Space Exploration 2007 (Hardcover)

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This book is the first regular space exploration annual. It provides an annual update on recent space launches, missions and results, to be published every year in September. It is written at an accessible level for both young and older space enthusiasts. The annual will cover space exploration from a variety of angles: looking back at past missions, reviewing those currently under way and looking to those planned for the future. The ten invited contributions each year will cover a variety of topics within these areas, to appeal to a wide readership. The regular set features will detail annual statistical material on space developments.

The book is for space enthusiasts from teens upwards through to professionals working in the worldwide space industry and journalists covering space issues. It will have a strong appeal to younger enthusiasts and be a perfect Christmas gift.

About the Author

Brian Harvey is the author of 'The New Russian space programme', 'Russia in space - the Failed Frontier?' (2001), 'Two Roads into Space - the Japanese and Indian Space Programmes' (1998), 'The Chinese space Programme - from Conception to Future Capabilities' (1997), 'China's Space Program' (2004), 'Europe's Space Programme' (2003), 'Two Roads to the Moon' (with Dave Shayler)(forthcoming), 'Russian Planetary Exploration' (forthcoming), all Praxis titles. He is also a writer of articles on spaceflight for Astronomy Now, Orbit, Spaceflight, Journal of the British Interplanetary Society (JBIS), Space Chronicle, Astronomy & Space, Sunday Press, Quest, Irish Independent. Broadcaster for RTE, BBC (Radio 4, World Service), Canadian Broadcasting. Brian Harvey is therefore ideally suited as the editor of Latest in Space - 2007.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780387333304
ISBN-10: 0387333304
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: October 19th, 2006
Pages: 187
Language: English
Series: Springer Praxis Books