Payload and mission definition in space sciences [E-Book] / [edited by] V. Martínez Pillet, A. Aparicio, F. Sánchez.
Martínez Pillet, V., (editor)
Aparicio, A., (editor) / Sánchez, Francisco, (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2005
1 online resource (393 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • The life cycle of an ESA science mission and how to get involved / by Alvaro Giménez
  • Design issues for space science missions / by Yves Langevin
  • Instrumentation in X-ray astronomy / by X. Barcons
  • EUV and UV imaging and spectroscopy from space / by Richard A. Harrison
  • The luminosity oscillations imager, a space instrument : from design to science / by Thierry Appourchaux
  • Hipparcos and Gaia : the development of space astrometry in Europe / by M.A.C. Perryman
  • Space physics instrumentation and missions / by A. Balogh
  • Planetary observations and landers / by A. Coradini.