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The politics and perils of space exploration : who will compete, who will dominate?

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Second edition.

This book examines the U.S. space program’s triumphs and failures in order to assess what constitutes a successful space policy. Using NASA and the space industry’s complex history as a guide, it draws global lessons about space missions and the trends we can expect from different nations in the next decade and beyond.

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Newark Public Library 629.45 DAW (Text)
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9783030568344
  • Physical Description: xvii, 272 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The excitement of current & future space exploration -- The new space race -- Commercial interests in outer space -- Why not go back to the moon? -- Going to Mars -- Politics, the military, and the Space Force -- The science and dangers of outer space -- Politics and the space race -- The post-Apollo and space shuttle era -- Politics, the ISS, and private enterprise -- Politics and commercial space activities -- Technological risks of space flights and human casualties -- New technology and deep space -- Future topics in space.
Summary, etc.:
This book examines the U.S. space program’s triumphs and failures in order to assess what constitutes a successful space policy. Using NASA and the space industry’s complex history as a guide, it draws global lessons about space missions and the trends we can expect from different nations in the next decade and beyond.
Subject: Astronautics and state.
Space law.
Outer space > Exploration.


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