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  • Mars Owners' Workshop Manual

    Mars Owners' Workshop Manual
    av David M Harland

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785211386

    This manual takes a look at what we know about the 'red planet' that has fascinated man for centuries, and presents the next major challenge in the exploration of our solar system. From early telescopic observations through the dawn of the space age…

  • The Earth in Context

    The Earth in Context
    av David M. Harland

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852333751

    The Earth in Context: A Guide to the Solar System tells a tale of scientific discovery, with two interwoven strands - one tracing the development of understanding the Earth's geological history, and the other placing this in the context of processes…

  • The Story of the Space Shuttle

    The Story of the Space Shuttle
    av David M. Harland

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852337933

    In spite of the Challenger and Columbia disasters, the US Space Shuttle, which entered service in 1981, remains the most successful spacecraft ever developed. Conceived and designed as a reusable spacecraft to provide cheap access to low Earth orbit…

  • The Big Bang

    The Big Bang

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852337131

    The first up-to-date book written for the popular enthusiast market which describes the development of modern particle physics and its importance in improving our understanding of the origin and evolution of the Universe.

  • Space Systems Failures

    Space Systems Failures
    av David M. Harland

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780387215198

    The very first book on space systems failures written from an engineering perspective. Focuses on the causes of the failures and discusses how the engineering knowledge base has been enhanced by the lessons learned. Discusses non-fatal anomalies whi…

  • Jupiter Odyssey

    Jupiter Odyssey
    av David M. Harland

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852333010

    Prior to the space age, little was known about Jupiter. Focusing on the Galileo mission, this book tracks the remarkable spacecraft gestation, the ordeal of its long haul out to Jupiter, and its 5 year long exploration of the Jovian system. The book…

  • Lunar Exploration

    Lunar Exploration

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852337469

    Paolo Ulivi provides a well-paced, rapidly moving, balanced, even-handed account of lunar exploration as a popular history. He covers the unmanned programmes, e.g. Ranger, and other American probes in the late '50s and in the later chapters he looks…

  • Moon Owners' Workshop Manual

    Moon Owners' Workshop Manual
    av David M Harland

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857338266

    An insight into the study and exploration of our nearest celestial neighbour. There is renewed interest in the Moon in recent years, with the news that a Chinese lunar rover landed on the Moon in January 2014, and NASA announcing that it is looking…

  • Apollo 12 - On the Ocean of Storms

    Apollo 12 - On the Ocean of Storms
    av David M. Harland

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441976062

    In July 1969 the 'amiable strangers' that made up the crew of the historic Apollo 11 flight successfully achieved the first manned lunar landing. Several months later, three close friends set off on an even more challenging mission. Free of the burd…

  • Creating the International Space Station

    Creating the International Space Station
    av David M. Harland

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852332020

    As the most obvious man-made object in the night sky, clearly visible to the naked eye, the International Space Station is of interest to almost everyone. Richly illustrated with around 100 figures this is the first book to describe the technical as…

  • The Story of Space Station Mir

    The Story of Space Station Mir
    av David M. Harland

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780387230115

    * Details how a succession of Salyut space stations led to the development of Mir. * Depicts Mir's assembly piece by piece, in space, between 1982 and 1996. * Describes how Mir became an international research laboratory. * Advises how Mir technolog…

  • How NASA Learned to Fly in Space

    How NASA Learned to Fly in Space
    av David M Harland

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781926592121

    NASA learned to fly in space in a time when the agency was young and lean, and had an explicit mandate of staggering audacity set against a tight deadline; in a time when the agency readily accepted risk, and made momentous decisions 'on the run'; i…

  • The First Men on the Moon

    The First Men on the Moon
    av David M. Harland

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780387341767

    This book tells the story of Apollo 11 and dispels the myth that NASA faked the moon landings. The story is brought to life by exploiting the flight plan, mission report, in-flight transcripts (including conversations among the crew in the spacecraf…

  • NASA's Moon Program

    NASA's Moon Program
    av David M. Harland

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780387681313

    In 'Paving the Way for Apollo 11' David Harland explains the lure of the Moon to classical philosophers, astronomers, and geologists, and how NASA set out to investigate the Moon in preparation for a manned lunar landing mission. It focuses particul…

  • Space Exploration 2008

    Space Exploration 2008
    av David M. Harland

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780387716671

    The Space Exploration annuals provide a yearly update on recent space launches, missions and results, to be published every September. The annual covers space exploration from a variety of angles, looking back at past missions, reviewing those curre…

  • Cassini at Saturn

    Cassini at Saturn
    av David M. Harland

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780387261294

    *Brings the story of the Cassini-Huygens mission and their joint exploration of the Saturnian system right up to date. *Combines a review of previous knowledge of Saturn, its rings and moons, including Titan, with new spacecraft results in one handy…

  • Water and the Search for Life on Mars

    Water and the Search for Life on Mars
    av David M. Harland

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780387260204

    Provides a comprehensive account of the recent 'Spirit' and 'Opportunity' Mars Exploration Rover missions. Relates how NASA/ESA have sought evidence of life on Mars, with the prevailing mood sometimes being optimistic and sometimes pessimistic. Deta…

  • Mission to Saturn

    Mission to Saturn
    av David M. Harland

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852336561

    Saturn is back in the news! The Cassini/Huygens spacecraft, a joint venture by NASA and the European Space Agency, is on its way to Saturn, where it will arrive in July 2004. During 2005 it will explore beneath the clouds of Titan, Saturn's largest…

  • Exploring the Moon

    Exploring the Moon
    av David M. Harland

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780387746388

    In this comprehensive overview of Man's relationship with his planet's nearest neighbor, David Harland opens with a review of the robotic probes, namely the Rangers which returned television before crashing into the Moon, the Surveyors which 'soft l…