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Aeronautics & Astronautics

  • Stamping the Earth from Spaceby Renato Dicati

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 42.81

    This unique book presents a historical and philatelic survey of Earth exploration from space. It covers all areas of research in which artificial satellites have contributed in designing a new image of our planet and its environment: the atmosphere and ionosphere, the magnetic field, radiation belts and the magnetosphere, weather, remote sensing,... more...

  • The Final Missionby Lisa Westwood; Beth O'Leary; Milford W. Donaldson

    University Press of Florida 2017; US$ 34.95

    "An excellent overview of artifacts and sites in both terrestrial and extra-terrestrial environments."--P. J. Capelotti, author of The Human Archaeology of Space "Artfully blends archaeology and historic preservation into a history of the Cold War space race. A compelling argument for preserving America's twentieth-century space heritage."--Todd A.... more...

  • Yearbook on Space Policy 2015by Cenan Al-Ekabi; Blandina Baranes; Peter Hulsroj; Arne Lahcen

    Springer Vienna 2017; US$ 96.34

    The Yearbook on Space Policy, edited by the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI), is the reference publication analysing space policy developments. Each year it presents issues and trends in space policy and the space sector as a whole. Its scope is global and its perspective is European. The Yearbook also links space policy with other policy areas.... more...

  • Hunter Killerby T. Mark McCurley

    Atlantic Books 2017; US$ 7.99

    We are too close. We know too much, and when it is time to shoot, we can zoom in until the target fills the screen. Drones, or remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), are a mysterious and headline-making tool in the military's counterterrorism arsenal. Hunter Killer puts readers into this secretive world: hunting terrorists from the sky, deploying cutting-edge... more...

  • Spaceports Around the World, A Global Growth Industryby Erik Seedhouse

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 46.03

    This brief presents a concise description of the existing spaceport market, the technologies being tested and developed at them, and the private companies that are making them possible. While NASA has its own plan for the future of space exploration, one that includes a new shuttle, an interplanetary spacecraft, and astronauts going to Mars,... more...

  • Next Stop Marsby Giancarlo Genta

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 42.81

    This book covers the possible manned mission to Mars first discussed in the 1950s and still a topic of much debate, addressing historic and future plans to visit the Red Planet. Considering the environmental dangers and the engineering and design needed for a successful trip, it covers every aspect of a possible mission and outpost. The chapters explain... more...

  • Variational Analysis and Aerospace Engineeringby Aldo Frediani; Bijan Mohammadi; Olivier Pironneau; Vittorio Cipolla

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 117.76

    This book presents papers surrounding the extensive discussions that took place from the ?Variational Analysis and Aerospace Engineering? workshop held at the Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture in 2015. Contributions to this volume  focus on advanced mathematical methods in aerospace engineering  and... more...

  • Proceedings of the 12th Reinventing Space Conferenceby Scott Hatton

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 160.58

    The proceedings of the 2014 Reinventing Space conference present a number of questions in the context of a constantly innovating space industry, from addressing the future of global cooperation, investigating the impact of cuts in US government spending on the private space sector, and probing the overall future of the commercial launch... more...

  • Star Identificationby Guangjun Zhang

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 139.17

    This book summarizes the research advances in star identification that the author?s team has made over the past 10 years, systematically introducing the principles of star identification, general methods, key techniques and practicable algorithms. It also offers examples of hardware implementation and performance evaluation for the star identification... more...

  • Time Series Analysis Methods and Applications for Flight Databy Jianye Zhang; Peng Zhang

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 107.05

    This book focuses on different facets of flight data analysis, including the basic goals, methods, and implementation techniques. As mass flight data possesses the typical characteristics of time series, the time series analysis methods and their application for flight data have been illustrated from several aspects, such as data filtering, data extension,... more...