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              The Race
               

              The Race (Paperback)

              By Schefter, James

              • $26.99

              Presents the history of the battle between the superpowers, the Soviet Union and America, from the first Sputnik into space in 1957, through Yuri Gagarin's first manned space flight in 1961 to the years of America's Apollo Saturn rocket programme that finally saw the USA snatch t ...

              ISBN 9780099406143
              Published 4 August 2000 by Cornerstone
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Countdown: A History of Space Flight

              Countdown: A History of Space Flight (Paperback, New edition)

              By Heppenheimer, T. A.

              • $51.99

              This is T.A. Heppenheimer's chronicle of rockets, politics, and the pioneers who dared to reach beyond humanity's limits. It provides an account of the development of space activities in the US and the Soviet Union.

              ISBN 9780471291053
              Published 15 March 1999 by John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Live From Cape Canaveral: Covering the Space Race, from Sputnik to Today
               

              Live From Cape Canaveral: Covering the Space Race, from Sputnik to Today (Paperback, illustrated edition)

              By Barbree, Jay

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              As a cub reporter, Barbree caught space fever the night that Sputnik passed over Albany, Georgia. In the decades to come he witnessed a parade of history as space pioneers, hucksters, groupies and politicians participated in the greatest show of technology the world had ever seen ...

              ISBN 9780061233937
              Published 23 October 2008 by HarperCollins Publishers
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              Working on Mars: Voyages of Scientific Discovery with the Mars Exploration Rovers

              Working on Mars: Voyages of Scientific Discovery with the Mars Exploration Rovers (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Clancey, William J.

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              Drawing on his extensive observations of scientists in the field and at the JPL, Clancey investigates how the design of the rover engineers manipulate the vehicle and why the programmable tools and analytic instruments work so well for them.

              ISBN 9780262526807
              Published 15 September 2014 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
              Interest Age 18+ years
              Series The MIT Press
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              Tourists in Space: A Practical Guide
                

              Tourists in Space: A Practical Guide (Paperback, 2nd ed. 2014)

              By Seedhouse, Erik

              • $121.50

              Here is a practical guide for potential suborbital and orbital space tourists. It features comprehensive medical information about spaceflight health requirements, details practical training modules and explains the current drivers of the new space frontier.

              ISBN 9783319050379
              Published 24 June 2014
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Springer Praxis Books
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              Mars Rover Curiosity: An Inside Account from Curiosity's Chief Engineer
               

              Mars Rover Curiosity: An Inside Account from Curiosity's Chief Engineer (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Manning, Robert; Simon, William L.

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              The firsthand account of the trials and tribulations of engineering one of the most complex pieces of space technology, the Mars Rover Curiosity, by its chief engineer Rob Manning In the course of our enduring quest for knowledge about ourselves and our universe, we haven't found ...

              ISBN 9781588344038
              Published 15 February 2017 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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              The Real Stuff: A History of NASA's Astronaut Recruitment Policy
                

              The Real Stuff: A History of NASA's Astronaut Recruitment Policy (Paperback)

              By Atkinson, Joseph D.; Shafritz, Jay

              • $102.50

              This well-researched and clearly written book tells the story of the complications involved in NASA's selection of astronauts. The Real Stuff is the history of NASA's astronaut recruitment and selection process from 1959-1984.

              ISBN 9780275918088
              Published 15 September 1985 by ABC-CLIO
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              First Man: The Life of Neil Armstrong
                

              First Man: The Life of Neil Armstrong (EPUB ebook – Reissue)

              By Hansen, James

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              ISBN 9781471177880
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              Language en
              Published 29 May 2018 by Simon & Schuster Ltd
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              Working on Mars: Voyages of Scientific Discovery with the Mars Exploration Rovers
               

              Working on Mars: Voyages of Scientific Discovery with the Mars Exploration Rovers (Hardback)

              By Clancey, William J.

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              What it's like to explore Mars from Earth: How the Mars rovers provide scientists with a virtual experience of being on Mars.

              ISBN 9780262017756
              Published 15 September 2012 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
              Interest Age 18+ years
              Series The MIT Press
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              Reconsidering Sputnik: Forty Years Since the Soviet Satellite
               

              Reconsidering Sputnik: Forty Years Since the Soviet Satellite (Hardback)

              Edited by Launius, Roger D.; Logsdon, John M.; Smith, Robert W.

              • $300.00

              The contours of space exploration in the latter half of the 20th century owe much to the seminal but hardly singular event of Sputnik. This work looks at how this event changed history on October 4th, 1957 when the former Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik 1.

              ISBN 9789057026232
              Published 31 October 2000 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine
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