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SpaceX's Dragon: America's Next Generation Spacecraft (Springer Praxis Books) [Repost]

SpaceX's Dragon: America's Next Generation Spacecraft (Springer Praxis Books) by Erik Seedhouse
English | 25 Nov. 2015 | ISBN: 3319215140 | 208 Pages | EPUB | 7.12 MB

Dragon V2 is a futuristic vehicle that not only provides a means for NASA to transport its astronauts to the orbiting outpost but also advances SpaceX’s core objective of reusability. A direct descendant of Dragon,
The Politics and Perils of Space Exploration: Who Will Compete, Who Will Dominate? (Springer Praxis Books) [Repost]

The Politics and Perils of Space Exploration: Who Will Compete, Who Will Dominate? (Springer Praxis Books) by Linda Dawson
English | 1 Dec. 2016 | ISBN: 3319388118 | 220 Pages | EPUB | 2.85 MB

Written by a former Aerodynamics Officer on the space shuttle program, this book provides a complete overview of the “new” U. S. space program, which has changed considerably over the past 50 years.
The Last of NASA's Original Pilot Astronauts: Expanding the Space Frontier in the Late Sixties (Springer Praxis Books)

The Last of NASA's Original Pilot Astronauts: Expanding the Space Frontier in the Late Sixties (Springer Praxis Books) by David J. Shayler
English | 30 Jun. 2017 | ISBN: 3319510126 | 456 Pages | EPUB (True) | 5.47 MB

Resulting from the authors’ deep research into these two pre-Shuttle astronaut groups, many intriguing and untold stories behind the selection process are revealed in the book. The often extraordinary backgrounds and personal ambitions of these skilled pilots,

Suborbital: Industry at the Edge of Space (Springer Praxis Books)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by hill0 at Oct. 25, 2017
Suborbital: Industry at the Edge of Space (Springer Praxis Books)

Suborbital: Industry at the Edge of Space (Springer Praxis Books) by Erik Seedhouse
English | 7 Feb. 2014 | ISBN: 3319034847 | 212 Pages | EPUB | 5.32 MB
Tourists in Space: A Practical Guide, Second Edition (Springer Praxis) (Springer Praxis Books) [Repost]

Tourists in Space: A Practical Guide, Second Edition (Springer Praxis) (Springer Praxis Books) by Erik Seedhouse
English | 30 Aug. 2014 | ISBN: 3319050370 | 308 Pages | PDF | 8.58 MB

Forget Hawaii or the Mediterranean. Soon - very soon - you'll be able to add a much more exotic stamp to your passport: space. How will you get there, what will the trip be like and how much training will you need?
To Mars and Beyond, Fast!: How Plasma Propulsion Will Revolutionize Space Exploration (Springer Praxis Books)

To Mars and Beyond, Fast!: How Plasma Propulsion Will Revolutionize Space Exploration (Springer Praxis Books) by Franklin Chang Díaz
English | 14 Jun. 2017 | ISBN: 3319229176 | 220 Pages | EPUB | 5.22 MB

As advanced in-space propulsion moves from science fiction to reality, the Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket, or VASIMR® engine, is a leading contender for making 'Mars in a month' a possibility.

Contradictions: Neuroscience and Religion (Springer Praxis Books) [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by hill0 at Sept. 19, 2017
Contradictions: Neuroscience and Religion (Springer Praxis Books) [Repost]

Contradictions: Neuroscience and Religion (Springer Praxis Books) by Jose M. Musacchio
English | 29 May 2012 | ISBN: 3642271979 | 216 Pages | PDF | 3.16 MB

'Contradictions' is a general interest book that exposes the incompatibility between popular religious beliefs and the scientific view of human nature. It begins with a survey of the evolution of religions and their continuing, often irrational, influences in modern society.
The Canadian Space Program: From Black Brant to the International Space Station (Springer Praxis Books)

The Canadian Space Program: From Black Brant to the International Space Station (Springer Praxis Books) by Andrew B. Godefroy
English | 12 May 2017 | ISBN: 3319401041 | 336 Pages | EPUB | 9.76 MB

Canada’s space efforts from its origins towards the end of the Second World War through to its participation in the ISS today are revealed in full in this complete and carefully researched history.

Interkosmos: The Eastern Bloc's Early Space Program (Springer Praxis Books)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by hill0 at Sept. 3, 2017
Interkosmos: The Eastern Bloc's Early Space Program (Springer Praxis Books)

Interkosmos: The Eastern Bloc's Early Space Program (Springer Praxis Books) by Colin Burgess
English | 18 Dec. 2015 | ISBN: 3319241613 | 336 Pages | EPUB | 11.84 MB

This book focuses on the Interkosmos program, which was formed in 1967, marking a fundamentally new era of cooperation by socialist countries, led by the Soviet Union, in the study and exploration of space.
The Birth of NASA: The Work of the Space Task Group, America's First True Space Pioneers (Springer Praxis Books) [Repost]

The Birth of NASA: The Work of the Space Task Group, America's First True Space Pioneers (Springer Praxis Books) by Manfred "Dutch" von Ehrenfried
English | 7 Apr. 2016 | ISBN: 3319284266 | 376 Pages | EPUB | 5.97 MB

This is the story of the work of the original NASA space pioneers; men and women who were suddenly organized in 1958 from the then National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics (NACA) into the Space Task Group.