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Applications of space flight in materials science and technology

Applications of space flight in materials science and technology

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Published by Dept. of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards, National Measurement Laboratory, Center for Materials Science : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space industrialization -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Shirleigh Silverman and Elio Passaglia
    SeriesNBS special publication ; 520, NBS special publication -- 520
    ContributionsSilverman, Shirleigh, Passaglia, Elio, Center for Materials Science (National Measurement Laboratory), United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 120 p. :
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14184257M

      By reading just one book the reader can know the how, why, and history of space flight from A to Z for two countries. A background in science or engineering is recommended. The author injects some humor and personality into the text, but it is still quite a hard slog at times.5/5. Space applications. Space visionaries in the early 20th century recognized that putting satellites into orbit could furnish direct and tangible benefits to people on Earth. For example, Arthur C. Clarke in described a way in which three satellites in orbit ab km (22, miles) above the Equator could relay communications around the globe.

    space science topics include orbital mechanics (Chapter 2), propulsion (Chapter 3), and a description of the space environment (Chapter 4). These chapters prepare the way for discussing spacecraft applications. The most common uses of systems in space include communicationsFile Size: 5MB. Some examples from the human spacecraft structural design requirements for the Space Shuttle, International Space Station (ISS) and Orion Spacecraft are shown below: • NSTS , Volume X, Book 1 Space Shuttle Flight and Ground Specification Design ThicknessFile Size: KB.

    Aerospace Science and Technology publishes articles of outstanding scientific quality. Each article is reviewed by two referees. The journal welcomes papers from a wide range of countries. This journal publishes original papers, review articles and short communications related to all fields of aerospace research, fundamental and applied, potential applications of which are clearly related to. Twenty years since the first edition was published in the German language, and just over fifty years since the launch of the Earth’s first ever artificial satellite Sputnik 1, this third edition of the Handbook of Space Technology presents in fully integrated colour a detailed insight into the fascinating world of space for the first time in the English language.


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Applications of space flight in materials science and technology Author: Shirleigh Silverman ; Elio Passaglia ; Center for Materials Science (National Measurement Laboratory) ; United States. Applications of space flight in materials science and technology: proceedings of a conference held at the National Bureau of Standards, Gaithersburg, Maryland, April[Shirleigh Silverman; Elio Passaglia; United States.

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