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  • Liftoff

    Liftoff
    av Eric Berger

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008445621

    ‘Just read it.’ Elon Musk The dramatic inside story of the first four historic flights that launched SpaceX—and Elon Musk—from a shaky startup into the world's leading edge rocket company. SpaceX has enjoyed a miraculous de…

  • An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

    An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth
    av Chris Hadfield

    Storpocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447259947

    Back on the earth after three spaceflights, Chris Hadfield's captivating memoir An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth reveals extraordinary stories from his life as an astronaut, and shows how to make the impossible a reality. Colonel Chris Hadfield…

  • If the Universe Is Teeming with Aliens ... WHERE IS EVERYBODY?

    If the Universe Is Teeming with Aliens ... WHERE IS EVERYBODY?
    av Stephen Webb

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319132358

    Given the fact that there are perhaps 400 billion stars in our Galaxy alone, and perhaps 400 billion galaxies in the Universe, it stands to reason that somewhere out there, in the 14-billion-year-old cosmos, there is or once was a civilization at le…

  • The Astronaut Wives Club

    The Astronaut Wives Club
    av Lily Koppel

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780755362622

    As American astronauts were launched on death-defying missions, television cameras focused on the brave smiles of their wives. Overnight, these women were transformed from shy military spouses to American royalty: having tea with Jackie Kennedy, att…

  • Packing for Mars

    Packing for Mars
    av Mary Roach

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393339918

    Space is a world devoid of the things we need to live and thrive: air, gravity, hot showers, fresh produce, privacy, beer. Space exploration is in some ways an exploration of what it means to be human. How much can a person give up? How much weirdne…

  • Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Edition

    Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Edition
    av Dr Christopher Riley

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785215926

    This is the story of the Apollo 11 mission and the ‘space hardware’ that made it all possible. This manual looks at the evolution and design of the mighty Saturn V rocket, the Command and Service Modules, and the Lunar Module. It describ…

  • Al-Si Alloys

    Al-Si Alloys
    av Francisco C. Robles Hernandez

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319583792

    This book details aluminum alloys with special focus on the aluminum silicon (Al-Si) systems – that are the most abundant alloys second only to steel. The authors include a description of the manufacturing principles, thermodynamics, and other…

  • Magnificent Desolation

    Magnificent Desolation
    av Buzz Aldrin

    Häftad - 2010 - ISBN: 9781408804162

    Buzz Aldrin, one of the three men who took part in the first moon landing in 1969, is a true American hero. "Magnificent Desolation" begins with the story of his voyage into space, which came within seconds of failure, and reveals a fascinating insi…

  • European-Russian Space Cooperation

    European-Russian Space Cooperation
    av Brian Harvey

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030676841

    The story of European-Russian collaboration in space is little known and its importance all too often understated. Because France was the principal interlocutor between these nations, such cooperation did not receive the attention it deserved in Eng…

  • Packing for Mars

    Packing for Mars
    av Mary Roach

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781851688234

    What happens to you when you can’t walk for a year? When you can’t have sex? Or smell flowers? What happens if you vomit in your helmet during a space walk? Is it possible to survive a bailout at 17,000 miles an hour? Space is a world de…

  • A Fire on the Moon

    A Fire on the Moon
    av Norman Mailer

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141394961

    Mailer's superb account, written as it was happening, of the first attempt to land men on the moon 'Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed.' A Fire on the Moon tells the scarcely credible story of the Apollo 11 mission. It is suffused…

  • Carrying the Fire

    Carrying the Fire
    av Michael Collins

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815410287

    NASA astronaut Michael Collins trained as an experimental test pilot before venturing into space as a vital member of the Gemini 10 and Apollo 11 missions. In Carrying the Fire, his account of his voyages into space and the years of training that le…

  • Forever Young

    Forever Young
    av John W. Young

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813066042

    He walked on the Moon. He flew six space missions in three different programs--more than any other human. He served with NASA for more than four decades. His peers called him the ""astronaut's astronaut."" Enthusiasts of space exploration have long…

