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- Springer 2009; US$ 34.95
Offers insight into the technologies, mission architectures, medical requirements, and training needed to send humans to Mars. This book focuses on mission objectives and benefits, and the risks that are compounded when linked to an overall planet exploration program involving several expeditions and setting up a permanent presence on the surface. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 145.00
A comprehensive, single-source reference on satellite technology and its applications, Satellite Technology: Principles and Applications, Second Edition includes the latest developments on the topic. Covering the features and facilities of satellites and satellite launch vehicles, with an emphasis on the fundamental principles and concepts, the authors... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 219.00
The Yearbook on Space Policy aims to be the reference publication analysing space policy developments. Each year it presents issues and trends in space policy and the space sector as a whole. Its scope is global and its perspective is European. The Yearbook also links space policy with other policy areas. It highlights specific events and issues, and... more...
- Springer Fachmedien 2010; US$ 129.00
Following the first comprehensive transdisciplinary dialogue on humans in outer space which resulted in "Humans in Outer Space - Interdisciplinary Odysseys", the European Science Foundation (ESF), the European Space Agency (ESA), and the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI) have continued and deepened this transdisciplinary dialogue, which... more...
- 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...
- 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 this... 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...
- 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. The... more...