Mission to Mars

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ISBN: 9781426210181
Release Date: 2013-05-07
Number of pages: 272
Author: Buzz Aldrin
Publisher: National Geographic Books

Download and read online Mission to Mars in PDF and EPUB Can astronauts reach Mars by 2035? Absolutely, says Buzz Aldrin, one of the first men to walk on the moon. Celebrated astronaut, brilliant engineer, bestselling author, Aldrin believes it is not only possibly but vital to America’s future to keep pushing the space frontier outward for the sake of exploration, science, development, commerce, and security. What we need, he argues, is a commitment by the U.S. President as rousing as JFK’s promise to reach the moon by the end of the 1960s—an audacious, inspiring goal-and a unified vision for space exploration. In Mission to Mars, Aldrin plots that trajectory, stressing that American-led space exploration is essential to the economic and technological vitality of the nation and the world. Do you dare to dream big? Then join Aldrin in his thought provoking and inspiring Mission to Mars. From the Trade Paperback edition.


Projekt Mars

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ISBN: 9783776681727
Release Date: 2013-02-28
Number of pages: 272
Author: Jesco Puttkamer
Publisher: Langen Mueller Herbig

Download and read online Projekt Mars in PDF and EPUB Der rote Planet lockt die Menschen seit Beginn der Sternenforschung in der Antike. Der Mars ist nicht nur einer der auffälligsten Himmelskörper, nach heutigem Wissensstand ist es sogar möglich, dass ihn Menschen in Zukunft bewohnen können. Doch welche technischen Voraussetzungen sind notwendig, um erst einmal dorthin und wieder zurück zu gelangen, welche physischen und psychischen Strapazen werden die Astronauten auf dem Flug aushalten müssen, was erwartet sie in der unwirtlichen Landschaft des Planeten und wie können sie dort ihr (Über-)Leben organisieren? Der international angesehene Raumfahrtexperte Prof. Dr. Jesco von Puttkamer erklärt, warum das Jahrtausendprojekt Mars keine Spielerei ist, sondern eine der größten und bedeutendsten Aufgaben für die Menschheit.


Unser Leben auf dem Mars

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ISBN: 9783104036229
Release Date: 2016-03-22
Number of pages: 112
Author: Stephen Petranek
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

Download and read online Unser Leben auf dem Mars in PDF and EPUB Der Zukunftsforscher und preisgekrönte Wissenschaftsjournalist Stephen Petranek erklärt in seinem TED-Book ›Unser Leben auf dem Mars‹, warum es schon in zwanzig Jahren unumgänglich sein wird, dass Menschen auf dem Mars leben. Er zeigt packend und ganz konkret, wie wir mittels bereits bestehender Technik dorthin kommen können und wie wir schon bald Wasser und Sauerstoff aus unterirdischen Eisvorkommen gewinnen und Gewächshäuser bauen werden, um so die Bedingungen für menschliches Leben auf dem nächsten Verwandten unseres Heimatplaneten zu schaffen. Es wird Leben auf dem Mars geben! Das ist nicht Science-Fiction, die Technologie dafür existiert schon heute.


Space Architecture

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ISBN: 9781118663295
Release Date: 2014-11-20
Number of pages: 136
Author: Neil Leach
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Space Architecture in PDF and EPUB Forty years on from the first moon landing, architecture in Space is entering a new era. Over the last decade, there has been a fundamental shift in the Space industry from short-term pioneering expeditions to long-term planning for colonisation, and new ventures such as Space tourism. Architects are now involved in designing the interiors of long-term habitable structures in Space, such as the International Space Station, researching advanced robotic fabrication technologies for building structures on the Moon and Mars, envisioning new 'space yachts' for the super-rich, and building new facilities, such as the Virgin Galactic 'Spaceport America' in New Mexico designed by Foster + Partners. Meanwhile the mystique of Space remains as alluring as ever, as high-profile designers and educators – such as Greg Lynn – are running designs studios drawing upon ever more inventive computational design techniques. This issue of AD features the most significant current projects underway and highlights key areas of research in Space, such as energy, materials, manufacture and robotics. It also looks at how this research and investment in new technologies might transfer to terrestrial design and construction. Space architects: Constance Adams, Marc Cohen, Ondrej Doule, Sandra Häuplik-Meusburger, Scott Howe, Brent Sherwood, Madhu Thangavelu, Andreas Vogler, Robert Zubrin. Architects: Bevk Perovic Arhitekti, Dekleva Gregoric Arhitekti, Foster + Partners, Neil Leach, Greg Lynn, OFIS architects, SADAR + VUGA.


