2011

Drifting on Alien Winds

Exploring the Skies and Weather of Other Worlds

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-6916-3 (Print) 978-1-4419-6917-0 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Starting Here and Getting There

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 2-20

      The Sky at Home

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      Pages 22-41

      Early Concepts, and What It Really Takes to Explore Alien Skies

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      Pages 42-64

      Studies on the Fly

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      Pages 66-86

      Studying the Weather from the Inside

  3. The Forecast: Clearing, With Scattered Ammonia Showers by Morning

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 87-87

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      Pages 88-105

      Venus

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      Pages 106-126

      Mars

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      Pages 128-142

      Jupiter

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      Pages 144-171

      Saturn and Titan

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      Pages 172-195

      Uranus, Neptune, and Triton

  4. Future Explorers

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 197-197

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      Pages 198-215

      Field Tests, Balloons, Aircraft, and Upcoming Missions

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 216-221

      To Venture on Wilder Seas

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 223-238