Gerard K. O'Neill - Science - 1977 - 288 pages
Describes the future high-orbital manufacturing facilities now in the planning stage, explaining how they will be placed in orbit, how they will operate, who will work in them ...
Kevin W. Kelley - Science - 1988 - 256 pages
Conveys the human side of space exploration, in personal accounts by astronauts and cosmonauts and a collection of color photographs taken from space that capture our planet's ...
Robert K. Poole - Science - 2008 - 236 pages
"Earthrise" tells the remarkable story of the first photographs of Earth fromspace and the totally unexpected impact of those images.
Ben Bova - Science - 1983 - 292 pages
Argues that humanity's survival depends on the colonization of space, estimates the costs of such a venture, and looks at our current space program and its public support
Edgar D. Mitchell - Religion - 2009
The Way of the Explorer traces two remarkable journeys--one through space, and one through the mind. Together they fundamentally alter the way we understand the miracle and ...
Nigel Calder - Science - 1978 - 144 pages
Discusses the work and predictions of scientists who believe that the colonization of space is desirable and inevitable.