TitleEmerging space powers : the new space programs of Asia, the Middle East and South-America
Author(s)Brian Harvey;Henk H.F. Smid;Theo Pirard
PublicationBerlin, 1. Published in association with Praxis Pub 2. Springer, 2010.
Description1 online resource (xxviii, 624 p.) : ill
Contents Note1. Japan : origins : the legacy of Hideo Itokawa -- 2. Japan : into the Solar System -- 3. Japan : Kibo and the Space Station -- 4. India : the vision of Vikram Sarabhai -- 5. India : space technology and the villages -- 6. India : manned and lunar flight -- 7. Iran : origins : the road to space -- 8. Iran : development : space launch systems and satellites -- 9. Brazil : origins : the road to space -- 10. Brazil : development : space launch systems, space probes, and satellites -- 11. Brazil : plans : the ultimate goal -- 12. Israel : small but efficient actor in space -- 13. North Korea : the most secret country in space -- 14. South Korea : new entrant for space system -- 15. Contrasts and comparisons -- Annex 1. List of launches -- Annex 2. Space institutes in Iran -- Annex 3. Space institutes in Brazil -- Annex 4. Space institutes in North Korea -- Annex 5. United Nations treaties related to outer space
Notes"First published as The Japanese and Indian space programmes, 2000"--T.p. verso. -Includes bibliographical references and index
Keyword(s)1. ASTRONAUTICS 2. EBOOK 3. EBOOK - SPRINGER 4. ENGINEERING
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