Earth and Space 2006: Engineering, Science, Construction, and Operations in Challenging Environments

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Ramesh B. Malla, Wieslaw K. Binienda, Arup K. Maji
American Society of Civil Engineers, Jan 1, 2006 - Technology & Engineering - 1372 pages

Proceedings of 10th Biennial International Conference on Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Challenging Environments and Second NASA/ARO/ASCE Workshop on Granular Materials in Lunar and Martian Exploration, held in League City/Houston, Texas, March 5-8, 2006.

This collection contains 176 papers covering technology areas such as:ěstructures, materials, dynamics and controls, field sensing and robotics, space engineering and construction, aerodynamics, advanced space systems, deployable space structures, lunar and Martian exploration and development, granular materials including lunar and Martian soils/regolith, in situ resource utilization and development, international space station, microgravity research, human exploration and development of space, disaster mitigation, research in space environments, space exploration and transportation, fluid distribution and flow in porous media, life support systems, space architecture and operations, spaceport and operations, space power, near-earth objects, access to space, space science, space commercialization, business and ethical issues, engineering and science in earth-based extreme regions (land and sea), cold and polar region engineering and construction, remote sensing, GPS and GIS, measurement in challenging environments, advances technology in earthquake response, recovery and infrastructure monitoring, and space-based technologies.ě

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