An update of the Reference Guide was issued on DVD in October, 2009 that
includes many additional reports. The DVD includes the proceedings of
the first 39 Aerospace Mechanisms Symposia (1966 to 2008). The 1999 Space
Mechanisms Handbook was not updated.
The Handbook is restricted under ITAR (International Traffic in Arms
Regulations). It is available only to US citizens who have a need for
the material. To receive a copy you will have to sign and return a form
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The Handbook is not a general engineering reference. It is intended only for people working in the space mechanisms field. We cannot accommodate requests from people outside this field.
Our funds for duplicating the DVD are limited. Please share the disk with your colleagues so long as you do not give it to foreign nationals or a foreign company.
We have a few copies of the original year 2000 2-CD set for people who cannot
read a DVD. Please specify on the form if you want the CDs. The CD's
do not have the newly added reports.
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Last modified 8 Aug 2012
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