A Vision of Future Space Transportation

The glorious Space Age has come and gone. So what's next now? This book is a guide of future space transportation concepts.

A Vision of Future Space Transportation

The glorious Space Age has come and gone. So what's next now? This book is a guide of future space transportation concepts. From Earth-to-Orbit to in-space transportation, you will sample what is being considered and get an easy-to -understand explanation of what spacecraft will do and how it will work.

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A Vision of Future Space Transportation
Language: en
Pages: 186
Authors: Tim McElyea
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Collectors Guide Pub

The glorious Space Age has come and gone. So what's next now? This book is a guide of future space transportation concepts. From Earth-to-Orbit to in-space transportation, you will sample what is being considered and get an easy-to -understand explanation of what spacecraft will do and how it will work.
Commercial Space Launch Industry
Language: en
Pages: 95
Authors: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space
Categories: Aerospace industries
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher:

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Rocketing Into the Future
Language: en
Pages: 366
Authors: Michel van Pelt
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-30 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

This book describes the technology, history, and future of rocket planes. Michel van Pelt journies into this exciting world, examining the exotic concepts and actual flying vehicles that have been devised over the last hundred years. He recounts the history of rocket airplanes, from the early pioneers who attached simple
Space Radiation Hazards and the Vision for Space Exploration
Language: en
Pages: 104
Authors: National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Space Studies Board, Ad Hoc Committee on the Solar System Radiation Environment and NASA's Vision for Space Exploration: A Workshop
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-11-10 - Publisher: National Academies Press

Fulfilling the President’s Vision for Space Exploration (VSE) will require overcoming many challenges. Among these are the hazards of space radiation to crews traveling to the Moon and Mars. To explore these challenges in some depth and to examine ways to marshal research efforts to address them, NASA, NSF, and
Military Space Power: A Guide to the Issues
Language: en
Pages: 158
Authors: James Fergusson, Wilson W.S. Wong
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02-26 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This handbook examines the militarization of space, providing a fair and balanced discussion of the emerging issues concerning space security and defense. • Excerpts from key documents • A chronology • Select glossary of terms • Illustrations • Sidebars with additional detail