A Secret History of the Space RocketAuthor: MacDonald, FraserCode: 59225Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date:31/05/2021Availability: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 Nasa's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the scientist who cracked the, as he called it, problem of escape from the Earth by rocket. It's a wild ride. Jack ......
The Rocket Plane Programs That Led to the Space AgeAuthor: Petty, ChrisCode: 60138Price:AU $55.68Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA PRESS Published date:01/12/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Beyond Blue Skies examines the thirty-year period after World War II during which aviation experienced an unprecedented era of progress that led the United States to the boundaries of outer space.
They went down with the Titanic but they lived to take the blameAuthor: Astridge, PaulaCode: 59136Price:AU $24.95Format: Paperback / 370 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:01/07/2020Availability: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.
Military Strategy Beyond OrbitAuthor: Wright, John C.Code: 58037Price:AU $69.99Format: Paperback / 159 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:15/02/2020Availability:Please contact us for availability
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.
Author: Sona BooksCode: 57626Price:AU $26.99
Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: SONA BOOKS Published date:29/08/2019Availability: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.
The Impossible Mission That Flew Us to the MoonAuthor: Fishman, CharlesCode: 57517Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date:12/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The remarkable story of the trailblazers and the ordinary Americans on the front lines of the epic mission to reach the moon. President John F. Kennedy astonished the world on May 25, 1961, when he announced to Congress that the United States should land a man on the Moon by 1970. No group was more surprised than the scientists and engineers at ......
The Moon Odyssey ExplainedAuthor: Ferguson, NormanCode: 56717Price:AU $27.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:21/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A miscellany of facts, figures and stories from the Apollo mission programme, representing the furthest humankind has ever travelled
50th Anniversary EditionAuthor: Collins, MichaelCode: 57505Price:AU $21.99Format: Paperback / 528 pages Publisher: PAN MACMILLAN Published date:11/07/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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 ......
Apollo 12, 14, 15, 16 and 17Author: Haynes ManualsCode: 57011Price:AU $44.95Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:03/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Apollo 17 was the last of six Moon landings carrying astronauts to different places on the lunar surface. The last three flights were greatly extended in duration, providing opportunity for three full working days on the surface. Each carried a Lunar Roving Vehicle, as well as a complex suite of science instruments that would ......
A Secret History of the Space RocketAuthor: MacDonald, FraserCode: 56142Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date:23/06/2019Availability: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 ......
The Voyages of the Apollo AstronautsAuthor: Chaikin, AndrewCode: 57650Price:AU $26.99Format: Paperback / 704 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:13/06/2019Availability: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 ......
The Reinvention of SpaceflightAuthor: Pappalardo, JoeCode: 56946Price:AU $26.34Format: Paperback / 256 pages Published date:26/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
"For anyone obsessed with how spaceflight grew into what it is today, this book is a must-have." -Popular Mechanics
NASA Mission AS-506 ManualAuthor: Haynes ManualsCode: 57491Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 216 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:15/05/2019Availability: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 ......
Rare Views and Undiscovered MomentsAuthor: Pickering, J.L.Code: 57545Price:AU $65.00Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA Published date:15/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Provides an unprecedented photographic history of the space mission that defined an era. Through a wealth of unpublicized and recently discovered images, this book presents new and rarely-seen views of the people, places, and events involved in the pioneering first moon landing of July 20, 1969.
The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary ExperienceAuthor: Pyle, RodCode: 57641Price:AU $44.99Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: STERLING Published date:25/04/2019Availability: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.
The Story of a Mars RoverAuthor: Motum, MarkusCode: 57508Price:AU $18.99Format: Paperback / 56 pages Publisher: WALKER BOOKS Published date:01/12/2018Availability: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 ......
Author: O'Neill, MichaelCode: 54992Price:AU $26.99
Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: DANANN PUBLISHING LIMITED Published date:16/11/2018Availability: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, ......
Von Braun: Nazi at NASAAuthor: Astridge, PaulaCode: 52391Price:AU $18.71
Format: Paperback / 370 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:05/09/2018Availability: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?
Including Millennium FalconAuthor: Windham, RyderCode: 55487Price:AU $29.95Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:05/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 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 ......
A Voyage of Discovery on the International Space StationAuthor: The European Space AgencyCode: 55884Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 112 pages Publisher: CENTURY Published date:30/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
In 2008, Europe's first space laboratory was launched to the International Space Station.
100 Iconic Rockets, Shuttles, and Satellites that put us in SpaceAuthor: Gorn, Michael H.Code: 52099Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: VOYAGEUR PRESS INC Published date:10/08/2018Availability: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.
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 Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the MoonAuthor: Kluger, JeffreyCode: 57632Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: ST MARTINS PRESS Published date:11/05/2018Availability: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.
Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the CosmosAuthor: Davenport, ChristianCode: 57507Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 320 pages Published date:20/04/2018Availability: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 ......
The Untold Story of a Lost Space Shuttle and Her CrewAuthor: Leinbach, MichaelCode: 51828Price:AU $47.99Format: Hardback / 400 pages Published date:23/01/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A Powerful Look at a Shared National Disaster and Its Legacy
The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the MoonAuthor: Kluger, JeffreyCode: 50050Price:AU $46.30Format: 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: Baker, DavidCode: 47748Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:11/06/2017Availability: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 ......
1997 Onwards (Cassini Orbiter, Huygens Probe and Future Exploration ConcAuthor: Lorenz, RalphCode: 47749Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:11/05/2017Availability: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 ......
Author: Easto, JessicaCode: 47958Price:AU $16.99Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: SURREY BOOKS,U.S. Published date:01/05/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 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 $39.95Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:09/02/2017Availability: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
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 $49.95Format: 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: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. ......
Author: National Aeronautics and Space AdministrCode: 46207Price:AU $23.49Format: Paperback / 44 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date:30/06/2016Availability: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 ......
Author: Losik Ph D, LenCode: 39937Price:AU $78.49Format: Paperback / 340 pages Publisher: SANLEN PUBLISHING Published date:14/06/2016Availability: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 ......
Fashioning ApolloAuthor: Monchaux, NicholasCode: 40189Price:AU $15.70Format: CD-Audio / 600 mins Publisher: THE LYONS PRESS Published date:14/06/2016Availability: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 ......