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NASA Special Publication: "Passage to a Ringed World"

You can now download a copy of the NASA Special Publication "Passage to a Ringed World" in PDF format (at right).

You can also place an online order for a hard copy of the publication from the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO). At the GPO website, you will find a convenient search tool. Just enter "Passage to a Ringed World" and click "Submit."

You can also order a copy of this publication by calling any U.S. Government Printing Office Bookstore. The Southern California GPO bookstore can be contacted at: (213) 239-9844. There is no toll-free phone number for GPO Bookstores; however, the Southern California store will send you a free product catalog and list of other store locations upon request. Ask for NASA Special Publication SP-533, "Passage to a Ringed World." Phone orders require a VISA, Master Card, or Discover credit card.

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Passage to a Ringed World: Full

Full Publication (PDF, 6.94 MB)
Table of Contents (PDF, 750 KB)
Chapter 1 (PDF, 462 KB)
Chapter 2 (PDF, 139 KB)
Chapter 3 (PDF, 448 KB)
Chapter 4 (PDF, 1.61 MB)
Chapter 5 (PDF, 1.14 MB)
Chapter 6 (PDF, 250 KB)
Chapter 7 (PDF, 157 KB)
Chapter 8 (PDF, 317 KB)
Chapter 9 (PDF, 917 KB)
Chapter 10 (PDF, 134 KB)
Afterword (PDF, 35 KB)
Appendix A (PDF, 88 KB)
Appendix B (PDF, 18 KB)
Appendix C (PDF, 13 KB)
Appendix D (PDF, 29 KB)
Appendix E (PDF, 16 KB)
Appendix F (PDF, 732 KB)
Addendum: Mission Milestones (PDF, 328 KB)


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