More Details about The International Handbook Of Space Technology

General Information  
Author(s)MACDONALD
PublisherSPRINGER
ISBN9783642411007
Pages731
BindingHardbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearMarch 2014

Description

This comprehensive handbook provides an overview of space technology and a holistic understanding of the system-of-systems that is a modern spacecraft. With a foreword by Elon Musk, CEO and CTO of SpaceX, and contributions from globally leading agency experts from NASA, ESA, JAXA, and CNES, as well as European and North American academics and industrialists, this handbook, as well as giving an interdisciplinary overview, offers, through individual self-contained chapters, more detailed understanding of specific fields, ranging through: * Launch systems, structures, power, thermal, communications, propulsion, and software, to * entry, descent and landing, ground segment, robotics, and data systems, to