The International Space Station: Building for the Future / Edition 1

The International Space Station: Building for the Future / Edition 1

by John E. Catchpole
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387781447

ISBN-13: 9780387781440

Pub. Date: 08/16/2008

Publisher: Springer New York

A comprehensive, highly readable account of complex, technical, political and human endeavor and a worthy successor to Creating the International Space Station (Springer Praxis, January 2002) by David Harland and John Catchpole. This volume details for the first time the construction and occupation of the International Space Station from 2002 through to 2008, when

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Overview

A comprehensive, highly readable account of complex, technical, political and human endeavor and a worthy successor to Creating the International Space Station (Springer Praxis, January 2002) by David Harland and John Catchpole. This volume details for the first time the construction and occupation of the International Space Station from 2002 through to 2008, when it should reach American “Core Complete”.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387781440
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
08/16/2008
Series:
Springer Praxis Books / Space Exploration Series
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
389
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Early construction.- The International Space Station management and cost evaluation task force.- commencing the integrated truss structure.- Tragedy and triumph.- Recovery and restructuring.- Future developments.- ISS Hardware.- Flight log.- Extravehicular Activity Log.

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