SELLING POINTS Addresses comprehensively the logistics of returning to the Moon

Selling points addresses comprehensively the

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SELLING POINTS: Addresses comprehensively the logistics of returning to the Moon by the year 2020 Describes transportation and exploration challenges humans will face roaming lunar surface Details for general readers the spacecraft, launch vehicle and life support designs Provides a unique insight into the training processes of future Moon travelers Shows how the Moon provides a stepping stone for future manned and unmanned interplanetary missions MARKET: Spaceflight enthusiasts, popular science readers, and journalists SUBJECTS: Popular Science in Astronomy LOCATION IN BOOKSTORE: Physics/Astronom y RELATED TITLES: Schmitt, Return to the Moon (978-0-387-24285-9, 2005, $25) Harland, Exploring the Moon (978-0-387-74638-8, 2008, $39.95) Woods, How Apollo Flew to the Moon (978-0-387-71675-6, 2008, $29.95) 102
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COMPETITION: Tumlinson, Return to the Moon (978-1894959322, Collector's Guide Publishing, 2005, $22.95) Krone, Beyond Earth (978-1894959414, Collector's Guide Publishing, 2006, $27.95) 103
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P OPULAR S CIENCE IN A STRONOMY Robotic Exploration of the Solar System Part II: Hiatus and Renewal, 1983-1996 AUTHORS: P AOLO U LIVI , Italy and D AVID H ARLAND , Glasgow, UK ISBN-13: 978-0-387-78904-0 PAGES/ILLUS: approx. 400 p., 210 illus., Softcover PRICE: $39.95 AVAILABLE (US): October 2008 This book provides a detailed history of unmanned missions of exploration of our Solar System. It focuses on the technology of the robotic space probes that made it possible, including missions which - for a variety of reasons – were never completed. It uses sources only recently made available on the Soviet space program, in addition to some obscure and rarely used references on the European space program. SELLING POINTS: The 3-volume series will provide comprehensive coverage with thousands of references to the professional literature that should make it the 'first port of call' for people seeking information on the topic Emphasises the technology of space probes Comprehensive coverage ranges from the earliest planetary probes to the most recent planetary flights and missions Provides multilingual references (including Chinese, Russian, Czech, French, Italian) Details many unflown and unfulfilled missions, which may still be useful in the future Describes the technical rivalry between the US and Soviet Union in the development of launchers MARKET: Space science and exploration enthusiasts, space historians, students and engineers SUBJECTS: Popular Science in Astronomy; Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Sciences LOCATION IN BOOKSTORE: Physics/Astronom y RELATED TITLES: Shayler, Apollo (978-1-85233-575-5, 2002, $49.95) Ulivi, Lunar Exploration-Human Pioneers, Robotic Suveyors (978-1-85233-746-9, 2004, $49.95) Young, Lunar and Planetary Rovers (978-0-387-30774-9, 2006, $39.95) Harland, The first Men on the Moon (978-0-387-34176-7, 2006, $39.95) COMPETITION: Launius, Robots in Space: Technology, Evolution, and Interplanetary Travel (Johns Hopkins, 0801887089, 2008, $35.00) 104
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Miller, Robot Explorers (Space Innovations) (Twenty-First Century Books, 0822571528, 2007, $31.93) 105
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P OPULAR S CIENCE IN M EDICINE Molecules of Murder Criminal Molecules and Classic Murders AUTHOR: J OHN E MSLEY ISBN-13: 978-0-85404-965-3 PAGES/ILLUS: approx. 240 p., Hardcover PRICE: $24.95 AVAILABLE (US): Available Molecules of Murder is about infamous murderers and famous victims. Few books on
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