Reference Guide to the International Space Station

Reference Guide to the International Space Station

by Gary Kitmacher
     
 

ISBN-10: 1894959345

ISBN-13: 9781894959346

Pub. Date: 02/28/2007

Publisher: Collector's Guide Publishing, Inc.

The International Space Station (ISS) is a great international, technological, and political achievement. It is the latest step in humankind's quest to explore and live in space. The research done on the ISS may advance our knowledge in various areas of science, enable us to improve life on this planet, and give us the experience and increased understanding that can…  See more details below

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The International Space Station (ISS) is a great international, technological, and political achievement. It is the latest step in humankind's quest to explore and live in space. The research done on the ISS may advance our knowledge in various areas of science, enable us to improve life on this planet, and give us the experience and increased understanding that can eventually equip us to journey to other worlds. As a result of the Station s complexity, few understand its configuration, its design and component systems, or the complex operations required in its construction and operation. This book provides high-level insight into the ISS. The ISS is in orbit today, operating with a crew of three. Its assembly will continue through 2010. As the ISS grows, its capabilities will increase, thus requiring a larger crew. Currently, 16 countries are involved in this venture. The sophisticated procedures required in the Station's construction and operation are presented in Amazing 3D Graphics generated by NASA 104 pages of spectacularly detailed color graphics the Space Station as you've never seen it before!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781894959346
Publisher:
Collector's Guide Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Series:
Apogee Books Space Series, #62
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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