The Exploration of Space Author:Arthur C. Clarke First published in 1951, this book was planned to answer questions about a new era in man's history -- the age of interplanetary exploration -- and to clarify the dramatic mysteries of space and space travel. — Among the many subjects discussed are: What planets will we explore first? Will we find life there? What will we do when we get there? Ho... more »w will space travel affect our lives and those of our children?
Includes twelve full page plates illustrating what space travel may look like, with 6 b&w illustrations by R.A. Smith and four color paintings by Leslie Carr.
An interesting account based on the science of the early 1950s of man's anticipated venture into space and other worlds.« less