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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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Endurance: The Extraordinary True Story of My Year in Space

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Endurance: The Extraordinary True Story of My Year in Space

Scott Kelly

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

*As featured on BBC Breakfast, Radio 5Live and Steve Wright in the Afternoon on BBC Radio 2*From the Nasa astronaut who spent... [more]

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Catching Stardust: Comets, Asteroids and the Birth of the Solar System

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Catching Stardust: Comets, Asteroids and the Birth of the Solar System

Natalie Starkey

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

'A promising debut.' New Scientist Icy, rocky, sometimes dusty, always mysterious - comets and asteroids are among the... [more]

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70 Wonders of the Night Sky You Must See Before You Die: The Guide to Extraordinary Curiosities of Our Universe

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70 Wonders of the Night Sky You Must See Before You Die: The Guide to Extraordinary...

Bob King

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

The ultimate field guide and bucket list for locating and learning more about the top sights of the night sky. [more]

$32.99

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Carrying The Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys

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Carrying The Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys

Michael Collins

Memoirs; Humanities; Popular astronomy & space

CD-Audio

A special anniversary edition of the classic account of the Apollo 11 trip to the moon. [more]

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Spacecraft: 100 Iconic Rockets, Shuttles, and Satellites That Put Us in Space

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Spacecraft: 100 Iconic Rockets, Shuttles, and Satellites That Put Us in...

Michael H. Gorn

Mathematics & Sciences; Aerospace & aviation technology; Astronautics; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

From Sputnik 1 to the International Space Station, Spacecraft examines a vast array of wonderful capsules, spaceplanes, rockets,... [more]

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On the Edge of Infinity: Encounters with the Beauty of the Universe

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On the Edge of Infinity: Encounters with the Beauty of the Universe

Stefan Klein

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Physics; Atomic & molecular physics; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Germany's best-selling science author takes everyday objects and events and weaves them into the sublime fabric of the universe... [more]

$27.99

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Everything You Know About Space is Wrong

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Everything You Know About Space is Wrong

Matt Brown

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Indulge your curiosity with this humorous and fascinating book that demystifies the surprising myths about space. If you've... [more]

$19.99

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A Journey Through The Universe: A traveler's guide from the centre of the sun to the edge of the unknown

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A Journey Through The Universe: A traveler's guide from the centre of the...

New Scientist

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

A Journey Through The Universe is a grand tour of the most amazing celestial objects and how they fit together to build the... [more]

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Photographing the Deep Sky: Images in Space and Time

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Photographing the Deep Sky: Images in Space and Time

Chris Baker

Photography & photographs; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

With a concise, clear discussion of the background astronomical science, this is above all, a book to celebrate the beauty... [more]

$65.00

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Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth

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Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth

Adam Frank (University of Rochester)

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

Hardback

Astrophysicist and NPR commentator Adam Frank reveals what the latest research on alien civilisations may tell us about our... [more]

$38.95

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The Universe in Bite-sized Chunks

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The Universe in Bite-sized Chunks

Colin Stuart

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

The whole cosmos in your hands, The Universe in Bite-sized Chunks is your one-stop guide to everything you ever wanted to... [more]

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The Story of Collapsing Stars: Black Holes, Naked Singularities, and the Cosmic Play of Quantum Gravity

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The Story of Collapsing Stars: Black Holes, Naked Singularities, and the...

Pankaj S. Joshi (Senior Professor, Senior Professor, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai)

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Galaxies & stars; Astrophysics; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

This book journeys into one of the most fascinating intellectual adventures of recent decades - understanding and exploring... [more]

$30.95

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Breaking the Chains of Gravity: The Story of Spaceflight before NASA

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Breaking the Chains of Gravity: The Story of Spaceflight before NASA

Amy Shira Teitel

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

The revealing backstory of spaceflight before the establishment of NASA. [more]

$19.99

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Astroquizzical: A Curious Journey Through Our Cosmic Family Tree

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Astroquizzical: A Curious Journey Through Our Cosmic Family Tree

Jillian Scudder

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

How did the Earth get to be the way it is? Just like all of us, it's a product of its ancestors. [more]

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Jupiter

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Jupiter

William Sheehan, Thomas Hockey

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

This beautifully illustrated volume ranges across the entire history of Jupiter studies, from the naked-eye observations of... [more]

$49.99

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Moving Heaven and Earth (Icon Science): Copernicus and the Solar System

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Moving Heaven and Earth (Icon Science): Copernicus and the Solar System...

John Henry

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

An insight into the fundamental workings of the cosmos. [more]

$22.99

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Comets: Nature and Culture

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Comets: Nature and Culture

P. Andrew Karam

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Comets takes the reader on a far-ranging exploration of these fascinating phenomena. Andrew Karam looks at the science of... [more]

$34.99

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Spaceport Earth

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Spaceport Earth

Joe Pappalardo

Aerospace & air transport industries; Tourism industry; Mathematics & Sciences; Science funding & policy; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

The twenty-first century space industry is changing drastically where private sector companies (e.g. Richard Branson's Virgin... [more]

$34.99

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Planet Hunters: The Search for Extraterrestrial Life

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Planet Hunters: The Search for Extraterrestrial Life

Lucas Ellerbroek

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; UFOs & extraterrestrial beings; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

This is the story of our search for life on other planets, from 16th-century heretic Giordano Bruno to the Kepler Space Telescope... [more]

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The Planet Factory: Exoplanets and the Search for a Second Earth

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The Planet Factory: Exoplanets and the Search for a Second Earth

Elizabeth Tasker

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Series volume numbering on back of jacket. [more]

$24.99

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The Quiet Revolution of Caroline Herschel: The Lost Heroine of Astronomy

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The Quiet Revolution of Caroline Herschel: The Lost Heroine of Astronomy...

Emily Winterburn

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

Hardback

A new biography of one of the most influential female scientists looking at the ten `lost' years of Caroline's life, when... [more]

$49.99

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Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery

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Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery

Scott Kelly

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

*As featured on BBC Breakfast, Radio 5Live and Steve Wright in the Afternoon on BBC Radio 2*From the Nasa astronaut who spent... [more]

$35.00

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Stars and Planets: The Most Complete Guide to the Stars, Planets, Galaxies, and Solar System - Updated and Expanded Edition

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Stars and Planets: The Most Complete Guide to the Stars, Planets, Galaxies,...

Ian Ridpath, Wil Tirion

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

With color sky charts, diagrams, or photographs on almost every page, this title offers informative guidance to the night... [more]

$43.95

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The Search For Earth's Twin

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The Search For Earth's Twin

Stuart Clark

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

The story of man's epic quest to find an Earth-like planet capable of sustaining complex life. [more]

$22.99

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