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- Simon & Schuster 2014; Not Available
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...
- Wiley 2005; US$ 145.00
Spacecraft Sensors, the first of its kind, offers a comprehensive review of many aspects and intricacies of sensors used in the spacecraft industry. It covers sensor development from concept, design, and cost, to building, testing, interfacing, integrating, and on-orbit operation. It is intended for the specialist or non-specialist engineer,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 24.95
An incredible, true-life adventure set on the most dangerous frontier of all?outer space In the nearly forty years since Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, space travel has come to be seen as a routine enterprise?at least until the shuttle Columbia disintegrated like the Challenger before it, reminding us, once again, that the dangers are all... more...
- Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 133.00
Compressor Performance is a reference book and CD-ROM for compressor design engineers and compressor maintenance engineers, as well as engineering students. The book covers the full spectrum of information needed for an individual to select, operate, test and maintain axial or centrifugal compressors. It includes basic aerodynamic theory to provide... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 379.00
Covers a range of topics concerning the protection of materials and structures in space. This book discusses the effects of the aggressive Low Earth Orbit as well as the Geostationary Earth Orbit and Deep Space environments on materials and structures and the ways to predict and reduce these effects of short and long-term space missions. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 210.00
Written by an expert with more than 30 years of experience, Modern Missile Guidance contains new analytical results, obtained by the author, that can be used for analysis and design of missile guidance and control systems. This book covers not just new methods nor is it merely a compilation of older methods, although it includes both. The book discusses,... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
On June 21, 2004, SpaceShipOne , built by aircraft designer Burt Rutan, entered space and ushered in the commercial space age. Investment capital began to pour into the new commercial spaceflight industry. Richard Branson's VirginGalactic will begin ferrying space tourists out of the atmosphere in 2010. Las Vegas hotelier Robert Bigelow is developing... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 165.00
Aircraft performance is influenced significantly both by aeroelastic phenomena, arising from the interaction of elastic, inertial and aerodynamic forces, and by load variations resulting from flight and ground manoeuvres and gust / turbulence encounters. There is a strong link between aeroelasticity and loads, and these topics have become increasingly... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 219.00
The Yearbook is a unique source of information on the year in space and an in-depth study of the main events and relevant trends in the various fields related to space policy. For that purpose, ten prominent researchers contribute articles to specific topics of particular relevance. In addition to those external contributions, the European Space Policy... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 27.50
For the next few millennia at least, the human frontier will include the solar system and the nearest stars. This book presents a visionary concept for development of space travel. It describes the enabling technology for propulsion concepts and demonstrates how mankind will 'live off the land in space' in migration from Earth. more...