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              Tourists in Space: A Practical Guide
                

              Tourists in Space: A Practical Guide (Paperback, 2nd ed. 2014)

              By Seedhouse, Erik

              • RRP: $89.99
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              Here is a practical guide for potential suborbital and orbital space tourists. It features comprehensive medical information about spaceflight health requirements, details practical training modules and explains the current drivers of the new space frontier.

              ISBN 9783319050379
              Released AU 24 Jun 2014
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Springer Praxis Books
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              Deep-water Coral Reefs: Unique Biodiversity Hot-Spots
                

              Deep-water Coral Reefs: Unique Biodiversity Hot-Spots (Hardback, 2008 ed.)

              By Hovland, Martin

              • RRP: $456.99
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              Deep-water coral reefs are found along sections of the outer continental shelves and slopes of Europe, from North Cape to the Gulf of Cadiz, and because they also occur along the Atlantic seaboard of USA, the Gulf of Mexico, off Brazil, in the Mediterranean, and off New Zealand, ...they are being targeted by international groups of marine scientists.
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              ISBN 9781402084614
              Released AU 1 Aug 2008
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Springer Praxis Books
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              Expedition Mars
               

              Expedition Mars (Paperback, 2004 ed.)

              By Turner, Martin J. L.

              • RRP: $93.99
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              Begins by describing how the rocket propulsion and spacecraft technology, and planned developments in nuclear and electric propulsion technologies, are the key factors which enable a human expedition to Mars to take place. This work considers how the International Space Station f...its into the strategy for a human journey to the Red Planet.
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              ISBN 9781852337353
              Released AU 20 Jan 2004
              Publisher CoInfo Book Services
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Springer Praxis Books
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              Species Richness: Patterns in the Diversity of Life
               

              Species Richness: Patterns in the Diversity of Life (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2009)

              By Adams, Jonathan

              • RRP: $456.99
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              This account of patterns of biodiversity describes major trends in species richness as well as uncertainties in current knowledge. It offers possible explanations for past and present species patterns plus implications of climate change and habitat loss.

              ISBN 9783642093630
              Released AU 21 Oct 2010
              Publisher Woodslane Pty Ltd
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Springer Praxis Books
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              Women in Space - Following Valentina
               

              Women in Space - Following Valentina (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2005 ed.)

              By Shayler, David J.; Moule, Ian A.

              • RRP: $78.99
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              Until now, the achievements of women in space have been neglected in the space enthusiast book market. Dave Shayler presents a story of the four decades of female space exploration and provides a direct comparison between the training and participation by women in the Western and... Soviet/Russian space programmes.
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              ISBN 9781852337445
              Released AU 6 Apr 2005
              Publisher CoInfo Book Services
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              Series Springer Praxis Books
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              Pulling G: Human Responses to High and Low Gravity
                

              Pulling G: Human Responses to High and Low Gravity (Paperback, 2012nd edition)

              By Seedhouse, Erik

              • RRP: $78.99
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              Performing in a high G environment is extremely demanding on the body: pulling G forces blood to the body's extremities, putting the pilot, astronaut or driver at risk of G-Induced Lack of Consciousness (G-LOC). The author describes what it feels like to pull 7 G in a fighter pla...ne and the G pressures on the body when driving a Formula 1 car.
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              ISBN 9781461430292
              Released AU 24 Sep 2012
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Springer Praxis Books
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              In Search of Dark Matter
                 

              In Search of Dark Matter (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2006 ed.)

              By Freeman, Ken; McNamara, Geoff

              • RRP: $72.99
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              The dark matter problem is a profoundly difficult to solve problem in the history of science. This book tells the story of the emergence of the dark matter problem, from the initial erroneous - discovery - of dark matter by Jan Oort to contemporary explanations for the nature of ...dark matter and its role in the origin and evolution of the Universe.
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              ISBN 9780387276168
              Released AU 21 Mar 2006
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Springer Praxis Books
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              Trailblazing Medicine: Sustaining Explorers During Interplanetary Missions
                 

              Trailblazing Medicine: Sustaining Explorers During Interplanetary Missions (Paperback)

              By Seedhouse, Erik

              • RRP: $107.50
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              Space medicine has been an important component of the success of human spaceflight and continues to play a critical role in the future ventures. This work examines the future of space medicine in relation to human space exploration. It describes what is necessary to keep a crew a...live in space, and the medical challenges faced by the astronauts.
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              ISBN 9781441978288
              Released AU 6 May 2011
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Springer Praxis Books
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              Ice Ages and Interglacials: Measurements, Interpretation, and Models
                

              Ice Ages and Interglacials: Measurements, Interpretation, and Models (Paperback, 2nd ed. 2012)

              By Rapp, Donald

              • RRP: $453.50
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              In a fully updated second edition, this book offers both history and analysis of extreme climate change on Earth. The book provides an complete and independent summary of the latest data on ice ages and interglacial periods, independent of theory or analysis.

              ISBN 9783642437656
              Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9783030104658
              Released AU 9 Aug 2014
              Publisher Springer-Verlag Berlin and Hei
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Springer Praxis Books
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              Tsunami: The Underrated Hazard
                

              Tsunami: The Underrated Hazard (Paperback, Softcover reprint of hardcover 2nd ed. 2008)

              By Bryant, Edward

              • RRP: $671.99
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              Tsunamis are underrated as major hazards, mainly due to the misconceptions that they occur infrequently and happen along some distant shoreline. However, evidence for past great tsunami has recently been discovered along apparently aseismic and protected coastlines, such as those... of Australia and Western Europe.
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              ISBN 9783642093616
              Released AU 29 Nov 2010
              Publisher Springer-Verlag Berlin and Hei
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Springer Praxis Books
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