Space 2069: After Apollo: Back to the Moon, to Mars, and Beyond

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We have dreamed about living beyond the Earth’s grasp for more than a century, tantalized by space missions and ever-improving photography that tells us more about the wonders of our solar system. But for all that talk, all that pondering, we still haven’t even been back to the Moon, let alone deeper into the solar system.

Space 2069 explores one possible path to take us to those lofty goals. Part fictional recounting of a potential future, part history of modern efforts to explore the Moon, Mars, and more, this book marries the hard truths about space travel with the romantic notions that drive us to keep trying.

There are plenty of books out there about space missions, about proposed, postponed, and cancelled projects, and about the many promised great leaps forward in space technology and human achievement to come, but this is the first book in a long time to really make you believe all that is possible. It’s a roadmap, a cautionary tale, and a love letter all in one.

Books like Space 2069 are just what we need to kickstart a renewed interest in exploration beyond our atmosphere.

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Star Count 5/5
Format Hard
Page Count 336 pages
Publisher Icon Books
Publish Date 13-Sep-2020
ISBN 9781785786464 Buy this Book
Issue February 2022
Category Science & Nature