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The End of Astronauts

Why Robots Are the Future of Exploration

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$25.95 • £22.95 • €23.95

ISBN 9780674257726

Publication Date: 04/19/2022


192 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

Belknap Press


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  • Introduction: From Fireworks to Spaceflight
  • 1. Why Explore?
  • 2. Organizing Space
  • 3. Near-Earth Orbit
  • 4. The Moon
  • 5. Mars
  • 6. Asteroids
  • 7. Space Colonization
  • 8. The Global Costs of Space Exploration
  • 9. Space Law
  • Epilogue: Perspectives on Space Exploration in 2040—and Far Beyond
  • Appendix: Timeline of Key Events in Space Exploration
  • Notes
  • Further Reading
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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