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Published by Springer, In association with Praxis Publishing in Berlin, New York, Chichester, UK .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Raumfahrt,
  • USA / National Aeronautics and Space Administration,
  • United States,
  • Weltraumfahrt,
  • Astronautics,
  • United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration,
  • Space flight,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [484]-488) and index.

StatementBen Evans
SeriesSpringer-Praxis books in space exploration, Springer-Praxis books in space exploration
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL788.5 .E83 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 493 p. :
Number of Pages493
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24803427M
ISBN 100387790934
ISBN 109780387790930
LC Control Number2009925769
OCLC/WorldCa261924762

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Dr John S Lewis and Ruth A Lewis (aka Peg Lewis) co-authored this early book on the peaceful and productive uses of space. Dr Lewis is also the author of Rain of Iron and Ice, Mining the Sky, and other space-related books for lay is also the author of The Adventures of Rish and Keph on Earth, a science-fiction Kindle book. Escaping the bonds of Earth: the fifties and the sixties. There are countless space buffs in the world, but writer Evans (e.g., Space Shuttle Challenger, CH, Oct'07, ; coauthor, NASA's Voyager Missions, CH, Apr'04, ) stands out for his detailed historical account of .   About the Book With small colonies established on the moon and on Mars, the Prometheus Group struggles to increase the number of people living off Earth before widespread breakdown of civilization occurs in the Western world and catastrophic numbers try to escape, leading inevitably to overcrowding and conflict, which would likely see the. John Gillespie Magee, Jr. Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of earth, And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings; Sunward I've climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth. Of sun-split clouds, --and done a hundred things. You have not dreamed of --Wheeled and soared and swung. High in .

For example: (1) I left my body, ie I died = I slipped the + (any adjective) + bonds of Earth (2) I cleaned my body after being in the mud, after being heavily soiled by earth = I got rid of the earth stuck to my body = I slipped (= I escaped) the + (any adjective) + bonds (connections; restraints) of Earth (3)I slipped the + (any adjective. Escaping the Bonds of Earth focuses upon the late s and s, exploring each mission from April to December from the pioneering Vostok flight to the triumphant circumnavigation of the Moon by Apollo 8. Book Review: Escaping the Bonds of Earth: The Fifties and. Escaping The Bonds Of Earth: The Fifties And The Sixties (springer Praxis Books) a series of five books - to be published annually - will explore this half century, decade by decade, to discover how humanity's knowledge of flying, working and living in space has changed. Each volume will focus not only upon the individual missions within.