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

4.15 avg rating
( 34 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780073407753: Understanding Space: An Introduction to Astronautics, 3rd Edition (Space Technology)

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.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Publisher:

Inside this new second edition, you'll find:

Space missions

History of space

Orbits and interplanetary trajectories

Atmospheric re-entry

Space system engineering

Spacecraft subsystems

Space operations and support

Economics of space

Satellite communications

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.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Jerry Jon Sellers; William J. Astore; Robert B. Giffen; Wiley J. Larson
Published by McGraw-Hill Education - Europe, United States (2006)
ISBN 10: 0073407755 ISBN 13: 9780073407753
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Education - Europe, United States, 2006. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 3rd Revised edition. 254 x 211 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. 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. Bookseller Inventory # AA39780073407753

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 88.97
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Jerry Jon Sellers; William J. Astore; Robert B. Giffen; Wiley J. Larson
Published by McGraw-Hill Education (2006)
ISBN 10: 0073407755 ISBN 13: 9780073407753
New Quantity Available: 7
Seller
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Education, 2006. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # CM-9780073407753

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 85.21
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.67
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Jerry Jon Sellers; William J. Astore; Robert B. Giffen; Wiley J. Larson
Published by McGraw-Hill Education - Europe, United States (2006)
ISBN 10: 0073407755 ISBN 13: 9780073407753
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Education - Europe, United States, 2006. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 3rd Revised edition. 254 x 211 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. 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. Bookseller Inventory # AA39780073407753

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 96.96
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Jerry Jon Sellers; William J. Astore; Robert B. Giffen; Wiley J. Larson
Published by McGraw Hill (2005)
ISBN 10: 0073407755 ISBN 13: 9780073407753
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Book Deals
(Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw Hill, 2005. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Space missions History of space Orbits and interplanetary trajectories Atmospheric re-entry Space system engineering Spacecraft subsystems Sapce operations and support Economics of space Satellite communications. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0073407755

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 118.03
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Jerry Jon Sellers; William J. Astore; Robert B. Giffen; Wiley J. Larson
ISBN 10: 0073407755 ISBN 13: 9780073407753
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 3rd. 215mm x 256mm x 33mm. Hardcover. This is an introductory text in astronautics. It contains historical background and a discussion of space missions, space environment, orbits, atmospheric entry, spacecraft design, spacecr.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 800 pages. 1.621. Bookseller Inventory # 9780073407753

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 118.05
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Jerry Jon Sellers; William J. Astore; Robert B. Giffen; Wiley J. Larson
Published by McGraw-Hill Primis Custom Pub (2005)
ISBN 10: 0073407755 ISBN 13: 9780073407753
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Primis Custom Pub, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 3rd edition. 800 pages. 10.25x8.50x1.25 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __0073407755

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 115.46
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.78
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Jerry Jon Sellers; William J. Astore; Robert B. Giffen; Wiley J. Larson
Published by McGraw Hill (2005)
ISBN 10: 0073407755 ISBN 13: 9780073407753
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw Hill, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0073407755

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 137.21
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Jerry Jon Sellers; William J. Astore; Robert B. Giffen; Wiley J. Larson
Published by Learning Solutions (2005)
ISBN 10: 0073407755 ISBN 13: 9780073407753
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Learning Solutions, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 3. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0073407755

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 143.65
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Jerry Jon Sellers; William J. Astore; Robert B. Giffen; Wiley J. Larson
ISBN 10: 0073407755 ISBN 13: 9780073407753
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
AussieBookSeller
(Lidcombe, NSW, Australia)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 3rd. 215mm x 256mm x 33mm. Hardcover. This is an introductory text in astronautics. It contains historical background and a discussion of space missions, space environment, orbits, atmospheric entry, spacecraft de.Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 800 pages. 1.621. Bookseller Inventory # 9780073407753

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 127.94
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 28.00
From Australia to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Jerry Jon Sellers; William J. Astore; Robert B. Giffen; Wiley J. Larson
Published by McGraw-Hill Education (2006)
ISBN 10: 0073407755 ISBN 13: 9780073407753
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Media Mall
(Fyshwick, ACT, Australia)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Education, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 21.59 x 25.65 cm. Our orders are sent from our warehouse locally or directly from our international distributors to allow us to offer you the best possible price and delivery time. Book. Bookseller Inventory # MM-60455351

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 145.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 13.90
From Australia to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book