Russian Planetary Exploration: History, Development, Legacy And Prospects (springer Praxis Books).

Russian Planetary Exploration: History, Development, Legacy And Prospects (springer Praxis Books)

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ISBN details

  • ISBN 10: 0387463437
  • ISBN 13: 9780387463438


Overview

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 papers, archives, memoirs and other material. The text reviews Soviet engineering techniques and science packages, as well the difficulties which ruined several missions. The program’s scientific and engineering legacy is also addressed, within the Soviet space effort as a whole.



Other Details

  • Publisher: Springer
  • Language: Eng English
  • Edition: 2007
  • Dimensions: 0.78 (w) x 6.69 (h) x 9.61 (d)
  • Pages: 354
  • Date Published: 2007
  • Authors: Brian Harvey