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  • Make: Rocketsby Mike Westerfield

    Maker Media, Inc 2014; US$ 29.99

    This book teaches the reader to build rockets--powered by compressed air, water, and solid propellant--with the maximum possible fun, safety, and educational experience. Make: Rockets is for all the science geeks who look at the moon and try to figure out where Neil Armstrong walked, watch in awe as rockets lift off, and want to fly their own... more...

  • Spacecraft Operationsby Thomas Uhlig; Florian Sellmaier; Michael Schmidhuber

    Springer 2014; US$ 99.00

    The book describes the basic concepts of spaceflight operations, for both, human and unmanned missions. The basic subsystems of a space vehicle are explained in dedicated chapters, the relationship of spacecraft design and the very unique space environment are laid out. Flight dynamics are taught as well as ground segment requirements. Mission operations... more...

  • Der lange Weg zum Mond und zurückby André Hoffmann

    Athene Media Verlag 2014; US$ 3.72

    Dieser eindrucksvolle Bildband mit Begleittext zeigt das fesselnde Abenteuer der Raumfahrt auf dem Weg zum Mond. Beeindruckende Mondlandschaften wollen verzaubern und atemberaubende Aufnahmen zeugen von den spannendsten Momenten, die Millionen begeisterten und Geschichte schrieben: Mit den Worten "Ein kleiner Schritt für einen Menschen, ein riesiger... more...

  • Space and Humanityby L. G. Napolitano

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    This volume contains a selection of 27 papers that are chiefly survey, state-of-the-art, review or programmatic in nature. The volume itself is structured in three parts: Part I, The System, that deals with Space Transportation, Space Stations and Platforms; Part II, Hard and Soft Technologies, that deals with Technology Applications, Astrodynamics,... more...

  • Satellite Technologyby Maini; Varsha Agrawal

    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...

  • How We'll Live on Marsby Stephen Petranek

    Simon & Schuster/ TED 2015; US$ 14.99

    Award-winning journalist Stephen Petranek says humans will live on Mars by 2027. Now he makes the case that living on Mars is not just plausible, but inevitable. It sounds like science fiction, but Stephen Petranek considers it fact: Within twenty years, humans will live on Mars. We?ll need to. In this sweeping, provocative book that mixes business,... more...

  • Return to the Moonby Harrison Schmitt

    Springer 2007; US$ 25.00

    Advocates a private, investor-based approach to returning humans to the Moon - to extract Helium 3 for energy production, to use the Moon as a platform for science and manufacturing, and to establish permanent human colonies there in a kind of stepping stone community on the way to deeper space. more...

  • Space Tethers and Space Elevatorsby Michel van Pelt

    Springer 2009; US$ 29.95

    Explains the principle of space tethers: what they are and how they can be used in space. This book shows how space tethers have already been used to stabilize spacecraft using tidal forces and to generate artificial gravity using a spinning system with a spacecraft connected to a counterweight via a cable. more...

  • Humans in Outer Spaceby Luca Codignola; Kai-Uwe Schrogl; Agnieszka Lukaszczyk; Nicolas Peter

    Springer 2009; US$ 149.00

    The space-faring nations are heading for the human exploration of the Moon, Mars and Near-Earth Objects. This book features articles that present a comprehensive analysis of how various relevant disciplines respond to the questions of how, why and with what goal humans explore outer space. more...