control code
000044182683
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 150 p., 8 unnumbered p.s of plates
Isbn
9780816531462
Lccn
2015005908
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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