Author: Sforza, Pasquale MCode: 39833Price:AU $188.49Format: PaperbackPublisher: BUTTERWORTH-HEINEMANN LTD Published date:30/10/2017Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2017
Readers of this book will be able to: utilize the fundamental principles of fluid mechanics and thermodynamics to analyze aircraft engines, understand the common gas turbine aircraft propulsion systems and be able to determine the applicability of each, perform system studies of aircraft engine systems for specified flight conditions, perform ......
Author: Schindler, KevinCode: 48229Price:AU $42.41Format: HardbackPublisher: ARCADIA Published date:19/06/2017Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
During the 1960s and early 1970s, northern Arizona played a critical role in fulfilling President Kennedy's bold challenge of sending humans to the moon. From the rocky depths of the Grand Canyon to lofty cosmic views from Flagstaff's dark skies, northern Arizona was ideal for activities ranging from moon buggy testing and geology training to ......
Author: Sridharan, RamaswamyCode: 48010Price:AU $196.43Format: Hardback / 392 pages Publisher: MIT PRESS LTD Published date:16/06/2017Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
In the 1950s, the United States and the Soviet Union raced to develop space-based intelligence gathering capability. The Soviets succeeded first, with SPUTNIK I in 1957. The United States began to monitor the growing Soviet space presence by developing technology for the detection and tracking of man-made resident space objects (RSOs) in ......
Author: Baker, DavidCode: 47748Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:11/06/2017Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 10 to 14 days
Full coverage of the design, engineering, development and flight operations of NASA's Mercury spacecraft, which in addition to several unmanned tests supported two piloted ballistic sub-orbital flights in 1961 and four piloted orbital flights between 1962 and 1963.The Mercury programme bridged the gap between the hypersonic X-15 and the two-man ......
1997 Onwards (Cassini Orbiter, Huygens Probe and Future Exploration ConcAuthor: Lorenz, RalphCode: 47749Price:AU $39.95Format: HardbackPublisher: J H HAYNES & CO LTD Published date:11/05/2017Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 10 to 14 days
The descent of the Huygens probe to the frozen surface of Saturn's moon, Titan, in 2005, marks a pinnacle achievement in space exploration - the most distant planetary landing ever made or presently foreseen. The Huygens probe's seven-year voyage through space (past Venus, Earth and Jupiter) attached to the Cassini orbiter, its arrival at Saturn ......
1961 Onwards Owners' Workshop ManualAuthor: Mactaggart, KenCode: 47651Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:09/02/2017Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 10 to 14 days
This book provides an insight into what an astronaut does, the experience of space flight, the equipment he uses, and what it takes to become an astronaut
1978 onwards (all marks)Author: Davies, SteveCode: 47591Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date:05/01/2017Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 10 to 14 days
The US-designed and built McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet carrier-borne, multi-role fighter is one of the most
important Fourth Generation fighters in the world. Its twin-engine, twin-tails (canted outwards) and leading edge
root extensions make it one of the most recognisable fighters in operation. The latest version is the ......
Vandenberg's Cold War National LandmarkAuthor: Page II, Joseph TCode: 47171Price:AU $29.95Format: PaperbackPublisher: PITSTOP Published date:28/11/2016Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
Situated in the sand dunes of California s Central Coast, Space Launch Complex Ten, often called SLC-10 or Slick Ten, is a National Historic Landmark that commemorates a powerful Cold War legacy. Home to Vandenberg s Space and Missile Technology Center, or SAMTEC, the facility contains the rich technological heritage of the U.S. Air Force s space ......
Author: Baker, DavidCode: 46305Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:06/10/2016Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 10 to 14 days
In 1954, three years before the launch of Sputnik 1, the world's first satellite, top-secret discussions were held in the United States to plan the development of military spy satellites, designedto obtain detailed photography of the Soviet Union's military strength, and its potential for waging nuclear war.
Author: W. David WoodsCode: 39458Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:04/08/2016Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
Few launch vehicles are as iconic and distinctive as NASAs behemoth rocket, the Saturn V, and none left such a lasting impression on those who watched it ascend. Developed with the specific brief to send humans to the Moon, it pushed rocketry to new scales. Its greatest triumph is that it achieved its goal repeatedly with an enviable record of ......
Advanced Photonic Devices and SystemsAuthor: Ciminelli, CaterinaCode: 40647Price:AU $221.95Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: WORLD SCIENTIFIC PUBLISHING Published date:30/07/2016Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
The book focuses on photonic devices and systems for space applications and critically reviews the most promising research advances in the field of photonic technologies, which may have a significant impact on the performance of space systems.
