The History Of Human Space Flight

Author: Ted Spitzmiller
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780813054278
Size: 35.87 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 ...

The History Of Manned Space Flight

Author: David Baker
Publisher: Outlet
ISBN: 9780517543771
Size: 31.84 MB
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Follows the development of the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Vostok, and Soyuz space programs and describes the contributions of scientists, astronauts, and politicians to the space effort

Mankind Beyond Earth

Author: Claude A. Piantadosi
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231531036
Size: 24.70 MB
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Seeking to reenergize Americans’ passion for the space program, the value of further exploration of the Moon, and the importance of human beings on the final frontier, Claude A. Piantadosi presents a rich history of American space ...

Spaceplane Hermes

Author: Luc van den Abeelen
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319444727
Size: 19.46 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.

Human Spaceflight And Exploration

Author: Carol Norberg
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642237258
Size: 42.98 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.

Frontiers Of Space Exploration

Author: Roger D. Launius
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313325243
Size: 64.49 MB
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Provides information and analysis on all aspects of space exploration with a historical overview, profiles of American and Soviet space pioneers, and a timeline of key events.

On Orbit And Beyond

Author: Douglas A. Vakoch
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642305830
Size: 18.69 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.

Testing The Limits

Author: Maura Phillips Mackowski
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 9781585444397
Size: 55.49 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 ...