Space Travel

Space Travel

From the amazing technology that has enabled us to look beyond the clouds to the development of rockets and spacecraft during the twentieth century that led to missions to the moon and beyond, to the space tourism of the twenty-first ...

Author: Paul Parsons

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 9781421439754

Category: Science

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In Space Travel: Ten Short Lessons, Paul Parsons takes us on an exhilarating journey to examine the game-changing discoveries in the history of space exploration that have illuminated the darkest corners of our universe. From the amazing technology that has enabled us to look beyond the clouds to the development of rockets and spacecraft during the twentieth century that led to missions to the moon and beyond, to the space tourism of the twenty-first century, this is a cutting-edge, expert-led guide for curious minds. About the series: The Pocket Einstein series is a collection of essential pocket-sized guides for anyone looking to understand a little more about some of the most relevant science that affects us all in the twenty-first century. Broken down into ten simple lessons and written by leading experts in their field, the books reveal the ten most important takeaways from those areas of science we should all know more about.
Categories: Science

Scientific and Technical Aerospace Reports

Scientific and Technical Aerospace Reports

MAGELLAN SPACECRAFT AND MEMORY STATE TRACKING: LESSONS
LEARNED, FUTURE THOUGHTS c18 Allen ... Avail: CAS HC AO2/MF A10
Numerous studies have been dedicated to improving the two main elements of
Spacecraft ...

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ISBN: MINN:30000005901339

Category: Aeronautics

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Lists citations with abstracts for aerospace related reports obtained from world wide sources and announces documents that have recently been entered into the NASA Scientific and Technical Information Database.
Categories: Aeronautics

Departments of Commerce Justice Science and related agencies appropriations for fiscal year

Departments of Commerce  Justice  Science  and related agencies appropriations for fiscal year

NIA performs research in a broad range of disciplines relevant to NASA's
Aeronautics, Space Exploration. ... has also grown substantially In 2005 they
delivered 46 seminar programs, hosted and facilitated 10 workshops, and
conducted 12 short courses. ... the knowledge and lessons learned from NASA's
most accomplished space flight engineering leaders, develops short course
training materials, and ...

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations

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ISBN: PSU:000058157831

Category: Political Science

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Categories: Political Science

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

This finding has been consistent over several types of space food systems ( 9 , 10
, 37 ) . ... using moderate activity is a reasonable way of estimating energy
requirements for men on short space flights . ... 10. Lane HW , Smith SM , Rice BL
, Bourland CT . Nutrition in space : lessons from the past applied to the future .

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ISBN: NWU:35558003747041

Category: Diet in disease

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Categories: Diet in disease

Planets Beyond the Solar System and the Next Generation of Space Missions

Planets Beyond the Solar System and the Next Generation of Space Missions

Proceedings of a Workshop Held at the Space Telescope Science Institute,
Baltimore, Maryland, 16-18 October 1996 ... POINTS Mission Studies : Lessons
for SIM Robert D . Reasenberg , Robert W . Babcock , John F . Chandler , and ...
The POINTS scientific mission is enhanced by a solar shield , which allows
observation of stars as close as 10 deg from the Sun . ... probability of false
alarms , then with our standard observing schedule , the detection threshold for
short period planets ...

Author: David R. Soderblom

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015041370340

Category: Astronomy

Page: 293

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Categories: Astronomy

Road to Mach 10

Road to Mach 10

Lessons Learned from the X-43A Flight Research Program Curtis Peebles Ned
Allen ... like the faster , better , cheaper space missions , were to be small scale /
high risk , with small budgets and short schedules ; the basic parameters were ...

Author: Curtis Peebles

Publisher: Amer Inst of Aeronautics &

ISBN: STANFORD:36105131720901

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 238

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Accompanying CD-ROM contains ... "X-43A related papers and reports ... X-43A/Hyper-X flights I and II (a split-screen video of the flights), [and] X-43A Mach 10 final flight (video highlights of the final mission)."--Page 237-38.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

International Aerospace Abstracts

International Aerospace Abstracts

In this paper , after a short description of the detector assembly and test
procedures , the performances of a significant ... the area of the MEM louver is 10
percent smaller than that of the TM and ETM and the louver design is very
different . ... adverse impacts of heritage design , induding thermal design , on the
ETM + and Landsat - 7 mission , and the lessons leamed . ... ( Author ) 20
SPACECRAFT PROPULSION AND POWER A99-15178 Microchannel plate
performance and lite - test ...

