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Lunar Descent

by Allen M. Steele

  • 371 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Ace .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7525917M
ISBN 10044150485X
ISBN 109780441504855
OCLC/WorldCa24360482

  An annotated portrayal of the Apollo 11 landing on the Moon with captions to explain the various stages of the descent. This is part of the Apollo Flight Journal, Apollo 11 collection. The Powered Descent Phase is depicted in Fig 2. It begins at PDI and continues until touchdown on the lunar surface. The engine remains on throughout this phase. Powered Descent consists of 4 sub-phases: Braking Phase. The objective of the braking burn is to steer the vehicle toward a soft landing at the landing site as efficiently as possible.

The astronauts in the Lunar Module put the engine into full throttle to begin their descent to the moon. More than a dozen small thrust motors helped control the direction and speed of the descent to land the module gently. Because the moon has no atmosphere, the . Click to read more about Details: Lunar Descent by Allen Steele. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(4).

  The space agency is granting a total of $ million to 11 U.S. companies, including Elon Musk's SpaceX and Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, to help them . Floyd Bennett - Lunar Module Descent and Ascent. NASA TM X NASA Technical Memorandum, "Apollo Lunar Descent and Ascent Trajectories" by Floyd V. Bennett, presented at the AIAA 8th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, NYC, January Planning and post-flight analysis for Apollo Scan by Gary Neff. NASA TND - Pages 1 - 18 NASA Technical Note, "Apollo Experience Report .


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lunar-landing mission (ref. 1)J The LOR concept advanced by Houbolt and others is defined in references 1 and 2. The technique allowed optimization of both the design of LM systems and trajectories for ', orbital descent to and ascent from the lunar surface.

The LM descent was designed to be accomplished in two powered-flight maneu. The quality of writing by Allen Steele really improved with this novel. His previous two books 'Orbital Decay' and 'Clarke County, Space!', had very interesting characters, and some good ideas, but did not quite hold together.

'Lunar Descent' has all the positives of the earlier books, adding stronger writing and plotting. It was a pleasure to /5(4). A detailed account of every second of the Apollo 11 descent and landing. The video combines data from the onboard computer for altitude and. It is titled Orbital Decay.

There was a sequel released as well in titled Clarke County, Space. The third novel in this science fiction series was published in It is titled Lunar Descent.

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Klumpp, June (Mb PDF) MIT Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Document R Apollo Operations Handbook, Lunar Module, LM 11 and Subsequent, Volume II, Operational Procedures 26 September (28 Mb PDF) Grumman Document LMALMand-Subsequent. The descent stage comes with gold-colored landing pads and panels, opening camera and laser hatches, and a ladder, while the ascent stage has a detailed interior with room for 2 astronauts.

Finished with an Apollo 11 Lunar Lander nameplate, this display model makes a great centerpiece for the home or office and provides a challenging and.

“Lunar Descent is an action-adventure game, set on the Xterrier Lunar Colony. It mixes brutal combat, exploration and resource scavenging. To stay alive, players must be careful when dealing with enemies and ever mindful of their limited supplies.”.

Three-time Hugo Award winner Allen Steele has seen the near future, and it isn’t pretty—it’s noisy, dirty, dangerous, and chaotic. Thrilling, wildly inventive, delightfully profane, and totally outrageous, Lunar Descent is one hell of rocket ride, with a master of science fiction at the helm.5/5.

The descent propulsion system (DPS - pronounced 'dips') or lunar module descent engine (LMDE) is a variable-throttle hypergolic rocket engine invented by Gerard W. Elverum Jr. and developed by Space Technology Laboratories (TRW) for use in the Apollo Lunar Module descent stage.

It used Aerozine 50 fuel and dinitrogen tetroxide (N 2 O 4) engine used a pintle injector, a design. Apollo 10 was a May human spaceflight, the fourth crewed mission in the United States Apollo program, and the second (after Apollo 8) to orbit the was the F mission: a "dress rehearsal" for the first Moon landing, testing all the components and procedures just short of actually auts Thomas Stafford and Gene Cernan flew the Apollo Lunar Module (LM) to a descent orbit.

The Lunar Module (LM) – originally called the Lunar Excursion Module (LEM) and still pronounced “lem” after the name was changed – was the spacecraft that allowed the Apollo astronauts to land on the Moon. Built by Grumman Aerospace on Long Island, N.Y., the spacecraft had two major parts: the descent stage and the ascent Event Access.Lunar Descent Near-Space Series, Book 3 Lunar Descent.

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