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The Monasteries of Amdo (2nd)

Together “The Monasteries of Amdo (2nd Edition) Volume 1 : East and South Amdo” and “The Monasteries of Amdo (2nd Edition) Volume 2 : Central, West and North Amdo” are a revised, updated and expanded second edition of the single-volume first edition published in 2013. Although the individual volumes can be used as standalone ite...

The Design and Engineering of Curiosity: How the Mars Rover Performs Its Job

This book describes the most complex machine ever sent to another planet: Curiosity. It is a one-ton robot with two brains, seventeen cameras, six wheels, nuclear power, and a laser beam on its head. No one human understands how all of its systems and instruments work. This essential reference to the Curiosity mission explains t...

The Design and Engineering of Curiosity: How the Mars Rover Performs Its Job

This book describes the most complex machine ever sent to another planet: Curiosity. It is a one-ton robot with two brains, seventeen cameras, six wheels, nuclear power, and a laser beam on its head. No one human understands how all of its systems and instruments work. This essential reference to the Curiosity mission explains t...

Elon Musk: The Unauthorized Autobiography

This book details first-hand a real hero’s journey on a quest to save humanity from global warming and possible extinction.Elon shares the story of his life and dreams. From Musk's childhood in South Africa, all the way to Canada and the United States, where the bulk of the story unfolds.Discover great insight into the history o...

Earth Science (1st)

The leading authors in their respective fields physical geology and extreme weather Stephen Marshak and Robert Rauber bring years of classroom and research experience to this remarkable new book and media package. The authors' narrative approach to the content and innovative integration of new visual and interactive resources gu...

Planetary Spacecraft Navigation

This textbook introduces the theories and practical procedures used in planetary spacecraft navigation. Written by a former member of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) navigation team, it delves into the mathematics behind modern digital navigation programs, as well as the numerous technological resources used by JPL as a k...

Planetary Spacecraft Navigation

This textbook introduces the theories and practical procedures used in planetary spacecraft navigation. Written by a former member of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) navigation team, it delves into the mathematics behind modern digital navigation programs, as well as the numerous technological resources used by JPL as a k...

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