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Mankind Beyond Earth: The History, Science, and Future of Human Space Exploration

Claude A. Piantadosi

Paper, 336 pages, 20 figures
ISBN: 978-0-231-16243-2
$25.00 / £17.50

January, 2013
Cloth, 336 pages, 20 figures
ISBN: 978-0-231-16242-5
$35.00 / £24.00

Read the chapter, "The Case for Mars" (to view in full screen, click on icon in bottom right-hand corner)

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About the Author

Claude A. Piantadosi MD is professor and director of the F. G. Hall Environmental Laboratory at Duke University. Educated at the University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, he trained in undersea medicine and saturation diving in the U.S. Navy and in respiratory physiology and pulmonary medicine at Duke. He spent thirty years as a resource consultant to NASA. He is an author of more than three hundred scientific papers and The Biology of Human Survival: Life and Death in Extreme Environments.

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