Space Chronicles

Space Chronicles : Facing the Ultimate Frontier

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Neil deGrasse Tyson is a rare breed of astrophysicist, one who can speak as easily and brilliantly with popular audiences as with professional scientists. Now that NASA has put human space flight effectively on hold-with a five- or possibly ten-year delay until the next launch of astronauts from U.S. soil-Tyson's views on the future of space travel and America's role in that future are especially timely and urgent. This book represents the best of Tyson's commentary, including a candid new introductory essay on NASA and partisan politics, giving us an eye-opening manifesto on the importance of space exploration for America's economy, security, and morale. Thanks to Tyson's fresh voice and trademark humor, his insights are as delightful as they are provocative, on topics that range from the missteps that shaped our recent history of space travel to how aliens, if they existed, might go about finding more

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  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 162.56 x 236.22 x 35.56mm | 680.39g
  • WW Norton & Co
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0393082105
  • 9780393082104
  • 96,569

About Neil Degrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson is the director of the world-famous Hayden Planetarium, an astrophysicist with the American Museum of Natural History, and host of the hit radio and Emmy-nominated television show StarTalk. He has received NASA's Distinguished Public Service Medal, nineteen honorary doctorates, and has been named People magazine's Sexiest Astrophysicist Alive. He lives in New more