By Lucy Rogers
Most novice astronomers – and plenty of of these with comparable pursuits yet who're no longer at present practicing observers – have just a sketchy knowing of area flight. This ebook offers an advent to its mechanics. the wonderful thing about this e-book, written through an engineer who's additionally an entire technological know-how author, is that it covers the topic comprehensively, and but is sort of fullyyt descriptive and non-mathematical. It offers with all points of house flight, from how you can depart the Earth (including the layout of the rocket, challenge making plans, navigation and communication), to lifestyles in area and the consequences of weightlessness. The publication additionally contains sections describing how an beginner can tune satellites and comprehend their orbital parameters.
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