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The Mars Project (Paperback)

Wernher Von Braun, Henry Julian White

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ISBN 10: 0252062272 / ISBN 13: 9780252062278
Edité par University of Illinois Press, United States, 1962
Neuf(s) Etat : New Couverture souple
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Language: English . Brand New Book. This classic on space travel was first published in 1953, when interplanetary space flight was considered science fiction by most of those who considered it at all. Here the German-born scientist Wernher von Braun detailed what he believed were the problems and possibilities inherent in a projected expedition to Mars. Today von Braun is recognized as the person most responsible for laying the groundwork for public acceptance of America s space program. When President Bush directed NASA in 1989 to prepare plans for an orbiting space station, lunar research bases, and human exploration of Mars, he was largely echoing what von Braun proposed in The Mars Project. N° de réf. du libraire AAJ9780252062278

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Titre : The Mars Project (Paperback)

Éditeur : University of Illinois Press, United States

Date d'édition : 1962

Reliure : Paperback

Etat du livre :New

Edition : Reprint.

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A reprint of the 1953 U. of Illinois Press edition, itself translated from the 1952 German edition (Bechtle Verlag, Esslingen). A forward look at interplanetary space flight, based on von Braun's experience working first for the Nazis and then for the US Army. With a new foreword by former NASA admi

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The late Wernher Von Braun came to the United States in 1945, after having been chiefly responsible for the development of Germany's V-2 rockets. He was director of the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Huntsville, Alabama. He received eight honorary degrees for his contributions to America's missile and space programs. Thomas O. Paine is a former NASA administrator

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