Space Technology and Applications International Forum - STAIF 2005: Conference on Thermophysics in Microgravity. Conference on Commercial/Civil Next Generation Space Transportation. 22nd Symposium on Space Nuclear Power and Propulsion. Conference on Human/Robotic Technology and the National Vision for Space Exploration.

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Mohamed S. El-Genk
American Inst. of Physics, Mar 3, 2005 - Science - 1463 pages

The proceedings of STAIF-05 feature a broad spectrum of topics on space science and technology, space exploration, space colonization; advanced propulsion concepts; space nuclear power and propulsion systems technologies; thermophysics in microgravity, advanced energy conversion technologies; next generation space transportation; high temperature materials; and high power electric propulsion. These topics span the range from basic research to the recent technology advances and hardware testing.

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