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    • The Case for Mars

    • The Plan to Settle the Red Planet and Why We Must
    • By: Robert Zubrin, Richard Wagner, Arthur C. Clarke - Foreword
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 14 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 56

    Since the beginning of human history Mars has been an alluring dream - the stuff of legends, gods, and mystery. The planet most like ours, it has still been thought impossible to reach, let alone explore and inhabit. Now with the advent of a revolutionary new plan, all this has changed. Leading space exploration authority Robert Zubrin has crafted a daring new blueprint, Mars Direct, presented here with engaging anecdotes. The Case for Mars is not a vision for the far future or one that will cost us impossible billions.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Compelling

    • By Michael D. Busch on 04-16-18

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Mars Direct

    • Space Exploration, the Red Planet, and the Human Future
    • By: Robert Zubrin
    • Narrated by: Erik Synnestvedt
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 76
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      4 out of 5 stars 62
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      4 out of 5 stars 63

    The human race is at a crossroads. In the coming years, we will make decisions regarding our human spaceflight program that will lead to one of two familiar futures: the open universe of Star Trek, where we allow ourselves the opportunity to spread our wings and attempt to flourish as an interplanetary species - or the closed, dystopian, and ultimately self-destructive world of Soylent Green. If we ever hope to live in the future that is the former scenario, our first stepping stone must be a manned mission to Mars.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Persuasive Case for Mars Direct Approach

    • By Christopher F. Wilson on 11-07-16

    Regular price: $2.79