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The History of Space Exploration: Discoveries from the Ancient World to the Extraterrestrial Future

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The History of Space Exploration: Discoveries from the Ancient World to...

Roger Launius

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Written by the former chief historian of NASA, here is the first in-depth, fully illustrated history of space exploration.... [more]

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Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets

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Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets...

Andrew May

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space; Advocate - Science

Paperback

Is Earth really doomed to be destroyed by a cosmic catastrophe? [more]

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Dr Space Junk vs The Universe: Archaeology and the future

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Dr Space Junk vs The Universe: Archaeology and the future

Alice Gorman

Archaeology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Turns the common perception of archaeology as an exploration of the ancient on its head. Alice Gorman's captivating inquiry... [more]

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Honeysuckle Creek: The Story of Tom Reid, a Little Dish and Neil Armstrong's First Step

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Honeysuckle Creek: The Story of Tom Reid, a Little Dish and Neil Armstrong's...

Andrew Tink

Australasian & Pacific history; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Reveals the pivotal role that the tracking station at Honeysuckle Creek, near Canberra, played in the first moon landing.... [more]

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The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth

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The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality,...

Michio Kaku

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Human civilization is on the verge of spreading beyond Earth. More than a possibility, it is becoming a necessity - whether... [more]

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Space 2.0: How Private Spaceflight, a Resurgent NASA, and International Partners are Creating a New Space Age

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Space 2.0: How Private Spaceflight, a Resurgent NASA, and International...

Rod Pyle

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Along with the National Space Society, a foremost space historian and author offers an inside look at the next 20 years in... [more]

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The Night Sky Explorer: Your Guide to the Heavens

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The Night Sky Explorer: Your Guide to the Heavens

Robin Kerrod, Tom Jackson

Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods; Astronomical charts & atlases; Popular astronomy & space; Children's & Educational

Paperback

The Night Sky Explorer contains all the information and equipment the aspiring... [more]

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The Penguin Book of Outer Space Exploration: NASA and the Incredible Story of Human Spaceflight

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The Penguin Book of Outer Space Exploration: NASA and the Incredible Story...

Bill Nye

20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Using items in the NASA archive together with expert narrative guidance, this history of how Americans got to space begins... [more]

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A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts

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A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts

Andrew Chaikin

Mathematics & Sciences; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

The race to the moon was won spectacularly by Apollo 11 on 20 July 1969. This title presents an account of the heroic Apollo... [more]

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The Universe Explained: A Cosmic Q and A

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The Universe Explained: A Cosmic Q and A

Heather Couper, Nigel Henbest

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Two of Britain's popular astronomers answer all the questions people ask about space travel, telescopes, the solar system,... [more]

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Universal Life: An Inside Look Behind the Race to Discover Life Beyond Earth

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Universal Life: An Inside Look Behind the Race to Discover Life Beyond Earth...

Alan Boss (Research Staff Member, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution)

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Astrophysics; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

The Kepler space telescope spent four years looking for Earth-like planets in our galaxy. A revolution in thinking about our... [more]

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Mercury

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Mercury

William Sheehan

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

In this up-to-date and beautifully illustrated volume, William Sheehan brings our understanding of the planet into clear focus.... [more]

$59.99

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Mysteries of Mars

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Mysteries of Mars

Fabio Vittorio De Blasio

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Astronautics; UFOs & extraterrestrial beings; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

This book introduces the reader to the wonders of Mars, covering all aspects from our past perceptions of the planet through... [more]

$54.95

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The Astronaut Selection Test Book: Do You Have What it Takes?

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The Astronaut Selection Test Book: Do You Have What it Takes?

Tim Peake, The European Space Agency

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astrophysics; Puzzles & quizzes; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

*** The puzzle book of 2018 ***Have you got what it takes to be an astronaut?<br... [more]

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Astronomy 2019 Australia: Your Guide to the Night Sky

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Astronomy 2019 Australia: Your Guide to the Night Sky

Ken Wallace, Glenn Dawes, Peter Northfield

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space; Space (Children's&YA)

Paperback

This annual gem (produced each year since 1991) continues to take the Australian stargazer on a wondrous journey of the night... [more]

$29.95

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First Man: The Life of Neil Armstrong

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First Man: The Life of Neil Armstrong

James Hansen

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$22.99

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Five Photons: Remarkable Journeys of Light Across Space and Time

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Five Photons: Remarkable Journeys of Light Across Space and Time

James Geach

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Have you ever wondered how a star shines? Did you know that black holes can blaze like cosmic beacons across intergalactic... [more]

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Celestial Atlas: A Journey in the Sky Through Maps

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Celestial Atlas: A Journey in the Sky Through Maps

Elena Percivaldi

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Since the time of the ancient Egyptians and Babylonians, the observation, study and representation of the night sky has been... [more]

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The Right Stuff

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The Right Stuff

Tom Wolfe

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

A wildly vivid and entertaining chronicle of America's manned space program, from the author of The Electric Kool-Aid Acid... [more]

$19.99

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2019 Guide to the Night Sky Southern Hemisphere: A Month-by-Month Guide to Exploring the Skies Above Australia, New Zealand and South Africa

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2019 Guide to the Night Sky Southern Hemisphere: A Month-by-Month Guide...

Storm Dunlop

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the southern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month... [more]

$12.99

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Pioneers of Spaceflight

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Pioneers of Spaceflight

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Perfect book for anyone with an interest in space travel and the moon landings. [more]

$39.99

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The Earth Gazers

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The Earth Gazers

Christopher Potter

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

The fascinating story of how we first came to see the earth from space. [more]

$19.99

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Atlas of the Southern Night Sky: Fifth Edition

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Atlas of the Southern Night Sky: Fifth Edition

Steve Massey, Steve Quirk

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

If you ever needed a book to help you explore the wonderful night skies from down under, be it Australia, South America, South... [more]

$39.99

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Einstein's Monsters: The Life and Times of Black Holes

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Einstein's Monsters: The Life and Times of Black Holes

Chris Impey

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

The astonishing science of black holes, and their role in understanding the history and future of our universe. [more]

$38.95

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100 Things to See in the Southern Night Sky: From Planets and Satellites to Meteors and Constellations, Your Guide to Stargazing

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100 Things to See in the Southern Night Sky: From Planets and Satellites...

Dean Regas

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$24.99

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