The Hutchinson Dictionary of Space Exploration

The Hutchinson Dictionary of Space Exploration

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Comprehensive and easy to use, this dictionary covers the exciting milestones in the exploration of space and all aspects of the technology involved, including: rockets, satellites, shuttles, spacecraft, spacesuits, and space stations. It defines the terminology and jargon used in the exploration of space and includes entries for astronauts, cosmonauts, scientists, missions and organizations. Two thousand entries cover the people, terminology, missions, technology and organizations involved in the exploration of space - in a format providing quick and easy reference. Clear chronologies chart the various space missions, and Websites are included in entries.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 189 x 246mm
  • Helicon
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • colour and b&w diagrams, 140 b&w illustrations, photographs, chronology
  • 1859863876
  • 9781859863879