Modeling and Numerical SimulationsAuthor: Wang, Zhen-GuoCode: 39967Price:AU $227.86Format: Hardback / 392 pages Publisher: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC Published date:28/07/2016Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
This book concentrates on modeling and numerical simulations of combustion in liquid rocket engines, covering liquid propellant atomization, evaporation of liquid droplets, turbulent flows, turbulent combustion, heat transfer, and combustion instability. It presents some state of the art models and numerical methodologies in this area.
Fly and Fight LaosAuthor: Wep11345BooksCode: 39864Price:AU $53.24Format: Paperback / 180 pages Publisher: WEP11345BOOKS Published date:01/07/2016Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
Full color aerial combat photography, Non-fiction, Faith, Secret war Laos 1970, personal account, LS 20A, Raven Forward Air Controller, O-1 Bird dog, AT-28D, U17B. Vang Pao, Hmong resistance, Government corruption. We were birds of prey; finding and destroying targets of opportunity and defending allied outposts. We dueled with dragons every day. ......
Author: Pelton, JosephCode: 39827Price:AU $286.00Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: BUTTERWORTH-HEINEMANN LTD Published date:30/06/2016Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
When international rules and regulations governing space travel were first being developed, only a few countries had any space presence and commercial space activity was non-existent. Today, over 50 countries have on-orbit satellites and commercial space presence is essential to commercial telecommunications and broadcasting, yet international ......
Author: National Aeronautics and Space AdministrCode: 46207Price:AU $23.49Format: Paperback / 44 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date:30/06/2016Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
The Near Earth Network, part of NASA's Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) Program, provides tracking, telemetry, and command services to approximately 40 Agency science missions operating in low Earth orbit, including the recently launched Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission and the Aura mission, which is still operating more than ......
Author: Van Der Linden, F RobertCode: 40285Price:AU $47.06Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: SMITHSONIAN BOOKS Published date:23/06/2016Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
Experience the thrill of flying some of the world's most important airplanes and spacecraft. "Best of the National Air and Space Museum" provides unprecedented access to the most popular museum in the world. The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum hosts an average of seven million visits every year. The Udvar-Hazy Center three football ......
The Iridium StoryAuthor: Bloom, JohnCode: 39907Price:AU $43.21Format: Hardback / 560 pages Publisher: GROVE PRESS ATLANTIC MONTHLY Published date:16/06/2016Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
In the early 1990s, Motorola, the legendary American technology company developed a revolutionary satellite system called Iridium that promised to be its crowning achievement. Light years ahead of anything previously put into space, and built on technology developed for Ronald Reagan s Star Wars, Iridium s constellation of 66 satellites in polar ......
Fashioning ApolloAuthor: Monchaux, NicholasCode: 40189Price:AU $15.70Format: CD-AudioPublisher: THE LYONS PRESS Published date:14/06/2016Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped onto the lunar surface in July of 1969, they wore spacesuits made by Playtex: 21 layers of fabric, each with a distinct yet interrelated function, custom-sewn for them by seamstresses whose usual work was fashioning bras and girdles. This book is the story of that spacesuit. It is a story of the triumph ......
Author: Losik Ph D, LenCode: 39937Price:AU $78.49Format: Paperback / 340 pages Publisher: SANLEN PUBLISHING Published date:14/06/2016Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
Briefly describes the author's initial experience developing and using predictive analytics to identify failure precursors in normal appearing engineering measurement data from electrical and electro-mechanical equipment on U.S. Air Force/Boeing GPS satellites and U.C. Berleley SSL/NASA's Extreme Ultra-Violet Explorer (EUVE) class satellite, a ......
Author: Losik Ph D, LenCode: 39938Price:AU $141.35Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: SANLEN PUBLISHING Published date:13/06/2016Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
Describes the author's initial experience developing and using predicting analytics to identify failure precursors in normal appearing engineering measurement data from electrical and electro-mechanical equipment on U.S. Air Force GPS satellites and NASA's Extreme Ultra-Violet Explorer satellite, a sister ship to the NASA Hubble space telescope. ......
The Surprising History of Food and Drink in the SkiesAuthor: Foss, RichardCode: 40099Price:AU $45.95Format: Paperback / 248 pages Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD Published date:25/05/2016Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
This book explores the history of food in flight from hydrogen balloons to the space station: what was served, how and why; the problems with heating, cooling, and serving technology; logistics; overcoming cultural barriers; and the effect of altitude on our senses of taste and smell.
