TURNING DUST TO GOLD

Building a Future on the Moon and Mars

Haym Benaroya

TURNING DUST TO GOLD Our continued prosperity and survival as a species will in part depend upon space exploration and manned settlement. This will provide resources for our industrial societies and create new opportunities and markets. This book is a journey into our potential future, as several nations today begin seriously to plan and build up their capabilities for manned space flight and settlement on the Moon and Mars.

Turning Dust to Gold

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
Dedication

 1 Go West... Settle space
 2. A short retrospective of our recent history in space
 3. Bootstrapping a lunar civilization
 4. Extraterrestrial tourism
 5. Lunar bases
 6. An early design and its construction
 7. ISRU for construction
 8. Biological issues
 9. Getting there
10. Science and commerce
11. Additional visions
12. Mars 2034 - 2169
13. Issues for the next generation

Index


Extent: 420 pages, 16-page colour section
Binding: Paperback
Published: 2010
ISBN: 978-1-4419-0870-4



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