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Human exploration of space

National Research Council (U.S.). Space Studies Board. Committee on Human Exploration.

Human exploration of space

a review of NASA"s 90-day study and alternatives

by National Research Council (U.S.). Space Studies Board. Committee on Human Exploration.

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Published by National Academy Press, [National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space flight.,
  • Moon -- Exploration.,
  • Outer space -- Exploration -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCommittee on Human Exploration of Space, National Research Council.
    SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA CR-186394.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15397135M

    The post-Apollo directions of a U.S. program of human exploration of the solar system have long been the subject of study, discussion, debate, and controversy. Most concepts for the next steps in the human exploration of space, including those going back as far as the mids, have focused on. In her new book Rocket Dreams: How the Space Age Shaped Our Vision of a World Beyond, Marina Benjamin argues that space exploration has shaped our worldviews in more ways than one. "The impact of seeing the Earth from space focused our energies on the home planet in unprecedented ways, dramatically affecting our relationship to the natural.

    A new book from NASA is showing how research aboard the International Space Station helps improve lives on Earth while advancing NASA's ambitious human exploration goals. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Science management in the human exploration of space. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press,

    some of the key issues in the psychology of space exploration, as well as a sampling of highly innovative empirical research. The characteristic that most clearly sets this collection apart from others, however, is the depth with which the authors have engaged the. history. of the psychology of space exploration.   Return to the Moon: Exploration, Enterprise, and Energy in the Human Settlement of Space Harrison Schmitt Springer Science & Business Media, - Science - pages.


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