Emerging Space Powers The New Space Programs of Asia, the Middle East, and South America (eBook, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Emerging Space Powers The New Space Programs of Asia, the Middle East, and South America

Publisher: New York, NY Praxis 2010
Series: Springer Praxis Books
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : German
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This work introduces the important emerging space powers of the world.Brian Harvey describes the origins of the Japanese space program, from rocket designs based on WW II German U-boats to tiny solid  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9781441908742 1441908749
OCLC Number: 707187862
Notes: Lizenzpflichtig
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Contents: Japan: Origins - the legacy of Hideo Itokawa.- Japan: Into the solar system.- Japan: Kibo and the Space Station.- India: The vision of Vikram Sarabhai.- India: Space technology and the villages.- India: Manned and lunar flight.- Iran: Origins - the road to space.- Iran: Development - space launch systems and satellites.- Brazil: Origins - the road to space.- Brazil: Development - space launch systems, space probes and satellites.- Brazil: Plans - the ultimate goal.- Israel: Small but efficient actor in space.- North Korea: The most secret country in space.- South Korea: New entrant for space systems.- Contrasts and comparisons.
Series Title: Springer Praxis Books

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