Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier

By | November 15, 2017
Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier Author Neil deGrasse Tyson
ISBN-10 0393350371
ISBN-13 9780393350371
Year 2014-09-02
Pages 384
Language English
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
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A compelling appeal at just the right time for continuing to look up Air SpaceAmericas space program is at a turning point After decades of global primacy NASA has ended the space shuttle program cutting off its access to space No astronauts will be launched in an American craft from American soil until the 2020s and NASA may soon find itself eclipsed by other countries space programs With his signature wit and thought provoking insights Neil deGrasse Tysonone of our foremost thinkers on all things spaceilluminates the past present and future of space exploration and brilliantly reminds us why NASA matters now as much as ever As Tyson reveals exploring the space frontier can profoundly enrich many aspects of our daily lives from education systems and the economy to national security and morale For America to maintain its status as a global leader and a technological innovator he explains we must regain our enthusiasm and curiosity about what lies beyond our world Provocative humorous and wonderfully readable Space Chronicles represents the best of Tysons recent commentary including a must read prologue on NASA and partisan politics Reflecting on topics that range from scientific literacy to space travel missteps Tyson gives us an urgent clear eyed and ultimately inspiring vision for the future

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