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Space sailing

D. M. Souza

Space sailing

by D. M. Souza

  • 236 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Lerner Publications Co. in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Outer space
    • Subjects:
    • Solar sails -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Space flight -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Solar sails.,
    • Space flight.,
    • Outer space -- Exploration.

    • About the Edition

      Discusses how sunlight can be used to propel spacecraft equipped with sails to reach destinations now beyond the reach of conventional craft.

      Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby D.M. Souza.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTL783.9 .S68 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination63 p. :
      Number of Pages63
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1739791M
      ISBN 100822528509
      LC Control Number92045176
      OCLC/WorldCa27643501

        If you live in a small apartment or tiny home and crave some space, consider these space-saving, furnishing, and storage tips developed by sea-dwellers. Mount plates, cups, paper towel, and spices to the wall. SeaTeak. Like a lot of tiny apartments, few ship galleys have the space for cabinets.   This sailing classic, first published in , is now available as an e-book. Sailing has come a long way in terms of technology and creature comforts since the author’s voyages more than 30 years ago with her husband, Chris Knight, aboard Leucothea, their Bermuda 30 ketch. Nonetheless, today’s readers, especially reluctant first mates—as.

      Solar Sails. likes 1 talking about this. Solar Sails will enable a whole new class of space missions throughout the solar system and they may one day allow us to go the stars. The book Followers: Get the latest space exploration, innovation and astronomy news. celebrates humanity's ongoing expansion across the final frontier.

        "My favorite Walker book of all-time," says Sailing World Editor John Burnham. ( Norton, pp, $) Championship Tactics by . Solar sails (also called light sails or photon sails) are a method of spacecraft propulsion using radiation pressure exerted by sunlight on large mirrors. Based on the physics, a number of spaceflight missions to test solar propulsion and navigation have been proposed since the s. A useful analogy to solar sailing may be a sailing boat; the light exerting a force on the .


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Space Sailing by Dorothy M. Souza A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Space sailing. [D M Souza] -- Discusses how sunlight can be used to propel spacecraft equipped with sails to reach destinations now beyond the reach of conventional craft.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. This book offers a clear, concise and fascinating insight into the concepts behind solar sails, covering all aspects of the technology from the basic principles of the solar sail to proposed trajectories for travel into various planetary orbits.

The author shows that, in principle, sailing ships are practical, low-cost concepts. Also detailed is the proposed use of powerful lasers to. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index.

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