Mars: Science Fiction To Colonization (Lightning Guides)
Mars: Science Fiction to Colonization (Lightning Guides)
Mars: Science Fiction to Colonization, explores how science fiction has emerged into scientific fact as the prospect of colonizing Mars grows ever more tangible. From modern technology borne straight from the pages of classic novels to the Space Race, the first orbiter missions to the hypothesized underground hot houses that might provide fresh vegetables to the first colonizers, Mars illuminates the possibility of establishing an extraterrestrial human settlement. Mars covers rovers, orbiters, Mars, NASA and other space agencies, Curiosity, fossils, HG Wells, Ray Bradbury, Sputnik, Space Race, ExoMars, and Mars One, engineering, psychology, and culture.