The Resource Making space happen : private space ventures and the visionaries behind them, Paula Berinstein

Making space happen : private space ventures and the visionaries behind them, Paula Berinstein

Label
Making space happen : private space ventures and the visionaries behind them
Title
Making space happen
Title remainder
private space ventures and the visionaries behind them
Statement of responsibility
Paula Berinstein
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Most Americans equate space exploration with NASA, but the general public is largely unaware that hundreds of passionate individuals and private organizations are working to allow ordinary people the opportunity to tour near space and to create permanent human settlements on Mars and other celestial bodies. Through a series of fascinating interviews, this book introduces the scientists, astronauts, engineers, and entrepreneurs behind the private space movement and offers a clear-eyed assessment of their prospects for success. The legal, ethical, and political challenges facing the exploitation
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
338.4/7910919
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9711.75.A2
LC item number
B47 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Making space happen : private space ventures and the visionaries behind them, Paula Berinstein
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Space tourism? : where'd they come up with an idea like that? -- Tom Rogers : moving space tourism from page zero to page one -- Harvey Wichman : you can't throw your socks on the floor in a spacecraft -- Space and the body : are we robust enough to venture out? -- Patrick Collins : would you pay $25,000 for a space vacation? -- Peter Diamandis, Buzz Aldrin, and Ron Jones : how in tarnation are we going to get off the earth? -- Kirby Ikin, Tom Olson, and Paul Contursi : the bottom line -- funding and insurance -- Robert Zubrin : the fast track to Mars -- Wendell Mendell : mooning over the past -- Greg Bennett : to the Moon -- What's up with NASA? -- John Lewis : raw materials from the sky -- Jim Benson : space entrepreneur extraordinaire -- Denise Norris : marketing space -- Charles Miller : legislating space -- Rick Tumlinson and James George : advocating space -- Alonzo Fyfe : but is it the right thing to do? -- Alan Wasser : who owns space? -- Rene Schaad : space around the world -- this one, that is -- Whither humans in space?
Control code
ocn781538667
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 490 pages, [16] pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781937289997
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
978db374-ead5-4b7d-b48c-8890b71b76d5
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35557072
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)781538667
  • pebcs1937289982

Library Locations

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