Presents a comprehensive reference to astronomy and space exploration, with articles on space technology, astronauts, stars, planets, key theories and laws and more.Space telerobotics technology requirements can be characterized by the need for manual and automated control, ... Potential mission applications include repair of free-flying small satellites, ground-based control of robotic servicers, and ... The Phoenix spacecraft is currently in development and will launch in August 2007. ... site in the Martian polar region previously identified by the Mars Odyssey orbiter spacecraft as having high concentrations of ice just beneath the top layer of soil.
|Title||:||Encyclopedia of Space and Astronomy|
|Author||:||Joseph A. Angelo|
|Publisher||:||Infobase Publishing - 2009-01-01|