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            Orbital Mechanics
             

            Orbital Mechanics (Hardback)

            By Prussing, John E.; Conway, Bruce A.

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            As more spaceflights are planned and designed, aeronautical students and engineers require training on the topic of orbital mechanics. This introduction to the subject provides the reader with data to calculate propellant required, time of flight, launch and arrival times, and pa...yload.
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            ISBN 9780195078343
            Released NZ 1 Jul 1993
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
            Interest Age General Audience
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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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            Reconsidering Sputnik: Forty Years Since the Soviet Satellite
             

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

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

            • RRP: $282.00
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            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
            Released NZ 31 Oct 2000
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine
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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; 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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            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 ...decision of 1972.
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            ISBN 9781588340146
            Released NZ 17 May 2002
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series History of the Space Shuttle
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            Voices of the Soviet Space Program: Cosmonauts, Soldiers, and Engineers Who Took the USSR into Space
              

            Voices of the Soviet Space Program: Cosmonauts, Soldiers, and Engineers Who Took the USSR into Space (Hardback)

            By Gerovitch, S.

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            In this remarkable oral history, Slava Gerovitch presents interviews with the men and women who witnessed Soviet space efforts firsthand. Rather than comprising a master narrative, these fascinating and varied accounts bring to light the often divergent perspectives, experiences,... and institutional cultures that defined the Soviet space program.
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            ISBN 9781137481788
            Released NZ 18 Dec 2014
            Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology
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            Neil Armstrong
             

            Neil Armstrong (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Barbree, Jay

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            Neil Armstrong biography. This book is full of never-before-seen photos and personal details written down for the first time, including what Neil really felt when he took that first step on the moon, what life in NASA was like, and what he felt the future of space exploration sho...uld be.
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            ISBN 9781250040725
            Released NZ 9 Jun 2015
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Perspectives in Space Surveillance

            Perspectives in Space Surveillance (Hardback)

            Contributions by Sridharan, Ramaswamy; Pensa, Antonio F.; Solodyna, Craig

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            The development of deep space surveillance technology and its later application to near-Earth surveillance, covering work at Lincoln Laboratory from 1970 to 2000.

            ISBN 9780262035873
            Released NZ 15 Jan 2017
            Publisher MIT Press Ltd
            Interest Age 18+ years
            Series MIT Lincoln Laboratory Series
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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, J.

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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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            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

            • RRP: $55.00
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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
            Interest Age General Audience
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