Understanding Space: An Introduction to Astronautics, 3rd Edition (Space Technology)

ISBN-13: 9780073407753

ISBN-10: 0073407755

Author: Jerry Jon Sellers, William J. Astore, Robert B. Giffen, Wiley J. Larson

Edition: 3rd

Publication date:
2005
Publisher:
McGraw Hill
Format:
Hardcover 800 pages
Category:
Astronomy
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Acknowledged author Jerry Jon Sellers wrote Understanding Space: An Introduction to Astronautics, 3rd Edition (Space Technology) comprising 800 pages back in 2005. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0073407755 and 9780073407753. Since then Understanding Space: An Introduction to Astronautics, 3rd Edition (Space Technology) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $14.60 or rent at the marketplace.


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This is an introductory text in astronautics. It contains historical background and a discussion of space missions, space environment, orbits, atmospheric entry, spacecraft design, spacecraft subsystems, and space operations. It features section reviews summarizing key concepts, terms, and equations, and is extensively illustrated with many photos, figures, and examples Space law, politics,and economics This is a truly user-friendly, full-color text focused on understanding concepts and practical applications but written in a down-to-earth, engaging manner that painlessly helps you understand complex topics. It is laid out with multi-color highlights for key terms and ideas, reinforced with detailed example problems, and supported by detailed section reviews summarizing key concepts, terms, and equations.