Understanding Space provides an excellent in-depth explanation of astronautic principles making it a must-have for undergrad aerospace students.
This is an introductory text in astronautics designed for managers and young engineers new to the space field. The study of astronautics and space missions can appear difficult at times, but our goal is to bring space down to Earth and de-mystify it, so each reader understands the big picture with confidence. It contains historical background and a discussion of space missions, space environment, orbits, atmospheric entry, spacecraft design, spacecraft subsystems, and space operations. This is a truly user-friendly, full-color text focused on understanding concepts and practical applications but written in a down-to-earth, engaging manner that painlessly helps you understand complex topics. It is laid out with multi-color highlights for key terms and ideas, reinforced with detailed example problems, and supported by detailed section reviews summarizing key concepts, terms, and equations.
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An excellent primer for the serious space enthusiast. The reader will need more than a passing familiarity with algebraic concepts, but this book is written in textbook format -- what the heck, it IS a textbook! If anyone ever planned to launch a satellite from their own backyard, this is the book that will guide them. Want to be an engineer-physicist? Want to be an astronaut? This is the book for you
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Book Description Learning Solutions, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110077230302
Book Description Learning Solutions. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0077230302 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0035397
Book Description Learning Solutions, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 3. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0077230302
Book Description Learning Solutions, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0077230302
Book Description Learning Solutions, 2007. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Chapter 1: Space in our Lives Chapter 2: Exploring Space Chapter 3: The Space Environment Chapter 4: Understanding Orbits Chapter 5: Describing Orbits Chapter 6: Maneuvering in Space Chapter 7: Interplanetary Travel Chapter 8: Predicting Orbits Chapter 9: Getting to Orbit Chapter 10: Returning from Space (Re-entry) Chapter 11: Space Systems Engineering Chapter 12: Space Vehicle Control Systems Chapter 13: Spacecraft Subsystems Chapter 14: Rockets and Launch Vehicles Chapter 15: Space Operations Chapter 16: Using Space. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0077230302