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- 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...
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 90.00
Learn the latest technologies needed to pass the FAA airframe and powerplant maintenance certification! Aircraft Basic Science , Eighth Edition, is a valuable resource for students of aviation technology that provides updated information needed to prepare for an FAA airframe and powerplant maintenance certification. This expanded edition includes... more...
- Prometheus Books 2012; US$ 11.99
In the next decade, NASA, by itself and in collaboration with the European Space Agency, is planning a minimum of four separate missions to Mars. Clearly, exciting times are ahead for Mars exploration. This is an insider?s look into the amazing projects now being developed here and abroad to visit the legendary red planet. Drawing on his contacts at... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 80.00
The most comprehensive, current guide to aircraft powerplants Fully revised to cover the latest industry advances, Aircraft Powerplants , Eighth Edition, prepares you for certification as an FAA powerplant technician in accordance with the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR). This authoritative text has been updated to reflect recent changes in... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 44.95
"The Soyuz Launch Vehicle" tells the story, for the first time in a single English-language book, of the extremely successful Soyuz launch vehicle. Built as the worlds first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), Soyuz was adapted to launch not only Sputnik but also the first man to orbit Earth, and has been in service for over... more...