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  • Tourists in Spaceby Erik Seedhouse

    Springer New York 2008; US$ 33.02

    This book uniquely provides an essential, comprehensive understanding of the space tourism industry. Over half of the book is dedicated to providing for the first time essential training material for private spaceflight participants. more...

  • Lunar Outpostby Erik Seedhouse

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 36.69

    What is needed to return to the moon by 2020? This book details the technologies, mission architectures, medical requirements and training for that mission. Too, it explores the cost and roles played by private enterprise and individual countries. more...

  • Martian Outpostby Erik Seedhouse

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 36.69

    This book thoroughly details how humans will get to Mars. It fully covers crew preparation and mission trajectories and explains an adaptable and mobile exploration architecture that will enable long-term human exploration of the planet. more...

  • The New Space Race: China vs. USAby Erik Seedhouse

    Praxis 2010; US$ 36.69

    This enlightening book explores Chinese aspirations in space and the politico-militaristic implications of a looming space race. The national security objectives of the U.S. and China are examined, and there are insights into their space hardware. more...

  • Ocean Outpostby Erik Seedhouse

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 33.02

    One of the greatest achievements of the 21st century will be to cast a light on the eternal darkness of the deep ocean. This book identifies the key determinants of life or death in this extreme environment and chronicles the frontiers of diving medicine. more...

  • Interplanetary Outpostby Erik Seedhouse

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 40.36

    Interplanetary Outpost follows the mission architecture of NASA's plan for Human Outer Planet Exploration (HOPE), which envisions sending a crew to the moon Callisto. This text addresses the various challenges involved with the mission, while providing a foundation of mission requirements. more...

  • Astronauts For Hireby Erik Seedhouse

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 36.69

    This book examines the increasing need for commercial astronauts. It provides unique insights into the burgeoning new field of commercial space operation, individuals who will run these missions and the types of missions this new corps of astronauts will fly. more...

  • Trailblazing Medicineby Erik Seedhouse

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 36.69

    Looking forward to the day when astronauts depart on extended exploration missions, this assessment of the future of space medicine analyzes what is necessary to keep a crew alive in space as well as the medical challenges faced by interplanetary astronauts. more...

  • Pulling Gby Erik Seedhouse

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 36.69

    This book explores the effects of G forces in both hyper-gravity and microgravity, in settings from Formula 1 racing to rocket re-entry. Includes an overview of G-related research, and intervention methods to mitigate the effects of increased and reduced G. more...

  • SpaceXby Erik Seedhouse

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 33.02

    This book describes the exceptional engineering and human achievement that have placed SpaceX at the forefront of the launch industry, showing how simplicity, low cost and reliability help make it the most likely candidate for transporting humans to Mars. more...