Der Marsianer

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ISBN: 9783641144005
Release Date: 2014-10-13
Number of pages: 512
Author: Andy Weir
Publisher: Heyne Verlag

Download and read online Der Marsianer in PDF and EPUB Gestrandet auf dem Mars Der Astronaut Mark Watney war auf dem besten Weg, eine lebende Legende zu werden, schließlich war er der erste Mensch in der Geschichte der Raumfahrt, der je den Mars betreten hat. Nun, sechs Tage später, ist Mark auf dem besten Weg, der erste Mensch zu werden, der auf dem Mars sterben wird: Bei einer Expedition auf dem Roten Planeten gerät er in einen Sandsturm, und als er aus seiner Bewusstlosigkeit erwacht, ist er allein. Auf dem Mars. Ohne Ausrüstung. Ohne Nahrung. Und ohne Crew, denn die ist bereits auf dem Weg zurück zur Erde. Es ist der Beginn eines spektakulären Überlebenskampfes ...


The Politics and Perils of Space Exploration

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ISBN: 9783319388137
Release Date: 2016-11-22
Number of pages: 199
Author: Linda Dawson
Publisher: Springer

Download and read online The Politics and Perils of Space Exploration in PDF and EPUB Written by a former Aerodynamics Officer on the space shuttle program, this book provides a complete overview of the “new” U. S. space program, which has changed considerably over the past 50 years.The future of space exploration has become increasingly dependent on other countries and private enterprise. Can private enterprise fill NASA's shoes and provide the same expertise, safety measures and lessons learned? In order to tell this story, it is important to understand the politics of space as well as the dangers, why it is so difficult to explore and utilize the resources of space. Some past and recent triumphs and failures will be discussed, pointing the way to a successful space policy that includes taking risks but also learning how to mitigate them.


TIME Mission to Mars

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ISBN: 9781683304005
Release Date: 2016-09-30
Number of pages: 96
Author: The Editors of TIME
Publisher: Time Inc. Books

Download and read online TIME Mission to Mars in PDF and EPUB The prospect of sending a manned mission to Mars and even colonizing the planet is capturing the imagination of NASA and space entrepreneurs. A noble goal, or an expensive folly? TIME’s special edition takes you inside the science and the debate. Just getting to Mars will be an amazing technical feat, traveling 35 million miles on a nine-month journey. This edition explores: * How American astronaut Scott Kelly spent a year on the International Space Station to measure the effects of prolonged space travel * The exciting technology being developed to make the journey to Mars * Buzz Aldrin’s plans for establishing a permanent settlement on the Red Planet


Anleitung zur Schwerelosigkeit

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ISBN: 9783641137793
Release Date: 2014-05-12
Number of pages: 368
Author: Chris Hadfield
Publisher: Heyne Verlag

Download and read online Anleitung zur Schwerelosigkeit in PDF and EPUB »Von Zeit zu Zeit erscheinen vor den Fenstern eines Raumschiffs Wunder ...« Millionen haben das Video gesehen, in dem der Astronaut Chris Hadfield singend und Gitarre spielend durch die Raumstation ISS schwebt. Fasziniert schauen die Menschen seither nach oben: Wie verändert der Blick aus 400 km Höhe die Sicht auf unser Leben? Chris Hadfield nimmt uns mit in schwindelerregende Sphären: Er erzählt von riskanten Manövern und von der Kunst, stets auf das Schlimmste vorbereitet zu sein und zugleich an das Unmögliche zu glauben. Chris Hadfield ist neun Jahre alt, als er im Juli 1969 die Mondlandung live im Fernsehen verfolgt. Augenblicklich weiß er, was er werden will: Astronaut! Mittlerweile hat er an die 4000 Stunden im Weltraum verbracht und gehört zu den erfahrensten Raumfahrern der Welt – zuletzt als Kommandeur der internationalen Raumstation ISS. Jetzt nimmt er uns mit in den Weltraum: Wir erfahren, wie man überhaupt Astronaut wird (für alle, die den Traum noch nicht aufgegeben haben), was man dafür alles können muss (u.a. Schwimmen!, Toiletten reparieren), wie sich der erste Raketenstart anfühlt (als säße man in einem Container, der von einem riesigen LKW gerammt wird) und was man beim ersten Raumspaziergang beachten muss. Eine realistische, humorvolle, aber auch demütige Liebeserklärung an das Leben auf der Erde und die Wunder des Universums, die uns zeigt, wie viel Bodenhaftung man braucht, um abheben zu können.


