Space Exploration: All That Matters, Paperback / softback Book

Space Exploration: All That Matters Paperback / softback

Part of the All That Matters series

Description

Amid a century devastated by war, space exploration was perhaps mankind's greatest achievement of the twentieth century.

Yet remarkably, in a world where most technology progresses constantly, space exploration appears to have gone backwards.

Man has not returned to the moon since 1972; the space shuttle programme has finished and not been replaced; much-vaunted promises of space tourism have not become realistic.

In this remarkable book, David Ashford looks back at the story of space exploration, identifying the factors that were a driving force behind the eye-catching programmes of the cold war, and showing how now new driving forces are needed.

Using his own extensive experience as a practitioner and researcher of space exploration, Ashford then outlines a new, realistic roadmap for achieving the new space age soon and at an affordable cost.

This accessible and readable book will appeal both to students and general readers, giving a fascinating introduction to space exploration - and what matters most about it.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Popular astronomy & space
  • ISBN: 9781444183832

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