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- Springer Vienna 2012; US$ 169.00
Space activities are one particularly visible area where Europe can shape its identity. This book examines the hard sciences, policy, cultural science and the arts to identify creative ways that space can be used to help shape the European identity. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 179.00
This book presents the best contributions from the Third International Symposium on Solar Sailing Glasgow, June 2013. It examines flight programs, technology development programs and new technology and application concepts. more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 310.00
In recent years scientists have investigated a series of new methods for non-rocket space launch, which promise to revolutionize space launches and flight. Particularly in the current political climate new, cheaper, and more ?fuel efficient? methods are being investigated. Such new methods include the gas tube method, cable accelerators, tether launch... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 219.00
In Future Spacecraft Propulsion Systems the authors demonstrate the need to break free from the old established concepts of expendable rockets, using chemical propulsion, and to develop new breeds of launch vehicle capable of both launching payloads into orbit at dramatically reduced cost, and for sustained operations in low-Earth orbit. The next... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 259.00
Once again comprehensive and authoritative, this second edition puts spacecraft propulsion systems in perspective, from earth orbit launchers to astronomical/space exploration vehicles. It includes new material on fusion propulsion, new figures and updates. more...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 157.95
Radiophysical and Geomagnetic Effects of Rocket Burn and Launch in the Near-the-Earth Environment describes experimental and theoretical studies on the effects of rocket burns and launchings on the near-the-Earth environment and geomagnetic fields. It illuminates the main geophysical and radiophysical effects on the ionosphere and magnetosphere... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 93.95
This book, a translation of the French title Technologie des Propergols Solides , offers otherwise unavailable information on the subject of solid propellants and their use in rocket propulsion. The fundamentals of rocket propulsion are developed in chapter one and detailed descriptions of concepts are covered in the following chapters. Specific design... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.95
Mechanics and Chemistry of Solid Propellants is a collection of papers presented at the Fourth Symposium on Naval Structural Mechanics, held in Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana on April 19-21, 1965 under the joint sponsorship of the Office of Naval Research and Purdue University. The contributors consider the development and utilization of solid... more...