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The international space station : building for the future

Author: John Catchpole
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer ; Chichester, UK : in association with Praxis, ©2008.
Series: Springer-Praxis books in space exploration.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title covers the newest construction and uses of the International Space Station. It provides flight by flight details and relevant political and 'behind the scenes' activities necessary to explain why certain decisions, including flight re-scheduling and crew-reassignment, are made.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Catchpole, John, 1957-
International space station.
Berlin ; New York : Springer ; Chichester, UK : In Association with Praxis, ©2008
(OCoLC)228195876
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Catchpole
ISBN: 9780387781457 0387781455 0387781447 9780387781440
OCLC Number: 288474802
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 389 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Early construction --
The ISS management and cost evaluation task force --
Commencing the integrated truss structure --
Triumph and tragedy --
Recovery and restructuring --
Project Constellation --
Postscript.
Series Title: Springer-Praxis books in space exploration.
Responsibility: John E. Catchpole.
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This volume details for the first time the construction and occupation of the International Space Station from 2002 through to 2008, when it should reach American "Core Complete". It includes the  Read more...

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