Space Recognition Guide

Space Recognition Guide

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An exciting new edition to the highly-regarded and perennially popular Jane's Recognition Guide series. Presented in the same style as existing Jane's Recognition Guides, this new book contains a selection of over 300 satellites, spacecraft and launch vehicles (rockets), with information on purpose, operations, specifications, and a brief history, as well as summaries of the leading space agencies and launch sites, and a look into the future. The entries (each with a colour picture) are split into: Historic Missions (Sputnik, Apollo, Mir, Voyager etc.) Historic Launchers / Space Organisations (e.g. NASA, ESA and JAXA) Launchers/Current Spacecraft Programmes Manned Spaceflight Futures This is a most comprehensive guide and a stunning tribute to the exploration of space.show more

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  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 114 x 192 x 26mm | 598.74g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Collins-Janes
  • London, United Kingdom
  • (Over 450 full-colour images)
  • 0007232969
  • 9780007232963
  • 1,406,947

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Peter Bond is a lifelong space and astronomy enthusiast. He has written eight books, and has contributed to or acted as consultant/editor for many others. Peter has also written hundreds of articles on space and astronomy for British and American newspapers and magazines. He appears regularly on TV and radio to comment on the latest astronomical discoveries and events. He was appointed as Space Science Advisor for the Royal Astronomical Society in 1995, and is also a consultant/writer for the European Space Agency. He received a certificate for an "outstanding contribution" from ESA in 2005, and a Group Achievement Award from NASA in 2004. He is a Fellow of both the Royal Astronomical Society and the British Interplanetary Society.show more

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