Returning home

  • Davide Sivolella
Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)


Sad moments are rare during space missions, but if one must be found, probably this would the time to return home. Although after a few weeks in space an astronaut is eager to see their family again, leaving the surreal and magical environment of space has saddened each man and woman to have had the privilege of flying in orbit.


Landing Site Landing Gear Mission Control Flight Control System Flight Path Angle 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Davide Sivolella
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  1. 1.Aerospace Engineer, Thomson AirwaysLondon Luton AirportLondonUnited Kingdom

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