Exploring the Martian Moons

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ISBN: 9783319527000
Release Date: 2017-04-11
Number of pages: 255
Author: Manfred “Dutch” von Ehrenfried
Publisher: Springer

Download and read online Exploring the Martian Moons in PDF and EPUB This book explores the once popular idea of 'Flexible Path' in terms of Mars, a strategy that would focus on a manned orbital mission to Mars's moons rather than the more risky, expensive and time-consuming trip to land humans on the Martian surface. While currently still not the most popular idea, this mission would take advantage of the operational, scientific and engineering lessons to be learned from going to Mars's moons first. Unlike a trip to the planet's surface, an orbital mission avoids the dangers of the deep gravity well of Mars and a very long stay on the surface. This is analogous to Apollo 8 and 10, which preceded the landing on the Moon of Apollo 11. Furthermore, a Mars orbital mission could be achieved at least five years, possibly 10 before a landing mission. Nor would an orbital mission require all of the extra vehicles, equipment and supplies needed for a landing and a stay on the planet for over a year. The cost difference between the two types of missions is in the order of tens of billions of dollars. An orbital mission to Deimos and Phobos would provide an early opportunity to acquire scientific knowledge of the moons and Mars as well, since some of the regolith is presumed to be soil ejected from Mars. It may also offer the opportunity to deploy scientific instruments on the moons which would aid subsequent missions. It would provide early operational experience in the Mars environment without the risk of a landing. The author convincingly argues this experience would enhance the probability of a safe and successful Mars landing by NASA at a later date, and lays out the best way to approach an orbital mission in great detail. Combining path-breaking science with achievable goals on a fast timetable, this approach is the best of both worlds--and our best path to reaching Mars safely in the future.


The Future of Human Space Exploration

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ISBN: 9781137526588
Release Date: 2016-06-30
Number of pages: 205
Author: Giovanni Bignami
Publisher: Springer

Download and read online The Future of Human Space Exploration in PDF and EPUB For several decades it has been widely accepted that human space exploration is the exclusive domain of government agencies. The cost of performing such missions, estimated in multiple reports to amount to hundreds of billions dollars over decades, was far beyond what private entities could afford. That arrangement seems to be changing. Buoyed by the success of its program to develop commercial cargo capabilities to support the International Space Station, NASA is becoming increasingly open to working with the private sector in its human space exploration plans. The new private-public partnership will make 'planet hopping' feasible. This book analyses the move towards planet hopping, which sees human outposts moving across the planetary dimensions, from the Moon to Near-Earth Asteroids and Mars. It critically assesses the intention to exploit space resources and how successful these missions will be for humanity. This insightful and accessible book will be of great interest to scholars and students of space policy and politics, international studies, and science and technology studies.


Astronomy Adventures and Vacations

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ISBN: 9783319500027
Release Date: 2017-04-18
Number of pages: 259
Author: Timothy Treadwell
Publisher: Springer

