Orbiting stations; stopovers to space travel. by Irwin Stambler

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Published by Putnam in New York .

Written in English

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GenreJuvenile literature.
LC ClassificationsTL797 .S7
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p.
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5948495M
LC Control Number65020700

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So, how is the stopover different from a layover. Think of the stopover as an extended layover, a far more enjoyable one.

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Space Shuttles and Stations. Many space missions in the future will depend on a permanent station orbiting high above the Earth. Inthe United States, in partnership with 15 other countries — Russia, Canada, Japan, eleven European nations, and Brazil — began assembling the International Space Station, or ISS.

One role that a space station may be well suited for is the production of materials in space. This is tied in with the whole scientific rationale for a space station as an orbiting laboratory.

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But international space station Alpha was already orbiting. The Russians were happy to get $20 million for ferrying the businessman to the station and letting him float around for a week. The International Space Station is a habitable artificial satellite in low Earth orbit.

It orbits between km ( mi) and km ( mi). A space station, also known as an orbital station or an orbital space station, is a spacecraft capable of supporting a human crew in orbit for an extended period of time that lacks major propulsion or landing systems.

Stations must have docking ports to allow other spacecraft to dock to transfer crew and supplies. The purpose of maintaining an orbital outpost varies depending on the program.

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This compelling story of exploration charts and celebrates humankind in space, from Sputnik's launch in through the Apollo Moon landings and the International Space Station to future missions to Mars and beyond.

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