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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...

  • Autonomous and Autonomic Systems: With Applications to NASA Intelligent Spacecraft Operations and Exploration Systemsby Walt Truszkowski; Harold Hallock; Christopher Rouff; Jay Karlin; James Rash; Michael Hinchey; Roy Sterritt

    Springer 2009; US$ 209.00

    This book provides an in-depth discussion of autonomous and autonomic systems, their interdependencies, differences and similarities. Current and pending issues in these evermore increasingly important subjects are highlighted and discussed. Concepts, ideas and experiences are explored in relation to real-life NASA systems in spacecraft control and... more...

  • 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$ 3.60

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Unmanned Aircraft Systemsby Reg Austin

    Wiley 2011; US$ 134.00

    Unmanned Aircraft Systems delivers a much needed introduction to UAV System technology, taking an integrated approach that avoids compartmentalising the subject. Arranged in four sections, parts 1-3 examine the way in which various engineering disciplines affect the design, development and deployment of UAS. The fourth section assesses the future... more...