ISBN-10:
185233407X
ISBN-13:
9781852334079
Pub. Date:
06/15/2001
Publisher:
Springer London
Skylab: America's Space Station / Edition 1

Skylab: America's Space Station / Edition 1

by Shayler David

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Overview

Skylab is not just a story of space hardware and space science, but also of space explorers and pioneers. Using official NASA documentation and interviews with the astronauts and key personnel, the inside story of Skylab is presented as the story unfolds. An evaluation of the lessons learnt from the programme and how these were, or were not, incorporated into the Space Shuttle and Space Station programme is also offered to present the value of Skylab in the context of the current programme, 25 years after the last crew came home.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781852334079
Publisher: Springer London
Publication date: 06/15/2001
Series: Springer Praxis Books
Edition description: 2001
Pages: 376
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.84(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword.- Author's Preface.- Acknowledgements.- List of Illustrations and Tables.- Acronyms and Abbreviations.- Prologue.- Origins.- Preparing for Flight.- The Human Element.- Flight Operations.- Research Fields.- Beyond Skylab.- Appendix: The Astronauts. Mission Data. Experiment Data.- Bibliography.- Index.

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