Handbook of Space Technology: Status and Projections: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Handbook of Space Technology: Status and Projections

1st Edition

By R. Michael Hord

CRC Press

297 pages

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Hardback: 9781315893983
pub: 2017-12-13
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Description

This book presents current and anticipated quantitative values for a wide range of cirtical figures of merit which characterize technological capabilities in the major discipline areas of space technology. The projections are based on historical data and the considered opinions of knowledgable experts in government and industry who are active contributors in their respective fields.

Table of Contents

1. Space Transportation Systems Summary 2. Spacecraft Systems Summary 3. Information Systems Summary 4. Chemical Propulsion 5. Electric Propulsion 6. Aerothermodynamics 7. Power 8. Materials and Structures 9. Automation, Guidance, and Control 10. Sensors 11. Communications 12. Data Processing 13. Human Factors 14. Space Station Technology Readiness

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI010000
SCIENCE / Biotechnology