A Secret History of the Space RocketAuthor: MacDonald, FraserCode: 59225Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date:21/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
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 ......
They went down with the Titanic but they lived to take the blameAuthor: Astridge, PaulaCode: 59136Price:AU $24.95Format: Paperback / 370 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:01/07/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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.
Author: Sona BooksCode: 57626Price:AU $26.99(was
AU $44.99)Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: SONA BOOKS Published date:29/08/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
50 years ago in July 2019 the human race's fascination with the Earth's moon went into overdrive when Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins landed on the surface. To celebrate this significant anniversary, we take an in-depth look at the Apollo program and how it landed man on the Moon.
50th Anniversary EditionAuthor: Collins, MichaelCode: 57505Price:AU $21.99Format: Paperback / 528 pages Publisher: PAN MACMILLAN Published date:11/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
In July 1969, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins piloted the Apollo 11 spacecraft to the moon. Fifty years later, it is still one of the greatest achievements in human history. In this remarkable memoir, a defining classic, Michael Collins conveys, in a very personal way, the drama, beauty, and humour of that ......
A Secret History of the Space RocketAuthor: MacDonald, FraserCode: 56142Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date:23/06/2019Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
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 Nasas Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the scientist who cracked the, as he called it, problem of escape from the Earth by rocket. Its a wild ride. Jack ......
The Voyages of the Apollo AstronautsAuthor: Chaikin, AndrewCode: 57650Price:AU $26.99Format: Paperback / 704 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:13/06/2019Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
'Through the windows of the slowly turning spacecraft they looked out at the place where the sun had once been, and there was the moon- a huge, magnificent sphere bathed in the eerie blue light of earthshine, each crater rendered in ghostly detail.' The race to the moon was won spectacularly by Apollo 11 on 20 July 1969. When astronauts Neil ......
NASA Mission AS-506 ManualAuthor: Haynes ManualsCode: 57491Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 216 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:15/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
This is the story of the Apollo 11 mission and the `space hardware that made it all possible. This manual looks at the evolution and design of the mighty Saturn V rocket, the Command and Service Modules, and the Lunar Module. It describes the space suits worn by the crew and their special life support and communications systems. We learn about ......
The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary ExperienceAuthor: Pyle, RodCode: 57641Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: STERLING Published date:25/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A lavishly illustrated look at the groundbreaking Apollo 11 mission, in honour of the 50th anniversary, featuring stunning and previously unpublished images that tell the incredible story of the first men on the moon.
The Story of a Mars RoverAuthor: Motum, MarkusCode: 57508Price:AU $14.24(was
AU $18.99)Format: Paperback / 56 pages Publisher: WALKER BOOKS Published date:01/12/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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 ......
Author: O'Neill, MichaelCode: 54992Price:AU $33.74(was
AU $44.99)Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: DANANN PUBLISHING LIMITED Published date:16/11/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
July 1969. It’s a little over eight years since the flights of Gagarin and Shepard, followed quickly by President Kennedy’s challenge to put a man on the moon before the decade is out. It is only seven months since NASA made a bold decision to send Apollo 8 all the way to the moon on the first manned flight of the massive Saturn V rocket. Now, ......
Von Braun: Nazi at NASAAuthor: Astridge, PaulaCode: 52391Price:AU $18.71(was
AU $24.95)Format: Paperback / 370 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:05/09/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
RELEASED IN CELEBRATION OF THE 50 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST MOON LANDING. Baron Wernher von Braun is one of the most controversial men in history. While he was responsible for the V-2 missile which caused devastation and killed thousands during WW2, he is also celebrated as the man who flew us to the moon in Apollo 11. Was he good or bad?
100 Iconic Rockets, Shuttles, and Satellites that put us in SpaceAuthor: Gorn, Michael H.Code: 52099Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: VOYAGEUR PRESS INC Published date:10/08/2018Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
From Sputnik 1 to the International Space Station, Spacecraft examines a vast array of wonderful capsules, spaceplanes, rockets, robotics, and stations from throughout aerospace history.
