International Reference Guide to Space Launch Systems, Fourth Edition / Edition 4 available in Paperback
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- American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics
Winner of the Summerfield Book Award
This best-selling reference guide contains the most reliable and comprehensive material on launch programs in Brazil, China, Europe, India, Israel, Japan, Russia, Ukraine, and the United States. Packed with illustrations and figures, the fourth edition offers a quick and easy data retrieval source for policymakers, planners, engineers, launch buyers, and students.
Standard sections describe each of the launch systems in detail, including: one-page vehicle summaries, cost, availability, performance graphs for a variety of orbits, flight history and failure descriptions, vehicle design and technical data, payload accommodations, production and launch operations, and vehicle history.
|Publisher:||American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics|
|Product dimensions:||8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.30(d)|
Table of Contents
- Launch Vehicles Overview
- H-II and H-IIA
- Long March
- Rockot and Strela
- Shavit and LeoLink
- Space Shuttle
- VLS and VLM