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Space Recognition Guide

(Jane's Recognition Guide)

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An exciting new edition to the highly-regarded and perennially popular Jane's Recognition Guide series. Presented in the same style as existing Jane's Recognition Guides, this new book contains a selection of over 300 satellites, spacecraft and launch vehicles (rockets), with information on purpose, operations, specifications, and a brief history, as well as summaries of t ...more
Paperback, UK edition, 384 pages
Published 2008 by HarperCollins
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Pedro
Jan 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing
The point of a recognition guide is to help identify objects when you seem them. Chances are most of us will never see any of the objects on this book though...

The book provides a short text for each spacecraft, satellite and space agency out there. There's is also pictures and they are fine but I think that it would be good to have a diagram or silhouette for each item as well.

The book is pocket-sized and it's good like that but it could be better with more insight on each item and a bigger siz
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Sep 19, 2011 rated it really liked it
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This book gives you an overview of the main players in the space industry: space agencies, launch sites, launchers, satellites (past, present and future), etc. The book is very detailed with good colour pictures.
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