Joseph A. Angelo Jr. Space and Astronomy Handbook

Joseph A. Angelo Jr. Space and Astronomy Handbook
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Facts on File, 2009. - 342 p. - ISBN: 0816073880

In order to comprehend the universe and how it works, one must first have a firm understanding of astronomy and space exploration. "The Facts on File Space and Astronomy Handbook, Revised Edition" is a thoroughly revised and updated edition of a popular and comprehensive reference. With special emphasis on the most recent planetary exploration missions, including NASA's Phoenix lander as well as NASA's plans to explore the moon and Mars with astronauts, this new resource is essential for middle and high school students interested in space technology, space exploration, and astronomy. The 'downsizing' of Pluto to dwarf planet status and the significance of this new designation in astronomy is also explored in this fascinating resource. This straightforward book contains an extensive glossary with more than 1,250 entries - more than 100 new to this edition - as well as 35 biographies, an updated chronology of events, essential charts and tables, and an index. With 129 new and updated black-and-white photographs and 47 line illustrations, this encyclopedia reflects some of the latest discoveries and achievements in the field.

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Facts on File, 2010. - 189 p. - ISBN: 0816074453

Some daring explorers like to study distant frontiers by venturing out into them, but others prefer to study them by bringing them, or representative samples, a little closer to the lab. Both options are pursued in the fields of space and astronomy.
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Zimmerman R. Leaving earth: Space stations, rival superpowers, and the quest for interplanetary travel

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Zimmerman Robert. На английском языке. - Washington, D.C. : Joseph Henry Press, 2003. - 537 с.

Книга о советских орбитальных станциях Салют и Мир.

Skyscrapers in the sky
Salyut: I wanted him to come home
Skylab: A glorious forgotten triumph
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Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2011, 215 pages
For decades experiments conducted on space stations like MIR and the ISS have been gathering data in many fields of research in the natural sciences, medicine and engineering. The EU-sponsored Ulisse Internet Portal provides metadata from space experiments of all kinds and links to t...
Maurer E., Richers J., R?thers M., Scheide C. Soviet Space Culture: Cosmic Enthusiasm in Socialist Societies

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Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, 323 pages
Starting with the first man-made satellite 'Sputnik' in 1957 and culminating four years later with the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin, space became a new utopian horizon. This book explores the profound repercussions of the Soviet space exploration program on culture and everyday life...
Jelonek M.P. Toward an Air and Space Force: Naval Aviation and the Implications for Space Power

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Air University Press, 1999. - 79 p. - ISBN: 1585660728

The challenge of transforming the US Air Force into a truly integrated aerospace force is a pressing issue for our service. In Toward an Air and Space Force: Naval Aviation and the Implications for Space Power, Lt Col Mark P. Jelonek uses the historical analogy of t...
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Twentieth-Century Science, 2007. - 284 p.

The 20th century has witnessed an explosive growth in science and technology— more scientists are alive today than have lived during the entire course of earlier human history. New inventions including spaceships, computer chips, lasers, and recombinant DNA have opened pathways ...
Hobbs D. An Illustrated Guide to Space Warfare

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Salamander Books, 1986. 160 р. ISBN:
0861012046. Language: English

Discusses space shuttles, satellites, anti-ballistic missiles, and the U.S. and Soviet space programs, and looks at recent developments in anti-satellite weapons, the Strategic Defense Initiative, and attack monitoring.
NASA - Lunar Flight Handbook Pt.3 Mission Planning

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NASA, 1963, - 162 стр.

Серия "Space Flight Handbooks", Volume 2

В пособии изложены основные методики анализа лунной миссии, и даны базовые алгоритмы баллистического проектирования траекторий к Луне.
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Hans Mark (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Space Science & Technology. V 1

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Wiley-Interscience, 2003 p. 1831 p. ISBN:0471324086

The Encyclopedia covers a variety of fundamental topics, including:
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NASA - Lunar Flight Handbook Pt.1 Background material

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NASA, 1963, - 160 стр.

Серия "Space Flight Handbooks", Volume 2

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