LIST OF TABLES
Chapters
   2. Space Environment: Page
  Table 1. Physical data on principal bodies of solar system 10
   3. Trajectories and Orbits:  
  Table 1. Surface escape velocity 21
  Table 2 Minimum launch velocities, with transit times, to reach all planets 23
   6. Propellants:  
  Table 1. Specific impulse of some typical chemical propellants 44
   7. Internal Power Sources:  
  Table 1. Electrochemical systems 48
  Table 2. Performance of solar cells 49
  Table 3. Specific power of pure isotopes 50
   10. Guidance:  
  Table 1. Miss distances 70
   12. Observation and Tracking:  
  Table 1. Minimum diameters of objects for detection at the distance of the Moon as a point of light from Earth under good viewing conditions 78
   13. Atmospheric Flight:  
  Table 1. Maximum deceleration experienced during various types of atmospheric penetration 98
   15. Environment of Manned Systems:  
  Table 1. Gross effects of acceleration forces 113
   19. Current Programs:  
  Table 1. Summary of current and expected payload-weight capabilities 143
   20. Specific Flight Possibilities:  
  Table 1. Most favorable launching dates 170
   21. Observation Satellites:  
  Table 1. Approximate resolutions and focal lengths. satellite at 150-mile altitude 180
  Table 2. Some possible observation satellite combinations: A rough outline 184

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