The new moon : water, exploration, and future habitation / Arlin Crotts, Columbia University, New York
- Crotts, Arlin
- Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (ix, 514 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).
- The importance of the moon -- First steps -- Moon/Mars -- An international flotilla -- The moon rises from the ashes -- Moons past -- The pull of the far side -- Water in a land of false seas -- Inconstant moon -- Moonlighting -- Lunar living room -- Lunar power -- Stepping stone -- Return to earth -- Glossary -- Appendix A. Von Braun et al. space and lunar exploration issues -- Appendix B. Topics in transient phenomena on the moon.
- Explore Earth's closest neighbor, the Moon, in this fascinating and timely book and discover what we should expect from this seemingly familiar but strange, new frontier. What startling discoveries are being uncovered on the Moon? What will these tell us about our place in the Universe? How can exploring the Moon benefit development on Earth? Discover the role of the Moon in Earth's past and present; read about the lunar environment and how it could be made more habitable for humans; consider whether continued exploration of the Moon is justified; and view rare Apollo-era photos and film stills. This is a complete story of the human lunar experience, presenting many interesting but little-known and significant events in lunar science for the first time. It will appeal to anyone wanting to know more about the stunning discoveries being uncovered on the Moon.
- 9781139045384 (ebook)
- Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015).
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