The Science of Spacecraft, by Woolf, Alex
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- ISBN: 9780531133972 | 0531133974
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 2/1/2019
Explore the many different kinds of spacecraft in use today.The Science of Engineering series feature different forms of architecture and transport engineering. Features include funny and interesting illustrations; real-world science examples; side panels to tackle complex subject matter in a fun and relevant way; detailed glossary and more.This fascinating guide explores the many different kinds of spacecraft in use today, from the artificial satellites that orbit Earth to the probes that explore the furthest reaches of our solar system. It covers how they are built, how they navigate and communicate, and what operations they perform as they travel through their airless environment.