"Human Spaceflight: From Mars to the Stars", By Louis Friedman. Tucson, Arizona: University of Arizona Press, 2015

Digital Apollo: Human and Machine in Spaceflight by David A. Mindell. Cambridge, Massachusetts, MIT Press, 2008.78

Flight Path Precision
Air traffic delays at the four airports operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are among the most severe and costly in the nation. A study by the Port Authority proposes...

Flight Track Noise Impact Model (FTNIM): A Tool To Assess the Cost of Noise Abatement

Capital Facelift Takes Flight
Since 1988, one of the largest and most complex airport renovation projects in U.S. aviation history has been under way in Washington, D.C. Known as the Capital Development Program, the...

The Ranger Telerobotic Flight Experiment: Mission, Technologies, and Programmatics

Drivetrain Design, Incorporating Redundancy, for an Autonomous Walking Robot
An often overlooked, though critical, component of a mobile robot is the drivetrain. To achieve the ambitious programmatic goals of an extra-terrestrial, planetary robotic explorer, a...

The Effect of Mobile Transporter Motion on the Space Station Attitude Control System
The effect of Mobile Transport (MT) motion on Space Station stability and the performance of the Attitude Control System (ACS) using Control Momentum Gyros (CMGs) is assessed. Analysis...

A Space Station Simulation: EXEMSI '92 A Study on Confinement and Isolation of a Mixed Crew of Four during 60 Days
Manned spaceflight is entering a new era. The next period will be characterized by long duration stays in space and heterogenous crews. EXEMSI '92 was an attempt to study the human-related...

Integrated Spacecraft Environments Model (ISEM)
Capabilities of the ISEM code are presented that can aid in the understanding of the complex interactions between a space system and the ambient environment. The development of ISEM has...

Inter-stellar Propulsion: The Need for Speed
Interstellar travel is certainly one of mankind's next step to reach for the stars. Four ideas for interstellar propulsion are discussed in this paper: the Orion Project, Deep Space Ramjets,...

Nuclear Propulsion
In this paper, the possibilities and safety of nuclear propulsion will be discussed and explained. The main focus pertains to the efficiency and safety of this form of propulsion. Nuclear...

Propulsion Systems for Future Space Exploration
There are many types of propulsion that are being considered for future space travel needs. These include nuclear, solar sail, magnetoplasmadynamic (MPD) thrusters, and laser propulsion...

Propulsion Systems: Present and Future
Propulsion is the very essence of space travel. There are many types of propulsion. Each type has its advantages and disadvantages. Propulsion systems are constantly being improved just...

Space Policy: Key Points of International Law
Prospects of exploring space and establishing settlements in outer space have become a worldwide challenge. Space Law and Space Policy must be established on the international as well...

Space Debris
Space exploration has introduced many positive aspects, but there is also a growing problem. From huge rockets to tiny flakes of paint, space debris is cluttering a major area above the...

Space Stations Past, Present, and Future
The paper discusses the evolution, present state and future of space stations. Man's interest in the stars led to many inventions and the ultimate launching of the Russian satellite Sputnik,...

Wheel Space Station for 2025
The advantages and disadvantages of three basic space station designs are discussed. These designs are a zero-gravity can like Skylab, a tethered system, and the wheel. A design of a wheel...

Mars Terraformation Revisited
This report is a look into the future; not only that of the solar system, but of humans. With the goal of changing Mars into a living planet, we also have to face the change of the human...

Charles De Gaulle Airport People Mover Story
Even in the firsts master plan designs for the Charles De Gaulle (CDG) Airport, an internal people mover (PM) link was imagined to serve the airport. Thirty years after the original master...

 

 

 

 

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