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International Space Station Manual 1998-2011 (All Stages) Owner's Workshop Manual: An Insight into the History, Development, Collaboration, Production and Role of the Permanently Manned Earth-Orbiting Complex

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Series: Haynes Manual

By: David Baker (Author)

172 pages, colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations, colour tables

J H Haynes & Co

Hardback | Sep 2012 | #204431 | ISBN-13: 9780857332189
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NHBS Price: £21.99 $28/€26 approx

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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.


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Biography

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.

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