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Imagining Space: Achievements, Predictions, Possibilities

1950-2050

by Roger D. Launius

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Chronicle Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space travel & exploration,
  • History,
  • Astronautics,
  • Science,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Aeronautics & Astronautics,
  • Astrophysics & Space Science,
  • Technology / Aeronautics & Astronautics,
  • General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRay Bradbury (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8002036M
    ISBN 100811831159
    ISBN 109780811831154

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    8 Megathrust Earthquake Chile, – The Chilean earthquake of April opened fissures that could lead to a magnitude or larger earthquake in Chile. On April 1, , a magnitude earthquake occurred 97 kilometers (60 mi) off the northwest coast of Chile near the city of Iquique, causing landslides and a tsunami to hit the coast. This earthquake created the possibility for an. 8 Staggering Predictions From Ray Kurzweil Kurzweil himself seems to have no problem imagining the craziest set of possibilities. If past is prologue, he’ll be right. space technology Author: Monica Hunter-Hart.

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