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Space Stations : Systems and Utilization - Ernst Messerschmid

Space Stations

Systems and Utilization

Hardcover Published: 4th May 1999
ISBN: 9783540654643
Number Of Pages: 566

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Construction has begun on the International Space Station (ISS)the largest and most complex extraterrestrial construction project ever. This book on space stations, and the ISS in particular, describes component technologies, systems integration, and the potential utilization of these stations. Co-authored by Messerschmid, one of the first German astronauts, it addresses students and engineers in space technology, but will interest astronomy and space enthusiasts as well.

Introduction History and Current Development
Orbital Environment
Environmental Control and Life Support System
Power and Thermal Control System
Attitude and Orbit Control System
Utilization
Microgravity
System Engineering
Synergisms
Human Factors
Logistics, Communications and Operation
The International Space Station
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ISBN: 9783540654643
ISBN-10: 354065464X
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 566
Published: 4th May 1999
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 0.95