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- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 259.00
Luminescent molecule sensors, called pressure-sensitive paint (PSP) and temperature-sensitive paint (TSP), measure factors essential for understanding the aerodynamic performance and heat transfer characteristics of flight vehicles. They provide a powerful tool for experimental aerodynamicists to obtain a deeper understanding of the rich physical phenomena... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 419.00
Describes the mission analysis and design techniques that may be applied to a range of interplanetary missions from those targeting the inner planets to those destined for the outer planets and Solar System escape trajectories. This book provides an introduction and a description of the fundamentals of interplanetary missions. more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2003; US$ 82.00
This volume offers a comprehensive guide to the field of space technology for high school and college students, and general readers. Angelo (a retired U.S. Air Force officer) discusses civilian and military applications of space technology; profiles prominent scientists, politicians, space program a more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 39.95
Reviews the development of crew survival and escape methods from the earliest designs of manned spacecraft to the discussions of systems for ISS and on to the prospect of sending men and women out towards Mars. This title also reviews the numerous proposed systems of crew rescue. more...
- 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...
- 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 2011; US$ 479.00
"Modal Analysis Topics Volume 3," Proceedings of the 29th IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics, 2011, this third volume of six from the Conference, brings together over 30 contributions to this important area of research and engineering. This collection presents early findings and case studies on fundamental and applied... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 299.00
Over the last few decades, both the aeronautics and space disciplines have greatly influenced advances in controls, sensors, data fusion and navigation. Many of those achievements that made the word 'aerospace' synonymous with 'high - tech' were enabled by innovations in guidance, navigation and control. Europe has seen a strong trans-national... 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...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 15.28
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...