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Dreams of Other Worlds: The Amazing Story of Unmanned Space Exploration - Revised and Updated Edition
 

Dreams of Other Worlds: The Amazing Story of Unmanned Space Exploration - Revised and Updated Edition (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Revised edition)

By Impey, Chris
By Henry, Holly

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Dreams of Other Worlds describes the unmanned space missions that have opened new windows on distant worlds. Spanning four decades of dramatic advances in astronomy and planetary science, this stunningly illustrated book tells the story of eleven iconic exploratory missions and h...ow they have fundamentally transformed our scientific and cultural perspectives on the universe and our place in it. From the Viking and Mars Exploration Rover journeys to the WMAP mission that has provided rare glimpses of the dawn of creation, Dreams of Other Worlds reveals how unmanned exploration has redefined what it means to be the temporary tenants of a small planet in a vast cosmos.
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ISBN 9780691169224
Released NZ 15 Apr 2016
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, Revised edition
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Language English (translated from: English)
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ISBN-13 9780691169224
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
Publisher unlisted
Imprint Princeton University Press
Released 15 Apr 2016
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, Revised edition
Edition Revised edition
Language English
Translated from English
Author(s) By Impey, Chris
By Henry, Holly
Category Award Winning
Popular Astronomy
Space Travel & Exploration
Number of Pages 464
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 235mm
Spine: 30mm
Dewey Code 629.43
Weight 765g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
NBS Text Popular Science
ONIX Text General/trade;College/higher education

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