Logo

Dressing for Altitude by Dennis R. Jenkins

Small book cover: Dressing for Altitude

Dressing for Altitude
by

Publisher: NASA
ISBN/ASIN: B0094WNPQQ
Number of pages: 530

Description:
Anybody who has watched many movies or television shows has seen them -- the ubiquitous silver suits worn by pilots as they explore the unknown. They are called pressure suits, and one can trace their lineage to Wiley Post or, perhaps, a bit earlier.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Similar books

Book cover: Popular Review of new Concepts, Ideas and Innovations in Space Launch and FlightPopular Review of new Concepts, Ideas and Innovations in Space Launch and Flight
by - viXra.org
New macro-projects, concepts, ideas, methods, and innovations are explored here. The book gives the main physical data which will help researchers, engineers, dedicated students and enthusiastic readers make estimations for their own macro-projects.
(1076 views)
Book cover: Psychology of Space ExplorationPsychology of Space Exploration
by - NASA
Contemporary research in historical perspective. This e-book explores some of the contributions of psychology to yesterday's great space race, today's orbiter and International Space Station missions, and tomorrow's journeys beyond Earth's orbit.
(5717 views)
Book cover: Rockets and People, Volume 2: Creating a Rocket IndustryRockets and People, Volume 2: Creating a Rocket Industry
by - NASA
This is volume 2 -- Creating a Rocket Industry: Chertok not only describes and reflects upon his experiences, but he also elicits and extracts profound insights from an epic story about a society's quest to explore the cosmos.
(2736 views)
Book cover: From Stargazers to StarshipsFrom Stargazers to Starships
by - phy6.org
A coherent, self-contained course at the high-school level, also suitable for independent study, rich in history. It deals with the world of gravity -- of massive planets and stars, and the way spaceflight is achieved despite their strong pull.
(4014 views)