Author: Mikel, RussellCode: 40362Price:AU $240.43Format: Hardback / 275 pages Publisher: WILLFORD PRESS Published date:24/05/2016Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
Aerospace engineering is a multidisciplinary field that deals with the manufacturing of spacecraft and aircraft. This book is a valuable compilation of topics, ranging from the basic to the most complex advancements in aerospace engineering, and the importance of thermodynamics in this field. It elucidates the concepts and innovative models around ......
Notes from the Last Days of American SpaceflightAuthor: Dean, Margaret LazarusCode: 40187Price:AU $15.70Format: CD-AudioPublisher: THE LYONS PRESS Published date:17/05/2016Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
Winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize, a breathtaking elegy to the waning days of human spaceflight as we have known it. In the 1960s humans took their first steps away from Earth and for a time our possibilities in space seemed endless. But in a time of austerity, and in the wake of high-profile disasters like "Challenger," that dream has ......
Author: Buttazzo, GiuseppeCode: 40159Price:AU $407.00Format: Paperback / 548 pages Publisher: SPRINGER Published date:01/05/2016Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
In recent years, new mathematical methods and tools have been developed and - plied extensively in the ?eld of aerospace engineering, for example, ?nite element method, computational ?uiddynamics, optimization, control, eigenvalues problems. The interaction between aerospace engineering and mathematics has been sign- cant in the past for both ......
Methods and ToolsAuthor: Spagnulo, MarcelloCode: 40163Price:AU $234.14Format: Paperback / 376 pages Publisher: SPRINGER Published date:01/05/2016Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
Beginning with factors that set space programs apart from other management challenges, this book uses theory and example of real programs worldwide to identify the tools needed to manage large, complex space programs in both government and commercial settings.
An International PerspectiveAuthor: Rathgeber, WolfgangCode: 40611Price:AU $249.86Format: Paperback / 220 pages Publisher: SPRINGER Published date:01/05/2016Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
This book examines current questions regarding the use of space, rules in orbit and ways towards achieving global engagement on space security issues. It also formulates principles and recommendations for global action.
Author: Menshikov, Valery ACode: 40614Price:AU $328.43Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: SPRINGER Published date:01/05/2016Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
This book explores the potential role of space-based systems in global risk and disaster management. The text introduces the proposed international global natural and industrial emergency aerospace monitoring system (IGMASS), its architecture and function.
Technology and Applications of Exploration Balloons Floating in the StraAuthor: Yajima, NobuyukiCode: 40160Price:AU $312.71Format: Paperback / 236 pages Publisher: SPRINGER Published date:01/05/2016Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
This introduction to scientific ballooning thoroughly covers large stratospheric balloons, planetary balloons, and rubber balloons used for aerological observation. It also presents advanced design concepts for a larger super pressure balloon.
Author: Worms, Jean-ClaudeCode: 40612Price:AU $202.71Format: Paperback / 360 pages Publisher: SPRINGER Published date:01/05/2016Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
This book examines management of space exploration, space settlements, the role of astronauts in the future as well as related to the encounter of extraterrestrial life. It reflects on issues related to Europe's role in conducting human exploration in space.
A History of Aircraft Hijacking and BombingAuthor: Baum, PhilipCode: 48546Price:AU $21.13Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: SUMMERSDALE PUBLISHERS Published date:10/03/2016Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
Aviation security expert Philip Baum delves into the history of flying to reveal the stories behind the most astonishing and shocking crimes in our skies, calling on testimony from hijackers, crew members, passengers and politicians. This account of global aviation sabotage is authoritatively comprehensive and unforgettably thrilling.
Adventuring Through the Inner Solar System, 1969-1989Author: Gallentine, JayCode: 38418Price:AU $72.95Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:24/12/2015Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
Explores a critical period of space history when humans dared an expansive leap into the inner solar system. With an irreverent and engaging style, Jay Gallentine conveys the trials and triumphs of the people on the ground who conceived and engineered the missions that put robotic spacecraft on the heavenly bodies nearest our own.
The Story of Spaceflight Before NASAAuthor: Teitel, Amy ShiraCode: 38431Price:AU $35.00Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:22/10/2015Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
The revealing backstory of spaceflight before the establishment of NASA.
From Mars to the StarsAuthor: Friedman, LouisCode: 38442Price:AU $38.50Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:30/09/2015Availability:Estimated days to dispatch: 4 to 8 days
Mars, the red planet named for the god of war, a mysterious dust-ridden place, is most like Earth in its climate and seasons. Of all the possible destinations in space to travel, Mars is the most likely for humans to reach. According to esteemed scientist Louis Friedman, it may be the only destination outside the moon to ever see human ......