Humans to Mars: Fifty Years of Mission Planning, 1950-2000
by David S. F. Portree
Publisher: NASA History Division 2001
Number of pages: 151
By examining the evolution of 50 mission studies over the past 50 years, David Portree gives us a sense of the many options that Mars human space flight planners in the United States have explored. Portree covers a wide variety of ideas for human exploration of Mars...
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by Steven J. Dick - NASA
Thought-provoking ideas, views, and speculative reasoning. The book itself is divided into three parts: National and Global Dimensions of the Space Age; Remembrance and Cultural Representation of the Space Age; and Reflections of the Space Age.
by Dennis R. Jenkins - NASA
Anybody who has watched many movies or television shows has seen them -- the ubiquitous silver suits worn by pilots as they explore the unknown. They are called pressure suits, and one can trace their lineage to Wiley Post or, a bit earlier.
- U.S. Congress, Office of Technology Assessment
This report examines issues related to the development and operation of publicly funded U.S. and foreign civilian remote sensing systems. It also explores the military and intelligence use of data gathered by civilian satellites.
by Boris Chertok - NASA
This is volume 2 -- Creating a Rocket Industry: Chertok not only describes and reflects upon his experiences, but he also elicits and extracts profound insights from an epic story about a society's quest to explore the cosmos.