Space Chronicles. Facing The Ultimate Frontier

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Published by W. W. Norton & Company, 2012
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ISBN 0393082105. Hardback. First Printing as designated on the copyright page with a decending number line going down to the number 1 on the bottom of the copyright page with first edition printed on the top of the copyright page. Signed by Neil Degrasse Tyson with his full name only on the half title page with his usual method of signing with a black sharpie. Book is in Near Fine condition, a tight bright attractive copy with no markings to the book. Dustjacket is in Near Fine condition, a Tight bright attractive dustjacket with no tears , creases or chipping, just the slightest edgewear. $26.95 original price is still present and unclipped on the front dustjacket flap. We have placed the dustjacket in a Brodart clear plastic protective cover and it looks much better than described. Bookseller Inventory #

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A thought-provoking and humorous collection on NASA and the future of space travel.

Neil deGrasse Tyson is a rare breed of astrophysicist, one who can speak as easily and brilliantly with popular audiences as with professional scientists. Now that NASA has put human space flight effectively on hold―with a five- or possibly ten-year delay until the next launch of astronauts from U.S. soil―Tyson’s views on the future of space travel and America’s role in that future are especially timely and urgent. This book represents the best of Tyson’s commentary, including a candid new introductory essay on NASA and partisan politics, giving us an eye-opening manifesto on the importance of space exploration for America’s economy, security, and morale. Thanks to Tyson’s fresh voice and trademark humor, his insights are as delightful as they are provocative, on topics that range from the missteps that shaped our recent history of space travel to how aliens, if they existed, might go about finding us.

About the Author: Neil deGrasse Tyson is an astrophysicist with the American Museum of Natural History, director of its world-famous Hayden Planetarium, host of the hit radio and TV show StarTalk, and the New York Times best-selling author of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. He lives in New York City.

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Title: Space Chronicles. Facing The Ultimate ...
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: 2012
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
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