At Home in Space: The Late Seventies into the Eighties

At Home in Space: The Late Seventies into the Eighties

by Ben Evans


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441988096
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 09/27/2011
Series: Springer Praxis Books
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 481
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Ben Evans is an accomplished and experienced space writer ideally qualified to chronicle the epic story of human space exploration. In addition to writing five books for Springer/Praxis, including the first book in this series: Escaping the Bonds of Earth: The Fifties and Sixties (2009) and the most recent Foothold in the Heavens – The Seventies (2010), he has published numerous space and astronomy related articles in such journals as Spaceflight, Countdown, and Astronomy Now.

Table of Contents

Contents.- Illustrations.- Author's Preface.- Acknowledgements.- Chapter 1: Unlikely partners.- Chapter 2: A home after Apollo.- Chapter 3: A tale of science, sickness and the Sun.- Chapter 4: Red stars in the East.- Chapter 5: Dreams and nightmares.- Bibliography.- Index.

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