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ERIC Number: ED064078
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Jul
Pages: 350
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Space Handbook, Eighth Revision, July 1970.
Brewer, Donald A., Ed.
"Space Handbook" is used as the text for the Fundamentals of Space Operations Course of the Air University Institute of Professional Development, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. The text familiarizes the student with basic physical laws and these aspects of aerospace science as indicated by chapter titles: The Space Environment; Orbital Mechanics; Propulsion Systems; Space Vehicle Electrical Power; Guidance and Control; Global Communications; Lasers; Atmospheric Penetration; Computers; Reliability of Space Systems; and Bioastronautics. The text has an intermediate level of academic difficulty but presents considerable depth and detail. (PR)
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Authoring Institution: Air Univ., Maxwell AFB, AL.