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Author Fernholz, Tim, author.

Title Rocket billionaires : Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the new space race / Tim Fernholz.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018.


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 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  HD9711.75.U62 F47 2018    AVAILABLE
 LaSalle PL Adult Non Fiction - LSBB-3  338.76 FER    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  338.7629 FER    AVAILABLE
 Pecatonica CUSD 321 - HS Stacks - PALY-13  338.762 FER    AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 281 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 258-269) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Space race -- The rocket-industrial complex -- The rocket monopoly -- The Internet guy -- Friday afternoon space club -- The tyranny of the rocket -- Never a straight answer -- A method of reaching extreme altitudes -- Test as we fly -- Change versus more of the same -- Capture the flag -- Space race 2.0 -- Reduce, reuse, recycle -- Pushing the envelope -- Rocket billionaires -- Beyond earth orbit -- Epilogue: a spacefaring civilization.
Summary Follows the major players and corporations who are all competing in the new "space race" to colonize the Moon, send civilians into space, or send humans to Mars.
Subject Musk, Elon.
Bezos, Jeffrey.
Space industrialization -- United States.
Astronautics -- United States.
Outer space -- Civilian use -- United States.
Outer space -- Civilian use -- United States.
Other Form: Online version: Fernholz, Tim. Rocket billionaires. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2018] 9781328663061 (DLC) 2018001192
ISBN 9781328662231 (hardcover)
1328662233 (hardcover)

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