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Space Handbook by Robert W. Buchheim

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Space Handbook
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Publisher: RAND Corporation
ISBN/ASIN: 0833042238
ISBN-13: 9780833042231
Number of pages: 348

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Written as a basic guide on the uses and characteristics of space systems, this book discusses astronautics and its applications, technology in the space environment, rocket vehicles, propulsion systems, propellants, internal power sources, structures and materials, flight path and orientation control, guidance, communication, observation and tracking, and atmospheric flight. This is a reprint of an edition originally published in 1958.

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