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Rocket propulsion. Rockets

  • To Reach the High Frontierby Roger D. Launius; Dennis R. Jenkins

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 70.00

    Access -- no single word better describes the primary concern of the exploration and development of space. Every participant in space activities -- civil, military, scientific, or commercial -- needs affordable, reliable, frequent, and flexible access to space. To Reach the High Frontier details the histories of the various space access vehicles... more...

  • Solar Sailsby Giovanni Vulpetti; Les Johnson; Gregory L. Matloff

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 39.99

    The reality of sunlight-based sailing in space began in May 2010, and solar sail technology and science have continued to evolve rapidly through new space missions. Using the power of the Sun's light for regular travel propulsion will be the next major leap forward in our journey to other worlds. This book is the second edition of the fascinating explanation... more...

  • ROCKETRYby Carla Mooney; Caitlin Denham

    Nomad Press 2014; US$ 12.95

    Rocketry: Investigate the Science and Technology of Rockets and Ballistics introduces students to the fascinating world of rocketry and ballistics. Readers discover the history of rocket development, from the earliest fire arrows in China to modern-day space shuttles, as well as the main concepts of rocketry, including how rockets are launched,... more...

  • Mechanics and Chemistry of Solid Propellantsby A. C. Eringen; H. Liebowitz; S. L. Koh

    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...

  • Propulsion Re-Entry Physicsby Michal Lunc; P. Contensou; G. N. Duboshin

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.95

    Propulsion Re-Entry Physics deals with the physics of propulsion re-entry and covers topics ranging from inductive magnetoplasmadynamic (MPD) propulsion systems to launch systems and orbiting maneuvering systems. Problems of re-entry aerodynamics are considered, along with interaction problems in hypersonic fluid dynamics. Comprised of 31 chapters,... more...

  • Advances in Solar Sailingby

    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...

  • Radiophysical and Geomagnetic Effects of Rocket Burn and Launch in the Near-the-Earth Environmentby Leonid F. Chernogor; Nathan Blaunstein

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 157.95

    DIAGNOSTICS Of PLASMA PERTURBATIONS BY USING DOPPLER RADIO SOUNDING Perturbations in the Ionosphere Caused by Rocket Launches Overview Properties and Parameters of the Lower, Middle, and Outer Ionospheres Peculiarities of the Interaction of Moving SVs with the Ionosphere Cosmodromes and Types of Rockets Large-Scale Perturbations in RL and... more...

  • Principles of Spaceflight Propulsionby E. M. Goodger

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Division III. Propulsion Systems Including Fuels, Volume 6: Principles of Spaceflight Propulsion provides an introduction to the fundamentals of the processes of energy release and conversion. This book presents the developments of space technology by providing a general view of the propulsion methods available. Organized into seven chapters, this... more...

  • The Chemistry of Propellantsby S. S. Penner; J. Ducarme

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    The Chemistry of Propellants is a collection of papers and comments presented at the meeting on ?The Chemistry of Propellants”, held in Paris, France on June 8-12, 1959, organized by the AGARD Combustion and Propulsion Panel. This book is organized into six parts encompassing 25 chapters that serve as an introduction to the broad and important subject... more...

  • Dr. Spaceby Bob Ward

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 19.95

    Written by veteran aerospace journalist Bob Ward, who spent years investigating his subject, this biography presents a revealing but even-handed portrait of the father of modern rocketry. As he chronicles Wernher von Braun's life, Ward explodes many myths and misconceptions about the controversial genius who was a hero to some, a villain to others.... more...