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  • Rocket Manby David A. Clary

    Hachette Books 2003; US$ 20.87

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 3.81

    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$ 3.84

    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...

  • 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...