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245 00 Human Spaceflight and Exploration|h[electronic resource] /
       |cedited by Carol Norberg. 
260  1 Berlin, Heidelberg :|bSpringer Berlin Heidelberg :
       |bImprint: Springer,|c2013. 
300    XXX, 331 p.|bonline resource. 
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490 1  Springer Praxis Books 
490 0  Springer eBooks.|aEarth and Environmental Science 
505 0  History of Human Spaceflight -- Space Exploration -- The 
       effects of spaceflight on the human body and mind -- Life 
       support systems -- Space suits -- Astronaut selection and 
       training -- Mapping our world, the flight of European 
       astronaut Gerhard Thiele on STS-99. 
520    ·         Covers the history of human spaceflight and 
       exploration; ·         Reviews the challenges that the 
       space environment poses on space missions; ·         
       Assesses spacesuit designs and their future development; 
       ·         Details the selection and training of 
       astronauts; ·         Discusses the success of the US 
       Space Shuttle program in relation to the experiences of 
       European astronaut Gerhard Thielé鳠personal account of 
       flying aboard the Space Shuttle on a mission to map the 
       Earth; ·         Considers the design of life support 
       systems and future technologies   The book presents a 
       unique overview of international activities in human 
       spaceflight and exploration at a time of uncertainty 
       regarding the direction of future development in the 
       western world. It provides an introduction for the general
       public interested in space and would also be suitable for 
       students at university. The contributors include a space 
       physicist, two space engineers, a space-suit designer and 
       two astronauts, who collectively have a broad experience 
       of space activities. 
650  0 Engineering. 
650  0 Aerospace engineering. 
650  0 Astronautics. 
650 14 Engineering. 
650 24 Aerospace Technology and Astronautics. 
700 1  Norberg, Carol.,|eeditor. 
710 2  SpringerLink (Online service) 
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