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Smithsonian Atlas of Space Exploration Book

Smithsonian Atlas of Space Exploration by Roger D. Launius & Andrew K. Johnston (Author) (May 2009)

The Atlas of Space Exploration depicts the ever-fascinating history of the space age and humanity's progress in exploring new frontiers. Incredible images from NASA and other sources, visual conceptions of Moon bases, and newly commissioned maps reveal a visual history spanning the earliest eras of the universe, the dawn of the space age, the launch of Sputnik, missions to the Moon, robot landings on the terrestrial planets, and the exploration of the outer solar system. These developments in technology are illuminated by a rich historical context, highlighting how space exploration has changed and expanded our vision of the universe.

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Spaceflight: The Complete Story from Sputnik to Shuttle and Beyond by Giles Sparrow (June 2007)

Compelling story of exploration beyond our own planet chronicles and celebrates man in space, from Sputnik's momentous first foray to the spellbinding missions planned for the future. Introduced by astronaut Buzz Aldrin, with unforgettable images and vivid first hand accounts, "SpaceFlight" shows how satellite and manned missions have dramatically changed human life. From pioneers like Werner Von Braun and Yuri Gagarin to the triumphs and tragedies of succeeding programmes, read about the people, the science and the hardware that have propelled us into the space age.

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Voyage Through Space: An Interactive Journey through the Solar System and Beyond (Discoverology Series) (Hardcover) by Ian Graham (Author) (October, 2007)

Kids will find engrossing facts along with food for their imaginations in this 3-D introduction to the planets, the stars, the galaxies, and human exploration of space. Full-color pop-ups and gatefold illustrations on every spread show the Earth and its relation to the Sun and Moon, the solar system’s planets revolving around the Sun, asteroids, comets, meteoroids, and other heavenly bodies. Even the dramatic front cover, which illustrates a NASA space shuttle, features a slide-open door to reveal details of the craft’s interior. The book’s two final illustrations show— A rocket launch with a pull-tab that moves the rocket and the International Space Station, which pops up to present a 3-D effect. It’s a voyage into space that every boy and girl can take, simply by opening this exciting, color-illustrated book!

Into That Silent Sea: Trailblazers of the Space Era, 1961-1965 by Francis French. Foreword by Paul Haney (April 2007)

Chronicle human stories, including a look at Yuri Gagarin, Alan Shepard, controversial career of cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova, Gus Grissom, Scott Carpenter, Alexei Leonov’ s near-fatal first space walk and more. Through dozens of interviews and access to Russian and American official documents and family records, the authors bring to life the experiences that shaped the lives of the first astronauts and cosmonauts and forever changed their world and ours.

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Destination Space: Making Science Fiction a Reality
by Kenny Kemp (May 2007)

Journalist Kenny Kemp goes in search of the paying passengers who will make history on the first commercial flight into space. They will be able to experience weightlessness, witness the curvature of the Earth and have a unique view of the Universe seen only by astronauts. Detailing their arduous training and how their bodies will be affected in space, to the science, business and politics behind this incredible breakthrough, the book describes how to make space tourism a reality.

Space Tourism: Adventures in Earth's Orbit and Beyond by Michel van Pelt (June 2005)

Can we ever hope to lift ordinary tourists into orbit as routinely as we send airline passengers around the globe? Will traveling into space ever be as safe and easy as, say, a trip from New York to Paris? Author Michel van Pelt believes it will. He describes how we are on the verge of creating a viable, literally out of this world tourism industry.

Rocket Propulsion Elements

Rocket Propulsion Elements (Wiley-Interscience)
by Oscar Biblarz, George Paul Sutton

Introduces the basic principles of rocket propulsion technology, liquid rocket engines, solid rocket motors, electric propulsion, and thrust vector control, with applications to space flight, satellite flight, and missiles.

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Deep Space: The NASA Mission Reports by Robert Godwin (April 2005)

Continuing with Apogee Books' acclaimed NASA Mission Reports Series this latest entry covers all of the unmanned deep space probes including Pioneer 10 & 11, Voyager 1 & 2, Galileo and Cassini, NEAR, Stardust and Deep Space One. With all of the press kits and flight data for each of the deep space probes including all of the latest information on Cassini's mission to Saturn . This is the most comprehensive study of NASA's Deep Space Probe Program ever published! The BONUS DVD: Side 1 features DVD video of the Voyager, Galileo and Cassini missions, and more...Side 2: features hundreds of colour pictures of the outer solar system; MPEG video of Pioneer 10's 5th Anniversary press conference; full-colour NASA documents of the Voyager, Galileo and Cassini missions; complete Cassini-Huygens mission press release archive, and program updates.

NASA: The Complete Illustrated History (Hardcover) by Buzz Aldrin (Foreword), Michael Gorn (September 30 2005)

First illustrated history of NASA with a foreword by Buzz Aldrin. Covers every US space mission ever undertaken - including Mercury, Gemini and Apollo, and the development of the Space Shuttle.

Into the Black: JPL and the American Space Program, 1976-2004 (Hardcover) by by Peter J. Westwick (November 2006)

This book recounts the extraordinary story of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's accomplishments, failures and evolution from 1976 to 2004. This history also engages wider questions about relations between civilian and military space programmes, the place of science and technology in American politics and more. JPL spacecraft, include Voyager, Magellan, Galileo, and the Mars rovers.

The Depths of Space: The Story of the Pioneer Interplanetary Probes by Mark Wolverton (June 2004) 

The first spacecraft (Pioneer 10 and Pioneer 11) to explore the secrets of the Sun, Jupiter, Saturn, and the beyond Pluto, the Pioneer space probes have been the trailblazers of the space age, truly going where no man has gone before.

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Entering Space: Creating a Spacefaring Civilization
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Creating Space: The Story of the Space Age Through Models by Mat Irvine, Arthur Charles Clarke

Creating Space is presented in 12 chapters which logically group together the history, the vehicles and the models into logical and meaningful categories. This book will be equally valuable to space enthusiasts, modellers, and space historians.

Dragonfly : Nasa and the Crisis Aboard Mir
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Defining NASA: The Historical Debate Over The Agency's Mission (Paperback) by W. D. Kay (June 2005)

The Physics and Chemistry of the Interstellar Medium (Hardcover) by A. G. G. M. Tielens (August 2005)

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Space Tourist's Handbook: Where to Go, What to See, And How to Prepare for the Ride of Your Life (Paperback) by Eric C. Anderson, Joshua Piven (November 2005)

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