The Story of Space Station Mir / Edition 1

The Story of Space Station Mir / Edition 1

by David M. Harland
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387230114

ISBN-13: 9780387230115

Pub. Date: 02/14/2005

Publisher: Springer New York

* Details how a succession of Salyut space stations led to the development of Mir.

* Depicts Mir’s assembly piece by piece, in space, between 1982 and 1996.

* Describes how Mir became an international research laboratory.

* Advises how Mir technology went on to form the ‘core modules’ of the ISS.

* The definitive account of Mir throughout

Overview

* Details how a succession of Salyut space stations led to the development of Mir.

* Depicts Mir’s assembly piece by piece, in space, between 1982 and 1996.

* Describes how Mir became an international research laboratory.

* Advises how Mir technology went on to form the ‘core modules’ of the ISS.

* The definitive account of Mir throughout its life through to de-orbiting in March 2001.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387230115
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
02/14/2005
Series:
Springer Praxis Books / Space Exploration Series
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Getting started.- Routine operations.- A step towards continuous occupancy.- A base block for modular construction.- An astrophysical laboratory.- A microgravity laboratory for hire.- Expansion or abandonment?.- Shuttle-Mir.- The final chapter.- In retrospect.

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