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A tapestry of orbits

Author: Desmond King-Hele
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of how small changes in satellite orbits have led to great changes in our views of the Earth and atmosphere is told in this narrative from the pioneer of this orbit analysis technique.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Desmond King-Hele
ISBN: 052139323X 9780521393232
OCLC Number: 25630277
Description: x, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prelude to space, 1953-1957 --
the real thing, 1957-1958 --
Full speed ahead, 1958-1960 --
Sailing through the sixties, 1961-1969 --
Into the realm of resonance, 1970-1979 --
On the shelf, 1980-1988 --
Out of the fray, 1988-1991.
Responsibility: Desmond King-Hele.
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'... King-Hele skilfully entwines a thorough, well illustrated and well referenced review of his scientific speciality with revealing snatches of autobiography... he has presented us with a Read more...

 
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