  • Apollo 13

    Apollo 13
    av James Lovell

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780340638064

    April 13, 1970. Astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise and Jack Swigert are hurtling towards the moon in the Apollo 13 spacecraft, when an explosion rocks the ship. The cockpit grows dim, the air grows thin, and the instrument lights wink out. Moments la…

  • Empires of the Sky

    Empires of the Sky
    av Alexander Rose

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812989977

    The Golden Age of Aviation is brought to life in this story of the giant Zeppelin airships that once roamed the sky--a story that ended with the fiery destruction of the Hindenburg. " An] exhilarating history of the dawn of modern air travel."--Publ…

  • Europe's Space Programme

    Europe's Space Programme
    av Brian Harvey

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852337223

    A first, comprehensive account of the development of Europe’s highly successful space programme.- Explains the politics, science and organisation of the European Space Programme and the many technological achievements of its satellites and roc…

  • Astronomy 2022 Square

    Astronomy 2022 Square
    av Browntrout

    Övrigt - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781975438395

  • The Art of NASA

    The Art of NASA
    av Piers Bizony

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780760368077

  • Digital Apollo

    Digital Apollo
    av David A. Mindell

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262516105

    How human pilots and automated systems worked together to achieve the ultimate in flight-the lunar landings of NASA's Apollo program.As Apollo 11's Lunar Module descended toward the moon under automatic control, a program alarm in the guidance compu…

  • War in Space

    War in Space
    av Linda Dawson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319930510

    With the recent influx of spaceflight and satellite launches, the region of outer space has become saturated with vital technology used for communication and surveillance and the functioning of business and government. But what would happen if these…

  • To a Distant Day

    To a Distant Day
    av Chris Gainor

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803245211

    “Insightful, instructive, and definitely worth the read.”—Greg Andres, Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada“As someone who has been teaching a course on space exploration for many years and has visited most of…

  • Spies in the Sky

    Spies in the Sky
    av Pat Norris

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780387716725

    In this book, Patrick Norris responds to the 50th Anniversary of the dawn of the Space Age – the launch of Sputnik 1 – with a review of the most important historical applications of space science for the benefit of the human race during…

  • The Tunguska Mystery

    The Tunguska Mystery
    av Vladimir Rubtsov

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781461429258

    The purpose of the book is a dual one: to detail the nature and results of Tunguska investigations in the former USSR and present-day CIS, and to destroy two long-standing myths still held in the West. The first concerns alleged “final solutio…

  • The Tunguska Mystery

    The Tunguska Mystery
    av Vladimir Rubtsov

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780387765730

    The purpose of the book is a dual one: to detail the nature and results of Tunguska investigations in the former USSR and present-day CIS, and to destroy two long-standing myths still held in the West. The first concerns alleged “final solutio…

  • How Apollo Flew to the Moon

    How Apollo Flew to the Moon
    av W. David Woods

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441971784

    Stung by the pioneering space successes of the Soviet Union - in particular, Gagarin being the first man in space, the United States gathered the best of its engineers and set itself the goal of reaching the Moon within a decade. In an expanding 2nd…

  • Spacecraft Systems Engineering

    Spacecraft Systems Engineering

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780470750124

    This fourth edition of the bestselling Spacecraft Systems Engineering title provides the reader with comprehensive coverage of the design of spacecraft and the implementation of space missions, across a wide spectrum of space applications and space…

  • The Seven Secrets of How to Think Like a Rocket Scientist

    The Seven Secrets of How to Think Like a Rocket Scientist
    av James Longuski

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441921598

    This book translates "thinking like a rocket scientist" into every day thinking so it can be used by anyone. It’s short and snappy and written by a rocket scientist. The book illustrates the methods (the 7 secrets) with anecdotes, quotations a…

  • Truth, Lies and O-Rings

    Truth, Lies and O-Rings
    av Allan J. McDonald

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813041933

    On a cold January morning in 1986, NASA launched the Space Shuttle Challenger, despite warnings against doing so by many individuals including Allan McDonald. The fiery destruction of Challenger on live television moments after launch remains an ind…

