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  • Essential Spaceflight Dynamics and Magnetosphericsby Boris V. Rauschenbakh (Dept. of Theoretical Mechanics MoscowInstituteofPhysicsandTechnology; Michael Yu Ovchinnikov; Susan McKenna-Lawlor (National University of Ireland Maynooth

    Springer 2004; US$ 192.00

    Beginning with the basics of celestial mechanics and spaceflight dynamics, this volume examines the various influences which can affect spacecraft attitude and trajectory, outlining a theory of manoevres and the methodology of making interplanetary trajectory correction. more...

  • Protection of Materials and Structures from Space Environment: ICPMSE-6by Jacob I. Kleiman; Zelina Iskanderova

    Springer 2003; US$ 235.00

    The ICPMSE-6 meeting continued the discussions started in 1992 when this conference series was started. The proceedings of ICPMSE-6 conference contain the latest developments in the area of the effects of the space environment on materials and structures and the ways to prevent and/or reduce them. more...

  • Spacecraft Sensorsby Mohamed M Abid

    Wiley 2005; US$ 150.00

    Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Sensors and Signals. 3. Noise and Filtering in Spacecraft Sensors. 4. Infrared Sensors. 5. Passive Microwave Sensors. 6. Spacebased Radar Sensors. 7. GPS. Index. more...

  • Too Far From Homeby Chris Jones

    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...

  • Compressor Performanceby Theodore Gresh

    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...

  • Modern Missile Guidanceby Rafael Yanushevsky

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 220.00

    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...

  • Return to the Moonby Harrison Schmitt

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 25.00

    The Moon is not just a "local" destination, argues former NASA Astronaut Harrison Schmitt. As a destination, the Moon presents us with a goal that tests our resourcefulness and determination. How much are we willing to spend to re-establish ourselves as space-farers? Return to the Moon proposes that we begin planning, and now, for the establishment... more...

  • How Apollo Flew to the Moonby W. David Woods

    Praxis 2008; US$ 29.95

    Between 1968 and 1972, twenty four daring men journeyed from Earth to the Moon. This fascinating book traces the engineering history of the project, detailing each step ? a unique approach. more...

  • Rocketeersby Michael Belfiore

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    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...

  • Spacecraft Technologyby Mark Williamson

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2006; US$ 93.00

    Spacecraft Technology: The Early Years charts the early Space Age, including the launch of the first satellites and the landing of man on the Moon. This period of technological development, between the late 1950s and the early 1970s, is one of the most important we have ever known. It is the period in which we learned how to leave our home planet... more...