Lunar and Planetary Rovers - The Wheels of Apollo and the Quest for Mars

Lunar and Planetary Rovers - The Wheels of Apollo and the Quest for Mars

von: Anthony Young

Springer-Verlag, 2007

ISBN: 9780387685472 , 306 Seiten

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Table of contents

7

Foreword

12

Author's Preface

15

Acknowledgements

17

List of Illustrations

19

From concept to reality

25

The Lunar Roving Vehicle subsystems

53

Training for the Moon

81

To the Hadley Plains

109

Mysterious and unknown Descartes

153

Destiny at Taurus-Littrow

187

The quest for Mars

233

The Vision for Space Exploration

277

Appendix 1: planetary rover missions

306

Appendix 2: The Lunokhods - Russia's marvelous robotic rovers

316

Bibliography

318

Index

324