Reexamines the voyages and explorations--manned and unmanned--that have substantially increased man's understanding of the planets and satellites in our solar system, emphasizing the vital role they play in earth's futureground before failing. ... The atmosphere sounding technique was an extension of the Viking aeroshell measurements, and a prelude to the ... One Soviet idea was that smaller probes might be dropped in various locations as the probe was carried along by the winds; ... Such a creature would like an inert atmosphere, 99 % carbon dioxide, and would be quite glad not to have a planetary magnetic field .
|Title||:||New Worlds for Old|
|Publisher||:||William Morrow & Company - 1979|