The History Of Human Space Flight

Author: Ted Spitzmiller
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780813054278
Size: 45.38 MB
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-Highlighting men and women across the globe who have dedicated themselves to pushing the limits of space exploration, this book surveys the programs, technological advancements, medical equipment, and automated systems that have made space ...

Testing The Limits

Author: Maura Phillips Mackowski
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 9781585444397
Size: 19.19 MB
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In Testing the Limits, Maura Phillips Mackowski describes the crucial foundational contributions of military flight surgeons who routinely risked their lives in test aircraft, research balloons, pressure chambers, rocket-propelled sleds, or ...

Human Spaceflight And Exploration

Author: Carol Norberg
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642237258
Size: 36.54 MB
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The book presents a unique overview of activities in human spaceflight and exploration and a discussion of future development possibilities.

Space Flight

Author: Lance K. Erickson
Publisher: Government Institutes
ISBN: 1605906840
Size: 58.79 MB
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Focusing on research data gleaned from these exploration programs, the book's historical perspective highlights the progression of our scientific understanding of both the smallest and largest entities in our universe, from subatomic ...

Countdown

Author: T. A. Heppenheimer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN:
Size: 21.47 MB
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Exposes the behind-the-scenes events of the U.S. and Soviet space programs, describing key personalities, technologies, successes, and failures encountered along the way

Spaceplane Hermes

Author: Luc van den Abeelen
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319444727
Size: 76.61 MB
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This is the first comprehensive book on the European Hermes program. It tells the fascinating story of how Europe aimed for an independent manned spaceflight capability which was to complement US and Soviet/Russian space activities.

On Orbit And Beyond

Author: Douglas A. Vakoch
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642305830
Size: 40.99 MB
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This book explores some of the contributions of psychology to yesterday’s great space race, today’s orbiter and International Space Station missions, and tomorrow’s journeys beyond Earth’s orbit.

Doing The Impossible

Author: Arthur L. Slotkin
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461437016
Size: 35.66 MB
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Following the contributions of George E. Mueller, in this unique book Arthur L. Slotkin answers such questions as: exactly how did the methods developed for use in the Air Force ballistic missile programs get modified and used in the Apollo ...

Human Spaceflight

Author: Louis Friedman
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 0816531463
Size: 75.83 MB
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"This book explores the future of human presence in space and the possibility of interstellar travel beyond Mars.

Digital Apollo

Author: David A. Mindell
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262266680
Size: 75.46 MB
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Mindell recounts the story of astronauts' desire to control their spacecraft in parallel with the history of the Apollo Guidance Computer.