From 4.5 Billion Years Ago to the PresentAuthor: Harland, David M.Code: 52319Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:20/07/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The unique Haynes insight into Mars, providing a sister title to Earth Manual and Moon Manual. The recent Ridley Scott/Matt Damon film The Martian, the discovery of water (ice) on the planets surface and NASAs plans for manned Mars exploration have all made Mars cool again.. Haynes applies its unique manual treatment ......
The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the MoonAuthor: Kluger, JeffreyCode: 57632Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: ST MARTINS PRESS Published date:11/05/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The untold story of the historic voyage to the moon that closed out one of Americas's darkest years with a nearly unimaginable triumph.
Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the CosmosAuthor: Davenport, ChristianCode: 57507Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 320 pages Published date:20/04/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The visionary quest to rekindle the human exploration and colonization of space led by two rivals and their vast fortunes, egos, concern about the future of humanity, and visions of space as the next entrepreneurial frontier For years, space enthusiasts have imagined people in spaceships colonizing the cosmos, and for more than four decades, US ......
The History, Design, Development and Operation of 1st US Space StationAuthor: Baker, DavidCode: 50874Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:13/03/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Skylab has a fascination among space professionals and enthusiasts alike and a book on the engineering and design of this space station has been argued for in blogs and chat rooms for many years. No other book has yet been published which describes the technical, design and engineering details of how Skylab was built and operated. There have been ......
The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the MoonAuthor: Kluger, JeffreyCode: 50050Price:AU $46.30Format: Hardback / 551 pages Publisher: THORNDIKE PRESS LARGE PRINT Published date:20/09/2017Availability:Sold Out
The untold story of the historic voyage to the moon that closed out one of our darkest years with a nearly unimaginable triumph In August 1968, NASA made a bold decision: in just sixteen weeks, the United States would launch humankinds first flight to the moon. Only the year before, three astronauts had burned to death in their spacecraft, and ......
Author: Baker, DavidCode: 47748Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:11/06/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Full coverage of the design, engineering, development and flight operations of NASA's Mercury spacecraft, which in addition to several unmanned tests supported two piloted ballistic sub-orbital flights in 1961 and four piloted orbital flights between 1962 and 1963.The Mercury programme bridged the gap between the hypersonic X-15 and the two-man ......
1997 Onwards (Cassini Orbiter, Huygens Probe and Future Exploration ConcAuthor: Lorenz, RalphCode: 47749Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:11/05/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The descent of the Huygens probe to the frozen surface of Saturn's moon, Titan, in 2005, marks a pinnacle achievement in space exploration - the most distant planetary landing ever made or presently foreseen. The Huygens probe's seven-year voyage through space (past Venus, Earth and Jupiter) attached to the Cassini orbiter, its arrival at Saturn ......
1961 Onwards Owners' Workshop ManualAuthor: Mactaggart, KenCode: 47651Price:AU $23.97(was
AU $39.95)Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:09/02/2017Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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
Author: Baker, DavidCode: 46305Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:06/10/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 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.
Fly and Fight LaosAuthor: Wep11345BooksCode: 39864Price:AU $53.24Format: Paperback / 180 pages Publisher: WEP11345BOOKS Published date:01/07/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
Full color aerial combat photography, Non-fiction, Faith, Secret war Laos 1970, personal account, LS 20A, Raven Forward Air Controller, O-1 Bird dog, AT-28D, U17B. Vang Pao, Hmong resistance, Government corruption. We were birds of prey; finding and destroying targets of opportunity and defending allied outposts. We dueled with dragons every day. ......
Author: Pelton, JosephCode: 39827Price:AU $247.95Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: BUTTERWORTH-HEINEMANN LTD Published date:30/06/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
When international rules and regulations governing space travel were first being developed, only a few countries had any space presence and commercial space activity was non-existent. Today, over 50 countries have on-orbit satellites and commercial space presence is essential to commercial telecommunications and broadcasting, yet international ......
Author: National Aeronautics and Space AdministrCode: 46207Price:AU $23.49Format: Paperback / 44 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date:30/06/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
The Near Earth Network, part of NASA's Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) Program, provides tracking, telemetry, and command services to approximately 40 Agency science missions operating in low Earth orbit, including the recently launched Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission and the Aura mission, which is still operating more than ......
