The Resource The space barons : Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the quest to colonize the cosmos, Christian Davenport., (ebook)

The space barons : Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the quest to colonize the cosmos, Christian Davenport., (ebook)

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The space barons : Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the quest to colonize the cosmos
Title
The space barons
Title remainder
Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the quest to colonize the cosmos
Statement of responsibility
Christian Davenport.
Title variation
Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the quest to colonize the cosmos
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Language
eng
Summary
The historic quest to rekindle the human exploration and colonization of space led by two rivals and their vast fortunes, egos, and visions of space as the next entrepreneurial frontier The Space Barons is the story of a group of billionaire entrepreneurs who are pouring their fortunes into the epic resurrection of the American space program. Nearly a half-century after Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, these Space Barons--most notably Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, along with Richard Branson and Paul Allen--are using Silicon Valley-style innovation to dramatically lower the cost of space travel, and send humans even further than NASA has gone. These entrepreneurs have founded some of the biggest brands in the world--Amazon, Microsoft, Virgin, Tesla, PayPal--and upended industry after industry. Now they are pursuing the biggest disruption of all: space. Based on years of reporting and exclusive interviews with all four billionaires, this authoritative account is a dramatic tale of risk and high adventure, the birth of a new Space Age, fueled by some of the world's richest men as they struggle to end governments' monopoly on the cosmos. The Space Barons is also a story of rivalry--hard-charging startups warring with established contractors, and the personal clashes of the leaders of this new space movement, particularly Musk and Bezos, as they aim for the moon and Mars and beyond
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Davenport, Christian
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  • 338.7/6294092273
  • B
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index present
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TL789.85.A1
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non fiction
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  • Bezos, Jeffrey
  • Musk, Elon
  • Blue Origin (Firm)
  • SpaceX (Firm)
  • Space industrialization
  • Industrialists
  • Aerospace engineers
  • Aerospace industries
  • Outer space
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The space barons : Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the quest to colonize the cosmos, Christian Davenport., (ebook)
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Includes index
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online resource
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multicolored
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unknown
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First edition.
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1 online resource
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online
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Owing to Legal Deposit regulations this resource may only be accessed from within National Library of Scotland on library computers. For more information contact enquiries@nls.uk.
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9781541767720
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F7B23D00-AF51-4E99-9204-5ED6C633989B
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  • on1028731527
  • (OCoLC)1028731527
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The space barons : Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the quest to colonize the cosmos, Christian Davenport., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Owing to Legal Deposit regulations this resource may only be accessed from within National Library of Scotland on library computers. For more information contact enquiries@nls.uk.
Isbn
9781541767720
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
F7B23D00-AF51-4E99-9204-5ED6C633989B
System control number
  • on1028731527
  • (OCoLC)1028731527

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