NP-119 Science in Orbit: The Shuttle & Spacelab Experience, 1981-1986

 

- Contents -

 

a view of the space shuttle with the Earth in the background

Foreword.

Prologue.

1. Science on the Space Shuttle and Spacelab.

2. Living and Working in Space: Life Sciences.

3. Stuyding Materials and Processes in Microgravity: Materials Science.

4. Observing the Sun: Solar Physics.

5. Using Space as a Laboratory: Space Plasma Physics.

6. Sampling the Atmosphere: Atmospheric Science.

7. Surveying our Planet: Earth Observations.

8. Charting the Universe: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

9. Testing New Technology.

10. Future Research aboard the Shuttle/Spacelab.

Acknowledgements.

Credits.

Index.

 
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