Space Exploration 2008 / Edition 1

Space Exploration 2008 / Edition 1

by David Harland, Brian Harvey
     
 

ISBN-10: 038771667X

ISBN-13: 9780387716671

Pub. Date: 09/28/2007

Publisher: Springer New York

The Space Exploration annuals provide a yearly update on recent space launches, missions and results, to be published every September. The annual covers space exploration from a variety of angles, looking back at past missions, reviewing those currently under way and detailing those planned for the future, and encompassing both manned and unmanned spaceflight. The

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The Space Exploration annuals provide a yearly update on recent space launches, missions and results, to be published every September. The annual covers space exploration from a variety of angles, looking back at past missions, reviewing those currently under way and detailing those planned for the future, and encompassing both manned and unmanned spaceflight. The annual is written at an accessible level for both young and older space enthusiasts to provide a regular, balanced review of all the world’s major space programmes, past, present and future. There is a special additional section in this year’s annual entitled, ‘Return to the Moon’.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387716671
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
09/28/2007
Series:
Springer Praxis Books / Space Exploration Series
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
183
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

The Epic Journey Continues....- The Epic Journey Continues....- Prepare for Lift-off!....- Prepare for Lift-off!....- Stepping Out into the Solar System....- Stepping Out into the Solar System....- Long-Duration Spaceflight....- Long-Duration Spaceflight....- Another Giant Leap....- Another Giant Leap....- Beyond the Solar System....- Beyond the Solar System....- Reviving the Old, Introducing the New....- Reviving the Old, Introducing the New....- Return to the Moon.- Paving the Way for Future Exploration....- NASA’s New Robotic Lunar Program....- And When We’re Back on the Moon, What Next?....- Solar System Log.- Probing the Mysteries of Our Nearest Star....- Focusing on the Red Planet....- Fire and Water....- Report from the Ringed Planet....

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