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Advancements in rocketry, spacecraft and instruments of exploration have opened an epic new era of cosmic discovery. Complex challenges driving such achievements yielded countless technological advancements and business opportunities that continue to enhance the quality of our everyday lives.

In total, these advancements have expanded human experience while making our world seem smaller.

Buzz Aldrin and Larry Bell bring us up to date on the current state of space exploration and make a case for establishing a permanent human presence on Mars.

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Buzz Aldrin and Larry Bell

Buzz Aldrin, globally renowned as one of the first two humans to travel to the Moon, is a West Point graduate, former USAF Korean War combat pilot, MIT doctorate recipient and NASA Gemini 12 mission pilot.

Buzz undertook three pioneering Gemini spacewalks, was instrumental in establishing underwater astronaut training, developed the Aldrin Cycler Mars spacecraft trajectory concept and is Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient.

Larry Bell is an Endowed Professor of Space Architecture at the University of Houston where he founded the Sasakawa International Center for Space Architecture and Space Architecture Graduate Program.

Larry, former NASA Johnson Space Center Chief Engineer Max Faget, and two other partners also co-founded Space Industries, Inc., where Neil Armstrong and two retired NASA JSC Directors served as board members.

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Advancements in rocketry, spacecraft and instruments of exploration have opened an epic new era of cosmic discovery. Complex challenges driving such achievements yielded countless technological advancements and business opportunities that continue to enhance the quality of our everyday lives.

In total, these advancements have expanded human experience while making our world seem smaller.

Buzz Aldrin and Larry Bell bring us up to date on the current state of space exploration and make a case for establishing a permanent human presence on Mars.

Additional information

Format

Trade Paperback

ISBN

978-1-949267-55-7

Language

English

Pages

204

Publisher

Stairway Press

Release Date

12/7/2021

1000 West Apache Trail, Suite 126 Apache Junction, AZ 85120 stacey@stairwaypress.com