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- Bentham Science Publishers 2011; US$ 25.00
This e-book presents an overview of field propulsion systems for the use of space travel and interstellar travel. Such systems include warp drive and antigravity schemes, and rely on momentum transfer from the spacecraft to the external force field and from there to other masses in the cosmos in order to satisfy conservation of momentum. This cannot... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2010; Not Available
Nuclear capability; self-sufficiency in food production; an array of indigenous satellites and missiles; an unmanned Moon mission?India?s achievements in the scientific domain in recent years have been spectacular. But; according to the country?s best-known scientist A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and his close associate Y.S. Rajan; we?ve only just begun. In a... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 27.50
Manned space programs attract the most media attention, and it is not hard to understand why: the danger, the heroism, the sheer adventure we as earthbound observers can imagine when humans are involved. But robotic missions deserve a respectful and detailed history and analysis of their own, and this book provides it. Instead of describing one specific... more...
- Scientific American 2012; US$ 3.99
Our nearest planetary neighbor has been the subject of endless fascination and wide-ranging theories throughout history. Is there life on Mars? Was there ever life on Mars? What was the atmosphere like thousands or millions of years ago? From Percival Lowell, who built his own observatory so he could dedicate himself to studying the red planet,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 80.00
Complete coverage of modern electrical and electronics systems for aircraft Fully updated for the latest technological advances, this comprehensive text describes design concepts, FAA certification requirements, and aerospace-quality maintenance and repair techniques for aircraft electrical and electronics systems. The materials contained in... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 44.95
To create the exotic materials and technologies needed to make stargates and warp drives is the holy grail of advanced propulsion. A less ambitious, but nonetheless revolutionary, goal is finding a way to accelerate a spaceship without having to lug along a gargantuan reservoir of fuel that you blow out a tailpipe. Tethers and solar sails are conventional... more...
- Quercus Publishing 2009; US$ 25.45
Here is the most up-to-date history of man in space, researched by a NASA insider from astronaut interviews, diaries and speeches, with many revelations appearing in print for the first time, and even including material from top secret documents from the former Soviet Union. Astronauts shows space travel as its not been seen before and those who read... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 25.00
The practical, on-the-job aircraft manual--now fully updated For more than 60 years, the Standard Aircraft Handbook for Mechanics and Technicians has been the trusted resource for building, maintaining, overhauling, and repairing aircraft. This illustrated guide provides clear, step-by-step procedures for all essential aircraft tasks. ... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 90.00
Learn the latest technologies needed to pass the FAA airframe and powerplant maintenance certification! Aircraft Basic Science , Eighth Edition, is a valuable resource for students of aviation technology that provides updated information needed to prepare for an FAA airframe and powerplant maintenance certification. This expanded edition includes... more...
- Prometheus Books 2012; US$ 11.99
In the next decade, NASA, by itself and in collaboration with the European Space Agency, is planning a minimum of four separate missions to Mars. Clearly, exciting times are ahead for Mars exploration. This is an insider?s look into the amazing projects now being developed here and abroad to visit the legendary red planet. Drawing on his contacts at... more...