Exploration of the Planets: A History, A Prospect, and Some Issues

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This report discusses the history and future of planetary exploration programs by the U.S. and the Soviet Union. Topics covered are motivations for planetary exploration, unmanned missions sent to Mars and Venus by the U.S. and Soviet Union, plans for manned missions to planets such as Mars, technical needs and costs for planetary space missions, and long-term plans and ideas.

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Devoe, Barbara M. & Sheldon, Charles S. II December 15, 1969.

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This report discusses the history and future of planetary exploration programs by the U.S. and the Soviet Union. Topics covered are motivations for planetary exploration, unmanned missions sent to Mars and Venus by the U.S. and Soviet Union, plans for manned missions to planets such as Mars, technical needs and costs for planetary space missions, and long-term plans and ideas.

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Devoe, Barbara M. & Sheldon, Charles S. II. Exploration of the Planets: A History, A Prospect, and Some Issues, report, December 15, 1969; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1039090/: accessed November 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.