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The Resource The space barons : Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the quest to colonize the cosmos, Christian Davenport

The space barons : Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the quest to colonize the cosmos, Christian Davenport

Label
The space barons : Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the quest to colonize the cosmos
Title
The space barons
Title remainder
Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the quest to colonize the cosmos
Statement of responsibility
Christian Davenport
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the historic quest to rekindle the human exploration of space as navigated by billionaire entrepreneurs, sharing insights into how professional rivalry and Silicon Valley innovations are lowering the cost of space travel and exceeding the achievements of NASA
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Davenport, Christian
Dewey number
  • 338.7/6294092273
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL789.85.A1
LC item number
D38 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Space industrialization
  • Industrialists
  • Aerospace engineers
  • Bezos, Jeffrey
  • Musk, Elon
  • Blue Origen (Firm)
  • SpaceX (Firm)
  • Aerospace industries
  • Outer space
Label
The space barons : Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the quest to colonize the cosmos, Christian Davenport
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-294) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: "Touchdown" -- Part I: Impossible. "A silly way to die" ; The gamble ; "Ankle biter" ; "Somewhere else entirely" ; "SpaceShipOne, GovernmentZero" -- Part II: Improbable. "Screw it, let's do it" ; The risk ; A four-leaf clover ; "Dependable or a little nuts?" ; "Unicorns dancing in the flame duct" -- Part III: Inevitable. Magic sculpture garden ; "Space is hard" ; "The Eagle has landed" ; Mars ; "The great inversion" ; Again, the moon
Control code
20136552
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 308 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781610398299
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017053089
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
The space barons : Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the quest to colonize the cosmos, Christian Davenport
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-294) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: "Touchdown" -- Part I: Impossible. "A silly way to die" ; The gamble ; "Ankle biter" ; "Somewhere else entirely" ; "SpaceShipOne, GovernmentZero" -- Part II: Improbable. "Screw it, let's do it" ; The risk ; A four-leaf clover ; "Dependable or a little nuts?" ; "Unicorns dancing in the flame duct" -- Part III: Inevitable. Magic sculpture garden ; "Space is hard" ; "The Eagle has landed" ; Mars ; "The great inversion" ; Again, the moon
Control code
20136552
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 308 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781610398299
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017053089
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations

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