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Uniform Title Handbuch der Raumfahrttechnik. English
Title Handbook of space technology / Wilfried Ley, Klaus Wittmann, Willi Hallmann (editors)
Published Chichester, U.K. : Wiley, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 882 pages) : color illustrations, plans
Series Aerospace Series (PEP)
Aerospace Series (PEP)
Contents Introduction -- Fundamentals -- Space transportation systems -- Subsystems of spacecraft -- Aspects of human space flight -- Mission operations -- Utilization of space -- Spacecraft design process -- Management of space projects
Summary Twenty years since the first edition was published in the German language, and just over fifty years since the launch of the Earth's first ever artificial satellite Sputnik 1, this third edition of the Handbook of Space Technology presents in fully integrated colour a detailed insight into the fascinating world of space for the first time in the English language. Authored by over 70 leading experts from universities, research institutions and the space industry, this comprehensive handbook describes the processes and methodologies behind the development, construction, operation and utilization
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Aeronautics -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Astrodynamics -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Astronautics -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Space sciences -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Hallmann, Willi.
Ley, Wilfried.
Wittmann, Klaus, 1946-
ISBN 0470742410 (electronic bk.)
1615836330 (electronic bk.)
9780470742419 (electronic bk.)
9781615836338 (electronic bk.)