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Krafft Ehricke's Extraterrestrial Imperative
by Krafft Ehricke and Marsha Freeman
A summation of Krafft Ehricke's work on encouraging the exploration of space, this account offers biographic information on the man himself; encompasses details of his new, innovative ideas; and portrays his thoughts on the importance and value of space travel for society. Providing an understanding of the early history of the space pioneers, what they helped accomplish, and how Ehricke's vision came to fruition, this reference details the continuing need for a creation of a long-term vision for the exploration of space. Historic and yet topical, this resource also includes many of Ehricke's original works, many of which were previously out of print.

About the Author
Krafft Ehricke was an aeronautical engineer who worked with the Von Braun Rocket Team in the 1940s. A member of the International Aerospace Hall of Fame, he was also an advisor to NASA and the U.S. Air Force, he played a major role in the success of U.S. space programs. Marsha Freeman is author of hundreds of articles on the U.S. space program which have been published in 21st Century Science & Technology magazine, Acta Astronautica, Executive Intelligence Review magazine, Fusion Magazine, Quest Magazine, and Space World magazine. She is the author of Challenges of Human Space Exploration and How We Got to the Moon: The Story of the German Space Pioneers. She lives in Leesburg, Virginia.

  • Paperback: 216 pages
  • Publisher: Collector's Guide Publishing, Inc. (February 1, 2009)
  • ISBN-10: 1894959914
  • ISBN-13: 978-1894959919

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