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The case for Mars :the plan to settle the red planet and why we must

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Argues that a manned expedition to Mars could cost less than one- tenth of the $400 billion cited by NASA, is possible with existing technology and expertise, could be funded with a combination of public and private money, is not as dangerous as some think, and is necessary to explore the planet thoroughly. The trick is to use resources on Mars to produce the fuel, oxygen, food, ceramics, plastics, and metals needed to turn an expedition into a permanent colony.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-318) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684827575
With:
Wagner, Richard
Publisher:
The Free Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Astronomy - Solar System
Subject:
Life on other planets
Subject:
Mars (planet)
Subject:
Mars
Copyright:
Series Volume:
4
Publication Date:
19961016
Binding:
HC
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9.56x6.44x1.17 in. 1.45 lbs.

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