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Jane's Space Recognition Guide

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By: Brendan Gallagher and Peter Bond

384 pages, illustrations


Paperback | Jun 2008 | #175905 | ISBN-13: 9780007232963
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Presented in the same style as existing Jane's Recognition Guides, this exciting new book contains a selection of over 500 satellites, spacecraft and launch vehicles (rockets), with information on purpose, operations, specifications, and a brief type history. The entries (each with a colour picture) are split into: * Historic Missions (to include Sputnik, Apollo, Mir and Voyager) * Historic Launchers * Space Organisations (to include NASA, ESA and JAXA) * Launchers * Current Spacecraft Programmes * Manned Spaceflight * Futures * This is a most comprehensive guide and a stunning tribute to the exploration of space.

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