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Mankind beyond Earth

Claude A. Piantadosi

Mankind beyond Earth

the history, science, and future of human space exploration

by Claude A. Piantadosi

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forecasting,
  • Exploration,
  • Popular works,
  • Astronautics,
  • Manned space flight,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementClaude A. Piantadosi
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL789.8.U5 P53 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25346572M
    ISBN 109780231162425, 9780231531030
    LC Control Number2012017631

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    Claude A. Piantadosi's Mankind Beyond Earth: The History, Science, and Future of Human Space Exploration (Columbia University Press, ) is a critical but engaging defense of that process. Piantadosi, Med '75, is the director of Duke University's F.G. Hall Environmental Laboratory, and in his introduction he admits that he has worked on NASA contracts over the past 20 years but that he's not Author: Bret Mccabe. An important book by a visionary with his feet planted on the ground. Kirkus Reviews Finally, a give-it-to-me-straight account of why space exploration matters. In Mankind Beyond Earth, Claude A. Piantadosi folds together science, politics, and culture to demonstrate why a civilization without a spacefaring future is doomed to extinction.

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