Living Off the Land in Space: Green Roads to the Cosmos
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Living Off the Land in Space: Green Roads to the Cosmos

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This book presents a visionary concept for future development of space travel. It describes the enabling technology for future propulsion concepts and demonstrates how mankind will 'live off the land in space' in migration from Earth. For the next few millennia at least (barring breakthroughs), the human frontier will include the solar system and the nearest stars. Will it...more
Hardcover, 247 pages
Published July 6th 2007 by Springer (first published June 6th 2007)
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The artwork wasn't really my style, but I appreciated the clear explanations of different types of propulsion systems.
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Les Johnson is the co-author of three published popular science books, Living Off the Land in Space, Solar Sails, and Paradise Regained: The Regreening of Earth. His first science fiction novel, Back to the Moon, was published in December 2010 by Baen. Les is the Deputy Manager for NASAs Advanced Concepts Office at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville. He was technical consultant for the...more
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