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105021810614

Category: Aeronautics

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Categories: Aeronautics

Library Information Science Abstracts

Library   Information Science Abstracts

The NASA culture that is applicable to human spaceflight may not serve the
community or the organization as well ... this paper focuses on the lessons that
are applicable to the management of space missions and the development of
new ... Describes Sierra Leone as a country rich in resources but devastated by
bad management of the environment and 10 ... However , service - use figures
have not been sustained beyond the project period , and its impact appears to
have been short ...

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ISBN: UOM:39015066120612

Category: Information science

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Categories: Information science

Spaceflight

Spaceflight

SPECIAL ADDITIONAL LECTURE on NUCLEAR ENERGY AND THE FUTURE
OF SPACEFLIGHT to be given by Dr . R . W ... Reports by Teachers who have
introduced Astronautics into school lessons . ... 10 p . m . Short lecture on The
Analysis of Planetary Materials , by W . Ramsden . 4 . 10 – 4 . 30 p . m .
Discussion . 4 .

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ISBN: UOM:39015019283152

Category: Astronautics

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Categories: Astronautics

Small Bodies Exploration

Small Bodies Exploration

Past, Present and Future Missions to Comets and Asteriods : Observations and
Simulations in Support of Space Missions ... 10 . Lighting conditions when EVE is
planned to orbit Hygiea . The two solutions given result from different pole
positions obtained by the respective authors . 5 . ... Fraschetti , T . C . , Rayman ,
M . C . , Russell , C . T . , Raymond , C . A . Dawn discovery mission : lessons
learned , in ...

Author: Anny-Chantal Levasseur-Regourd

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105123880366

Category: Asteroids

Page: 133

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Categories: Asteroids

Proceedings of the Annual AIAA USU Conference on Small Satellites

Proceedings of the     Annual AIAA USU Conference on Small Satellites

Original objectives for IMACCS were to meet 80 percent of SAMPEX functional
requirements at approximately 10 percent of the cost of ... IMACCS met 87% of
SAMPEX requirements, and successfully commanded the SAMPEX spacecraft, at
a significantly reduced COSt. RECALL Another project, the Reusable Experience
with CaseBased Reasoning for Automating Lessons Learned (RECALL), uses ...

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ISBN: PSU:000032581287

Category: Artificial satellites

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Categories: Artificial satellites

Atmospheric Ionizing Radiation AIR Analysis Results and Lessons Learned From the June 1997 ER 2 Campaign

Atmospheric Ionizing Radiation  AIR   Analysis  Results  and Lessons Learned From the June 1997 ER 2 Campaign

The instrument was originally designed for space flights on the NASA shuttle . It is
housed in an aluminum container of size 7x7x10 cm and has passed vibration
and EMC tests according to NASA specification . The total ... However , this LET
computation is not correct for stopping particles and for short range secondaries .

Author: J. W. Wilson

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ISBN: NASA:31769000474497

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Journal of the History of Dentistry

Journal of the History of Dentistry

A panel was held in April 2000 on , " Space Dentistry : Maintaining Astronauts '
Oral Health on Long Missions . " 20 An historical review of the literature
concerning dentistry and space travel is limited but does give insight on a few
lessons learned that ... Past experience has shown they are capable of learning
basic dental procedures in a short period of time . ... Potential for Dental
Problems in Manned Space Flight , " Position Report for Flight Medicine Branch ,
NASA , Aug 1969 . 10.

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ISBN: UCLA:L0089100788

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Engineering Construction and Operations in Challenging Environments

Engineering  Construction  and Operations in Challenging Environments

... D Foley3 Abstract The International Space Station ( ISS ) is an essential step in
the ongoing evolution of spacecraft design Building on lessons learned ... the
Russians have provided the Universal Docking Module ( UDM ) A short
description of each pressurized module type follows ' Robert M Foster , The
Boeing Company , 3700 Bay Area Blvd MC HB2-10 , Houston , TX 77058 , PH (
281 ) 226-6775 ...

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ISBN: UOM:39015052987479

Category: Extraterrestrial bases

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Categories: Extraterrestrial bases

Government Reports Annual Index

Government Reports Annual Index

Author:

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ISBN: MINN:30000003749334

Category: Government reports announcements & index

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Categories: Government reports announcements & index