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Title: Far-out Pathways to Space
Url: http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/SSHARP.htm
Creator: Stern, David P. (David Peter), 1931-
Publisher: David P. Stern
Description: This is a set of six web pages, authored and curated by David P. Stern, describing four unconventional methods of accelerating spacecraft. These are using cannons, nuclear power, solar sails and ion rockets. Gravity-assist maneuvers near moving planets or moons, is described later in the larger work. This is part of the work "From Stargazers to Starships" that introduces physical concepts using space science and an historical perspective. Translations are available in French, Spanish, and Italian.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Study and teaching. Research
Technology -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics. -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics -- Astronautics. Space travel -- Astrodynamics. Flight mechanics. Orbital mechanics
Technology -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics. -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics -- Astronautics. Space travel -- Systems engineering -- Manned space flight
Technology -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics. -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics -- Rocket propulsion. Rockets
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Space sciences
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Newton's laws of motion
Astronomy -- Relative motion
Physics -- Motion
Physics -- Aerodynamics
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2006-03-27
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Reference
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
French
Italian
Rights: Dr. David P. Stern
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-04-24 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2009-04-14 11:12:12 (W3C-DTF)
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