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9781476679266

Deep Space Warfare

Military Strategy Beyond Orbit Author: Wright, John C. Code: 58037 Price: AU $72.79 Format: Paperback / 159 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 30/01/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2020
How should nations view space? How should they fight there? What would space warfare look like and how should strategists approach it? Offering critical observations regarding this unique theatre of international relations, a military professional explores the strategic implications as human affairs move beyond Earth's atmosphere.
9781912918096

Journey To The Moon

Author: Sona Books Code: 57626 Price: AU $39.99 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 ......

9781406387155

Curiosity

The Story of a Mars Rover Author: Motum, Markus Code: 57508 Price: 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 $39.99 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 $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? 

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 ......
9781628728514

Bringing Columbia Home

The Untold Story of a Lost Space Shuttle and Her Crew Author: Leinbach, Michael Code: 51828 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Published date: 23/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A Powerful Look at a Shared National Disaster and Its Legacy
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: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

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 ......
9781785210617

Astronaut Manual

1961 Onwards Owners' Workshop Manual Author: Mactaggart, Ken Code: 47651 Price: AU $31.96 (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. ......
9780081014523

Space Safety Regulations and Standards

Author: Pelton, Joseph Code: 39827 Price: AU $286.00 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: BUTTERWORTH-HEINEMANN LTD Published date: 30/06/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 ......
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 ......
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 ......
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 ......
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. ......
9781442272392

Food in the Air and Space

The Surprising History of Food and Drink in the Skies Author: Foss, Richard Code: 40099 Price: AU $45.95 Format: Paperback / 248 pages Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD Published date: 25/05/2016 Availability: 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.
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 ......
9780081009390

Advanced Composite Materials for Aerospace Engineering

Processing, Properties and Applications Author: Rana, Sohel Code: 39824 Price: AU $306.95 Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: WOODHEAD PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 11/05/2016 Availability: 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 ......
9781493952328

Space Program Management

Methods and Tools Author: Spagnulo, Marcello Code: 40163 Price: AU $234.14 Format: Paperback / 376 pages Publisher: SPRINGER 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 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.
9783709119341

Global Aerospace Monitoring and Disaster Management

Author: Menshikov, Valery A Code: 40614 Price: AU $328.43 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: SPRINGER 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.
9783709119310

Humans in Outer Space - Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Author: Worms, Jean-Claude Code: 40612 Price: AU $202.71 Format: Paperback / 360 pages Publisher: SPRINGER 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.
9783869223551

Galina Balashova: Architect of the Soviet Space Programme

Author: Meuser, Philipp Code: 38474 Price: AU $52.80 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Published date: 01/07/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This publication on the work of the Russian architect Galina Balashova presents a unique collection of designs for Soviet cosmonautics. These include plans and design drawings for both Soyuz capsules and space stations such as Salyut and Mir. Balashova acted as a consultant to the Buran programme, the Soviet equivalent of the US American Space ......
9780262526807

Working on Mars

Voyages of Scientific Discovery with the Mars Exploration Rovers Author: Clancey, William J. Code: 38586 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Paperback / 328 pages Published date: 12/09/2014 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
Geologists in the field climb hills and hang onto craggy outcrops; they put their fingers in sand and scratch, smell, and even taste rocks. Beginning in 2004, however, a team of geologists and other planetary scientists did field science in a dark room in Pasadena, exploring Mars from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) by means of the remotely ......
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, ......
9781501082115

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: Please contact us for availability
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 ......
9780199313525

No Requiem for the Space Age

The Apollo Moon Landings in American Culture Author: Tribbe, Matthew D. Code: 38608 Price: AU $55.95 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Published date: 17/07/2014 Availability: Please contact us for availability
This fluidly written first book uses Americans' reactions to the Apollo moon landings to examine cultural and social trends in the 1960s and 70s.
9781467131575

The Space Shuttle Endeavour

Author: Stephen Hayward Silberkraus Code: 32448 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: ARCADIA BOOKS Published date: 07/04/2014 Availability: Please contact us for availability

Born out of tragedy and like none of her predecessors, over the course of her 25 missions and her 19-year career, this new orbiter would perform many vital and historic missions for humanity. Inspiring pride and admiration, Endeavour would fix the Hubble Space Telescope, begin construction of the International Space Station (ISS), and perform ......

9781937378721

Orbit of Discovery

The All-Ohio Space Shuttle Mission Author: Thomas, Donald A. Code: 38717 Price: AU $39.21 Format: Hardback / 396 pages Published date: 17/12/2013 Availability: Please contact us for availability
The desire to beat gravity is a Buckeye tradition. After all, Orville and Wilbur Wright were Dayton, Ohio, boys who went to Kitty Hawk in 1903 to get things off the ground. When space became the next frontier, John Glenn, who was born in Cambridge, Ohio, on July 18, 1921, became the first American to orbit the earth in his Friendship 7 spacecraft. ......
9780080977478

Orbital Mechanics for Engineering Students

Author: Curtis, Howard Code: 38725 Price: AU $117.95 Format: Hardback / 768 pages Published date: 27/11/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Highly illustrated and supported with downloadable MATLAB algorithms for project and practical work, this book provides all the tools needed to fully understand the subject. It is suitable for students of aerospace engineering.
9780857333872

Apollo 13 Manual 1970 (Incl Saturn V, CM109, SM109, Lm7)

Development, Events and Legacy of NASA's 'Successful Failure' Author: Baker, David Code: 31406 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 03/10/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
On 13 April 1970, Apollo 13 suffered a near-catastrophic explosion. The planned lunar landing was instantly called off and the new challenge was to get the spacecraft safely back to Earth. When the carbon dioxide in the three astronauts' exhaled breath threatened to asphyxiate them, the crew improvised a filter device, which had been tested in ......
9781622311927

Exploring Space

Author: NPR Code: 38813 Price: AU $39.21 Format: CD-Audio / 210 pages Published date: 06/08/2013 Availability: Please contact us for availability
NPR takes listeners to the moon, the stars, and beyond in this collection that explores human achievements in space.
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