  • Advanced Model-Based Engineering of Embedded Systems

    Advanced Model-Based Engineering of Embedded Systems

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319838762

    This book provides a comprehensive introduction into the SPES XT modeling framework. Moreover, it shows the applicability of the framework for the development of embedded systems in different industry domains and reports on the lessons learned. It a…

  • Flight Dynamics

    Flight Dynamics
    av Robert F. Stengel

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691114071

    Flight Dynamics takes a new approach to the science and mathematics of aircraft flight, unifying principles of aeronautics with contemporary systems analysis. While presenting traditional material that is critical to understanding aircraft motions,…

  • Militarizing Outer Space

    Militarizing Outer Space

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349958504

    Militarizing Outer Space explores the dystopian and destructive dimensions of the Space Age and challenges conventional narratives of a bipolar Cold War rivalry. Concentrating on weapons, warfare and vio?lence, this provocative volume examines real…

  • Fundamental Concepts of Liquid-Propellant Rocket Engines

    Fundamental Concepts of Liquid-Propellant Rocket Engines
    av Alessandro de Iaco Veris

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030547035

    This book is intended for students and engineers who design and develop liquid-propellant rocket engines, offering them a guide to the theory and practice alike. It first presents the fundamental concepts (the generation of thrust, the gas flow thro…

  • The Apollo Guidance Computer

    The Apollo Guidance Computer
    av Frank O'Brien

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441908766

    The technological marvel that facilitated the Apollo missions to the Moon was the on-board computer. In the 1960s most computers filled an entire room, but the spacecraft’s computer was required to be compact and low power. Although people tod…

  • Soyuz

    Soyuz
    av Rex Hall

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852336578

    Rex Hall and Dave Shayler provide a unique history of the Soyuz spacecraft programme from conception, through development to its use, detailed in the only English language book available on this topic. Planned for publication in 2003, it will celebr…

  • China in Space

    China in Space
    av Brian Harvey

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030195878

    In 2019, China astonished the world by landing a spacecraft and rover on the far side of the Moon, something never achieved by any country before. China had already become the world’s leading spacefaring nation by rockets launched, sending mor…

  • Model-Based Engineering of Embedded Systems

    Model-Based Engineering of Embedded Systems

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783642439926

    Embedded systems have long become essential in application areas in which human control is impossible or infeasible. The development of modern embedded systems is becoming increasingly difficult and challenging because of their overall system comple…

  • Wheels Stop

    Wheels Stop
    av Rick Houston

    Klotband - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803235342

    Humanity’s first reusable spacecraft and the most complex machine ever built, NASA’s Space Shuttle debuted with great promise and as a dependable source of wonder and national pride. But with the Challenger catastrophe in 1986, the whole…

  • Wheels Stop

    Wheels Stop
    av Rick Houston

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496224941

  • Seeing Like a Rover

    Seeing Like a Rover
    av Janet Vertesi

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226155968

    In the years since the Mars Exploration Rovers Spirit and Rover first began transmitting images from the surface of Mars, we have become familiar with the harsh, rocky, rusty-red Martian landscape. But those images are much less straightforward than…

  • Handbook of Bioastronautics

    Handbook of Bioastronautics

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319121901

    This comprehensive handbook serves the needs of biomedical researchers, space mission planners and engineers, aerospace medicine physicians, graduate students, and professors interested in obtaining an up-to-date and readable introduction to bioastr…

  • Computer Modeling in the Aerospace Industry

    Computer Modeling in the Aerospace Industry

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781119661313

    Devoted to advances in the field of computer simulation of aerospace equipment, this study is the most up-to-date coverage of the state-of-the-art on coastal and passenger aircraft, drones, and other recent developments in this constantly changing f…

  • Space Weather

    Space Weather

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783642421525

    The various processes that connect the physics of the Sun with that of the Earth`s environment has become known as "Space Weather" during recent years, a slogan that has emerged in connection with many other expressions adapted from meteorology, suc…

  • Space Weather

    Space Weather

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783540229070

    The various processes that connect the physics of the Sun with that of the Earth`s environment has become known as "Space Weather" during recent years, a slogan that has emerged in connection with many other expressions adapted from meteorology, suc…

