BooksSPACE EXPLORATION

Charting Our Extraterrestrial Efforts

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Science  05 Mar 2004:
Vol. 303, Issue 5663, pp. 1470-1471
DOI: 10.1126/science.1094780

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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Space Missions, Applications and Exploration. Fernand Verger, Isabelle Sourbès-Verger, and Raymond Ghirardi. Cambridge University Press, New York, 2003. 428 pp. $50. ISBN 0-521-77300-8.

This profusely illustrated overview of human efforts to explore space surveys the entire spectrum of space applications (scientific, technical, commercial, and military) and the activities of all countries.