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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
              Released NZ 15 Sep 2012
              Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
              Interest Age 18+ years
              Series The MIT Press
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              Interplanetary Outpost: The Human and Technological Challenges of Exploring the Outer Planets
                

              Interplanetary Outpost: The Human and Technological Challenges of Exploring the Outer Planets (Paperback, 2012nd edition)

              By Seedhouse, Erik

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              Interplanetary Outpost follows the mission architecture of NASA's plan for Human Outer Planet Exploration (HOPE), which envisions sending a crew to the moon Callisto. This text addresses the various challenges involved with the mission, while providing a foundation of mission req...uirements.
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              ISBN 9781441997470
              Released NZ 1 Dec 2011
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Space Exploration
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              The Missile and Space Race
               

              The Missile and Space Race (Hardback)

              By Levine, Alan

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              This is a history of the development of military missiles and space travel, from World War II to the American visits to the moon during the period 1969-1972. It stresses the relationship between the early stages of space exploration and the arms race, a dual path leading to space... flight.
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              ISBN 9780275944513
              Released NZ 30 Jul 1994
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Planets, Stars and Stellar Systems: Volume 1: Telescopes and Instrumentation
                

              Planets, Stars and Stellar Systems: Volume 1: Telescopes and Instrumentation (Hardback, 2013 ed.)

              Editor-in-chief Oswalt, Terry D.; Edited by McLean, Ian S.

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              This first in a six-volume compendium of modern astronomical research covers telescopes and instrumentation. Each chapter stands on its own and each volume can be used as a text or reference for advanced undergraduate or postgraduate courses.

              ISBN 9789400756205
              Released NZ 27 Feb 2013
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Planets, Stars and Stellar Systems
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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.... This book offers his unique perspective on the space program.
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              ISBN 9780061233937
              Released NZ 23 Oct 2008
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Chariots for Apollo: The NASA History of Manned Lunar Spacecraft to 1969
                

              Chariots for Apollo: The NASA History of Manned Lunar Spacecraft to 1969 (Paperback)

              By Brooks, Courtney G.; Grimwood, James M.; Swenson, Loyd S.; Dickson, Paul

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              Presents NASA's official history of the Apollo spacecraft and lunar modules. This title traces the design of the vehicles, their development, and their operation in space. It includes one hundred six photographs and illustrations that highlight the text, which begins with NASA's ...origins and concludes with the triumphant Apollo 11 moon mission.
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              ISBN 9780486467566
              Released NZ 26 Mar 2009
              Publisher Dover Publications Inc.
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Dover Books on Astronomy
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              Rocket Manual: An insight into the development and technology of space rockets and satellite launchers
               

              Rocket Manual: An insight into the development and technology of space rockets and satellite launchers (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Baker, David

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              An insight into the development, evolution and technology of rocket motors

              ISBN 9780857333711
              Released NZ 5 Feb 2015
              Publisher Haynes Publishing Group
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              John F. Kennedy and the Race to the Moon
                

              John F. Kennedy and the Race to the Moon (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Logsdon, John M.

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              While there are many biographies of JFK and accounts of the early years of US space efforts, this book uses primary source material and interviews with key participants to provide a comprehensive account of how the actions taken by JFK's administration have shaped the course of t...he US space program over the last 45 years.
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              ISBN 9781137346490
              Released NZ 22 May 2013
              Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology
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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

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              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
              Released NZ 15 Sep 1985
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
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              The Right Kind Of Crazy: A True Story of Teamwork, Leadership, and High-Stakes Innovation
               

              The Right Kind Of Crazy: A True Story of Teamwork, Leadership, and High-Stakes Innovation (Hardback)

              By Steltzner, Adam; Patrick, William

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              The true story of how an unlikely leader helped inspire a team of rocket scientists to achieve the near impossible: landing a two-thousand pound rover on Mars.

              ISBN 9781591846925
              Released NZ 1 Jun 2016
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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