Astronomy Books

Use of Extraterrestrial Resources for Human Space Missions to Moon or Mars (Springer Praxis Books)

English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 244 Pages | ISBN : 3319726935 | 6.2 MB

This book presents a detailed, independent review of essentially all the technical aspects of in situ resource utilization (ISRU), offering the first in-depth discussion of the issues of crew size, ascent from Mars, and ISRU processes. It also provides data on lunar ISRU not previously available to the public.
This new ed

Global Space Governance: An International Study (Space and Society)

English | 2017 | ISBN: 3319543636 | 767 Pages | PDF | 14.5 MB

This book is based on the findings, conclusions and recommendations of the Global Space Governance study commissioned by the 2014 Montreal Declaration that called upon civil society, academics, governments, the private sector, and other stakeholders to undertake an international interdisciplinary study. The study took three years

Astrophysics: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

English | March 24th, 2016 | ASIN: B01BLYGOSA, ISBN: 0198752857 | 176 Pages | EPUB | 2.07 MB

Astrophysics is the physics of the stars, and more widely the physics of the Universe. It enables us to understand the structure and evolution of planetary systems, stars, galaxies, interstellar gas, and the cosmos as a whole.

In this Very Short Introduction, the leading astrophysi

The Sagan Conspiracy: NASA’s Untold Plot to Suppress The People’s Scientist’s Theory of Ancient Aliens

English | November 21st, 2016 | ASIN: B01M102WAR, ISBN: 1632650584 | 224 Pages | EPUB | 4.08 MB

Mainstream SETI scientists and ancient alien theorists don't agree on much, but one opinion they share is that the undisputed authority on the possibility of alien existence was the late Carl Sagan (1934-1996), whose voluminous writings on the subject have had a profound influence on E

Cometography: Volume 6, 1983-1993: A Catalog of Comets

Cambridge | English | 2017 | ISBN-10: 0521872162 | 856 Pages | PDF | 5.91 mb
by Gary W. Kronk (Author),? Maik Meyer (Author),? David A. J. Seargent (Author)

Cometography is a multi-volume catalog of every comet observed from ancient times up to the 1990s, when the internet took off as a medium of scientific record. It uses the most reliable orbits known to determine the distance

Mathematical Disquisitions: The Booklet of Theses Immortalized by Galileo

English | ISBN: 0268102414, 0268102422 | 2017 | EPUB | 176 Pages | 36 MB

Mathematical Disquisitions: The Booklet of Theses Immortalized by Galileo offers a new English translation of the 1614 Disquisitiones Mathematicae, which Johann Georg Locher wrote under the guidance of the German Jesuit astronomer Christoph Scheiner. The booklet, an anti-Copernican astronomical work, is of interest in

Mars Wars: The Rise and Fall of the Space Exploration Initiative

English | 2009 | ISBN: 0160831571 | PDF | 107 Pages | 2.5 mb
On the 20th anniversary of the first human landing on the Moon, President George H.W. Bush stood atop the steps of the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. and proposed a long-range human exploration plan that included the successful construction of an orbital space station, a permanent return to the Moon, and a miss