Bringing together a wealth of information from many sources, including some material never before published, this atlas is a comprehensive reference on lunar exploration. It tells the story of every spacecraft mission to the Moon since the dawn of the space age, illustrating each account with a unique combination of maps and annotated photographs. Many of the illustrations were created especially for this atlas, including panoramic photographs from every lunar mission. The missions are listed in chronological order, providing readers with an easy to follow history of lunar missions. Special attention has been given to describing the processes involved in choosing landing sites for Apollo and its precursors. The atlas also includes missions that were planned but never flown, before looking ahead to future missions as the world's space agencies prepare for a new phase of lunar exploration.Read more
- An easy to follow, step-by-step history of lunar exploration
- Compilation of information from many sources, including some material never before published
- Many illustrations were created especially for this atlas, including panoramic photographs from every lunar mission
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"...worth its price. Stooke's maps are unique, valuable, and beautiful additions to lunar science and exploration. Viewing and reading this generally excellent book illuminates the Moon in a far more exciting light." - Donald F. Robertson, Sky & TelescopeSee more reviews
"Bringing together a wealth of information from many sources, including some material never before published, this atlas is a comprehensive reference on lunar exploration." --Lunar and Planetary Institute
"Should you add this book to your lunar reference collection? My answer is a resounding yes...devoted lunaphiles will treasure it for the rest of their lives." --Chuck Wood: The Moon Wikispaces
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- Date Published: January 2008
- format: Hardback
- isbn: 9780521819305
- length: 466 pages
- dimensions: 279 x 216 x 25 mm
- weight: 1.36kg
- contains: 385 b/w illus.
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
1. Introduction and acknowledgements
2. Moon reference maps
3. International atlas of lunar exploration: the Moon at the dawn of the Space Age
4. Chronological sequence of missions and events
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