Major General John Gaspard Le Marchant was killed at the Battle of Salamanca in Spain on 22 July 1812. A few months later, on 13 October 1812, his fellow Guernseyman Major General Sir Isaac Brock was killed at the Battle of Queenston Heights in Canada. Both officers died, sword in hand, brought down by enemy fire whilst leading their men from the…
This book is divided into five main topics-spacecraft engineering, astrodynamics, astrionics, bioastronautics, and problems of education. In these topics, this compilation specifically discusses the equatorial vibrations of a long flexible boom on a spin-stabilized satellite of non-zero radius; heat transfer to linear bodies in two-dimensional hypersonic low density; and limits of accuracy of general perturbations for satellites moving under constant forces. The rapid optimization of multiple-burn rocket flights; data transmission for planetary studies; and comparison of theoretical and experimental attitude data for the DODGE spacecraft are also elaborated. This text also covers the Apollo life-support and protective systems; bioastronautical aspects of Apollo biomedical operations; and development and applications of hot water rockets.
This publication is recommended for astrophysicists and scientists of other disciplines related to astronomy.
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