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9781925868388

Deep Sleep

They went down with the Titanic but they lived to take the blame Author: Astridge, Paula Code: 59136 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 370 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date: 01/07/2020 Availability: 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.

9781912918096

Journey To The Moon

Author: Sona Books Code: 57626 Price: AU $26.99 (was AU $44.99) Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: SONA BOOKS Published date: 29/08/2019 Availability: 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.
9781509896578

Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys

50th Anniversary Edition Author: Collins, Michael Code: 57505 Price: AU $21.99 Format: Paperback / 528 pages Publisher: PAN MACMILLAN Published date: 11/07/2019 Availability: 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 ......

9781781259702

Escape from Earth

A Secret History of the Space Rocket Author: MacDonald, Fraser Code: 56142 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date: 23/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 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 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 ......

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A Man on the Moon

The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts Author: Chaikin, Andrew Code: 57650 Price: AU $26.99 Format: Paperback / 704 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 13/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
'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 ......
9781785215926

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Edition

NASA Mission AS-506 Manual Author: Haynes Manuals Code: 57491 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 216 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 15/05/2019 Availability: 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 ......

9781454931973

First on the Moon

The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Experience Author: Pyle, Rod Code: 57641 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: STERLING Published date: 25/04/2019 Availability: 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.
9781406387155

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 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 ......

9781912332274

Pioneers of Spaceflight

Author: O'Neill, Michael Code: 54992 Price: AU $33.74 (was AU $44.99) Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: DANANN PUBLISHING LIMITED Published date: 16/11/2018 Availability: 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, ......

9781922131515

Rocket Man

Von Braun: Nazi at NASA Author: Astridge, Paula Code: 52391 Price: AU $18.71 (was AU $24.95) Format: Paperback / 370 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date: 05/09/2018 Availability: 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? 

9780760354186

Spacecraft

100 Iconic Rockets, Shuttles, and Satellites that put us in Space Author: Gorn, Michael H. Code: 52099 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: VOYAGEUR PRESS INC Published date: 10/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
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.
9781785211386

Mars Owners' Workshop Manual

From 4.5 Billion Years Ago to the Present Author: Harland, David M. Code: 52319 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 20/07/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9781250182517

Apollo 8

The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon Author: Kluger, Jeffrey Code: 57632 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: ST MARTINS PRESS Published date: 11/05/2018 Availability: 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.
9781610398299

The Space Barons

Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos Author: Davenport, Christian Code: 57507 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Published date: 20/04/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9781785210655

NASA Skylab 1969 to 1979

The History, Design, Development and Operation of 1st US Space Station Author: Baker, David Code: 50874 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 13/03/2018 Availability: 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 ......
9781432843472

Apollo 8

The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon Author: Kluger, Jeffrey Code: 50050 Price: AU $46.30 Format: Hardback / 551 pages Publisher: THORNDIKE PRESS LARGE PRINT Published date: 20/09/2017 Availability: 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 ......

9781785210648

NASA Mercury Manual

Author: Baker, David Code: 47748 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 11/06/2017 Availability: 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 ......
9781785211119

NASA/ESA/Asi Cassini-Huygens

1997 Onwards (Cassini Orbiter, Huygens Probe and Future Exploration Conc Author: Lorenz, Ralph Code: 47749 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 11/05/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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 ......
9781785210617

Astronaut Manual

1961 Onwards Owners' Workshop Manual Author: Mactaggart, Ken Code: 47651 Price: AU $23.97 (was AU $39.95) Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 09/02/2017 Availability: 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
9781785210860

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: 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.
9780692751282

Low and Slow

Fly and Fight Laos Author: Wep11345Books Code: 39864 Price: AU $53.24 Format: Paperback / 180 pages Publisher: WEP11345BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2016 Availability: 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. ......
9781534997189

