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- 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...
- Springer Vienna 2010; US$ 129.00
This book examines management of space exploration, space settlements, the role of astronauts in the future as well as related to the encounter of extraterrestrial life. It reflects on issues related to Europe's role in conducting human exploration in space. more...
- Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 40.00
A stunning, unprecedented collection of photographs and essays that goes behind the scenes at NASA, in which the humanity of the astronauts, engineers, scientists, technicians, and ground crews that contributed in saving the Hubble Space Telescope are revealed. Michael Soluri has been photographing the people and places of space exploration for more... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 200.00
Liquid Acquisition Devices for Advanced In-Space Cryogenic Propulsion Systems discusses the importance of reliable cryogenic systems, a pivotal part of everything from engine propulsion to fuel deposits. As some of the most efficient systems involve advanced cryogenic fluid management systems that present challenging issues, the book tackles issues... more...
- Smithsonian 2014; US$ 29.95
The firsthand account of the trials and tribulations of engineering one of the most complex pieces of space technology, the Mars Rover Curiosity, by its chief engineer Rob Manning In the course of our enduring quest for knowledge about ourselves and our universe, we haven't found answers to one of our most fundamental questions: Does life exist... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 11.88
It is the year 1568. Emperor Akbar is on the throne and all is well in Hindustan.Or is it?Meet Ash and Tara, two feisty kids who battle the vilest villains in Akbar?s court.Devious minds are at work, planning to steal Akbar?s precious emerald dagger, which the emperor believes brings him good luck. Ash and Tara, twin brother and sister, growing up... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Studies in Astronautics, Volume 1: Optimal Space Trajectories focuses on the concept of optimal transfer and the problem of optimal space trajectories. It examines the relative performances of the various propulsion systems (classical and electrical propulsions) and their optimization (optimal mass breakdown), along with parametric and functional optimizations... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Optimal Trajectories in Atmospheric Flight deals with the optimization of trajectories in atmospheric flight. The book begins with a simple treatment of functional optimization followed by a discussion of switching theory. It then presents the derivation of the general equations of motion along with the basic knowledge in aerodynamics and propulsion... more...