Lunar Heat

Author: Susan Kearney
Publisher: Bell Bridge Books
ISBN: 1611943922
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A future that's out of this world. A seduction that's out of control. Wealthy, reclusive celebrity, Shara Weston, hides from her countless fans on a private asteroid in Earth's orbit, but that doesn't stop captivating alien Cade Archer from crash-landing into her life. Cade's on a mission to free his people from cruel enslavement by opening a portal from his planet to Earth, but a powerful enemy has followed him, hell-bent on stopping Cade at any cost. While Cade's plan sounds noble, Shara can't help but worry that an untested passage between his planet and hers could lead to the destruction of everything she's ever known or loved. Alone amid the stars, the attraction between them explodes. Shara must follow Cade down a sensual path of sweet domination . . . a path that frightens her . . . a path that pleases her . . . a path that could risk the lives of every man, woman, and child on two worlds. Will she surrender to Cade's intentions or will hi

Lunar Sourcebook

Author: Grant Heiken
Publisher: CUP Archive
ISBN: 9780521334440
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The only work to date to collect data gathered during the American and Soviet missions in an accessible and complete reference of current scientific and technical information about the Moon.

Design of a Heat Pipe for a Lunar Lander

Author: Carina Buck
Publisher: diplom.de
ISBN: 3836628848
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Inhaltsangabe:Introduction: At the Milwaukee School of Engineering, senior students are required to take part in a Senior Design Project during their final year for 2 to 3 quarters. The project is a group project related to a field in mechanical engineering. Students participating in the exchange program between MSOE and Fachhochschule Lübeck have to be enrolled in the Senior Design Project for 3 quarters. During this time the student has to write his or her diploma thesis as an individual work within the topic of the project. This Senior Design Project was in the section Energy systems . The task as a group was to design a thermal control system for a Lunar Lander (see Figure 1.1) in cooperation with NASA ́s Exploration System Mission Directorate. A Lunar Lander will be exposed to extreme temperature differences. There is a need to control the thermal environment within the lander in order to provide functionality for both personnel and equipment. Previous lunar missions utilized consumable materials for cooling. Future lunar missions will require a more robust thermal control approach, one that allows longer duration missions while minimizing resources. Compared to the previous Lunar Lander, the new lander will be larger to include an additional astronaut as well as additional equipment. The thermal control system must be capable of handling this increase in thermal energy. After the evaluation of a number of possible systems based on research and in depth feasibility in the fall quarter the three most promising systems were chosen by the group to be examined in greater detail. The aim of this project was then to produce a design for each of the remaining thermal control systems until the end of the winter quarter .. The first two quarters ended with a presentation of our accomplishments to a committee of professors at MSOE and an invitation to the Marshall Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama by NASA to present our designs to a committee of scientists. For the spring quarter we chose two experiments to be performed. One was the building of a vacuum chamber in order to test the thermal properties of the lunar regolith simulant. The other one was the building and testing of the heat pipe design. Inhaltsverzeichnis:Table of Contents: List of Figures5 List of Tables6 1.Introduction7 1.1The Senior Design Project at MSOE7 1.2The Specifications and Requirements given by NASA8 1.3The Focus of my Thesis10 1.4The Schedule for the Completion [...]

Advances in Heat Transfer

Author: Thomas Francis Irvine
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0120200104
Format: PDF
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Advances in Heat Transfer is designed to fill the information gap between the regularly scheduled journals and university level textbooks, allowing for in-depth review articles on a broader scope than is allowable in either journals or texts.

The Moon

Author: David Schrunk
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387739823
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This extraordinary book details how the Moon could be used as a springboard for Solar System exploration. It presents a realistic plan for placing and servicing telescopes on the Moon, and highlights the use of the Moon as a base for an early warning system from which to combat threats of near-Earth objects. A realistic vision of human development and settlement of the Moon over the next one hundred years is presented, and the author explains how global living standards for the Earth can be enhanced through the use of lunar-based generated solar power. From that beginning, the people of the Earth would evolve into a spacefaring civilisation.

Physics and Astronomy of the Moon

Author: Zdeněk Kopal
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 1483270785
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Physics and Astronomy of the Moon focuses on the application of principles of physics in the study of the moon, including perturbations, equations, light scattering, and photometry. The selection first offers information on the motion of the moon in space and libration of the moon. Topics include Hill's equations of motion, non-solar perturbations, improved lunar ephemeris, optical and physical libration of the moon, and adjustment of heliometric observations of the moon's libration. The text then elaborates on the dynamics of the earth-moon system, photometry of the moon, and polarization of moonlight. The publication explains lunar eclipses and the topography of the moon. Discussions focus on the photometric model of eclipses, brightness of the solar elementary ring, effects of light scattering, photometry of lunar eclipses, and determination of altitudes on the moon. The text then evaluates the interpretation of lunar craters, luminescence of the lunar surface, and the origin and history of the moon. The selection is a dependable reference for physicists and astronomers interested in the application of principles of physics in the study of the moon.