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The Cambridge dictionary of space technology

Author: Mark Williamson
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, [2010]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive and easy-to-use reference tool for anyone interested in space activity.

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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Williamson
ISBN: 9780521142311 0521142318
OCLC Number: 495597814
Notes: Previous ed.: 2001.
Description: viii, 464 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface and user's guide; Acknowledgements; The dictionary; Classified list of dictionary entries: 1. Spacecraft technology; 2. Communications technology; 3. Propulsion technology; 4. Launch vehicle technology; 5. Space Shuttle; 6. Manned spaceflight; 7. Unmanned spacecraft; 8. Materials; 9. Propellants; 10. Orbits; 11. Physics and astronomy; 12. Space centres and organisations; 13. Miscellaneous.
Other Titles: Dictionary of space technology
Responsibility: Mark Williamson.
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