Bolonkin, Alexander Alexandrovich (1933–)
Russian-born American scientist who has worked in the aviation
and space industries in the United States since 1988. He has authored more
than 100 scientific articles on subjects including advanced space transportation,
launch systems, and "electronic immortality" (i.e., encoding the information
content of the human brain on electronic chips). He owns 17 patents for
various inventions and is the author or co-author of two recent books Non-Rocket
Space Launch and Flight,1 which summarizes much of current
knowledge in this field, and, with Richard Cathcart,
Macro-Projects: Environment and Technology.2
- Bolonkin, Alexander. Non-Rocket Space Launch and Flight.
- Bolonkin, Alexander and Cathcart, Richard Brooks. Macro-Projects:
Environment and Technology. Nova Science Publishers, 2009.
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