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- DescriptionMichel van Pelt explains for the first time the principle of space tethers: what they are and how they can be used in space. He introduces n-technical space enthusiasts to the various possibilities and feasibility of space tethers including the techlogical challenges and potential benefits. He illustrates how, because of their inherent simplicity, space tethers have the potential to make space travel much cheaper, while ongoing advances in tether material techlogy may make even seemingly far-fetched ideas a reality in the t too distant future.
- Author(s)Michel van Pelt
- PublisherSpringer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Date of Publication29/05/2009
- SubjectAstronomy, Space & Time
- Place of PublicationNew York, NY
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSpringer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Content Notebiography
- Weight498 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine14 mm
- Format DetailsLaminated cover
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