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Aeronautics & Astronautics

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  • The Cambridge Aerospace Dictionaryby Bill Gunston

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 46.00

    The Cambridge Aerospace Dictionary, first published in 2009, is scholarly, accessible and essential reading for those interested in flight and the aerospace industry. more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Air Intelligenceby Glenmore S. Trenear-Harvey

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 89.99

    The Historical Dictionary of Air Intelligence relates the evolving history of air intelligence through a list of abbreviations and acronyms, a chronology, an introductory essay, and cross-referenced dictionary entries on the agencies and agents, the operations and equipment, and the tradecraft and jargon. more...

  • Principles of Flight Simulationby David Allerton

    Wiley 2009; US$ 120.00

    Principles of Flight Simulation is a comprehensive guide to flight simulator design, covering the modelling, algorithms and software which underpin flight simulation. The book covers the mathematical modelling and software which underpin flight simulation. The detailed equations of motion used to model aircraft dynamics are developed and then applied... more...

  • Basic Research and Technologies for Two-Stage-to-Orbit Vehiclesby Dieter Jacob; Gottfried Sachs; Siegfried Wagner

    Wiley 2006; US$ 390.00

    Focusing on basic aspects of future reusable space transportation systems and covering overall design, aerodynamics, thermodynamics, flight dynamics, propulsion, materials, and structures, this report presents some of the most recent results obtained in these disciplines. The authors are members of three Collaborative Research Centers in Aachen, Munich... more...

  • Marsby Viorel Badescu

    Springer 2009; US$ 209.00

    The manned mission is seen as a first step towards a Mars surface exploration base-station and, later, establishing permanent settlement. The location and use of Mars?s natural resources is vital to enable cost-effective long-duration human exploration and exploitation missions as well as subsequent human colonization. Planet resources include various... more...

  • The Astronaut's Cookbookby Charles T. Bourland; Gregory L. Vogt

    Springer 2010; US$ 29.95

    Astronauts, cosmonauts, and a very limited number of people have experienced eating space food due to the unique processing and packaging required for space travel. This book allows anyone with a normal kitchen to prepare space food. Since some of the processing such as freeze dehydration, and packaging cannot be accomplished in the normal kitchen,... more...

  • Space Enterpriseby Philip Harris

    Springer 2009; US$ 39.95

    Offers the vision and rationale as to why humanity is leaving its cradle, Earth, to use space resources, as well as pursuing lunar industrialization and establishing offworld settlements. This book presents a behavioral science perspective on space exploration and enterprise. more...

  • The New Space Raceby Erik Seedhouse

    Springer 2009; US$ 34.95

    The world's most populous nation views space as an asset, not only from a technological and commercial perspective, but also from a political and militaristic one. The repercussions of this ideology already extend far beyond Washington. China vs. United States offers a glimpse of future Chinese aspirations in space and the politico-militaristic... more...

  • Electromagnetic Shielding and Corrosion Protection for Aerospace Vehiclesby Jan W. Gooch; John K. Daher

    Springer 2010; US$ 129.00

    Civil and military aircraft - and aerospace vehicles in general - face two problems: they depend upon electronic systems and must be shielded against electromagnetic interference. Environmental conditions including moisture, rain, and pollution may corrode airframes, skin, and other bonded joints. This book addresses both problems. more...

  • Dynamics of Tethered Space Systemsby Hans Troger; A.P. Alpatov; V.V. Beletsky; V.I. Dranovskii; V.S. Khoroshilov; A.V. Pirozhenko; A.E. Zakrzhevskii

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 115.95

    During many of the earliest American and Russian space missions, experiments were performed using cables to connect people and objects to spacecraft in orbit. These attempts generated considerable information about the formation of tethered systems and basic problems with tether orientation and gravity-gradient stabilization. During the 1970s, interest... more...