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A Tribble"s Guide to Space How to Get to Space and What to Do When You are There by Alan C. Tribble

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Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English


  • Popular astronomy,
  • Popular science,
  • Space travel & exploration,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Science,
  • General,
  • Applied Science and Engineering,
  • Astronomy and Cosmology,
  • Mathematics,
  • Physics,
  • Science / Astronomy,
  • Astronomy - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7756775M
ISBN 100691027633
ISBN 109780691027630

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Alan Tribble’s Guide to Space is a superb introduction to the complex world of trajectories, spacecraft systems, and the space environment. It would have provided an invaluable background for the rookie flight controllers at Mercury Control as we prepared for our first launch. Alan Tribble has worked on the design and development of dozens of spacecraft, including the Space Shuttle and the International Space Station. A Tribble\'s Guide to Space is a how to book that is firmly grounded in the realities of current state-of-the-art space engineering while tapping into the power of imagination that bribes us to explore. A binge-watching guide for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine by Wired recommended this episode as essential. In , The Hollywood Reporter ranked this episode as the 17th best of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. SyFy ranked "Trials and Tribble-ations" as the third best time travel plot in Story by: Ira Steven Behr, Hans Beimler, Robert . Tribble was the colloquial name for the species with the scientific name Tribleustes ventricosus and Polygeminus es were small, non-intelligent lifeforms originating from Iota Geminorum for their prodigious reproductive rate, these round, furry creatures emitted cooing sounds while touched, which had a tranquilizing effect on the Human nervous system.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Grades K This activity book belongs to: International Space Station Activity Book >>> For more information, check out the web sites on page 30!   Related: Star Trek: Why The Original Enterprise Was Destroyed The Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode, "Trials and Tribble-ations", picked up the story when Captain Benjamin Sisko (Avery Brooks) and the crew of the U.S.S. Defiant time-traveled back to the 23rd-century and were secretly plunged into the Tribble crisis on K According to Worf (Michael Dorn), after the encounter . Directed by Joseph Pevney. With William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, William Schallert. To protect a space station with a vital grain shipment, Kirk must deal with Federation bureaucrats, a Klingon battle cruiser and a peddler who sells furry, purring, hungry little creatures as pets. A creature genetically engineered to hunt tribbles was introduced in the animated episode "More Tribbles, More Troubles" (). The Klingons, in whose presence tribbles produce a convulsive, shrieking reaction, consider them "mortal enemies", as stated in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode " Trials and Tribble-ations " ().

  There'll be Tribbles, but no more troubles, laddie. And that's because Science Division LLC has created an app-enabled, lifelike but non-reproducing Tribble, complete with Klingon-seeking abilities. The Science Division Tribbles, which will ship in early , are set to feature a trio of operating modes, At East, On Duty and Watchdog.   Full Frontal Nerdity guide to 4 unique tribbles! Triolic, Cryo, Gamma and Cannibal! Smithsonian National Air and Space Mus views. Star Trek Online.   "Trials and Tribble-ations," Deep Space Nine Season 5 The beloved TOS episode "The Trouble with Tribbles" is revisited in this Deep Space Nine episode involving time travel. The Klingon spy Darvin shows up in the present and takes the crew back in time to try to change the events that took place on the K7 deep space station. Buy The Space Environment: Implications For Spacecraft Design Revised and Expanded by Tribble, Alan C. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book .