The Extraordinary Story of a Female Aviation PioneerAuthor: Nelson, SueCode: 55131Price:AU $42.43Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: CHICAGO REVIEW PRESS Published date:04/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Wally Funk was among the Mercury 13, the first group of American pilots to complete NASA's 1961 Women in Space program. Funk breezed through the rigorous physical and mental tests, her scores beating those of many of the male candidates--even John Glenn. Just one week before Funk was to enter the final phase of training, the entire program was ......
Author: O'Neill, MichaelCode: 54992Price:AU $39.99Format: HardbackPublisher: DANNAN BOOKS Published date:16/11/2018Availability:Available. 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, ......
1958 OnwardsAuthor: Baker, DavidCode: 55493Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:10/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
This book provides, for the first time, a comprehensive manual explaining how NASA works and operates its various programmes, opening the door to NASA facilities across the United States.
Von Braun: Nazi at NASAAuthor: Astridge, PaulaCode: 52391Price:AU $24.95Format: Paperback / 370 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:05/09/2018Availability:Available. 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?
Including Millennium FalconAuthor: Windham, RyderCode: 55487Price:AU $29.95Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:05/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The YT-1300 is a legendary starship, best known for its association with the professional gambler Lando Calrissian, and later with the smugglers Han Solo and Chewbacca the Wookiee, who respectively made numerous modifications to transform their YT-1300 light freighter, the Millennium Falcon, into one of the fastest ships in the galaxy. The ......
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 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 Untold Story of a Lost Space Shuttle and Her CrewAuthor: Leinbach, MichaelCode: 51828Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:23/01/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A Powerful Look at a Shared National Disaster and Its Legacy
Author: Discovery ChannelCode: 51616Price:AU $59.99Format: DVDPublisher: DISCOVERY CHANNEL Published date:06/12/2017Availability:Sold Out
As this historic institution celebrates its 60th anniversary, Discovery Channel shines a spotlight on NASA and the vital role it has played in our exploration of space and the unknown. Join the heroic men and women of NASA on some of the greatest adventures ever undertaken, the quest to reach out beyond Earth and into the great unknown of ......
50 Years of NASA Space Exploration Seen through Hasselblad CamerasAuthor: Bizony, PiersCode: 49564Price:AU $99.99Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: VOYAGEUR PRESS INC Published date:27/09/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Moonshots presents stunning photos of space and Earth from NASA's archives -- taken by Gemini, Apollo, Space Shuttle, and ISS astronauts using Hasselblad cameras -- in the large format they deserve.
The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the MoonAuthor: Kluger, JeffreyCode: 50050Price:AU $13.89(was
AU $46.30)Format: 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: Schindler, KevinCode: 48229Price:AU $42.41Format: HardbackPublisher: ARCADIA Published date:19/06/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
During the 1960s and early 1970s, northern Arizona played a critical role in fulfilling President Kennedy's bold challenge of sending humans to the moon. From the rocky depths of the Grand Canyon to lofty cosmic views from Flagstaff's dark skies, northern Arizona was ideal for activities ranging from moon buggy testing and geology training to ......
Author: Baker, DavidCode: 47748Price:AU $11.99(was
AU $39.95)Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:11/06/2017Availability:Sold Out
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 $11.99(was
AU $39.95)Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:11/05/2017Availability:Available. 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 ......
Author: Easto, JessicaCode: 47958Price:AU $16.99Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: SURREY BOOKS,U.S. Published date:01/05/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Elon Musk, the South African--born entrepreneur who made his first fortune with Internet companies such as PayPal, has risen to global prominence as the visionary CEO of both Tesla Motors and SpaceX, two companies with self-proclaimed missions to improve life as we know it and better secure the future of humanity. For the first time, the most ......
1961 Onwards Owners' Workshop ManualAuthor: Mactaggart, KenCode: 47651Price:AU $11.99(was
AU $39.95)Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:09/02/2017Availability:Available. 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
Vandenberg's Cold War National LandmarkAuthor: Page II, Joseph TCode: 47171Price:AU $29.95Format: PaperbackPublisher: PITSTOP Published date:28/11/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Situated in the sand dunes of California s Central Coast, Space Launch Complex Ten, often called SLC-10 or Slick Ten, is a National Historic Landmark that commemorates a powerful Cold War legacy. Home to Vandenberg s Space and Missile Technology Center, or SAMTEC, the facility contains the rich technological heritage of the U.S. Air Force s space ......
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.
Author: W. David WoodsCode: 39458Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:04/08/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 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 ......
Fly and Fight LaosAuthor: Wep11345BooksCode: 39864Price:AU $53.24Format: Paperback / 180 pages Publisher: WEP11345BOOKS Published date:01/07/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
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: National Aeronautics and Space AdministrCode: 46207Price:AU $23.49Format: Paperback / 44 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date:30/06/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
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 ......
Author: Van Der Linden, F RobertCode: 40285Price:AU $47.06Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: SMITHSONIAN BOOKS Published date:23/06/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Experience the thrill of flying some of the world's most important airplanes and spacecraft. "Best of the National Air and Space Museum" provides unprecedented access to the most popular museum in the world. The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum hosts an average of seven million visits every year. The Udvar-Hazy Center three football ......
Fashioning ApolloAuthor: Monchaux, NicholasCode: 40189Price:AU $15.70Format: CD-Audio / 600 mins Publisher: THE LYONS PRESS Published date:14/06/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
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:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
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:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
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. ......
Author: Mikel, RussellCode: 40362Price:AU $240.43Format: Hardback / 275 pages Publisher: WILLFORD PRESS Published date:24/05/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
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:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
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 ......
Methods and ToolsAuthor: Spagnulo, MarcelloCode: 40163Price:AU $234.14Format: Paperback / 376 pages Publisher: SPRINGER Published date:01/05/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
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:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
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:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
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:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
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.
A History of Aircraft Hijacking and BombingAuthor: Baum, PhilipCode: 48546Price:AU $21.13Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: SUMMERSDALE PUBLISHERS Published date:10/03/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Aviation security expert Philip Baum delves into the history of flying to reveal the stories behind the most astonishing and shocking crimes in our skies, calling on testimony from hijackers, crew members, passengers and politicians. This account of global aviation sabotage is authoritatively comprehensive and unforgettably thrilling.
Adventuring Through the Inner Solar System, 1969-1989Author: Gallentine, JayCode: 38418Price:AU $72.95Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:24/12/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Explores a critical period of space history when humans dared an expansive leap into the inner solar system. With an irreverent and engaging style, Jay Gallentine conveys the trials and triumphs of the people on the ground who conceived and engineered the missions that put robotic spacecraft on the heavenly bodies nearest our own.
Birth of a Space AgeAuthor: Millard, DouglasCode: 38427Price:AU $89.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:30/10/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Looks at Russia's space programme accompanying the landmark exhibition at the Science Museum, London.
The Story of Spaceflight Before NASAAuthor: Teitel, Amy ShiraCode: 38431Price:AU $35.00Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:22/10/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The revealing backstory of spaceflight before the establishment of NASA.
Author: Petranek, StephenCode: 38469Price:AU $32.99Format: Hardback / 96 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:07/07/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Award-winning journalist Stephen Petranek says humans will live on Mars by 2027. Now he makes the case that living on Mars is not just plausible, but inevitable. It sounds like science fiction, but Stephen Petranek considers it fact: Within twenty years, humans will live on Mars. We ll need to. In this sweeping, provocative book that mixes ......