Advances in Space Science and Technology : Volume 7

By: Ordway, Frederick IMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandAdvances in Space Science and Technology: Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2014Description: 1 online resource (479 p.)ISBN: 9781483224688Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Advances in Space Science and Technology : Volume 7LOC classification: TL790 | .O739 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover; Advances in Space Science and Technology; Copyright Page; Contributors to Volume 7; Foreword; Table of Contents; Contents of Previous Volumes; Supplementary Monographs; Chapter 1. Progress in Rocket, Missile, and Space Carrier Vehicle Testing, Launching, and Tracking Technology, Part II: Survey of Facilities Outside the United States; III. Foreign Ranges; References; Chapter 2. Lunar Resources; I. Introduction; II. Selenology; III. Possible Propellant Substances Indigenous to the Moon; IV. Modes of Concentration of Lunar Propellant Substances
V. Lunar Environment in Relation to Engineering OperationsVI. Methods of Discovery and Evaluation of Deposits of Lunar Propellants or Their Components; VII. Mineral Propellant Component Extraction; VIII. Propellant Synthesis and Processing; IX. Propellant Storage, Transfer and Transportation; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; References; Chapter 3.Base Construction on Other Worlds; I. Philosophy of Extraterrestrial Base Construction; II. Shelter and Protective Construction; III. Transportation Systems; IV. Utilities Development; V. Energy Management; VI. Life Support; VII. Construction Methods and Techniques
ReferencesChapter 4. Organization and Management of Space Programs; I. Introduction; II. Science, Technology, and Management; III. Systems Concepts; IV. Program Management; V. Organization of Space Activities; VI. Critical Aspects in the Management of Space Programs; VII. Tools and Techniques; VIII. Summary and Implications for the Future; References; Bibliography; Chapter 5.Establishing an Operational Weather Satellite System; I. Introduction; II. Tiros Satellite and Operations; III. Operational Use of Tiros Pictures
IV. Origin of the National Operational Meteorological Satellite System (NOMSS)V. Nimbus-Second-Generation Weather Satellite; VI. Reevaluation of NOMSS Planning; VII. Reorientation of NOMSS and Institution of TOS; VIII. Satellite Interrogation of Constant Level Balloons; IX. Satellite Collection of Meteorological Observations; X. The Future; XI. Summary and Conclusion; References; Bibliography; Chapter 6. Astronautical Investigations of Comets; I. Physical Characteristics of Comets; II. Recent Progress in Cometary Spectroscopy; III. Recent Progress in the Physical Mechanisms
IV. Desirable Observations from Ground Bases and from High Altitude Balloons and AircraftV. Desirable Investigations from Rockets and Satellites; VI. Artificial Gaseous Comets; VII. Artificial Cometary Nuclei; VIII. Comet Probes; IX. Concluding Remarks; References; Chapter 7. Some Aspects of the Physics of Interplanetary Space Related to Out-of-the-Ecliptic Studies; I. Introduction; II. Interplanetary Plasma; III. Interplanetary Magnetic Fields; IV. Cosmic Rays; V. Interplanetary Dust; VI. Conclusions; References; Author Index; Subject Index
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Front Cover; Advances in Space Science and Technology; Copyright Page; Contributors to Volume 7; Foreword; Table of Contents; Contents of Previous Volumes; Supplementary Monographs; Chapter 1. Progress in Rocket, Missile, and Space Carrier Vehicle Testing, Launching, and Tracking Technology, Part II: Survey of Facilities Outside the United States; III. Foreign Ranges; References; Chapter 2. Lunar Resources; I. Introduction; II. Selenology; III. Possible Propellant Substances Indigenous to the Moon; IV. Modes of Concentration of Lunar Propellant Substances

V. Lunar Environment in Relation to Engineering OperationsVI. Methods of Discovery and Evaluation of Deposits of Lunar Propellants or Their Components; VII. Mineral Propellant Component Extraction; VIII. Propellant Synthesis and Processing; IX. Propellant Storage, Transfer and Transportation; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; References; Chapter 3.Base Construction on Other Worlds; I. Philosophy of Extraterrestrial Base Construction; II. Shelter and Protective Construction; III. Transportation Systems; IV. Utilities Development; V. Energy Management; VI. Life Support; VII. Construction Methods and Techniques

ReferencesChapter 4. Organization and Management of Space Programs; I. Introduction; II. Science, Technology, and Management; III. Systems Concepts; IV. Program Management; V. Organization of Space Activities; VI. Critical Aspects in the Management of Space Programs; VII. Tools and Techniques; VIII. Summary and Implications for the Future; References; Bibliography; Chapter 5.Establishing an Operational Weather Satellite System; I. Introduction; II. Tiros Satellite and Operations; III. Operational Use of Tiros Pictures

IV. Origin of the National Operational Meteorological Satellite System (NOMSS)V. Nimbus-Second-Generation Weather Satellite; VI. Reevaluation of NOMSS Planning; VII. Reorientation of NOMSS and Institution of TOS; VIII. Satellite Interrogation of Constant Level Balloons; IX. Satellite Collection of Meteorological Observations; X. The Future; XI. Summary and Conclusion; References; Bibliography; Chapter 6. Astronautical Investigations of Comets; I. Physical Characteristics of Comets; II. Recent Progress in Cometary Spectroscopy; III. Recent Progress in the Physical Mechanisms

IV. Desirable Observations from Ground Bases and from High Altitude Balloons and AircraftV. Desirable Investigations from Rockets and Satellites; VI. Artificial Gaseous Comets; VII. Artificial Cometary Nuclei; VIII. Comet Probes; IX. Concluding Remarks; References; Chapter 7. Some Aspects of the Physics of Interplanetary Space Related to Out-of-the-Ecliptic Studies; I. Introduction; II. Interplanetary Plasma; III. Interplanetary Magnetic Fields; IV. Cosmic Rays; V. Interplanetary Dust; VI. Conclusions; References; Author Index; Subject Index

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