The History Of Human Space Flight

Author: Ted Spitzmiller
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780813054278
Size: 28.85 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: 14.25 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 Piantadosi
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231162421
Size: 37.41 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 ...

Countdown

Author: T. A. Heppenheimer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN:
Size: 38.32 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: 67.83 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: 77.49 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: 16.85 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 ...

Digital Apollo

Author: David A. Mindell
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262266680
Size: 27.36 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.

Space Flight

Author: Giles Sparrow
Publisher: Dk Pub
ISBN: 9780756656416
Size: 44.79 MB
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Honoring the fiftieth anniversary of the first space flight, a visual study of human ventures into outer space covers the U.S. and Soviet space race, as well as the efforts of other countries around the world, chronicling the development of ...