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Astronautics books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Astronautics category. Presented with a red border are the Astronautics books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Magnetic Fields in the Solar System Planets, Moons and Solar Wind Interactions by Hermann Luhr Magnetic Fields in the Solar System Planets, Moons and Solar Wind Interactions

This book addresses and reviews many of the still little understood questions related to the processes underlying planetary magnetic fields and their interaction with the solar wind.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Proceedings of the 13th Reinventing Space Conference by Scott Hatton Proceedings of the 13th Reinventing Space Conference

The Proceedings of the 13th Reinventing Space Conference focus is on the commercialization of space and addresses a range of topics including low cost launch opportunities, the rebirth of constellations, beyond LEO activities and novel technologies.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/10/2017

Exploring Space by Maureen O'Keefe Exploring Space


Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

TIM PEAKE and BRITAIN'S ROAD TO SPACE by Erik Seedhouse TIM PEAKE and BRITAIN'S ROAD TO SPACE

In addition to delving into the life of Tim Peake, this book discusses the learning curves required in astronaut and mission training and the complexity of the technologies required to launch an astronaut and keep them alive for months on...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/09/2017

The Last of NASA's Original Pilot Astronauts Expanding the Space Frontier in the Late Sixties by David J. Shayler, Colin Burgess The Last of NASA's Original Pilot Astronauts Expanding the Space Frontier in the Late Sixties
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Resulting from the authors' deep research into these two pre-Shuttle astronaut groups, many intriguing and untold stories behind the selection process are revealed in the book. The often extraordinary backgrounds and personal ambitions of these skilled pilots, chosen to continue...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2017

Aircraft Propulsion and Gas Turbine Engines by Ahmed F. El-Sayed Aircraft Propulsion and Gas Turbine Engines

Aircraft Propulsion and Gas Turbine Engines, Second Edition builds upon the success of the book's first edition, with the addition of three major topic areas: Piston Engines with integrated propeller coverage; Pump Technologies; and Rocket Propulsion. The rocket propulsion section...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

To Mars and Beyond, Fast! How Plasma Propulsion Will Revolutionize Space Exploration by Erik Seedhouse, Franklin Chang-Diaz To Mars and Beyond, Fast! How Plasma Propulsion Will Revolutionize Space Exploration
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As advanced in-space propulsion moves from science fiction to reality, the Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket, or VASIMR (R) engine, is a leading contender for making 'Mars in a month' a possibility. A paradigm shift in space transportation, this book...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/06/2017

Perspectives in Space Surveillance by Ramaswamy (Lincoln Laboratory) Sridharan Perspectives in Space Surveillance

The development of deep space surveillance technology and its later application to near-Earth surveillance, covering work at Lincoln Laboratory from 1970 to 2000.In the 1950s, the United States and the Soviet Union raced to develop space-based intelligence gathering capability. The...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/05/2017

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Solar Flare Loops: Observations and Theories by Guangli Huang, Victor F. Melnikov, Haisheng Ji, Zongjun Ning Solar Flare Loops: Observations and Theories
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This book provides results of analysis of typical solar events, statistical analysis, the diagnostics of energetic electrons and magnetic field, as well as solar flaring loops such as their contraction and expansion.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/12/2017

Discovering the Cosmos with Small Spacecraft The American Explorer Program by Brian Harvey Discovering the Cosmos with Small Spacecraft The American Explorer Program

Explorer was the original American space program and Explorer 1 its first satellite, launched in 1958. It introduces the launchers (Juno, Thor, etc.), the launch centers, the ground centers and key personalities like James Van Allen who helped develop and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/12/2017

Stardust Final Conference Advances in Asteroids and Space Debris Engineering and Science by Massimiliano Vasile Stardust Final Conference Advances in Asteroids and Space Debris Engineering and Science

Space debris and asteroid impacts pose a very real, very near-term threat to Earth. In order to help study and mitigate these risks, the Stardust program was formed in 2013. This training and research network was devoted to developing and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/12/2017

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Jane's Space Systems & Industry 2017-2018 by Peter R. Bond Jane's Space Systems & Industry 2017-2018

Delivers global profiles of civil and military space systems and technologies. This resource provides A&D businesses with critical independent technical and market intelligence to support effective business development, strategy and space systems product development activity, and also military and security...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/04/2017

Cosmic Debris What it is and What We Can Do About it by Professor of Latin Jonathan (University of Newcastle Upon Tyne) Powell Cosmic Debris What it is and What We Can Do About it

This book examines the mysterious and the well-studied debris in Earth's crowded neighborhood. From orbiting comets to the workings of the Asteroid Belt, and from meteor showers to our home-grown network of orbiting satellites, the full diversity of space objects...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/04/2017

NASA/ESA/Asi Cassini-Huygens 1997 Onwards (Cassini Orbiter, Huygens Probe and Future Exploration Concepts) by Ralph Lorenz NASA/ESA/Asi Cassini-Huygens 1997 Onwards (Cassini Orbiter, Huygens Probe and Future Exploration Concepts)

The descent of the Huygens probe to the frozen surface of Saturn's moon, Titan, in 2005, marks a pinnacle achievement in space exploration - the most distant planetary landing ever made or presently foreseen. The Huygens probe's seven-year voyage through...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/03/2017

Solar Energetic Particles A Modern Primer on Understanding Sources, Acceleration and Propagation by Donald V. Reames Solar Energetic Particles A Modern Primer on Understanding Sources, Acceleration and Propagation

This concise primer introduces the non-specialist reader to the physics of solar energetic particles (SEP) and systematically reviews the evidence for the two main mechanisms which lead to the so-called impulsive and gradual SEP events.More specifically, the timing of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/03/2017

Astronaut Manual: All Models from 1961 by Ken Mactaggart Astronaut Manual: All Models from 1961

This book provides an insight into what an astronaut does, the experience of space flight, the equipment he uses, and what it takes to become an astronaut
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/01/2017

Next Stop Mars The Why, How, and When of Human Missions by Giancarlo Genta Next Stop Mars The Why, How, and When of Human Missions

This book covers the possible manned mission to Mars first discussed in the 1950s and still a topic of much debate, addressing historic and future plans to visit the Red Planet. Considering the environmental dangers and the engineering and design...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/01/2017

Spaceports Around the World, a Global Growth Industry by Erik Seedhouse Spaceports Around the World, a Global Growth Industry

This brief presents a concise description of the existing spaceport market, the technologies being tested and developed at them, and the private companies that are making them possible. While NASA has its own plan for the future of space exploration,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/01/2017

Large-Scale NASA Programs 2015 in Review by Lucas Fletcher Large-Scale NASA Programs 2015 in Review


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/12/2016

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