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            Almost Astronauts: The Story Of The Merc
             

            Almost Astronauts: The Story Of The Merc (Hardback)

            By Stone, Tanya Lee

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            What does it take to be an astronaut? Mastery at flying, courage, intelligence, resistance to stress, being in top shape - any checklist would certainly include these. But when America created NASA in 1958, there was another unspoken rule: you had to be a man. This is the tale of ...

            ISBN 9780763636111
            Published 1 May 2009 by Candlewick Press,U.S
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery

            Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery (Paperback)

            By Kelly, Scott

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            From the Nasa astronaut who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station - what it's like out there and what it's like now, back here.

            ISBN 9781784162658
            Published 18 June 2018 by Transworld Publishers
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            Limiting Future Collision Risk to Spacecraft: An Assessment of NASA's Meteoroid and Orbital Debris Programs

            Limiting Future Collision Risk to Spacecraft: An Assessment of NASA's Meteoroid and Orbital Debris Programs (Paperback)

            By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; Committee for the Assessment of NASA's Orbital Debris Programs

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            Derelict satellites, equipment and other debris orbiting Earth (aka space junk) have been accumulating for many decades and could damage or even possibly destroy satellites and human spacecraft if they collide. During the past 50 years, various National Aeronautics and Space Admi ...

            ISBN 9780309219747
            Published 15 November 2011 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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            The Quest for Mars: NASA Scientists and Their Search for Life Beyond Earth
             

            The Quest for Mars: NASA Scientists and Their Search for Life Beyond Earth (Paperback, New edition)

            By Bergreen, Laurence

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            Is there life on Mars? If not, why not? These questions have gripped mankind throughout the 20th century. In the shadow of the new millennium, this title seeks the definitive answers from the scientists participating in the race to discover life on the Red Planet.

            ISBN 9780006531340
            Published 3 September 2001 by HarperCollins Publishers
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            A Performance Assessment of NASA's Heliophysics Program

            A Performance Assessment of NASA's Heliophysics Program (Paperback)

            By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Studies Board, Space; Committee on Heliophysics Performance Assessment

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            Since the 1990s, the pace of discovery in the field of solar and space physics has accelerated, largely owing to NASA investments in its Heliophysics Great Observatory fleet of spacecraft. These enable researchers to investigate connections between events on the Sun and in the sp ...

            ISBN 9780309136563
            Published 15 April 2009 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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            Technical Evaluation of the NASA Model for Cancer Risk to Astronauts Due to Space Radiation

            Technical Evaluation of the NASA Model for Cancer Risk to Astronauts Due to Space Radiation (Paperback)

            By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Studies Board, Space; Committee for Evaluation of Space Radiation Cancer Risk Model; Academies, National

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            NASA's current missions to the International Space Station (ISS) and potential future exploration missions involving extended stays by astronauts on the lunar surface, as well as the possibility of near- Earth object (NEO) or Mars missions, present challenges in protecting astron ...

            ISBN 9780309253055
            Published 15 December 2012 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Spacecraft Maximum Allowable Concentrations for Selected Airborne Contaminants: Volume 3

            Spacecraft Maximum Allowable Concentrations for Selected Airborne Contaminants: Volume 3 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Subcommittee on Spacecraft Maximum Allowable Concentrations; on Life Sciences, Commission; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Research Council, National; Academy of Sciences, National

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            The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has measured airborne contaminants in spacecraft during space missions because of the potential toxicological hazards to humans that might be associated with prolonged spacecraft missions. This book reviews the spacecraft m ...

            ISBN 9780309056298
            Published 15 January 1999 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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            Series Spacecraft Maximum Allowable Concentrations for Selected Air
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            The Space Shuttle Decision, 1965-1972
              

            The Space Shuttle Decision, 1965-1972 (Paperback)

            By Heppenheimer, T. a.

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            Heppenheimer examines the shuttle's technical antecedents, traces NASA's evolving programme goals, the technical calculations, political maneuvering, and fiscal constraints, and explains the myriad designs that preceded the shuttle concept and the politically charged development ...

            ISBN 9781588340146
            Published 17 May 2002 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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            Series History of the Space Shuttle
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            Into the Black

            Into the Black (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By White, Rowland

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            On 12th April 1981 a revolutionary new spacecraft blasted off from Florida on her maiden flight. NASA's Space Shuttle Columbia was the most advanced flying machine ever built. Drawing on interviews with astronauts and engineers, the author pieces together the dramatic untold stor ...

            ISBN 9780593064375
            Published 2 May 2016 by Transworld Publishers
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            The Missile and Space Race
             

            The Missile and Space Race (Hardback)

            By Levine, Alan

            • $209.50

            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 ...

            ISBN 9780275944513
            Published 30 July 1994 by ABC-CLIO
            Interest Age 19+ years
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