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Advanced propulsion systems and technologies, today to 2020 [electronic resource] / edited by Claudio Bruno, Antonio G. Accettura.

Publication:
Reston, Va. : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, c2008.
Series:
Progress in astronautics and aeronautics ; v. 223.
Progress in astronautics and aeronautics ; v. 223
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (506 p.)
Subjects:
Space vehicles -- Propulsion systems.
Propulsion systems.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction
Advanced solid rocket motors
Advanced cryogenic engines
Advanced LOX-HC engines for boosters and upper stages
LOX-hydrocarbon engines in Russia
Green propellants
Green propellants in Russia
Miniaturized propulsion
Solar thermal propulsion for upper stages
Electric-propulsion systems
Superconductivity
The case for nuclear propulsion : the Rubbia's engine
VASIMR prefeasibility analysis
Laser propulsion systems
Mass accelerators : Maglev and Railguns
Solar sails : propellantless propulsion for near- and medium-term deep-space missions
In situ resource utilization.
Notes:
"Commissioned by the European Space Agency"--P. [4] of cover.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Bruno, Claudio.
Accettura, Antonio G.
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
European Space Agency.
ISBN:
1-60086-693-X
1-60086-474-0
OCLC:
922978739
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