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            Planets, Stars and Stellar Systems: Volume 1: Telescopes and Instrumentation
              

            Planets, Stars and Stellar Systems: Volume 1: Telescopes and Instrumentation (Hardback, 2013 ed.)

            Editor-in-chief Oswalt, Terry D.; Edited by McLean, Ian S.

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            This first in a six-volume compendium of modern astronomical research covers telescopes and instrumentation. Each chapter stands on its own and each volume can be used as a text or reference for advanced undergraduate or postgraduate courses.

            ISBN 9789400756205
            Released NZ 27 Feb 2013
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Planets, Stars and Stellar Systems
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            The Space Shuttle Decision, 1965-1972
              

            The Space Shuttle Decision, 1965-1972 (Paperback)

            By Heppenheimer, T. A.

            • RRP: $96.50
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            Heppenheimer examines the shuttle's technical antecedents, traces NASA's evolving programme goals, the technical calculations, political maneuvering, and fiscal constraints, and explains the myriad designs that preceded the shuttle concept and the politically charged development ...decision of 1972.
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            ISBN 9781588340146
            Released NZ 17 May 2002
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series History of the Space Shuttle
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            Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
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            Tourists in Space: A Practical Guide
              

            Tourists in Space: A Practical Guide (Paperback, 2nd ed. 2014)

            By Seedhouse, Erik

            • RRP: $121.50
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            Here is a practical guide for potential suborbital and orbital space tourists. It features comprehensive medical information about spaceflight health requirements, details practical training modules and explains the current drivers of the new space frontier.

            ISBN 9783319050379
            Released NZ 24 Jun 2014
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Springer Praxis Books
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            This New Ocean: The Story of the First Space Age

            This New Ocean: The Story of the First Space Age (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

            By Burrows, William E.

            • RRP: $39.99
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            A definitive history of the Space Age chronicles humankind's struggle to explore outer space, providing a look at the Soviet and American space programs from a political, scientific, and human perspective.

            ISBN 9780375754852
            Released NZ 15 Nov 1999
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Modern Library
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            Live From Cape Canaveral: Covering the Space Race, from Sputnik to Today

            Live From Cape Canaveral: Covering the Space Race, from Sputnik to Today (Paperback, illustrated edition)

            By Barbree, Jay

            • RRP: $29.99
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            As a cub reporter, Barbree caught space fever the night that Sputnik passed over Albany, Georgia. In the decades to come he witnessed a parade of history as space pioneers, hucksters, groupies and politicians participated in the greatest show of technology the world had ever seen.... This book offers his unique perspective on the space program.
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            ISBN 9780061233937
            Released NZ 23 Oct 2008
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Large Space Structures Formed by Centrifugal Forces
             

            Large Space Structures Formed by Centrifugal Forces (Hardback)

            By Koshelev, V. A.; Melnikov, V. M.

            • RRP: $235.00
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            An overview of research into the technology of space based structures expanded by centrifugal forces, this title describes a feasible means of constructing a reflector, as well as simple, reliable and low-cost structures for television and radio transmissions, debris removal from... space and the development of solar sails for interplanetary missions.
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            ISBN 9789056991128
            Released NZ 28 Oct 1998
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Earth Space Institute Book Series
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            Dynamics of Tethered Space Systems

            Dynamics of Tethered Space Systems (Hardback)

            By Troger, Hans; Alpatov, A. P.; Beletsky, V. V.; Dranovskii, V. I.; Khoroshilov, V. S.

            • RRP: $412.00
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            Tethered space systems involve connecting satellites in orbit around Earth using thin cables called tethers. There are a number of interesting applications for this concept. This text presents several models, focusing on the simplest but most important system, which consists of t...wo satellites in orbit around the Earth.
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            ISBN 9781439836859
            Released NZ 29 Apr 2010
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Inc
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Advances in Engineering Series
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            Spacecraft Power Systems
             

            Spacecraft Power Systems (Hardback)

            By Patel, Mukund R.

            • RRP: $494.00
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            Presents information on the various aspects of spacecraft power system design, analysis, and operation for various types of spacecrafts: earth-orbiting, interplanetary, and deep-space. This work presents modern data and procedures for designing electrical power systems that meet ...mission requirements at a minimum cost and weight.
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            ISBN 9780849327865
            Released NZ 29 Nov 2004
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Inc
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Space Technologies, Materials and Structures

            Space Technologies, Materials and Structures (Hardback)

            Edited by Paton, B.

            • RRP: $459.00
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            This volume presents the results of investigations conducted in space vehicles. A broad range of practical issues are reviewed related to their operation and repair in space, the construction and mounting of extended large structures making permanent joins by welding and brazing ...and the application of various coatings by thermal evaporation.
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            ISBN 9780415299855
            Released NZ 10 Apr 2003
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Welding & Allied Processes
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            Orbital Mechanics
             

            Orbital Mechanics (Hardback)

            By Prussing, John E.; Conway, Bruce A.

            • RRP: $173.99
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            As more spaceflights are planned and designed, aeronautical students and engineers require training on the topic of orbital mechanics. This introduction to the subject provides the reader with data to calculate propellant required, time of flight, launch and arrival times, and pa...yload.
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            ISBN 9780195078343
            Released NZ 1 Jul 1993
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
            Interest Age General Audience
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