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The Resource Space chronicles : facing the ultimate frontier, Neil deGrasse Tyson ; edited by Avis Lang

Space chronicles : facing the ultimate frontier, Neil deGrasse Tyson ; edited by Avis Lang

Label
Space chronicles : facing the ultimate frontier
Title
Space chronicles
Title remainder
facing the ultimate frontier
Statement of responsibility
Neil deGrasse Tyson ; edited by Avis Lang
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The astrophysicist director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York discusses the future of space travel and the importance of its exploration for the United States' economy, security, and morale
Summary
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson presents his views on the future of space travel and America's role in that future, giving his readers an eye-opening manifesto on the importance of space exploration for America's economy, security, and morale
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10034323
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
629.40973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1210
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
facing the ultimate frontier
Label
Space chronicles : facing the ultimate frontier, Neil deGrasse Tyson ; edited by Avis Lang
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1: Why. The allure of space ; Exoplanet Earth ; Extraterrestrial life ; Evil aliens ; Killer asteroids ; Destined for the stars ; Why explore ; The anatomy of wonder ; Happy birthday, NASA ; The next fifty years in space ; Space options ; Paths to discovery -- Pt. 2: How. To fly ; Going ballistic ; Race to space ; 2001 : fact vs. Fiction ; Launching the right stuff ; Things are looking up ; For the love of Hubble ; Happy anniversary, Apollo 11 ; How to reach the sky ; The last days of the space shuttle ; Propulsion for deep space ; Balancing acts ; Happy anniversary, Star Trek ; How to prove you've been abducted by aliens ; The future of US space travel -- Pt. 3: Why not. Space travel troubles ; Reaching for the stars ; America and the emergent space powers ; Delusions of space enthusiasts ; Perchance to dream ; By the numbers ; Ode to Challenger, 1986 ; Spacecraft behaving badly ; What NASA means to America's future -- Epilogue: The cosmic perspective
Control code
19515422
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 364 pages
Isbn
9780393082104
Lccn
2011032481
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)738350129
Label
Space chronicles : facing the ultimate frontier, Neil deGrasse Tyson ; edited by Avis Lang
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1: Why. The allure of space ; Exoplanet Earth ; Extraterrestrial life ; Evil aliens ; Killer asteroids ; Destined for the stars ; Why explore ; The anatomy of wonder ; Happy birthday, NASA ; The next fifty years in space ; Space options ; Paths to discovery -- Pt. 2: How. To fly ; Going ballistic ; Race to space ; 2001 : fact vs. Fiction ; Launching the right stuff ; Things are looking up ; For the love of Hubble ; Happy anniversary, Apollo 11 ; How to reach the sky ; The last days of the space shuttle ; Propulsion for deep space ; Balancing acts ; Happy anniversary, Star Trek ; How to prove you've been abducted by aliens ; The future of US space travel -- Pt. 3: Why not. Space travel troubles ; Reaching for the stars ; America and the emergent space powers ; Delusions of space enthusiasts ; Perchance to dream ; By the numbers ; Ode to Challenger, 1986 ; Spacecraft behaving badly ; What NASA means to America's future -- Epilogue: The cosmic perspective
Control code
19515422
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 364 pages
Isbn
9780393082104
Lccn
2011032481
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)738350129

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