The History Of Human Space Flight

Author: Ted Spitzmiller
ISBN: 9780813054278
Size: 30.25 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 ...

Spaceplane Hermes

Author: Luc van den Abeelen
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319444727
Size: 24.63 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: 16.54 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.

Testing The Limits

Author: Maura Phillips Mackowski
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 9781585444397
Size: 25.35 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 ...

On Orbit And Beyond

Author: Douglas A. Vakoch
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642305830
Size: 47.93 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.

Mankind Beyond Earth

Author: Claude Piantadosi
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231162421
Size: 21.40 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 ...

Human Adaptation To Spaceflight

Author: Government Publishing Office
Publisher: Government Printing Office
ISBN: 9780160926297
Size: 67.66 MB
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We hope we have captured in this book the state of the field of study of the role of human nutrition in space flight, along with the work leading up to this state, and some guideposts for work remaining to be done and gaps that need to be ...

Disasters And Accidents In Manned Spaceflight

Author: David Shayler
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781852332259
Size: 59.43 MB
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One of my earliest recollections of following human space exploration is of a
tribute to the loss of the Apollo 1 astronauts during a school morning service on
Monday, 30 January 1967. From this memory developed, many years later, the
idea for this book. After following the developments of the successes and
setbacks of humans in space for nearly 20 years. the loss of Challenger in 1986
resulted in the compilation of a detailed account of each major accident in the
history of human ...

Human Spaceflight

Author: Joseph A. Angelo
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438108915
Size: 36.88 MB
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Later that century, the incomparable Sir Isaac Newton completed this revolution
when he codified the fundamental principles that explained how objects moved
in the “mechanical” universe in his great work The Principia. The continued
growth of science over the 18th and 19th centuries set the stage for the arrival of
space technology in the middle of the 20th century. As discussed in this
multivolume set, the advent of space technology dramatically altered the course
of human history.

Frontiers Of Space Exploration

Author: Roger D. Launius
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313325243
Size: 63.69 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.