Basics of Space Flight
by Dave Doody
Publisher: NASA 2009
Number of pages: 311
Basics of Space Flight is a tutorial designed primarily to help operations people identify the range of concepts associated with deep space missions, and grasp the relationships among them. It also enjoys popularity with college and high-school students, as well as faculty, and people everywhere who are interested in interplanetary space flight.
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Has the Space Age had a significant effect on society? This volume is to examines the effects of spaceflight on society through scholarly research, making use especially of the tools of the historian and the broader social sciences and humanities.
- Federal Aviation Administration
Weight and balance, two of the most important factors affecting flight safety, are thoroughly discussed in this handbook. Indispensable for those responsible for aircraft weight distribution - the engineers, designers, and pilots.
by Emile Auguste Duchene - Longmans, Green and co.
The book is written in the simplest possible language, and contains not a single formula. It treats the principles of flight and the problems involved in the mechanics of the aeroplane, demanding only the most elementary knowledge of arithmetic.
Space systems engineering is a worthy field of study within the larger context of all sciences and engineering. This book is an introduction to both the historical design challenges of transport and space hardware design, and new engineering methods.