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  • Rocket Manby David A. Clary

    Hachette Books 2003; Not Available

    More famous in his day than Einstein or Edison, the troubled, solitary genius Robert H. Goddard (1882-1945) was the American father of rocketry and space flight, launching the world's first liquid-fuel rockets and the first powered vehicles to break the sound barrier. Supported by Charles Lindbergh and Harry Guggenheim, through fiery, often explosive,... 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$ 3.78

    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...

  • The long Way to the Moonby André Hoffmann

    Athene Media Verlag 2014; US$ 3.81

    It was February 1966. A Saturn V rocket began a suborbital unmanned test flight with the Apollo Command Module for the first time. A Saturn Orbital test flight followed, without the Apollo Spaceship, in July 1966; a further flight with the Apollo Command Module took off in August 1966. The Saturn Rocket Vehicle was developed by the scientists and... 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...

  • From Nighthawk to Spitfireby John K Shelton

    The History Press 2015; US$ 24.78

    R J Mitchell was virtually self-taught; surprisingly, almost all his other 24 aircraft were slow-flying seaplanes. How a lad from the land-locked Midlands, apprenticed to a locomotive works, came to be responsible for the Spitfire is a great tale in itself. This detailed book tells us how Mitchell learned his trade - from 1916, contributing to the... more...

  • Orbital Mechanics for Engineering Studentsby Howard Curtis

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 105.95

    Written by Howard Curtis, Professor of Aerospace Engineering at Embry-Riddle University, Orbital Mechanics for Engineering Students is a crucial text for students of aerospace engineering. Now in its 3e, the book has been brought up-to-date with new topics, key terms, homework exercises, and fully worked examples. Highly illustrated and fully supported... more...

  • Introduction to Aircraft Structural Analysisby T.H.G. Megson

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 89.95

    Based on the author's best-selling text, Aircraft Structures for Engineering Students , this brief book covers the basics of structural analysis as applied to aircraft structures Coverage of elasticity, energy methods and virtual work set the stage for discussions of airworthiness/airframe loads and stress analysis of aircraft components Numerous... 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...

  • Principles of Flight for Pilotsby Peter J. Swatton

    Wiley 2011; US$ 92.95

    Peter Swatton is Director and Chief Ground Instructor at Ground Training Services at Bournemouth/Hurn airport which specialises in training pilots for the JAA examinations. He was a navigator in the Royal Air Force for 37 years, of which 28 were spent as an OCU instructor and Wing examiner: on retirement he became an instructor with the Professional... more...