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  • Space Tourismby Michel van Pelt

    Springer New York 2005; US$ 26.51

    Many scientific papers and popular articles have been written on the topic of space tourism, describing everything from expected market sizes to the rules of 3-dimensional microgravity football. But what would it actually feel like to be a tourist in space, to be hurled into orbit on top of a controlled explosion, to float around in a spacecraft,... more...

  • Space Tethers and Space Elevatorsby Michel van Pelt

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 31.81

    Michel van Pelt explains the principle of space tethers: what they are and how they can be used in space, along with elevators. He introduces space enthusiasts to the possibilities of space tethers including the technological challenges and potential benefits. more...

  • Rocketing Into the Futureby Michel van Pelt

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 47.24

    Examining exotic concepts and actual flying vehicles devised over the last century, this book recounts the history of rocket airplanes from the early pioneers who attached simple rockets to wooden gliders to the modern world of high-tech research vehicles. more...

  • Space Invadersby Michel van Pelt

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 24.38

    Focusing on future modern spacecraft, Michel van Pelt explains the exciting life of unmanned space explorers, making the technology, design, development, operation and results of modern space probe missions understandable by lay readers. more...

  • Dream Missionsby Michel van Pelt

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 41.33

    This book takes the reader on a journey through the history of extremely ambitious, large and complex space missions that never happened. What were the dreams and expectations of the visionaries behind these plans, and why were they not successful in bringing their projects to reality thus far?   As spaceflight development progressed, new technologies... more...

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