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    DescriptionSci-fi visionaries Travis S. Taylor ("Solar Sails: A Novel Approach to Interplanetary Travel") and Les Johnson ("Living Off the Land in Space: Green Roads to the Cosmos") take readers "Back to the Moon" in this saga of humanity's return to the lunar surface - possibly forever.


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    Title
    Back to the Moon
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Travis S. Taylor, By (author) Les Johnson
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 416
    Width: 163 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 494 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781439134054
    ISBN 10: 1439134057
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC E4L: SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.2
    BIC subject category V2: FL
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11300
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 813.6
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 80
    DC22: 813/.6
    Ingram Subject Code: FS
    Libri: I-FS
    B&T General Subject: 720
    B&T Approval Code: P26305000, A23440000
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: FIC028000, FIC028010
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    LC classification: PS3620.A98 B33 2010
    Thema V1.0: FL
    Publisher
    Baen Books
    Imprint name
    Baen Books
    Publication date
    07 December 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Riverdale
    Author Information
    Travis S. Taylor--"Doc" Taylor to his friends--has earned his soubriquet the hard way: He has a doctorate in optical science and engineering, a master's degree in physics, a master's degree in aerospace engineering, a master's degree in astronomy, and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering. Dr. Taylor has worked on various programs for the Department of Defense and NASA for the past sixteen years. He's currently working on several advanced propulsion concepts, very large space telescopes, space-based beamed energy systems, and next generation space launch concepts. He has appeared in several episodes of the History Channel's Universe "series. He lives in Auburn, AL with his wife Karen and their daughter. Les Johnson is a NASA physicist, manager, author, husband and father. By day, he serves as the Deputy Manager for the Advanced Concepts Office at the NASA George C. Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, one of the coolest jobs in the universe. In the early 2000s, he was NASA's Manager for Interstellar Propulsion Research and later managed the In-Space Propulsion Technology Project. He was technical consultant for the movie Lost in Space" and has appeared on the Discovery Channel series, "Physics of the Impossible" in the "How to Build a Starship" episode. "He has also appeared in three episodes of the Science Channel series, Exodus" Earth." In his spare time he writes popular science books and articles, including Solar Sails: A Novel approach to Interplanetary Travel," Living Off the Land in Space: Green Roads to the Cosmos" and Paradise Regained: The Regreening of Earth."