Fashioning ApolloAuthor: Monchaux, NicholasCode: 40189Price:AU $15.70Format: CD-Audio / 600 mins Publisher: THE LYONS PRESS Published date:14/06/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped onto the lunar surface in July of 1969, they wore spacesuits made by Playtex: 21 layers of fabric, each with a distinct yet interrelated function, custom-sewn for them by seamstresses whose usual work was fashioning bras and girdles. This book is the story of that spacesuit. It is a story of the triumph ......
Author: Losik Ph D, LenCode: 39937Price:AU $78.49Format: Paperback / 340 pages Publisher: SANLEN PUBLISHING Published date:14/06/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
Briefly describes the author's initial experience developing and using predictive analytics to identify failure precursors in normal appearing engineering measurement data from electrical and electro-mechanical equipment on U.S. Air Force/Boeing GPS satellites and U.C. Berleley SSL/NASA's Extreme Ultra-Violet Explorer (EUVE) class satellite, a ......
Author: Losik Ph D, LenCode: 39938Price:AU $141.35Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: SANLEN PUBLISHING Published date:13/06/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
Describes the author's initial experience developing and using predicting analytics to identify failure precursors in normal appearing engineering measurement data from electrical and electro-mechanical equipment on U.S. Air Force GPS satellites and NASA's Extreme Ultra-Violet Explorer satellite, a sister ship to the NASA Hubble space telescope. ......
The Surprising History of Food and Drink in the SkiesAuthor: Foss, RichardCode: 40099Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 248 pages Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD Published date:25/05/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
This book explores the history of food in flight from hydrogen balloons to the space station: what was served, how and why; the problems with heating, cooling, and serving technology; logistics; overcoming cultural barriers; and the effect of altitude on our senses of taste and smell.
Author: Mikel, RussellCode: 40362Price:AU $240.43Format: Hardback / 275 pages Publisher: WILLFORD PRESS Published date:24/05/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
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 ......
Notes from the Last Days of American SpaceflightAuthor: Dean, Margaret LazarusCode: 40187Price:AU $15.70Format: CD-Audio / 720 mins Publisher: THE LYONS PRESS Published date:17/05/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
Winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize, a breathtaking elegy to the waning days of human spaceflight as we have known it. In the 1960s humans took their first steps away from Earth and for a time our possibilities in space seemed endless. But in a time of austerity, and in the wake of high-profile disasters like "Challenger," that dream has ......
Processing, Properties and ApplicationsAuthor: Rana, SohelCode: 39824Price:AU $306.95Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: WOODHEAD PUBLISHING LTD Published date:11/05/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Advanced Composite Materials for Aerospace Engineering: Processing, Properties and Applications predominately focuses on the use of advanced composite materials in aerospace engineering. It discusses both the basic and advanced requirements of these materials for various applications in the aerospace sector, and includes discussions on all the ......
Methods and ToolsAuthor: Spagnulo, MarcelloCode: 40163Price:AU $234.14Format: Paperback / 376 pages Publisher: SPRINGER Published date:01/05/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
Beginning with factors that set space programs apart from other management challenges, this book uses theory and example of real programs worldwide to identify the tools needed to manage large, complex space programs in both government and commercial settings.
An International PerspectiveAuthor: Rathgeber, WolfgangCode: 40611Price:AU $249.86Format: Paperback / 220 pages Publisher: SPRINGER Published date:01/05/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
This book examines current questions regarding the use of space, rules in orbit and ways towards achieving global engagement on space security issues. It also formulates principles and recommendations for global action.
Author: Menshikov, Valery ACode: 40614Price:AU $328.43Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: SPRINGER Published date:01/05/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
This book explores the potential role of space-based systems in global risk and disaster management. The text introduces the proposed international global natural and industrial emergency aerospace monitoring system (IGMASS), its architecture and function.
Author: Worms, Jean-ClaudeCode: 40612Price:AU $202.71Format: Paperback / 360 pages Publisher: SPRINGER Published date:01/05/2016Availability:Please contact us for availability
This book examines management of space exploration, space settlements, the role of astronauts in the future as well as related to the encounter of extraterrestrial life. It reflects on issues related to Europe's role in conducting human exploration in space.