Space Exploration 2008

David M Harland and Brian Harvey with contributions by leading authors on space exploration

Space Exploration 2008An exciting new annual for space enthusiasts everywhere

There's something for everyone in this book:

In addition, Space Exploration 2008 presents unique contributions from leading figures in space exploration and spaceflight. This year find out about the future of space tourism, human missions to asteroids and to Mars, the work of the Institute for Bio-Medical Problems, technologies for ultra-deep space probes, Russia's new space science projects, the SMART-1 and Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter missions to the Moon, the role of a future moonbase, studying the Sun from space, the latest Mars exploration news, the Phoenix mission to Mars, and a Cassini at Saturn update.

Read all about it in Space Exploration 2008 now!

Table of Contents

Preface - Welcome to Space Exploration 2008
  1. The Epic Journey Continues . . . .
    The Annual Review by Brian Harvey
  2. Prepare for Lift-off! . . . .
    The Future of Space Tourism by Erik Seedhouse
  3. Stepping Out into the Solar System . . . .
    A Human Mission to an Asteroid by Leonard David
  4. Long Duration Spaceflight . . . .
    The Work of the Institute of Bio-Medical Problems by Dominic Phelan
  5. Another Giant Leap . . . .
    Human Missions to Mars by Donald Rapp
  6. Beyond the Solar System . . . .
    Technologies for Ultra-Deep Space Probes by Greg Matloff
  7. Reviving the Old, Introducing the New . . . .
    Russia’s New Space Science Projects by Igor Afanasiev
RETURN TO THE MOON
  1. Paving the Way for Future Exploration . . . .
    The SMART-1 Mission to the Moon by Peter Rathsman
  2. NASA’s New Robotic Lunar Program . . . .
    Seeking Water on the Moon by David M Harland
  3. And When We’re Back on the Moon, What Next? . . . .
    The Role of a Future Moonbase by David Schrunk
SOLAR SYSTEM LOG
  1. Probing the Mysteries of Our Nearest Star . . . .
    Studying the Sun from Space by Martin Mobberley
  2. Focusing on the Red Planet . . . .
    Mars Exploration Update by James Graf
  3. Fire and Ice . . . .
    The Phoenix Mission to Mars by Peter Smith
  4. Report from the Ringed Planet . . . .
    Cassini at Saturn Update by David M Harland




Extent: 192 pages; 4-colour throughout
Binding: Paperback
Publication Date: August 2007
ISBN: 978-0-387-71667-1



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