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The International Atlas of Lunar Exploration by Philip J. Stooke

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Space travel & exploration,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Science / Astrophysics & Space Science,
  • Astrophysics & Space Science

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7764878M
ISBN 10052181930X
ISBN 109780521819305

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The atlas also includes missions that were planned but never flown, before looking ahead to future missions as the world's space agencies prepare for a new phase of lunar exploration. - pages - An easy to follow, step-by-step history of lunar exploration in atlas format. By any standards, "The International Atlas of Lunar Exploration" by Philip J. Stooke is an utterly remarkable and fascinating tome. Its price is hefty enough to make one gasp, but those who purchase it will invariably conclude that they got their money's worth.5/5. Book Review by: Sonu Chandiram. This book published in is an extensive atlas on the exploration of the Moon, containing lists of missions by different countries – the United States, the Soviet Union, China, the European Union, India, and Japan – in chronological form as well as on a topic-by-topic basis. Title: The International Atlas of Lunar Exploration: Authors: Stooke, Philip J. Publication: The International Atlas of Lunar Exploration, by Philip J. Stooke.

"Bringing together a wealth of information from many sources, including some material never before published, this atlas is a comprehensive reference on lunar exploration. It tells the story of every spacecraft mission to the Moon since the dawn of the space age, illustrating each account with a unique combination of maps and annotated by: Cambridge University Press - The International Atlas of Lunar Exploration - by Philip J. Stooke Frontmatter/Prelims. The International Atlas of Lunar Exploration. Bringing together a wealth of information from many sources, including some material never before published, this atlas is a comprehensive reference on lunar exploration. Request PDF | The International Atlas of Lunar Exploration | 1. Introduction and acknowledgements; 2. Moon reference maps; 3. International atlas of lunar exploration: the Moon at the dawn of the.   The book is a tour de force account of the human race’s exploration of its nearest celestial neighbour. International Atlas of Lunar Exploration.

  The International Atlas of Lunar Exploration provides details of every spacecraft mission to the moon since the dawn of the space age. Each mission is illustrated with a combination of maps and annotated photographs. Usefully the lunar missions are listed in chronological order through the book, so it’s easy to follow the history.   In fact, he has published two books with Cambridge University Press: The International Atlas of Lunar Exploration in , and more recently, the The International Atlas of Mars Exploration: Volume 1, to The First Five Decades, in The books are expensive over $80 for Kindle (Mars only) and $ for the Lunar book. The atlas also includes missions that were planned but never flown, before looking ahead to future missions as the world's space agencies prepare for a new phase of lunar exploration. Autore Philip Stooke is Associate Professor in the Department of Geography at The University of Western Ontario. Cambridge University Press - The International Atlas of Lunar Exploration - by Philip J. Stooke Excerpt. 1 The Moon at the dawn of the space age. The Moon has been scrutinized for thousands of years, but by the middle of the twentieth century this dead gray world had long ceased to interest most professional astronomers.