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Haynes Owners' Manual - International Space Station (2nd Hand Hardback)

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Synopsis

Author : David Baker.

Haynes Owners' Manual - International Space Station (1998-2011 (All Stages).

Subtitled : An insight into the history, development, collaboration, production and role of the permanently manned earth-orbiting complex.

The International Space Station (ISS) is a permanently manned earth-orbiting complex where astronauts carry out research into a wide range of scientific activities. It comprises modules built in the USA, Russia, Europe, Japan and Canada.

Author David Baker examines how the ISS was built, the logistics modules and freighters operated by its user nations, how the ISS works as an integrated facility, life on board, what the ISS does, the research carried out and who benefits.

Detailed 'how it works' Haynes Manual treatment. A fascinating insight into the design, construction and operation of the ISS. Expert author who has worked on the Apollo and Shuttle space programmes.

Fully illustrated with NASA photographs and drawings. Includes a full list of of flights to the ISS. Perfect companion volume to Haynes NASA Space Shuttle Manual.

Dr David Baker worked with NASA on the Gemini, Apollo and Shuttle programmes between 1965 and 1990. He has written more than 80 books on spaceflight technology and is the author of the Haynes NASA Space Shuttle Manual.

Details
  • Format : Large 2nd Hand Hardback (No Dust Jacket Issued)
  • Condition : As New
  • Category : Non-Fiction - Geography, Earth Sciences & Space
  • Published : 2012 (Haynes)
  • ISBN : 9780857338396
  • SKU : B003105
  • PPC : SP700gm
  • RRP : £22.99
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.
External Reviews

"Good quality pictures and explanations that are easy enough to understand for a non-engineer."

"Bought this for my space mad 13 year old son - having had a good flick through it, feel its the right balance between text and pictures, therefore an accessible read for him." - Google Reviews.

The Publisher

The Haynes Owner's Workshop Manuals are a series of practical manuals from the British publisher Haynes Publishing Group. Founded 1960. Somerset, England.

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