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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...
- Simon & Schuster UK 2015; Not Available
On a winter day in 1903, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, two unknown brothers from Ohio changed history. But it would take the world some time to believe what had happened: the age of flight had begun, with the first heavier-than-air, powered machine carrying a pilot. Who were these men and how was it that they achieved what they did? David... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 30.00
Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize David McCullough tells the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly: Wilbur and Orville Wright. On a winter day in 1903, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, two unknown brothers from Ohio changed history. But it would take the world some time to believe what... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 150.00
Computational Fluid Dynamics: Principles and Applications, Third Edition presents students, engineers, and scientists with all they need to gain a solid understanding of the numerical methods and principles underlying modern computation techniques in fluid dynamics. By providing complete coverage of the essential knowledge required in order to... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00
This book presents a selection of conference contributions from CARO?13 (Conference on Aerospace Robotics), which was held in Warsaw from July 1 to 3, 2013. It presents the most important and crucial problems of space automation in context of future exploration programs. These programs could involve such issues as space situational awareness program,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Aviation is a complex system, and the investigation and modelling of aviation accident causation can suffer from being artificially manipulated into non-complex models and methods. This book addresses this issue by developing a new approach to investigating aviation accident causation through information networks, which centralise communication and... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Scott Jackson explains the principles of systems engineering in simple, understandable terms and describes to engineers and managers how these principles would be applied to the development of commercial aircraft. More of a how and a why guide rather than a what guide, the book stresses that systems engineering is an integrated technical-managerial... more...
- Smithsonian 2015; US$ 16.95
Here is the brief but intense life of Bessie Coleman, America's first African American woman aviator. Born in 1892 in Atlanta, Texas, she became known as ?Queen Bess,? a barnstormer and flying-circus performer who defied the strictures of race, sex, and society in pursuit of a dream. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 199.00
This issue of Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology: An International Journal is directly linked to the yearly organized International Conference, "Supply on the Wings", which is part of the AIRTEC congress embedded in the International Aerospace Supply Fair AIRTEC (www.airtec.aero) held in Frankfurt, Germany. The last conference... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 35.00
Once the United States landed on the moon in July 1969, it was up to President Nixon to decide what to do in space after Apollo. This book chronicles the decisions he made, including ending space exploration and approving the space shuttle. Those decisions determined the character of the US human space flight program for the next forty years. more...