The case for Mars : the plan to settle the red planet and why we must (Book, 1996) [Beloit College]
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The case for Mars : the plan to settle the red planet and why we must

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

Author: Robert Zubrin; Richard Wagner
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The author presents his plan, Mars Direct, with ideas for using present-day technology to "produce fuel and oxygen on the planet's surface with Martian natural resources," etc.--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Newspaper clippings
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Zubrin; Richard Wagner
ISBN: 0684827573 9780684827575 0684835509 9780684835501
OCLC Number: 34906203
Notes: Beloit College notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 335-336) and index.
Description: xxi, 328 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Mars direct --
From Kepler to the space age --
Finding a plan --
Getting there --
Killing the dragons, avoiding the sirens --
Exploring Mars --
Building the base on Mars --
The colonization of Mars --
Terraforming Mars --
The view from earth --
Epilogue : the significance of the Martian frontier.
Responsibility: Robert Zubrin with Richard Wagner.
Local System Bib Number:
u178795

Abstract:

The author presents his plan, Mars Direct, with ideas for using present-day technology to "produce fuel and oxygen on the planet's surface with Martian natural resources," etc.--Jacket.
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