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- DescriptionVoyager 1 left the solar system in 2012; its sister craft, Voyager 2, will do so in 2015. The fantastic journey began in 1977, before the first episode of Cosmos aired. The mission was planned as a grand tour beyond the moon; beyond Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn; and maybe even into interstellar space. The fact that it actually happened makes this humanity's greatest space mission. In The Interstellar Age, award-winning planetary scientist Jim Bell reveals what drove and continues to drive the members of this extraordinary team.
- Author BiographyJim Bell is currently a professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University, an adjunct professor in the Department of Astronomy at Cornell University, and president ofThe Planetary Society. He and teammates have received more than a dozen NASA Group Achievement Awards for work on space missions, and he was the recipient of the2011 Carl Sagan Medal from the American Astronomical Society, for excellence in public communication in planetary sciences. He is a frequent contributor to popular astronomy and science magazines likeSky & Telescope, Astronomy, andScientific American, and to radio shows and internet blogs about astronomy and space. He has appeared on television on the NBCTodayshow, on CNN'sThis American Morning, on the PBSNewsHour, and on the Discovery, National Geographic, Wall St. Journal, and History Channels. He is the author ofPostcards from Mars.
- Author(s)Jim Bell
- PublisherPenguin Putnam Inc
- Date of Publication09/04/2015
- SubjectPopular Science
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- First Published2015
- ImprintE P Dutton & Co Inc
- Content Note1
- Weight554 g
- Width162 mm
- Height236 mm
- Spine25 mm
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