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Understanding Space An Introduction to Astronautics

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ISBN-10: 0070570272

ISBN-13: 9780070570276

Edition: 1994

Authors: Jerry Sellers, William J. Astore, K. Stephen Crumpton, Chris Elliott, Robert B. Giffen

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Book details

List price: $52.19
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Create (TM)
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 656
Size: 7.91" wide x 9.88" long x 0.98" tall
Weight: 2.926
Language: English

Why Space?p. 2
Exploring Spacep. 28
The Space Environmentp. 58
Understanding Orbitsp. 88
Describing Orbitsp. 138
Maneuvering In Spacep. 178
Interplanetary Travelp. 208
Predicting Orbitsp. 246
Getting To Orbitp. 276
Returning From Space: Entryp. 308
Payload and Spacecraft Designp. 344
Space-Vehicle Control Systemsp. 376
Spacecraft Subsystemsp. 416
Space Transportation Systemsp. 476
Space Operations and Communication Networksp. 514
The Business of Spacep. 540
Math Reviewp. 572
Units and Constantsp. 586
Derivationsp. 596
Solar and Planetary Datap. 614
Booster Systemsp. 622
Motion of Ballistic Vehiclesp. 628
Answers to Numerical Mission Problemsp. 636
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