Monday, August 24, 2009

Colonizing the Planets (1975)

I am off to vist the far off planets for a couple of weeks, so no posts for a while. Here is a beauty to leave you with.

Bergaust, Erik. Colonizing the Planets. New York : Putnam. (93 p.) 24 cm.

Discusses "the factual story of manned interplanetary flight into the 21st century' (according to the cover). Topics include unmanned probes, the exploration of Mars and Venus, nuclear-powered rockets and the terrafoming of Venus.

Illustrations of rockets, manned spacecraft going to Mars, manned landing on one of Saturn's moons, and a permanent space station around Venus.

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