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Long, K. F.

Deep Space Propulsion

Long, K. F. - Deep Space Propulsion, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Reaching for the Stars
K. F. Long

2. The Dream of Flight and the Vision of Tomorrow
K. F. Long

3. Fundamental Limitations to Achieving Interstellar Flight
K. F. Long

4. Aviation: The Pursuit of Speed, Distance, Altitude, and Height
K. F. Long

5. Astronautics: The Development and Science of Rockets
K. F. Long

6. Exploring the Solar System and Beyond
K. F. Long

7. Exploring Other Star Systems
K. F. Long

8. Solar System Explorers: Historical Spacecraft
K. F. Long

9. Electric and Nuclear-Based Propulsion
K. F. Long

10. Sails & Beams
K. F. Long

11. Nuclear Fusion Propulsion
K. F. Long

12. External Nuclear Pulse Propulsion
K. F. Long

13. Towards Relativistic Propulsion: Antimatter and the Interstellar Ramjet
K. F. Long

14. Aerospace Design Principles in Interstellar Flight
K. F. Long

15. The Scientific, Cultural and Economic Costs of Interstellar Flight
K. F. Long

16. The Role of Speculative Science in Driving Technology
K. F. Long

17. Realising the Technological Future and the Roadmap to the Stars
K. F. Long

18. From Imagination to Reality
K. F. Long

Keywords: Engineering, Aerospace Technology and Astronautics, Popular Science in Astronomy, Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Sciences

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
21 pages
Category
Technology, Energy, Traffic
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781461406075

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