Download and read online Astronomy Adventures and Vacations in PDF and EPUB This astronomy travel guide exposes the many wonderful opportunities for experiencing the observing hobby farther afield. Amateur astronomy is often consigned to observing from home or from a local park, yet it can be much more. Treadwell explores all the possibilities of astronomical and space-related activities that are available on day trips and longer vacations. These activities range from observatory visits and other simple ways to build an astronomy event into a holiday, to full blown specialized astronomy travel. There are a wide variety of activities offered for all budgets, often at popular holiday destinations. Many trips give the opportunity to visit the world’s famous attractions. On most vacations it can be a matter of just taking a day (or night) out of your schedule to fit in an astronomy event, but larger, dedicated pilgrimages are also possible. How to make the most of astronomy potential on a holiday, whether observing on the beach in Hawaii with the Telescope Guy or visiting the summit of Mauna Kea, is covered in detail. There are a wide variety of activities for all budgets, covering many popular travel destinations. The Star Party scene is also explored, with practical advice on how to get the most out of these events and the National Parks and Dark Sky Parks events. Additionally, there are now numerous opportunities with various conventions and specialist events to meet an astronaut. Information is also given about the numerous ways of enjoying the Northern Lights, including aurora flights and one-off events such as eclipses and desert skies. For the more adventurous, there are visits to Star City in Russia for cosmonaut training or even witnessing a launch or landing at the Baikonur Centre in Kazakhstan. Amateur astronomers of all levels will find the right match for their travel and star gazing bug in these pages.


Pop Culture Places An Encyclopedia of Places in American Popular Culture 3 volumes

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ISBN: 9780313398834
Release Date: 2014-08-11
Number of pages: 1041
Author: Gladys L. Knight
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Download and read online Pop Culture Places An Encyclopedia of Places in American Popular Culture 3 volumes in PDF and EPUB This three-volume reference set explores the history, relevance, and significance of pop culture locations in the United States—places that have captured the imagination of the American people and reflect the diversity of the nation. • Enables readers to perceive how their lives have been influenced by everyday places in the past, from centuries ago to the modern era • Provides unique and enlightening insights through a comprehensive overview of the history, contemporary perspectives, and pop culture influences of places across America • Spotlights historic locations central to films, television, music, and daily life to teach students about American history and culture through topics that interest them


Was macht der Astronaut wenn er mal muss

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ISBN: 3499627906
Release Date: 2012
Number of pages: 396
Author: Mary Roach
Publisher:

Download and read online Was macht der Astronaut wenn er mal muss in PDF and EPUB Wenn es beim äMüssenä mal daneben geht, 14 Tage bei minimaler Hygiene im Raumanzug, seltsam anmutende Stresstests wie das Falten von Kranichen, Flüge im äKotzbomberä, Belastungstests an lebenden und toten Objekten u.a.: salopper und oft ironischer Blick hinter die Kulissen der Hochglanzraumfahrt.


Arduino Workshops

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ISBN: 9783864913808
Release Date: 2013-09-23
Number of pages: 448
Author: John Boxall
Publisher: dpunkt.verlag

Download and read online Arduino Workshops in PDF and EPUB Der Arduino ist eine preiswerte und flexible Open-Source-Mikrocontroller- Plattform mit einer nahezu unbegrenzten Palette von Add-ons für die Ein- und Ausgänge - wie Sensoren, Displays, Aktoren und vielem mehr. In "Arduino-Workshops" erfahren Sie, wie diese Add-ons funktionieren und wie man sie in eigene Projekte integriert. Sie starten mit einem Überblick über das Arduino-System und erfahren dann rasch alles über die verschiedenen elektronischen Komponenten und Konzepte. Hands-on-Projekte im ganzen Buch vertiefen das Gelernte Schritt für Schritt und helfen Ihnen, dieses Wissen anzuwenden. Je tiefer Sie in die Materie eindringen, desto komplexer und raffinierter werden die Projekte.


Aurora

Filename: aurora.pdf
ISBN: 9783641177676
Release Date: 2016-11-14
Number of pages: 560
Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
Publisher: Heyne Verlag

Download and read online Aurora in PDF and EPUB Hundertsechzig Jahre Einsamkeit Es ist das gewaltigste Unterfangen, dem sich die Menschheit seit Beginn der bemannten Raumfahrt je gegenübersah: die Besiedelung eines neuen Sonnensystems. Ein Raumschiff mit Kolonisten machte sich einst auf den Weg zum Tau-Ceti-System, um eine neue Heimat zu finden. Nun, Jahrzehnte später, sind sie beinahe angekommen. Doch welche Abenteuer und Gefahren werden die Menschen dort – 11,9 Lichtjahre von der Erde entfernt – erwarten? Es ist der Beginn einer neuen Zeitrechnung in der Menschheitsgeschichte ...