Stratosphere and rocket flight (astronautics)

  • 106 Pages
  • 0.44 MB
  • English
Sir I. Pitman & sons, ltd. , London
Rockets (Aeronautics), Interplanetary voy
Statementa popular handbook on space flight of the future, including a section on the problems of interplanetary space navigation, by Chas. G. Philp...
LC ClassificationsTL782 .P5
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 106 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6322994M
LC Control Number35014117

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London, Sir I. Pitman & Sons, (OCoLC) Stratosphere and rocket flight (astronautics); a popular handbook on space flight of the future, including a section on the problems of interplanetary space navigation. Abstract. Balloon flights, and more recently airplane and rocket flights, have played a vital role in the history of cosmic ray research.

It was first shown that cosmic radiation was of extraterrestrial origin when Kolhörster found that the intensity increased as one went up in the atmosphere. Later flights by many different people helped determine the nature of the primary radiation, the Cited by: 3.

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Depending on weather and temperature conditions, you can reach up to km altitude, though at least 17km is guaranteed. Only astronauts and cosmonauts aboard the ISS will fly higher at this s: 2. The fact that stratospheric flight is possible at all - moreover, even safe and economical, at least in the lower stratosphere - is made possible by some relatively recent advances in our understanding of the science of high altitude flight.

This book charts some of these developments; at the same time, it is a catalog of ways in which the. Stratosphere and Rocket Flight (Astronautics) A Popular Handbook on Space Flight of the Future Including a Section on the Problems of Interplanetary Space Navigation.

The thrust of a rocket is independent of flight speed and because all the fluid it uses is carried onboard, the rocket is able to operate in the vacuum of space.

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The stratosphere is situated between about 10 km (6 mi) and 50 km (30 mi) altitude above the Earth's atmosphere. The stratosphere has 2 layers: the lower one ( km) and the upper one ( km). It's worthy to mention that air temperature in the lower layer can reach ° C, while the upper layer is being gradually warmed up to +0,8 ° C.

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