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Exploring the Planets: A Memoir

Fred Taylor
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
ISBN
9780191819650
Summary
This personal account of how the space programme has evolved, explores how the motivations of researchers and politicians can merge to generate the large budgets required, and describes how the technology is planned and developed to make various feats like landing on Mars or Titan possible.
Description
1 online resource : illustrations (black and white, and colour)
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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