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Project Constellation Pocket Space Guide (Pocket Space Guides)by Tim Mcelyea
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Project Constellation is NASA's initiative to develop a replacement for the aging Space Shuttle. It's main goal is to provide spacecraft for returning to the Moon by the year 2020. This Pocket Space Guide, #9 in the series, gives the background information on how the program was formed and what it is destined to accomplish.
Details are given for all of the elements of the Project Constellation, from the Lunar Precursor Robotic Program to the Orion spacecraft, Ares launch vehicles, and the Lunar Surface Access Module. Project Constellation is realizing President Bush's "Vision" for space and this book chronicles the progress and outlines the plans for tomorrow.
Written by a longtime reporter on space exploration, this guide takes an in-depth look at Project Constellation, the bold new initiative designed to bring America’s space exploration program into the 21st century. The new space age will combine hard-won experience and modern spacecraft and launch systems with the dedication and professionalism that have long been foundational to human space exploration. This Pocket Space Guide, #9 in the series, invites the reader into the world of Project Constellation.
About the Author
Tim McElyea is a native of Huntsville Alabama with a record of achievement in fine art prints, drawings, sculpture and computer animations. In 1995 he founded Media Fusion, Inc., a studio providing state-of-the-art communications media, particularly full-color graphics and computer animations. Tim and Media Fusion have a rich relationship with NASA, providing high profile imagery and media which NASA uses to communicate the future of space transportation.
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