HUMAN SPACEFLIGHT AND EXPLORATION

Carol Norberg (Editor)

HUMAN SPACEFLIGHT AND EXPLORATION Human Spaceflight and Exploration presents a unique overview of international activities in human spaceflight and exploration at a time of uncertainty regarding the direction of future development in the western world. The contributors include a space physicist, two space engineers, a spacesuit designer and two astronauts. The book:

Table of Contents

Foreword
Editor's preface
List of contributors
Acknowledgments
List of figures
List of tables
List of abbreviations and acronyms


PART I
1. Introduction (Carol Norberg)
2. History of human spaceflight (Sven Grahn and Carol Norberg)
3. The Space Environment (Carol Norberg)
4. Space exploration (Carol Norberg)
5. Life support systems (Åke Ingemar Skoog)
6. Space suits (Åke Ingemar Skoog)
7. Astronaut selection and training (Hansulrich Steimle and Carol Norgerg)
8. A new image of Earth: The flight of European astronaut Gerhard Thiele on STS-99 in 2000 (Gerhard Thiele)

Index



Extent: 320 pages, Black and white/colour images integrated with text
Binding: Hardback
Published: 2013
ISBN: 978-3-642-23724-9



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