Popular Review of new Concepts, Ideas and Innovations in Space Launch and Flight
by Alexander Bolonkin
Publisher: viXra.org 2017
Number of pages: 159
New macro-projects, concepts, ideas, methods, and innovations are explored here. The book gives the main physical data which will help researchers, engineers, dedicated students and enthusiastic readers make estimations for their own macro-projects.
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by Peter W. Merlin - NASA
Over the span of six decades, the U-2 evolved from a relatively basic, high-altitude camera platform for performing clandestine reconnaissance missions into a multisensor platform that has been adapted for a multitude of civil and military roles.
- U.S. Congress, Office of Technology Assessment
This report examines issues related to the development and operation of publicly funded U.S. and foreign civilian remote sensing systems. It also explores the military and intelligence use of data gathered by civilian satellites.
by Boris Chertok - NASA History Series
Chertok devotes a significant portion of the volume to the early years of Soviet human space flight in the early 1960's. These include a chapter on the Vostok and Voskhod programs, which left an indelible mark on early years of the 'space race'.
- Jet Propulsion Laboratory
The book describes one phase of the U.S. civilian space program -- the journey of the Mariner spacecraft to the vicinity of Venus and beyond. It reports upon the measurements taken during the 'flyby' on December 14, 1962, 36,000,000 miles from Earth.