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Soviet And Russian Lunar Exploration

Pub Date : 2007-08-17 | Author : Brian Harvey | Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN 10 : 9780387739762
ISBN 13 : 0387739769

This book tells the story of the Soviet and Russian lunar programme, from its origins to the present-day federal Russian space programme. Brian Harvey describes the techniques devi..


Russian Space Probes

Pub Date : 2011-05-04 | Author : Brian Harvey | Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN 10 : 1441981500
ISBN 13 : 9781441981509

Brian Harvey recounts for the first time the definitive history of scientific Russian space probes and the knowledge they acquired of the Earth, its environment, the Moon, Mars and..


Lunar Exploration

Pub Date : 2004-04-06 | Author : Paolo Ulivi | Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN 10 : 185233746X
ISBN 13 : 9781852337469

Paolo Ulivi provides a well-paced, rapidly moving, balanced, even-handed account of lunar exploration as a popular history. He covers the unmanned programmes, e.g. Ranger, and othe..


Soviet Robots In The Solar System

Pub Date : 2011-06-28 | Author : Wesley T. Huntress, JR. | Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN 10 : 1441978984
ISBN 13 : 9781441978981

Soviet Robots in the Solar System provides a history of the Soviet robotic lunar and planetary exploration program from its inception, with the attempted launch of a lunar impactor..


Space Mining And Its Regulation

Pub Date : 2016-08-12 | Author : Ram Jakhu | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9783319392462
ISBN 13 : 3319392468

This book addresses the complex technical challenges presented by remote space mining in terms of robotics, remote power systems, space transport, IT and communications systems, an..


Russian Planetary Exploration

Pub Date : 2007-07-05 | Author : Brian Harvey | Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN 10 : 9780387496641
ISBN 13 : 0387496645

Illustrated with photographs from Soviet Venus and Mars probes, images of spacecraft, diagrams of flight paths and maps of landing sites, this book draws on published scientific pa..


Omon Ra

Pub Date : 1998 | Author : Viktor Pelevin | Publisher : New Directions Publishing

ISBN 10 : 0811213641
ISBN 13 : 9780811213646

A satire about the Soviet space program finds Omon, who has dreamed of space flight all of his life, enrolled as a cosmonaut only to learn that his task will be piloting a supposed..