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Space Exploration 2007


Space Exploration 2007


Springer Praxis Books

von: Brian Harvey

19,99 €

Verlag: Springer
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 10.08.2007
ISBN/EAN: 9780387487588
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 178

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This book provides an annual update on recent space launches, missions and results. The annual, written for both young and older space enthusiasts, provides a regular, balanced review of all the world’s major space programmes. It covers space exploration from a variety of angles: looking back at past missions, reviewing those currently under way and looking to those planned for the future. The ten invited contributions each year will cover a variety of topics within these areas. The book is for space enthusiasts from teens upwards through to professionals working in the worldwide space industry and journalists covering space issues.
This book is the first regular space exploration annual. It provides an annual update on recent space launches, missions and results, to be published every year in September. It is written at an accessible level for both young and older space enthusiasts.
The aim of the Space Exploration - 2007 is to provide an annual update on recent space launches, missions and results, to be published every year in September. The annual will cover space exploration from a variety of angles: looking back at past missions, reviewing those currently under way and looking to those planned for the future. The ten invited contributions each year will cover a variety of topics within these areas, to appeal to a wide readership.

The regular set features, which will appear every year, will include records noting satellite and rocket launches in the previous year and satellite recoveries; analysis of developments and emerging trends in space exploration; notes on records and main feats during the year; basic data on all launchers currently in operation; schedules of upcoming missions; anniversaries and landmarks.
The Epic Journey Begins....- Building the International Space Station.- Arrival of the Red Planet.- Looking at Mercury....- Visiting Venus....- Europa’s Ice Next . . ..- Exploring the Ringed Planet.- Secrets of a Cloudy Moon . . ..- Catching Fragments of Our Past....- A vision for Space Exploration....- ...Continuing a vision for Space Exploration.- Soyuz in the Jungle.- Return to the Moon.- In the footsteps of Soyuz.
Brian Harvey is the author of ‘The New Russian space programme’, ‘Russia in space - the Failed Frontier?’ (2001), ‘Two Roads into Space - the Japanese and Indian Space Programmes’ (1998), ‘The Chinese space Programme - from Conception to Future Capabilities’ (1997), ‘China's Space Program’ (2004), ‘Europe’s Space Programme’ (2003), ‘Two Roads to the Moon’ (with Dave Shayler)(forthcoming), ‘Russian Planetary Exploration’ (forthcoming), all Praxis titles. He is also a writer of articles on spaceflight for Astronomy Now, Orbit, Spaceflight, Journal of the British Interplanetary Society (JBIS), Space Chronicle, Astronomy & Space, Sunday Press, Quest, Irish Independent. Broadcaster for RTE, BBC (Radio 4, World Service), Canadian Broadcasting. Brian Harvey is therefore ideally suited as the editor of Latest in Space - 2007.
The first regular space exploration annual
Written at an accessible level for both young and older space enthusiasts
Provides a regular, balanced review of all the world’s major space programmes, past, present and future
Will detail annual statistical material on space developments
Will have a strong appeal to younger enthusiasts and be a perfect Christmas gift
This book is the first regular space exploration annual. It provides an annual update on recent space launches, missions and results, to be published every year in September. It is written at an accessible level for both young and older space enthusiasts. The annual will cover space exploration from a variety of angles: looking back at past missions, reviewing those currently under way and looking to those planned for the future. The ten invited contributions each year will cover a variety of topics within these areas, to appeal to a wide readership. The regular set features will detail annual statistical material on space developments.
The book is for space enthusiasts from teens upwards through to professionals working in the worldwide space industry and journalists covering space issues. It will have a strong appeal to younger enthusiasts and be a perfect Christmas gift.

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