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The case for Mars: the plan to settle the red planet and why we must

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Tantor Audio,
Pub. Date:
2018.
Edition:
Unabridged.
Language:
English
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The author discusses the Mars Direct Plan, which he developed for NASA, explaining the possibilities of Martian travel and the rationale for colonizing and terraforming the planet.
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Grouping Title case for mars the plan to settle the red planet and why we must
Grouping Author zubrin robert
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display_description Since the beginning of human history Mars has been an alluring dream-the stuff of legends, gods, and mystery. The planet most like ours, it has still been thought impossible to reach, let alone explore and inhabit. Now with the advent of a revolutionary new plan, all this has changed. Leading space exploration authority Robert Zubrin has crafted a daring new blueprint, Mars Direct, presented here with engaging anecdotes. The Case for Mars is not a vision for the far future or one that will cost us impossible billions. It explains step-by-step how we can use present-day technology to send humans to Mars within ten years; actually produce fuel and oxygen on the planet's surface with Martian natural resources; how we can build bases and settlements; and how we can one day "terraform" Mars-a process that can alter the atmosphere of planets and pave the way for sustainable life.
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subject_facet Life on other planets, Mars (Planet), Mars (Planet) -- Exploration, Space colonies
title_display The case for Mars : the plan to settle the red planet and why we must
title_full The case for Mars : the plan to settle the red planet and why we must [electronic resource] Zubrin, Robert.
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title_sub the plan to settle the red planet and why we must
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