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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 ...

            ISBN 9781137346490
            Published 22 May 2013 by Palgrave Macmillan
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology
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            How to Build Your Own Spaceship: The Science of Personal Space Travel
             

            How to Build Your Own Spaceship: The Science of Personal Space Travel (Paperback, Main)

            By Bizony, Piers

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            Private space flight has long been a science fiction dream. Major companies such as Virgin and Amazon are investing in a fresh generation of lightweight, efficient spacecraft. This book tells you what you need to join the space race - either by signing up as a passenger or becomi ...

            ISBN 9781846271267
            Published 27 May 2009 by Granta Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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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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            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.

            • $1,042.50

            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
            Published 27 February 2013
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Planets, Stars and Stellar Systems
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            Modern Astrodynamics: Fundamentals and Perturbation Methods
             

            Modern Astrodynamics: Fundamentals and Perturbation Methods (Hardback)

            By Bond, Victor R.; Allman, Mark C.

            • $271.00

            Discusses some techniques used to obtain numerical solutions of the equations of motion for planets and satellites. This book also introduces the two-body problem and solves it by developing six integrals of the motion, starting from Newton's three laws of motion and his law of g ...

            ISBN 9780691044590
            Published 15 March 1996
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Language (English)
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            AIAA Gas Turbine Propulsion Systems
             

            AIAA Gas Turbine Propulsion Systems (Hardback)

            By MacIsaac, Bernie

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            Gas Turbine Propulsion Systems in Aerospace & Defense pulls together all of the systems and subsystems associated with gas turbine engines in aircraft and marine warship applications. The subject of engine (fuel) control has undergone major changes in the past 20 years due to the ...

            ISBN 9781600868467
            Published 23 September 2011 by John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe

            Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Export / Airside)

            By Massimino, Mike; With Colby, Tanner

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            The extraordinary and inspirational story of US astronaut Mike Massimino

            ISBN 9781471149535
            Published 1 October 2016 by Simon & Schuster Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Mankind Beyond Earth: The History, Science, and Future of Human Space Exploration

            Mankind Beyond Earth: The History, Science, and Future of Human Space Exploration (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Piantadosi, Claude A.

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            Seeking to reenergize Americans' passion for the space program, the value of further exploration of the Moon, and the importance of human beings on the final frontier, Claude A. Piantadosi presents a rich history of American space exploration and its major achievements. He emphas ...

            ISBN 9780231162432
            Published 15 November 2014 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Language (English)
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            The Sputniks Crisis and Early United States Space Policy: A Critique of the Historiography of Space
              

            The Sputniks Crisis and Early United States Space Policy: A Critique of the Historiography of Space (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 1st ed. 1991)

            By Bulkeley, Rip

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            An examination of American space policy in the 12 years after World War II and in particular of the reaction provoked by the launching of the first Sputnik satellite in 1957. In the author's opinion the truth of what occurred in this period has been clouded by confusion and misin ...

            ISBN 9781349119837
            Published 1 January 1991 by Palgrave Macmillan
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Studies in Military and Strategic History
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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

            • RRP: $50.00
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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
            Published 1 June 2016 by Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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