By Arthur C. Clarke
The world’s first lunar spacecraft is ready to release. The send, Prometheus, is equipped from separate components—one designed to commute from Earth’s surroundings to the Moon and again, and the opposite to hold the 1st part via Earth’s surroundings and into orbit. Sound primary? That’s simply because it’s the fundamental description of the 1st area shuttle—well earlier than its release in 1971.
Prelude to area was once released in 1951—well sooner than the 1st Sputnik day trip. nevertheless, the ebook is filled with specific technical descriptions and conversations in regards to the probabilities of spaceflight and telecommunications satellites. a lot of the know-how defined was once truly integrated in the course of the building of the 1st spaceships. It’s a desirable read—from either a fictional and a ancient point of view.
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