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Handbook of space engineering, archaeology, and heritage

Author: M Ann Garrison Darrin; Beth Laura O'Leary
Publisher: Hoboken : CRC Press, 2009.
Series: Advances in Engineering, v. 8
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Some might think that the 27 thousand tons of material launched by earthlings into outer space is nothing more than floating piles of debris. This title offers various historical and technological perspectives on humankind's experience in space. It discusses the evolution of space engineering, spacecraft reliability, and forensics.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Darrin, Ann.
Handbook of Space Engineering, Archaeology, and Heritage.
Hoboken : CRC Press, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M Ann Garrison Darrin; Beth Laura O'Leary
ISBN: 9781420084320 1420084321
OCLC Number: 659500541
Description: 1 online resource (1038 pages).
Contents: Front cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Editors; Contributors; Section I: All Sky Survey; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. Archaeology: The Basics; Chapter 3. Evolution of Space Archaeology and Heritage; Chapter 4. Space Basics: The Solar System; Chapter 5. Space Basics: Orbital Mechanics; Chapter 6. Space Basics: Getting to and Staying in Space; Chapter 7. Ground Segment: Ground Systems and Operations; Chapter 8. Launch Segment: Launch Vehicles and Spacelift; Chapter 9. Space Segment: Space Vehicles and Payloads; Section II: The Sky: A Cultural Perspective. Chapter 10. Archaeoastronomy, Ethnoastronomy, and Cultural AstronomySection III: Introduction to the Space Age; Chapter 11. History of the Space Age; Chapter 12. From Vengeance 2 to Sputnik 1: The Beginnings; Chapter 13. Space Race and the Cold War; Chapter 14. Origin and Developments in Commercial Space; Chapter 15. Maturing Space Age; Section IV: The Landscape of Space; Chapter 16. Cultural Landscape of Space; Chapter 17. Orbital Artifacts.
Series Title: Advances in Engineering, v. 8
Responsibility: edited by Ann Garrison Darrin, Beth Laura O'Leary.

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Some might think that the 27 thousand tons of material launched by earthlings into outer space is nothing more than floating piles of debris. This title offers various historical and technological perspectives on humankind's experience in space. It discusses the evolution of space engineering, spacecraft reliability, and forensics.

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Never before have I been asked so constantly about a certain book on my desk. ... the present book tries to extend various concepts and terms to space which previously had been applied only to Earth. Read more...

 
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