How Spacecraft Fly
Spaceflight without Formulae
By (author) Graham Swinerd
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How Spacecraft Fly by Graham Swinerd
Book DescriptionIn this popular science book, Graham Swinerd explains, without the use of mathematics and in an informal way, aerodynamic and astrodynamic flight for non-technical readers who are interested in spaceflight and spacecraft.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780387765716
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Publish Date: 20-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Graham Swinerd
Spacecraft Systems Engineering, Hardback (August 2011)
This new edition covers all the different areas of engineering required in the design and implementation of spacecraft and space missions. Detailing recent developments in space activities, all chapters have been thoroughly revised and updated in the areas of launch vehicles, structures, ground stations and mechanisms.
How Spacecraft Fly, Paperback (October 2010)» View all books by Graham Swinerd
Sputnik was launched almost fifty years ago, and most people still don't understand how. Written for the layman, this text explains aerodynamic and astrodynamic spaceflight using informal language free of mathematics and technical jargon.
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Author Biography - Graham Swinerd
Graham Swinerd has over thirty years of experience in spacecraft orbit design and analysis and in the design of spacecraft. He also has many years of experience as an engineer, both in industry, working for a number of years at British Aerospace Space Systems, and as a lecturer of spacecraft engineering at Southampton University, supervising project undergraduate and postgraduate research students. He has some 60 technical papers published in refereed journals, and numerous conference papers. He is also principal editor, and contributing author, of an award winning standard textbook in spacecraft design - 'Spacecraft Systems Engineering (3rd Edition)', Fortescue, Stark and Swinerd, Wiley & Sons, 2003. Graham Swinerd is therefore ideally suited to author a book on the subject of the design and operation of spacecraft. Award: Luigi Napolitano Literature Award, presented by the International Academy of Astronautics, at the 55th International Astronautics Congress, Vancouver, 3 October 2004.
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