The Design and Engineering of Curiosity: How the Mars Rover Performs its job [Audiobook] download free by Emily Lakdawalla

The Design and Engineering of Curiosity: How the Mars Rover Performs its job Audiobook download free by Emily Lakdawalla
  • Listen audiobook: The Design and Engineering of Curiosity: How the Mars Rover Performs its job
  • Author: Emily Lakdawalla
  • Release date: 2018/1/19
  • Publisher: SPRINGER INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING AG
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9783319681443
  • Rating: 9.78 of 10
  • Votes: 364
  • Review by: Brett Lambert
  • Review rating: 7.17 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/8
  • Duration: 4H56M53S in 256 kbps (78.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-07
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: FLAC, WMA, MPEG4, AU, WAV, MP3 (compression CBC, TAR.GZ, ZIP, XZ, RAR, AZW3, ALZ)
  • Total pages original book: 394
  • Includes a PDF summary of 34 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 26M37S (6.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: This book describes the most complex machine ever sent to another planet: Curiosity. It is a one-ton robot with two brains, seventeen cameras, six wheels, nuclear power, and a laser beam on its head. No one human understands how all of its systems and instruments work. This essential reference to the Curiosity mission explains the engineering behind every system on the rover, from its rocket-powered jetpack to its radioisotope thermoelectric generator to its fiendishly complex sample handling system. Its lavishly illustrated text explains how all the instruments work - its cameras, spectrometers, sample-cooking oven, and weather station - and describes the instruments' abilities and limitations. It tells you how the systems have functioned on Mars, and how scientists and engineers have worked around problems developed on a faraway planet: holey wheels and broken focus lasers. And it explains the grueling mission operations schedule that keeps the rover working day in and day out.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Astronomy, Space & Time, Aerospace & Aviation Technology, Astrophysics, Geology & The Lithosphere, Astronautics
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 44.66 USD
  • Dimensions: 168x240x21.84mm
  • Weight: 837g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Cham, Switzerland

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