Contains 23 of the 34 chapters that appeared previously in the sixth edition and features major updates to nine of these... Læs mere
In this companion volume to John Bisney and J.L. Pickering's extraordinary book of rare photographs from the Mercury and... Læs mere
On April 13, 1970 an explosion rocked the moon-bound Apollo 13 craft, 205,000 miles from Earth, damaging engines and life-support systems. This minute-by-minute account of the only manned NASA mission to have malfunctioned outside Earth's orbit describes the entire episode.
Although the dream of flying is as old as the human imagination, the notion of rocketing into space may have originated with Chinese gunpowder... Læs mere
A very useful reference work for a broad audience, not limited to the professional lunar scientist: general astronomers, researchers, theoreticians, practitioners, graduate students, undergraduate students, and astrophysicists as well as geologists and engineers.
"An excellent reference. This book has to be on the shelf of every space buff. " --James Lovell, Commander, Apollo 13. Get the inside story on outer space from three-time shuttle astronaut R. Mike Mullane.
Provides the basics of spacecraft orbital dynamics plus attitude dynamics and control, using vectrix notation Spacecraft Dynamics and Control: An Introduction presents the fundamentals of classical control in the context of spacecraft attitude control.
Three years later, following the sudden cancellation of the USAF's highly classified Manned... Læs mere