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- CRC Press 2001; US$ 253.00
Complex, vast, and multidisciplinary, chemical propulsion has been the subject of extensive investigation over the past few decades. Under the leadership of Gabriel Roy, this has been particularly true at the Office of Naval Research (ONR), where his team has focused on the three primary goals of combustion research: improving the efficiency, increasing... 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...
- ABC-CLIO 1997; US$ 25.00
Packed with fascinating facts and motivational activities, this book helps you create a thematic unit on rocketry. Lessons include information on the beginning of rocketry and explanations of basic scientific principles of rocket flight. Featuring scientific experiments for students, language activities-even a dramatic play (based on the science of... more...
- 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...
The Conversion of Liquid Rocket Fuels, Risk Assessment, Technology and Treatment Options for the Conversion of Abandoned Liquid Ballistic Missile Propellants (Fuels and Oxidizers) in AzerbaijanSpringer Netherlands 2006; US$ 89.99
Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop, held in Baku, Azerbaijan, 29 September - 3 October 2003 more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 44.95
This book reviews the many reasons for exploring our stellar neighbors using robotic probes, and closely examines new technologies for constructing space probes that can traverse the enormous distances between the stars. more...
- 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...
- 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 Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.00
This book details how to plan, compute and optimize the trajectories of sailcraft with speeds higher than 100 km/s; such sailcraft would be able to explore the far-reaches of space in times significantly shorter than the average career, around 35 years. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 162.00
Throughout most of the twentieth century, electric propulsion was considered the technology of the future. Now, the future has arrived. This important new book explains the fundamentals of electric propulsion for spacecraft and describes in detail the physics and characteristics of the two major electric thrusters in use today, ion and Hall thrusters.... more...