Apollo in Perspective

Apollo in Perspective

Spaceflight Then and Now

eBook - 2000
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This book explains the basic physics and technology of spaceflight and conveys the huge technological strides that have been made. Topics covered include the laws of motion, rocketry, and how to maneuver in orbit. The book also discusses the designs of the Apollo Command, Service and Lunar modules and how these changed as the plans for the manned mission evolved. It proceeds to look at the space shuttle, the technology being developed for its replacement, the International Space Station, and the possibilities for a manned Mars mission. The book concludes with an exploration of the far future, including Mars colonies and journeys to other stars.
Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Philadelphia : Institute of Physics Pub., [2000], ©2000
ISBN: 9780585370248
Branch Call Number: 629.454 Al
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 320 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: EBSCOhost (Online service)

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