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The Resource Planetary landers and entry probes, Andrew J. Ball [and others]

Planetary landers and entry probes, Andrew J. Ball [and others]

Label
Planetary landers and entry probes
Title
Planetary landers and entry probes
Statement of responsibility
Andrew J. Ball [and others]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Overview of planetary landers for professionals, academic researchers and graduate students in planetary science, aerospace engineering and space mission development
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
629.4354
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL475
LC item number
.P52 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ball, Andrew J.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Roving vehicles (Astronautics)
  • Space probes
  • Space vehicles
  • Space vehicles
  • Planets
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • Planets
  • Roving vehicles (Astronautics)
  • Space probes
  • Space vehicles
  • Space vehicles
  • Raumsonde
  • Exploration
  • Planet
  • Planètes
  • Sondes spatiales
  • Véhicules spatiaux
Label
Planetary landers and entry probes, Andrew J. Ball [and others]
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 316-337) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Acknowledgements; Part I. Engineering Issues Specific to Entry Probes, Landers or Penetrators: 1. Mission goals and system engineering; 2. Accomodation, launch, cruise and arrival from orbit or interplanetary trajectory; 3. Entering atmospheres; 4. Descent through an atmosphere; 5. Descent to an airless body; 6. Planetary balloons, aircraft, submarines and cryobots; 7. Arrival at a surface; 8. Thermal control of landers and entry probes; 9. Power systems; 10. Communication and tracking of entry probes; 11. Radiation environment; 12. Surface activities: arms, drills, moles and mobility; 13. Structures; 14. Contamination of spacecraft and planets; Part II. Previous Atmosphere/Surface Vehicles and Their Payloads: 15. Destructive impact probes; 16. Atmospheric entry probes; 17. Pod landers; 18. Legged landers; 19. Payload delivery penetrators; 20. Small body surface missions; Part III. 'Case Studies': 21. Surveyor landers; 22. Galileo probe; 23. Huygens; 24. Mars Pathfinder and Sojourner; 25. Deep Space 2 Mars microprobes; 26. Rosetta lander Philae; 27. Mars exploration rovers: Spirit and Opportunity; Appendix: Some key parameters for bodies in the Solar System; List of acronyms; Bibliography; References; Index
Control code
773041808
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 340 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511283819
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773041808
Label
Planetary landers and entry probes, Andrew J. Ball [and others]
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 316-337) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Acknowledgements; Part I. Engineering Issues Specific to Entry Probes, Landers or Penetrators: 1. Mission goals and system engineering; 2. Accomodation, launch, cruise and arrival from orbit or interplanetary trajectory; 3. Entering atmospheres; 4. Descent through an atmosphere; 5. Descent to an airless body; 6. Planetary balloons, aircraft, submarines and cryobots; 7. Arrival at a surface; 8. Thermal control of landers and entry probes; 9. Power systems; 10. Communication and tracking of entry probes; 11. Radiation environment; 12. Surface activities: arms, drills, moles and mobility; 13. Structures; 14. Contamination of spacecraft and planets; Part II. Previous Atmosphere/Surface Vehicles and Their Payloads: 15. Destructive impact probes; 16. Atmospheric entry probes; 17. Pod landers; 18. Legged landers; 19. Payload delivery penetrators; 20. Small body surface missions; Part III. 'Case Studies': 21. Surveyor landers; 22. Galileo probe; 23. Huygens; 24. Mars Pathfinder and Sojourner; 25. Deep Space 2 Mars microprobes; 26. Rosetta lander Philae; 27. Mars exploration rovers: Spirit and Opportunity; Appendix: Some key parameters for bodies in the Solar System; List of acronyms; Bibliography; References; Index
Control code
773041808
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 340 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511283819
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773041808

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