Marswalk One. First Steps on a New Planet /

Издательство: Praxis Publishing


On 14 January 2004, President George W. Bush appeared before employees at NASA headquarters and announced a new plan to explore space and extend a human presence across our Solar System. This initiative energises and refocuses NASA on new goals that include manned missions to the Moon by 2015 and a permanent lunar base by 2020, with Mars as an ultimate objective. The President stated: We will build new ships to carry men forward into the universe, to gain a new foothold on the Moon, and to prepare for new journeys to worlds beyond ourown. Книга посвящена перспективам исследования Марса с помощь космических аппаратов, включая пилотируемую экспедицию.