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The Promise of Space book. In this excellent book, Arthur C. Clarke makes his case for why the exploration of space is so fascinating to human imagination, as well as being important to civilization.
The Promise of Space book.
Part of Space Odyssey series by Arthur C. Clarke. It reached the ledge, and rested for a moment on the narrow open space. The scent of blood was all around, filling its fierce and tiny mind with one overwhelming desire. Without hesitation, it padded silently into the cave. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20. Despite all his efforts, he succeeded only in breaking the stalk into pieces.
Arthur C. Clarke's The Promise of Space is right up there with Cosmos. Written in 1968, it's quite dated. For example, it says that we could have a manned mission to Mars by 1975. This, unfortunately, never happened. In 1975, we had Apollo-Soyuz. It also says that we can get to the closest star, Alpha Centauri, in ten thousand years
Sir Arthur Charles Clarke CBE FRAS (16 December 1917 – 19 March 2008) was a British science fiction writer, science writer and futurist, inventor, undersea explorer, and television series host
Sir Arthur Charles Clarke CBE FRAS (16 December 1917 – 19 March 2008) was a British science fiction writer, science writer and futurist, inventor, undersea explorer, and television series host. He co-wrote the screenplay for the 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey, one of the most influential films of all time. Clarke was a science writer who was an avid populariser of space travel and a futurist of uncanny ability. He wrote over a dozen books and many essays for popular magazines
Arthur Charles Clarke was born in the seaside town of Minehead . Astronautics in 1950, The Exploration of Space in 1951, and The Promise of Space in 1968.
Arthur Charles Clarke was born in the seaside town of Minehead, Somerset, England on December 16, 1917. In 1936, he moved to London, joined the British Interplanetary Society, and started writing science fiction. Sir Arthur C. Clarke wrote a number of non-fiction books describing the technical details of space flight and its possible effect on society. These include Interplanetary Flight: An Introduction to Astronautics in 1950, The Exploration of Space in 1951, and The Promise of Space in 1968. In his 1962 book, Profiles of the Future, Clarke stated his Three Laws, one of which is the famous: "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
The Promise of Space. Collected in The Best of Arthur C. Clarke 1937–1955. Science fiction has always encouraged an enormous amount of amateur writing, and there have been literally thousands of duplicated (sometimes printed) magazines put out by enthusiastic ‘fans’. The Reefs of Taprobane. Report on Planet Three. The first stories I ever completed appeared in some of these magazines. Foreword By Walter Cronkite I KNEW ARTHUR CLARKE THROUGH HIS BOOKS AND OTHER WRITINGS, AND HIS general reputation, before he joined the CBS Apollo coverage team for three Apollo moon-landing missions: the historic Apollo 11, which took Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to the surface of the moon in July 1969; Apollo 12, which flew months later in November; and then Apollo. 15, which flew in midsummer 1971. When he was introduced on camera, Arthur was billed as one of the leading space visionaries.
His surreal book cover illustrations are instantly recognizable today About Arthur C. Clarke: Arthur Charles Clarke was one of the most important and influential figures in century science fiction. Arthur Charles Clarke.
His surreal book cover illustrations are instantly recognizable today. You have to wonder what kind of amazing things he would have created if he had worked with today's digital tools. Classic abstract art in a sci fi cover. About Arthur C. Arthur C. Clarke Reading Challenge 2013 – July: The Sands of Mars. The Sands of Mars by Arthur C Clarke (Pan:1964).
Signed by Arthur C. Clarke himself, on an adhesive book-plate adhered to the book, with Ex Libris Arthur C. Clarke his signature below.
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