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Mission to Mars: Oberg, James E.

Mission to Mars

Oberg, James E.

ISBN 10: 0811704327 / ISBN 13: 9780811704328
Published by Stackpole, 1982
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Harrisburg PA: Stackpole Books,1982. Hard Cover w/ DJ. First Edition (no other printings indicated). SIGNED presentation copy by the author James Oberg on the first endpaper " To Bud- Who believes this will happen. That's the first step." Houston, 1982. 8vo, 221 pp. Illustrated with B & W plates. Small stain on side of text block, otherwise text is clean and solid, no other markings. A very nice copy. DJ is bright and clean and is not price-clipped ($14.95). Gift quality. Book and DJ condition: VG in mylar jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 5147

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Title: Mission to Mars

Publisher: Stackpole

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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How feasible is a manned Mars flight?
How soon will it be possible?
How long will it take?
What kind of spacecraft will make the journey?
What kind of data will be collected?
What are the advantages of a manned flight over an unmanned?
Mission to Mars discusses these questions and more in this serious, documented treatment of the not-too-distant manned expedition to Mars.
The shuttle has proved successful and an enthusiastic boost to American interest in space. But while many laypeople wonder “what’s next,” scientists are planning what they feel is the next logical step. Drawing on the vast amount of data sent back by Viking orbiters and probes, and existing developments in propulsion and space technology, space experts all over have been speculating, analyzing, and exchanging ideas relative to the long-awaited mission to Mars.
Other factors, critical to an intelligent discussion of such an undertaking are included here: spaceship design and assembly, propulsion systems, navigation principles, life support systems, selecting a landing site, scientific activities on Mars, cost factors, political and social issues.

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