The Case for Mars The Plan to Settle the Red Planet and Why We Must

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  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/28/2011
  • Publisher: Free Press
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Here is the completely revised and updated version of Robert Zubrin's prescient classic on the exploration and settlement of Mars,

Author Biography

A renowned aerospace engineer, Robert Zubrin is president of Pioneer Astronautics and the founder of the Mars Society Formerly; a senior engineer at Lockheed Martin Astronautics, he holds a master's degree in aeronautics and astronautics and a Ph D in nuclear engineering. He lives in Golden Colorado. Richard Wagner is the former editor of Ad Astra, the journal of the National Space Society He lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Revised Editionp. xi
Forewordp. xix
Prefacep. xxiii
Mars Directp. 1
From Kepler to the Space Agep. 19
Finding a Planp. 57
Getting Therep. 87
Killing the Dragons, Avoiding the Sirensp. 125
Exploring Marsp. 151
Building the Base on Marsp. 187
The Colonization of Marsp. 233
Terraforming Marsp. 265
The View from Earthp. 293
Epilogue: The Significance of the Martian Frontierp. 323
Special Addendump. 335
Appendix Ip. 351
Appendix IIp. 355
Glossaryp. 359
Notesp. 365
Referencesp. 371
Indexp. 375
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