Overview and context

  • Haym Benaroya
Chapter
Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)

Abstract

The case for the permanent manned return to the Moon – as a destination in its own right, and as a platform for the human and robotic exploration of the solar system – is clear [1].

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Haym Benaroya
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  1. 1.Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace EngineeringRutgers UniversityNew BrunswickUSA

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