Moving to Mars: Design for the Red Planet

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6.8 X 0.8 X 9.7 inches | 1.85 pounds
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About the Author

MIKE ASHLEY is coeditor of Sciene Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines (Greenwood Press, 1985) and coauthor of Monthly Terrors: An Index to the Weird Fantasy Magazines Published in the United States and Great Britain (Greenwood Press, 1985).
Stephen Petranek's career of more than forty years in the publishing world is marked by numerous prizes and awards for excellent writing on science, nature, technology, politics, economics, and more. He has been editor-in-chief of the world's largest science magazine, Discover, the editor of The Washington Post's magazine, founding editor and editor-in-chief of This Old House magazine for Time Inc., senior editor for science at Life Magazine, and group editor-in-chief of Weider History Group's ten history magazines. His TED talk, 10 Ways the World Could End, has been viewed over a million times. He is now the editor of Breakthrough Technology Alert, for which he finds the investment opportunities that create true value and move the human race forward.
Andrew Nahum is a curator and historian. He has written extensively on the history of technology. His books include Frank Whittle: The Invention of the Jet, Fifty Cars that Changed the World, and Issigonis and the Mini.


[Moving to Mars: Design for the Red Planet] surveys a century of proposals for resettling adventurers many millions of miles from home.--Eve Kahn "New York Times "
If you can't get to Mars... you can at least buy this book. Flip through concepts and prototypes that imagine how we might get to the red planet, what we'll wear on the way, and how far underground we'll have to build our homes if we expect to keep living.--New York Magazine: Strategist
Moving to Mars: Design for the Red Planet expands the show's Martian scope, revealing mankind's quest to inhabit the red planet as a grandiose, centuries-long exercise of imagination that is now taking shape in design prototypes with proposed target dates in the next few years--or decades, depending on whom you ask.--Jack Crager "Common Edge "