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Space developments for the future of mankind

selected papers from the XXX International Astronautical Congress, Munich, 17-22 September 1979

by International Astronautical Congress Munich 1979.

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronautics -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by L.G. Napolitano.
    ContributionsNapolitano, Luigi G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL787 .I443 1979
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 561 p. :
    Number of Pages561
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4115424M
    ISBN 100080254543
    LC Control Number80040217

      Space exploration is a growth industry and gives good (if long-term) returns. NASA's budget for the year , for example, was $ billion, which will be spent here on Earth at NASA centers, on contracts to space contractors, and other companies that supply whatever it is that NASA needs. None of it is spent in space. Welcome to the 21st-century space race, one that could potentially lead to minute space vacations, orbiting space hotels, and humans on , instead of warring superpowers battling for.

      Space has not been this exciting since the s. Nasa recently launched Orion, its first new spacecraft to carry astronauts since the Space Shuttle, and is developing a massive new rocket to. Karl Jaspers () was a German psychiatrist and existentialist philosopher, who wrote many important books such as Reason and Existenz,Philosophy of Existence,Way to Wisdom: An Introduction to Philosophy,Man in the Modern Age, etc. The translator notes, “The Future of Mankind was written to elaborate a lecture which Karl Jaspers broadcast in the fall of Reviews: 2.

    Space: Mankind's Fourth Environment focuses on the emerging trends in astronomy, taking into consideration space transportation and exploration. Along with this topic are various technological developments that are widely used and considered with space, referred to in this book as humankind's ""fourth environment"", as another potential.   Others, who have followed the relevant technological developments and the studies made in the past few years at various American universities, including some under the auspices of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), know that the first space colony could almost surely be established early in the coming century, on the.


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Space developments for the future of mankind: selected proceedings of the XXX International Astronautical Congress, Munich, September Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Includes bibliographiesPages:   Space developments for the future of mankind. Oxford ; New York: Pergamon Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Luigi G Napolitano.

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