NASA's Management of the Near Earth Network

Author: National Aeronautics and Space Administr Code: 46207 Price: AU $23.49 Format: Paperback / 44 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date: 30/06/2016 Availability: 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 ......
9780974135847

Introduction to Predicting Failures on Highly Reliable Aerospace Equipme

Author: Losik Ph D, Len Code: 39937 Price: AU $78.49 Format: Paperback / 340 pages Publisher: SANLEN PUBLISHING Published date: 14/06/2016 Availability: 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 ......
9781522666196

Spacesuit (CD Audio MP3)

Fashioning Apollo Author: Monchaux, Nicholas Code: 40189 Price: AU $15.70 Format: CD-Audio / 600 mins Publisher: THE LYONS PRESS Published date: 14/06/2016 Availability: 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 ......
9780976749196

Predicting Failures & Measuring Remaining Equipment Life for Highly Reli

Author: Losik Ph D, Len Code: 39938 Price: AU $141.35 Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: SANLEN PUBLISHING Published date: 13/06/2016 Availability: 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. ......
9781682852279

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: 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 ......
9781522605270

Leaving Orbit (CD Audio MP3)

Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight Author: Dean, Margaret Lazarus Code: 40187 Price: AU $15.70 Format: CD-Audio / 720 mins Publisher: THE LYONS PRESS Published date: 17/05/2016 Availability: 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 ......
9781493952328

Space Program Management

Methods and Tools Author: Spagnulo, Marcello Code: 40163 Price: AU $234.14 Format: Paperback / 376 pages Publisher: SPRINGER PUBLISHING COMPANY Published date: 01/05/2016 Availability: 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.
9783709119266

Fair and Responsible Use of Space

An International Perspective Author: Rathgeber, Wolfgang Code: 40611 Price: AU $249.86 Format: Paperback / 220 pages Publisher: SPRINGER PUBLISHING COMPANY Published date: 01/05/2016 Availability: 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.
9783709119310

Humans in Outer Space - Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Author: Worms, Jean-Claude Code: 40612 Price: AU $202.71 Format: Paperback / 360 pages Publisher: SPRINGER PUBLISHING COMPANY Published date: 01/05/2016 Availability: 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.
9783709119341

Global Aerospace Monitoring and Disaster Management

Author: Menshikov, Valery A Code: 40614 Price: AU $328.43 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: SPRINGER PUBLISHING COMPANY Published date: 01/05/2016 Availability: 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.
9781857599022

Cosmonauts

Birth of a Space Age Author: Millard, Douglas Code: 38427 Price: AU $99.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date: 30/10/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Looks at Russia's space programme accompanying the landmark exhibition at the Science Museum, London.
9780857337979

NASA Hubble Space Telescope - 1990 Onwards

An Insight into the History, Development, Collaboration, Constructionand Role of the Earth-Orbiting Space Telescope Author: Baker, David Code: 37379 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 11/07/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Hubble Space Telescope is an international venture primarily between the USA and Europe. With views of the cosmos, this book inspires the generation of enthusiasts to study the night sky through simple telescopes.
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Beyond

Our Future in Space Author: Impey, Chris Code: 38495 Price: AU $43.95 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Published date: 12/05/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Beyond dares to imagine a fantastic future for humans in space-and then reminds us that we're already there.
9780393350371

Space Chronicles

Facing the Ultimate Frontier Author: deGrasse Tyson, Neil Code: 38588 Price: AU $26.95 Format: Paperback / 384 pages Published date: 12/09/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A thought-provoking and humorous collection on NASA and the future of space travel.
9781501082009

Aeronautics and Astronautics: A Chronology: 2010

Author: National Aeronautics and Administration Code: 33326 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback Published date: 06/09/2014 Availability: Please contact us for availability
This report is a chronological compilation of narrative summaries of news reports and government documents highlighting significant events and developments in U.S. and foreign aeronautics and astronautics. It covers the year 2010. These summaries provide a day-to-day recounting of major activities, such as administrative developments, ......
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