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Space Race 2.0

SpaceX, Blue Origin, Virgin Orbit, NASA, and the Privatization of theFinal Frontier Author: Bergan, Brad Code: 61702 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 29/12/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: December 2022

Space Race 2.0 is the only authoritative photographic history of the efforts of private companies-often alongside NASA-to accelerate humankinds exploration and understanding of the final frontier.

The private space sector is growing tremendously. The industrys consensus leader, SpaceX, ......

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The X-15 Rocket Plane

Flying the First Wings into Space Author: Evans, Michelle Code: 61659 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Paperback / 484 pages Publisher: WW NORTON & CO Published date: 01/06/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

With the Soviet Unions launch of the first Sputnik satellite in 1957, the Cold War soared to new heights as Americans feared losing the race into space. The X-15 Rocket Plane tells the enthralling yet little-known story of the hypersonic X-15, the winged rocket ship that met this challenge and opened the way into human-controlled ......

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Escape from Earth

A Secret History of the Space Rocket Author: MacDonald, Fraser Code: 59225 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date: 31/05/2021 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Escape from Earth is the untold story of the engineers, dreamers and rebels who started the American space programme. In particular, it is the story of Frank Malina, founder of what became Nasa's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the scientist who cracked the, as he called it, problem of escape from the Earth by rocket. It's a wild ride. Jack ......
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Beyond Blue Skies

The Rocket Plane Programs That Led to the Space Age Author: Petty, Chris Code: 60138 Price: AU $55.68 Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA PRESS Published date: 01/12/2020 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Beyond Blue Skies examines the thirty-year period after World War II during which aviation experienced an unprecedented era of progress that led the United States to the boundaries of outer space.
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Deep Sleep

They went down with the Titanic but they lived to take the blame Author: Astridge, Paula Code: 59136 Price: AU $16.21 (was AU $24.95) Format: Paperback / 370 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date: 17/06/2020 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

The lives of those on the Titanic hinged on the tying of a shoelace and the taking of a nap -- two tiny details that made all the difference and dictated the actions of Captains Arthur Rostron and Stanley Lord – the men responsible for the rescue. In this novel, all that went wrong is revealed.

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Apollo 11

The Inside Story Author: Whitehouse, David Code: 58000 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: ICON PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 03/06/2019 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
The amazing inside story of Apollo 11 - The Right Stuff for a new generation
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Curiosity

The Story of a Mars Rover Author: Motum, Markus Code: 57508 Price: AU $14.24 (was AU $18.99) Format: Paperback / 56 pages Publisher: WALKER BOOKS Published date: 01/12/2018 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

A stylishly illustrated non-fiction book about the search for life on Mars, told from the unique perspective of NASAs Mars rover, Curiosity. Discover the incredible story of the search for life on Mars, told from the unique perspective of Curiosity, the Mars Rover sent to explore the red planet. Markus Motums stylish illustrations and diagrams ......

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Astronaut Manual

1961 Onwards Owners' Workshop Manual Author: Mactaggart, Ken Code: 47651 Price: AU $19.97 (was AU $39.95) Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 09/02/2017 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
This book provides an insight into what an astronaut does, the experience of space flight, the equipment he uses, and what it takes to become an astronaut
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Spy Satellite Manual

Author: Baker, David Code: 46305 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 06/10/2016 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
In 1954, three years before the launch of Sputnik 1, the world's first satellite, top-secret discussions were held in the United States to plan the development of military spy satellites, designedto obtain detailed photography of the Soviet Union's military strength, and its potential for waging nuclear war.
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Aerospace Engineering and Thermodynamics

Author: Mikel, Russell Code: 40362 Price: AU $240.43 Format: Hardback / 275 pages Publisher: WILLFORD PRESS Published date: 24/05/2016 Availability: Sorry, this is no longer available
Aerospace engineering is a multidisciplinary field that deals with the manufacturing of spacecraft and aircraft. This book is a valuable compilation of topics, ranging from the basic to the most complex advancements in aerospace engineering, and the importance of thermodynamics in this field. It elucidates the concepts and innovative models around ......
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The Spoken Word III: Recollections of Dryden's History; The Shuttle Year

Author: National Aeronautics and Administration Code: 33285 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Paperback / 180 pages Published date: 06/09/2014 Availability: Sorry, this is no longer available
This is the third in a series of oral histories about NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center. This volume focuses on the space shuttle program and thus spans nearly three decades. Since the creation of the center’s history office in 1996, coincident with the 50th anniversary of the center itself, the office has collected oral histories from the ......
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Build Your Own Galaxy

The Big Unofficial Logo Builders Book Author: Klang, Joachim Code: 38788 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Published date: 15/09/2013 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
LEGO(R) Galaxy comes with complete instructions on how to build your favourite space ship, droid or space - it only takes a little ambition, imagination and intuition. Simple step-by-step instructions complete with clearly arranged parts lists make it easy to bring your favourite science fiction movies to life.
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Red Rover

Inside the Story of Robotic Space Exploration, from Genesis to the Mars Author: Wiens, Roger Code: 38867 Price: AU $36.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date: 28/03/2013 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
In its eerie likeness to Earth, Mars has long captured our imaginations--both as a destination for humankind and as a possible home to extraterrestrial life. It is our twenty-first century New World; its explorers robots, shipped 350 million miles from Earth to uncover the distant planet's secrets. Its most recent scout is Curiosity--a one-ton, ......
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U.S.S. Enterprise Manual

Author: Robinson, Ben et al Code: 23701 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 15/10/2010 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The Starship Enterprise gets the Haynes treatment! This fascinating Haynes Manual features cutaway drawings, technical illustrations and photographs along with comprehensive background information and specifications on the technology used on board the USS Enterprise, in all its various incarnations. Seasoned Star Trek writers lift the lid on ......
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The Legacy of Flight - Images from the Smithsonian Archives

Author: David Romanowski Code: 23125 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 278 pages Publisher: CENTRAL BOOK SERVICES Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: In stock at supplier. No longer available
A stunning documentary history of aviation and space flight in the last 100 years that highlights the achievements of both the famous and the everyday people involved in the endeavor as well as every major type of aircraft, military and civilian, commercial and civil, and all the professions that make it work: pilot, mechanic, designer, builder, ......
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