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Sivolella, Davide

To Orbit and Back Again

Sivolella, Davide - To Orbit and Back Again, ebook

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Table of contents

1. A brain and mind for the Orbiter: the avionics system
Davide Sivolella

2. A skeleton for the Orbiter: structure and mechanisms
Davide Sivolella

3. Power to orbit: the main engines
Davide Sivolella

4. Power to orbit: solid rocket booster
Davide Sivolella

5. Shuttle propulsion: the external tank
Davide Sivolella

6. Maneuvering in space: the orbital maneuvering system and reaction control system
Davide Sivolella

7. Heart and lung of the Orbiter: the environmental control life support system and electrical control system
Davide Sivolella

8. The Orbiter’s skin: the thermal protection system
Davide Sivolella

9. Auxiliary power unit and hydraulic system
Davide Sivolella

10. Fundamentals of the Shuttle GNC
Davide Sivolella

11. The art of reaching orbit
Davide Sivolella

12. Orbital dancing
Davide Sivolella

13. Returning home
Davide Sivolella

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

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Springer Praxis Books
Page amount
525 pages
Category
Technology, Energy, Traffic
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781461409830
Printed ISBN
978-1-4614-0982-3

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