SpaceX, Blue Origin, Virgin Orbit, NASA, and the Privatization of theFinal FrontierAuthor: Bergan, BradCode: 61702Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date:06/11/2022Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
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, ......
Flying the First Wings into SpaceAuthor: Evans, MichelleCode: 61659Price:AU $59.95Format: Paperback / 484 pages Publisher: WW NORTON & CO Published date:01/06/2022Availability: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 ......
A Secret History of the Space RocketAuthor: MacDonald, FraserCode: 59225Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date:31/05/2021Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
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 ......
The Rocket Plane Programs That Led to the Space AgeAuthor: Petty, ChrisCode: 60138Price:AU $55.68Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA PRESS Published date:01/12/2020Availability: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.
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:17/06/2020Availability: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.
50th Anniversary EditionAuthor: Collins, MichaelCode: 57505Price:AU $16.49
Format: Paperback / 528 pages Publisher: PAN MACMILLAN Published date:11/07/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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 ......
Apollo 12, 14, 15, 16 and 17Author: Haynes ManualsCode: 57011Price:AU $35.96
Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:03/07/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Apollo 17 was the last of six Moon landings carrying astronauts to different places on the lunar surface. The last three flights were greatly extended in duration, providing opportunity for three full working days on the surface. Each carried a Lunar Roving Vehicle, as well as a complex suite of science instruments that would ......
Rare Views and Undiscovered MomentsAuthor: Pickering, J.L.Code: 57545Price:AU $65.00Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA Published date:15/05/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Provides an unprecedented photographic history of the space mission that defined an era. Through a wealth of unpublicized and recently discovered images, this book presents new and rarely-seen views of the people, places, and events involved in the pioneering first moon landing of July 20, 1969.
The Story of a Mars RoverAuthor: Motum, MarkusCode: 57508Price:AU $14.24
Format: Paperback / 56 pages Publisher: WALKER BOOKS Published date:01/12/2018Availability: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 ......
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:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 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.
Author: Baker, DavidCode: 47748Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:11/06/2017Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 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 ......
Author: W. David WoodsCode: 39458Price:AU $49.95Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:04/08/2016Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Few launch vehicles are as iconic and distinctive as NASAs behemoth rocket, the Saturn V, and none left such a lasting impression on those who watched it ascend. Developed with the specific brief to send humans to the Moon, it pushed rocketry to new scales. Its greatest triumph is that it achieved its goal repeatedly with an enviable record of ......
Author: Mikel, RussellCode: 40362Price:AU $240.43Format: Hardback / 275 pages Publisher: WILLFORD PRESS Published date:24/05/2016Availability: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 ......
Author: National Aeronautics and AdministrationCode: 33285Price:AU $69.99Format: Paperback / 180 pages Published date:06/09/2014Availability: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 ......
The Big Unofficial Logo Builders BookAuthor: Klang, JoachimCode: 38788Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Published date:15/09/2013Availability: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.
Inside the Story of Robotic Space Exploration, from Genesis to the MarsAuthor: Wiens, RogerCode: 38867Price:AU $36.00Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date:28/03/2013Availability: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, ......
Author: GrummanCode: 31108Price:AU $18.84
Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: PERISCOPE FILM LLC Published date:01/01/2013Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Originally created for NASA in 1969 by prime contractor Grumman, this Lunar Module Vehicle Familiarization Manual was mandatory reading for Apollo astronauts, contractors and NASA support staff. This version of the manual describes the so-called ELM, or Extended Lunar Modules designed for the "J"class missions Apollo 15-17 and the never-flown ......
History of the British Rocketry ProgrammeAuthor: Hill, C. N.Code: 39193Price:AU $99.00Format: Paperback / 350 pages Published date:17/10/2011Availability:In stock at supplier. No longer available
Provides a description of the British rocketry and space programme from the 1950s to 1970s, detailing the Medium Range Ballistic Missile Blue Streak and its conversion to a satellite launcher as part of the European Launcher Development Organisation (ELDO).
Author: Robinson, Ben et alCode: 23701Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:15/10/2010Availability: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 ......
Author: David RomanowskiCode: 23125Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 278 pages Publisher: CENTRAL BOOK SERVICES Published date:01/07/2010Availability: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, ......