Future Spacecraft Propulsion Systems

Enabling Technologies for Space Exploration

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ISBN: 978-3-540-88813-0 (Print) 978-3-540-88814-7 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiv

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-9

    Introduction

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    Chapter

    Pages 11-34

    Overview

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    Chapter

    Pages 35-68

    Our progress appears to be impeded

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    Chapter

    Pages 69-104

    Commercial near-Earth space launcher: a perspective

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    Chapter

    Pages 105-207

    Commercial near-Earth launcher: propulsion

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    Chapter

    Pages 209-254

    Earth orbit on-orbit operations in near-Earth orbit, a necessary second step

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    Chapter

    Pages 255-282

    Earth-Moon system: establishing a Solar System presence

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    Chapter

    Pages 283-374

    Exploration of our Solar System

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    Chapter

    Pages 375-435

    Stellar and interstellar precursor missions

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    Chapter

    Pages 437-461

    View to the future and exploration of our Galaxy

  12. Back Matter

    Pages 463-560