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Mission to Mars : my vision for space exploration / Buzz Aldrin ; with Leonard David ; foreword by Andrew Aldrin.

By: Aldrin, Buzz.
Contributor(s): David, Leonard (Space journalist).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2013Description: xiii, 258 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781426210174 (hc); 1426210175.Subject(s): Space colonies | Space flight to Mars | Mars probes | Mars (Planet) -- ExplorationDDC classification: |
Contents:
The view from Air Force One -- Time for decision-making : call for a unified space vision -- Your space : building the business case -- Dreams of my moon -- Voyage to Armageddon -- The march to Mars -- Homesteading the red planet -- The clarion call -- Appendix. Changing visions for space exploration.
Summary: Buzz Aldrin speaks out as a vital advocate for the continuing quest to push the boundaries of the universe as we know it. As a pioneering astronaut who first set foot on the moon during mankind's first landing of Apollo 11-- and as an aerospace engineer who designed an orbital rendezvous technique critical to future planetary landings -- Aldrin has a vision, and in this book he plots out the path he proposes, taking humans to Mars by 2035.
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