The International Handbook of Space Technology

The International Handbook of Space Technology

Author: Malcolm Macdonald

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3662506084

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 731

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This comprehensive handbook provides an overview of space technology and a holistic understanding of the system-of-systems that is a modern spacecraft. With a foreword by Elon Musk, CEO and CTO of SpaceX, and contributions from globally leading agency experts from NASA, ESA, JAXA, and CNES, as well as European and North American academics and industrialists, this handbook, as well as giving an interdisciplinary overview, offers, through individual self-contained chapters, more detailed understanding of specific fields, ranging through: · Launch systems, structures, power, thermal, communications, propulsion, and software, to · entry, descent and landing, ground segment, robotics, and data systems, to · technology management, legal and regulatory issues, and project management. This handbook is an equally invaluable asset to those on a career path towards the space industry as it is to those already within the industry.

The International Handbook of Space Technology
Language: en
Pages: 731
Authors: Malcolm Macdonald, Viorel Badescu
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-03 - Publisher: Springer

This comprehensive handbook provides an overview of space technology and a holistic understanding of the system-of-systems that is a modern spacecraft. With a foreword by Elon Musk, CEO and CTO of SpaceX, and contributions from globally leading agency experts from NASA, ESA, JAXA, and CNES, as well as European and
The International Handbook of Space Technology
Language: en
Pages: 731
Authors: Malcolm Macdonald, Viorel Badescu
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-08 - Publisher: Springer

This comprehensive handbook provides an overview of space technology and a holistic understanding of the system-of-systems that is a modern spacecraft. With a foreword by Elon Musk, CEO and CTO of SpaceX, and contributions from globally leading agency experts from NASA, ESA, JAXA, and CNES, as well as European and
Routledge Handbook of Space Law
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Ram S. Jakhu, Paul Stephen Dempsey
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-10 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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Language: en
Pages: 706
Authors: Bryan S. Turner
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-11 - Publisher: Routledge

The Routledge International Handbook of Globalization Studies offers students clear and informed chapters on the history of globalization and key theories that have considered the causes and consequences of the globalization process. There are substantive sections looking at demographic, economic, technological, social and cultural changes in globalization. The handbook examines
Routledge Handbook of Chinese Security
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Lowell Dittmer, Maochun Yu
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-08 - Publisher: Routledge

Located in the center of Asia with one of the largest land frontiers in the world and 14 neighbors whose dispositions could not easily be predicted, China has long been obsessed with security. In this handbook, an internationally renowned team of contributors provide a comprehensive and systematic analysis of contemporary