Space Solar Power

EB002
Space Solar Power, the First International Assessment of Space Solar Power: Opportunities, Issues and Potential Pathways Forward, Published 2011, 248 pages. Hardcover. Now, more than ever, large‐scale and sustainable new energy sources are needed to meet global needs while satisfying environmental concerns. This document addresses the technical feasibility of the concept, prospective markets and expected policy issues.
 
 
Price: €10.00

Micro/Nano-Satellite

B042
Innovative Ideas for Micro/Nano-Satellite Missions, Published 2013, 201 pages. Hardcover. This volume presents a collection of papers representing the results from the second Mission Idea Contest for Micro/Nano Satellite Utilization (MIC2). MIC2 had two primary objectives: 1) to encourage innovative exploitation of nano-satellites to provide useful and sustainable capabilities, services or data, and 2) promote capacity building in the field of space science and technology.
 
 
Price: €80.00

Space Elevators

B040
Space Elevators: an Assessment of the Technological Feasibility and the Way Forward, Published in 2013, 349 pages. This book addresses the simple and complex issues that have been identified through the development of space elevator concepts over the last decade. The report begins with a summary of those ideas in Edwards' and Westling's book The Space Elevator (2003). Out of these beginnings has risen a worldwide cadre focused upon their areas of expertise as applied to space elevator development and operational infrastructure.
 
 
Price: €80.00

50 Years

B033
Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence. Since 1960, the IAA has gathered the best historians and space experts making this organization by far the most important international institution to capture memoirs and generate thousands of peer reviewed history papers.
 
 
Price: €80.00

Green Systems

B032
Proceedings of the IAA 50th Anniversary Celebration Symposium on Climate Change / Green Systems. This book collects the papers given at the IAA 50th Anniversary Celebration Symposium on Climate Change/Green Systems, August 30-31, 2010, Nagoya, Japan. Global Climate Change is recognized as one of the most urgent and crucial issues for humankind’s sustainable future. So far, Space Systems have played an important role as a key source of critical data because of its global monitoring capability and space is expected to contribute much more extensively from various view points in the future.
 
 
Price: €80.00

Promote Peace

B031
Space to Promote Peace (with focus on reconstruction of Afghanistan), Published September 2004, Paris, France, 119 pages, Can Space technology promote peace and development in the world? Can Space technology contribute to meet efficiently such a challenge and aid the Afghan and the international efforts of reconstruction in Afghanistan? Can Space- based tools make a difference? These are questions that nations having space-capabilities have to answer and make a combined effort to pitch in support of promoting peace and bring in an improvement in the quality of life of these people.
 
 
Price: €45.00

New Mission Concepts

B030
Small Satellite Missions for Earth Observation - New Mission Concepts and Technological Challenges, Published 2013, 221 pages, hardcover. This book was compiled from contributions given at the 8th International IAA Symposium on Small Satellites for Earth Observation, April 4-8, 2011, Berlin, Germany (IAA – International Academy of Astronautics). From the 15 sessions for oral presentations and two poster sessions, 26 contributions were selected representing new mission concepts and technological challenges.
 
 
Price: €80.00

Space Activities

B029
The Impact of Space Activities upon Society, Published February 2005, Paris, France, 70 pages. As the 21st century gets further underway, the impact of space activities upon the welfare of humanity will only increase. We can imagine that during the 21st century the human expansion and insight into the cosmos will produce some of the more significant events of this new century. In addition to the enormous knowledge that space exploration has already delivered, space technologies have become integrated into everyday life so deeply that modern society could not function without them.
 
 
Price: €45.00

Space Architecture

B028
The Role of Space Architecture, Published in 2013, 32 pages. The purpose of this study was to identify professional disciplines as tools that should collaborate and interact with each other in order to achieve comprehensive and balanced design solutions that would satisfy human needs during space flight and might be applied to diverse space missions.
 
 
Price: €35.00

Space Expectations

B027
Space Expectations: Shaping the Next Fifty Years, Published in 2013, 23 pages. The purposes of the International Academy of Astronautics are to foster the development of astronautics for peaceful purposes, to recognize individuals who have distinguished themselves in a branch of science or technology related to astronautics, to provide a program through which the membership can contribute to international endeavors and partnerships in the advancement of aerospace science, while in cooperation with national science or engineering academies.
 
 
Price: €35.00

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