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Title Safety design for space operations / editor-in-Chief, Tommaso Sgobba ; Editors, Firooz Allahdadi, Isabelle Rongier, Paul D. Wilde
Published Oxford : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 1046 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Chapter 1. Introduction to space operations safety / Tommaso Sgobba [and three others] -- chapter 2. Spaceport design for safety / Isabelle Rongier -- chapter 3. Ground safety : special topics / Paul Kirkpatrick -- chapter 4. Safety in launch operations / Jerry Haber [and four others] -- chapter 5. Other launch safety hazards / Jerry Haber, Jon Chrostowski and Randy Nyman -- chapter 6. Nuclear-powered payload safety / Firooz A. Allahdadi [and five others] -- chapter 7. On-orbit mission control / Tommaso Sgobba and Firooz A. Allahdadi -- chapter 8. Orbital operations safety / Tommaso Sgobba and Firooz A. Allahdadi -- chapter 9. Re-entry operations safety / Paul D. Wilde and William Ailor -- chapter 10. Air-space traffic interface management / Erik Larson -- chapter 11. Safety of ground-based space laser application / Karl U. Schreiber -- chapter 12. The use of quantitative risk assessment in the operations phase of space missions / Michael G. Lutomski
Summary Endorsed by the International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety (IAASS) and drawing on the expertise of the world's leading experts in the field, Safety Design for Space Operations provides the practical how-to guidance and knowledge base needed to facilitate effective launch-site and operations safety in line with current regulations. With information on space operations safety design currently disparate and difficult to find in one place, this unique reference brings together essential material on: Best design practices relating to space operations, such as the design of spaceport facilities. Advanced analysis methods, such as those used to calculate launch and re-entry debris fall-out risk. Implementation of safe operation procedures, such as on-orbit space traffic management. Safety considerations relating to the general public and the environment in addition to personnel and asset protection. Taking in launch operations safety relating unmanned missions, such as the launch of probes and commercial satellites, as well as manned missions, Safety Design for Space Operations provides a comprehensive reference for engineers and technical managers within aerospace and high technology companies, space agencies, spaceport operators, satellite operators and consulting firms. Fully endorsed by the International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety (IAASS), with contributions from leading experts at NASA, the European Space Agency (EASA) and the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), amongst othersCovers all aspects of space operations relating to safety of the general public, as well as the protection of valuable assets and the environment. Focuses on launch operations safety relating to manned and unmanned missions, such as the launch of probes and commercial satellites
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Astronautics -- Safety measures
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Aeronautics & Astronautics.
Astronautics -- Safety measures.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Allahdadi, F. A. (Firooz A.), editor.
Rongier, Isabelle, editor
Wilde, Paul, editor
Sgobba, Tommaso, editor
LC no. 2014497502
ISBN 9780080969220