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Beyond the Solar System...

Technologies for Ultra-Deep Space Probes
  • Gregory Matloff
Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)

Abstract

When you look at the night sky, it is not immediately apparent how big the solar system is compared with the ordinary scale of human events, and how tiny it is compared with the vaster universe beyond. A simple thought experiment can help you get a grip on these immensities.

Keywords

Solar System Deep Space Solar Sail Specific Impulse Astronomical Unit 
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Further Reading

  1. G. L. Matloff: Deep Space Probes, 2nd ed., Springer-Praxis, Chichester, UK, 2005.Google Scholar
  2. G. L. Matloff, L. Johnson, and C. Bangs: Living off the Land in Space, Copernicus-Praxis, Chichester, UK, 2007.Google Scholar
  3. M. J. L. Turner: Rocket and Spacecraft Propulsion, 2nd ed., Springer-Praxis, Chichester, UK, 2005.Google Scholar

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© Praxis Publishing Ltd. 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gregory Matloff

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