  • Space Fostering African Societies

    Space Fostering African Societies

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030329297

    This book provides detailed insights into how space and its applications are, and can be, used to support the development of the full range and diversity of African societies, as encapsulated in the African Union’s Agenda 2063. Like previous b…

  • Space Fostering African Societies

    Space Fostering African Societies

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030329327

    This book provides detailed insights into how space and its applications are, and can be, used to support the development of the full range and diversity of African societies, as encapsulated in the African Union’s Agenda 2063. Like previous b…

  • Planetary Nebulae Beyond the Milky Way

    Planetary Nebulae Beyond the Milky Way

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783540310112

    Recently, improved observational capabilities have allowed the study of fainter and fainter extra-galactic planetary nebulae in galaxies well beyond the Milky Way. This book result from a workshop held at ESO headquarters in Garching in 2004, the fi…

  • Planetary Landers and Entry Probes

    Planetary Landers and Entry Probes
    av Andrew Ball

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521820028

    This book provides a concise but broad overview of the engineering, science and flight history of planetary landers and atmospheric entry probes designed to explore the atmospheres and surfaces of other planets. It covers engineering aspects specifi…

  • Planetary Landers and Entry Probes

    Planetary Landers and Entry Probes
    av Andrew Ball

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521129589

    This book provides a concise but broad overview of the engineering, science and flight history of planetary landers and atmospheric entry probes designed to explore the atmospheres and surfaces of other planets. It covers engineering aspects specifi…

  • Solar Journey: The Significance of Our Galactic Environment for the Heliosphere and Earth

    Solar Journey: The Significance of Our Galactic Environment for the Heliosphere and Earth

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402043970

    Written by experts who created the field, this volume explores uncharted scientific territory, with articles discussing the effect of our galactic environment on the heliosphere, planetary system and Earth. Leading experts in diverse fields discuss…

  • Solar Journey: The Significance of Our Galactic Environment for the Heliosphere and Earth

    Solar Journey: The Significance of Our Galactic Environment for the Heliosphere and Earth

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789401784818

    Written by experts who created the field, this volume explores uncharted scientific territory, with articles discussing the effect of our galactic environment on the heliosphere, planetary system and Earth. Leading experts in diverse fields discuss…

  • Space Shuttle Challenger

    Space Shuttle Challenger
    av Ben Evans

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780387463551

    This book details the stories of Challenger’s missions from the points of view of the astronauts, engineers, and scientists who flew and knew her and the managers, technicians, and ground personnel who designed her and nursed her from humble b…

  • Turning Dust to Gold

    Turning Dust to Gold
    av Haym Benaroya

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441908704

    The expansion of our civilization to the Moon and beyond is now within our reach, technically, intellectually and financially. Apollo was not our last foray into the Solar System and already science fiction is finding it difficult to keep ahead of s…

  • Low?Energy Lunar Trajectory Design

    Low?Energy Lunar Trajectory Design
    av Jeffrey S. Parker

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781118853870

    Based on years of research conducted at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Low-Energy Lunar Trajectory Design provides high-level information to mission managers and detailed information to mission designers about low-energy transfers between Earth…

  • The Origins of Stars and Planets: The VLT View

    The Origins of Stars and Planets: The VLT View

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783540435419

    Many important observational clues about our understanding of how stars and planets form in the interior of molecular clouds have been amassed using recent technological developments. ESO's very large telescope promises to be a major step forward in…

  • Handbook of Satellite Applications

    Handbook of Satellite Applications

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319233857

    The first edition of this ground breaking reference work was the most comprehensive reference source available about the key aspects of the satellite applications field. This updated second edition covers the technology, the markets, applications an…

  • Robust and Adaptive Control

    Robust and Adaptive Control
    av Eugene Lavretsky

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447143956

    Robust and Adaptive Control shows the reader how to produce consistent and accurate controllers that operate in the presence of uncertainties and unforeseen events. Driven by aerospace applications the focus of the book is primarily on continuous-dy…