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International Space Station Manual : Owners' Workshop Manual - David Baker

International Space Station Manual

Owners' Workshop Manual

Hardcover Published: 26th May 2015
ISBN: 9780857338396
Number Of Pages: 176

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The International Space Station (ISS) is a permanently manned earth-orbiting complex where astronauts carry out research into a wide range of scientific activities.

It comprises modules built in the USA, Russia, Europe, Japan and Canada. Author David Baker examines how the ISS was built, the logistics modules and freighters operated by its user nations, how the ISS works as an integrated facility, life on board, what the ISS does, the research carried out and who benefits.

About the Author

Dr David Baker worked with NASA on the Gemini, Apollo and Shuttle programmes between 1965 and 1990. He has written more than 80 books on spaceflight technology and is the author of the Haynes NASA Space Shuttle Manual. He lives in Sussex.

Detailed 'how it works' Haynes Manual treatment.

A fascinating insight into the design, construction and operation of the ISS.

Expert author who has worked on the Apollo and Shuttle space programmes.

Fully illustrated with NASA photographs and drawings.Includes a full lof of flights to the ISS.

Perfect companion volume to Haynes NASA Space Shuttle Manual.

ISBN: 9780857338396
ISBN-10: 0857338390
Series: Owners' Workshop Manual
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 26th May 2015
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 28.0 x 21.5  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.77