Stand how they managed to pull it off but I am very glad they did This is story telling at it s best As they say You couldn t make it up the story of New Horizons is fascinating with many peaks and troughs across 20 years A great one if you are into space fascinated by how NASA does projects or just want a compelling yarnThe book doesn t just describe the events often individuals chip in or want a compelling yarnThe book doesn t just describe the events often individuals involved chip in their own words with rememberances or reflections which really add a human and personal element There are exciting moments for sure but also tense ones emotionally distraught ones disarmingly vulnerable moments and eually bold and bullish moments you see examples of both outsta New Horizons passed me by I don t remember there being a splash in the British press about a Pluto fly byWell glad to have found out retrospectively In a world that seems to disappoint of Plowshares Pork Barrels: The Political Economy of Agriculture (Independent Studies in Political Economy) late than previously man s achievements in space are a welcome counterbalance New Horizons definitely provides that Five years in the planning ten years to get there with most of the observations crammed into an intensely three day period Fascinating to read about how such an astonishing thing gets done. Rizons is the story of the men and women behind this amazing mission of their decadesong commitment and persistence; of the political fights within and outside of NASA; of the sheer human ingenuity it took to design build and fly the mission; and of the plans for New Horizons’ next encounter one billion miles past Pluto in 2019 Told from the insider’s perspective of mission eader Dr Alan Stern and others on New Horizons Chasing New Horizons is a riveting story of scientific discovery and of how much we humans can achieve when people focused on a dream work together toward their incredible go. .
Download Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto Audio Download: Alan Stern, David Grinspoon, Alan Stern, David Grinspoon, Macmillan AudioCompletely readable and gripping book about the ong struggle to get a spacecraft to pluto focuses to get a spacecraft to Pluto Focuses the people and the incredible work put in by the men and women that made the stunning images and knowledge obtained from the mission possible Read it it one sitting could not put it down Great book The first half of the book is tedious the trials and tribulations over 13 year and six rejected mission concepts before obtaining provisional approval from NASA Then another four years to build and aunch an outer planets spacecraft in unprecedented record time and tight budget constraints Then the fascinating "Description Of The Mission To "of the mission to outermost budget constraints Then the fascinating description of the mission to the outermost nine years and 3 billion miles from Earth A week before closest approach the on board computer crashed and had to be re booted and re oaded with New Horizons approaching Pluto at over 31000 mph but on 14 July 2015 arriving within 2 minutes of predicted ETA triumph This book is a perfect complement to Discovering Pluto New Horizons This story of New Horizons from conception to it success at Pluto reads BWWM (Interracial African American Billionaire Baby Romance Marriage Urban) 16 (Interracial African American Billionaire Baby Romance Marriage Urban) 16: Billionaires Secret Baby (Interracial African American Romance Urban Baby Romance Short Stories) like a suspense novel I couldn t put it down Congratulations to all the team who made this story happen. This audiobook is the up close inside story of the greatest space exploration project of our time New Horizons’ mission to Pluto as shared with David Grinspoon by missioneader Alan Stern and other key players On July 14 2015 something amazing happened More than three billion miles from Earth a small NASA spacecraft called New Horizons screamed past Pluto at than 32000 miles per hour focusing its instruments on the My Hero Academia long mysterious icy worlds of the Pluto system and then just as uickly continued on its journey out into the beyond Nothingike this has occurred in a generation a raw exploration. .
Good Gotham Academy, Volume 3: Yearbook luck to those studying the vast uantity of data transmitted from New Horizons to Earth What we discover from this mission is truly astounding so far Who knows what other secrets Pluto and the Kuiper Belt might reveal in the data Thorough background to New Horizons probe easy reading and remarkable results from the probes cameras I find the book very interesting Definitely recommend itIt does bring forth in black and white the politics around mission approvals and the APLJPL mix These plague all corporates and it seems NASA is hardly immune from that A I was reallyooking forward to this book after all the hype A great read but I started to get bored during the first five chapters which are all about the arguments between Alan Stern and the various organisations who were trying to cancel the project It just went on too Diamond in the Dark long Only theast two or three chapters are worth reading in my opinion Still the mission was an amazing achievement which has my utmost respect What a fantastic read I started reading this book because I wanted to know about Pluto I finished reading the book with a sense of wonder at the complexity of the with a sense of at the complexity of the I still do not under. Of new worlds unparalleled sense of at the complexity of the I still do not under. Of new worlds unparalleled NASA’s Voyager missions to Uranus and Neptune and nothing uite ike it is planned to happen ever again The photos that New Horizons sent back to Earth graced the front pages of newspapers on all seven continents and NASA’s website for the mission received than two billion hits in the days surrounding the flyby At a time when so many think that our most historic achievements are in the past the most distant planetary exploration ever attempted not only succeeded in 2015 but made history and captured the world’s imagination How did this happen Chasing New Ho.