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  • Astronauts For Hireby Erik Seedhouse

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 34.95

    This book examines the increasing need for commercial astronauts. It provides unique insights into the burgeoning new field of commercial space operation, individuals who will run these missions and the types of missions this new corps of astronauts will fly. more...

  • Beyond Humanby Erik Seedhouse

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 19.99

    Beyond Human is an informative and accessible guide for all those interested in the developing sciences of genetic engineering, bio printing and human cloning. Illustrating the ideas with reference to well-known science fiction films and novels, the author provides a unique insight into and understanding of how genetic manipulation, cloning, and other... more...

  • Bigelow Aerospaceby Erik Seedhouse

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 44.99

    This book describes the technology of expandable modules that inflate into space habitats. It details how this technology is changing the face of commercial spaceflight and is laying the foundation for an orbital economy. more...

  • Interplanetary Outpostby Erik Seedhouse

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 39.95

    Interplanetary Outpost follows the mission architecture of NASA's plan for Human Outer Planet Exploration (HOPE), which envisions sending a crew to the moon Callisto. This text addresses the various challenges involved with the mission, while providing a foundation of mission requirements. more...

  • Lunar Outpostby Erik Seedhouse

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 34.95

    What is needed to return to the moon by 2020? This book details the technologies, mission architectures, medical requirements and training for that mission. Too, it explores the cost and roles played by private enterprise and individual countries. more...

  • Mars via the Moonby Erik Seedhouse

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 34.99

    MOMENTUM IS BUILDING for a return to the Moon. NASA?s international partners on the International Space Station are in favor of returning to the lunar surface, as are India and China. The horizon goal may be Mars, but the political, funding and the technological and medical infeasibility of such an objective means the next logical step is a return... more...

  • Martian Outpostby Erik Seedhouse

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 34.95

    This book thoroughly details how humans will get to Mars. It fully covers crew preparation and mission trajectories and explains an adaptable and mobile exploration architecture that will enable long-term human exploration of the planet. more...

  • Microgravity and Vision Impairments in Astronautsby Erik Seedhouse

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99

    Recent missions on board the International Space Station have revealed previously unreported physiological consequences of long duration space flight, particularly in eyesight, and in this Brief Dr. Seedhouse reviews the existing theories on what causes this degeneration and how long it will last. Notably, 60% of long-duration crews have reported subjective... more...

  • The New Space Race: China vs. USAby Erik Seedhouse

    Praxis 2010; US$ 34.95

    This enlightening book explores Chinese aspirations in space and the politico-militaristic implications of a looming space race. The national security objectives of the U.S. and China are examined, and there are insights into their space hardware. more...

  • Ocean Outpostby Erik Seedhouse

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 29.95

    One of the greatest achievements of the 21st century will be to cast a light on the eternal darkness of the deep ocean. This book identifies the key determinants of life or death in this extreme environment and chronicles the frontiers of diving medicine. more...