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The Cambridge dictionary of space technology

The Cambridge dictionary of space technology

Author: Mark Williamson
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book is a comprehensive source of reference to the most important aspects of this fast-developing field, from basic concepts to advanced applications. With 2300 entries, the unprecedented  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Williamson
ISBN: 9780521142311 0521142318 9780521660778 0521660777
OCLC Number: 953679893
Notes: Previous edition: 2001.
Description: viii, 464 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten ; 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.
Responsibility: Mark Williamson.


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