Leaving Earth

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  • Author : Helen Humphreys
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Pages : 232 pages
  • ISBN : 9780393326758
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 2 reviews
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Leaving Orbit

Leaving Orbit
  • Author : Margaret Lazarus Dean
  • Publisher : Graywolf Press
  • Release : 19 May 2015
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Winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize, a breathtaking elegy to the waning days of human spaceflight as we have known it In the 1960s, humans took their first steps away from Earth, and for a time our possibilities in space seemed endless. But in a time of austerity and in the wake of high-profile disasters like Challenger, that dream has ended. In early 2011, Margaret Lazarus Dean traveled to Cape Canaveral for NASA's last three space shuttle launches in order

On Orbit Servicing Next Generation of Space Activities

On Orbit Servicing  Next Generation of Space Activities
  • Author : Annette Froehlich
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 09 October 2020
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This book shares a range of new and diverse insights on On-Orbit Servicing (OOS), and examines its implications especially from political, legal, economic, and security perspectives. OSS has been evolving rapidly and presents both challenges and opportunities, such as in-space repairs, refuelling, refurbishment of spacecraft and servicing satellites, which could play a critical role in extending satellite lifecycles, while also representing a valuable next step in debris mitigation. At the same time, many legal questions have arisen in connection with

How to Astronaut

How to Astronaut
  • Author : Terry Virts
  • Publisher : Workman Publishing Company
  • Release : 15 September 2020
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A wildly entertaining account of the rules, lessons, procedures, and experiences of space travel, How to Astronaut is a book that will appeal to anyone— male or female, young or old—with even a passing interest in space. Written by Col. Terry Virts, a former astronaut, space shuttle pilot, and International Space Station commander who spent 200 consecutive days in space, it answers all of our curious questions and much more: Here’s how to survive that first brush with weightlessness (

Determination of Nuclear rocket Power Levels for Unmanned Mars Vehicles Starting from Orbit about Earth

Determination of Nuclear rocket Power Levels for Unmanned Mars Vehicles Starting from Orbit about Earth
  • Author : Richard H. Cavicchi,James W. Miser
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 03 August 1962
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Nuclear-powered Earth-orbital-launch probes can place greater payloads in orbit about Mars than chemical vehicles if reactor power exceeds 50 mw. Suitable reactor powers for this missionARE ABOUT 150, 400, AND 1000 MW FOR 33,000-, 81,000-, AND 200,000-LB VEHICLES, RESPECTIVELY. Whereas a 33,000-lb vehicle requires greater than a 200-day coast, a 145-day coast is feasible for an 81,000-lb vehicle. A hydrogen temperature of 4000 F in the nozzle appears to be a good compromise. Use of a solid-propellant rocket to achieve an orbit about Mars from

Leaving Planet Earth

Leaving Planet Earth
  • Author : Lewis Hetherington,Catrin Evans
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 10 August 2013
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Old Earth has nothing left for us, and so it is time for a new beginning. Cross galaxies, traverse light years and find yourself in a world where you can be the centre of your own universe. Welcome to New Earth. Never look back. Vela, the revered and celebrated architect of this new society, has recently been avoiding her public duties in favour of visiting the Old Earth Museum and the company of its Security Guard. As the final migrants

Rocket Science

Rocket Science
  • Author : Alfred J. Zaehringer,Steve Whitfield
  • Publisher : Burlington, Ont. : Collector's Guide Pub.
  • Release : 03 August 2021
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A well written, comprehensive future of rockets, missiles and space propulsion systems, presented in an interesting fashion that accomodates (rather than intimidates) the non-scientist.

Human Spaceflight

Human Spaceflight
  • Author : Wiley J. Larson,Linda K. Pranke
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill College
  • Release : 03 August 2021
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"Human spaceflight: mission analysis and design" is for you if you manage, design, or operate systems for human spaceflight! It provides end-to-end coverage of designing human space systems for Earth, Moon, and Mars. If you are like many others, this will become the dog-eared book that is always on your desk -and used. The book includes over 800 rules of thumb and sanity checks that will enable you to identify key issues and errors early in the design processes. This book

Mission To Mars

Mission To Mars
  • Author : Adidas Wilson
  • Publisher : Adidas Wilson
  • Release : 03 August 2021
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Everyone seems to be thinking about Mars nowadays. NASA plans to have humans on Mars by 2030 while SpaceX wants to do it sooner, by 2024. Mars is a common theme in Hollywood. There are movies like The Martian and Life that speculate how life may be on the red planet. None of these movies, however, seems to address the elephant in the room—how will humans survive long-term on Mars? The Mars atmosphere is mostly comprised of carbon monoxide and its

The Hammer of Asttar The First Xalata Orbit and Melody Fret Novel

The Hammer of Asttar  The First Xalata Orbit and Melody Fret Novel
  • Author : Nick Evans
  • Publisher : Xalata Orbit and Melody Fret
  • Release : 18 February 2019
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Xalata Orbit meets danger head-on when she leaves a troubled Earth behind to live with her father on LunarBase and attend the Hydroponics Institute of the Moon's Central Air Facility. At first, life on the Moon seems dull compared with her home planet, but it is not long before she and her new friend, Melody Fret, are fighting a shadowy enemy for their freedom and battling a conspiracy that could destroy the Earth and all its inhabitants. What horrors are