SpaceX, Blue Origin, Virgin Orbit, NASA, and the Privatization of theFinal FrontierAuthor: Bergan, BradCode: 61702Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date:06/11/2022Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
Space Race 2.0 is the only authoritative photographic history of the efforts of private companies-often alongside NASA-to accelerate humankinds exploration and understanding of the final frontier.
The private space sector is growing tremendously. The industrys consensus leader, SpaceX, ......
Flying the First Wings into SpaceAuthor: Evans, MichelleCode: 61659Price:AU $59.95Format: Paperback / 484 pages Publisher: WW NORTON & CO Published date:01/06/2022Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
With the Soviet Unions launch of the first Sputnik satellite in 1957, the Cold War soared to new heights as Americans feared losing the race into space. The X-15 Rocket Plane tells the enthralling yet little-known story of the hypersonic X-15, the winged rocket ship that met this challenge and opened the way into human-controlled ......
A Secret History of the Space RocketAuthor: MacDonald, FraserCode: 59225Price:AU $14.94
Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date:31/05/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 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 $18.71
Format: Paperback / 370 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:17/06/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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.
The Inside StoryAuthor: Whitehouse, DavidCode: 58000Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: ICON PUBLISHING LTD Published date:03/06/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
The amazing inside story of Apollo 11 - The Right Stuff for a new generation
The Story of a Mars RoverAuthor: Motum, MarkusCode: 57508Price:AU $14.24
Format: Paperback / 56 pages Publisher: WALKER BOOKS Published date:01/12/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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 ......
1961 Onwards Owners' Workshop ManualAuthor: Mactaggart, KenCode: 47651Price:AU $19.97
Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:09/02/2017Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 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: Pisacane, Vincent L.Code: 40343Price:AU $180.64Format: Hardback / 901 pages Publisher: LITTLE BROWN BOOK GROUP Published date:01/07/2016Availability:In stock at supplier. No longer available
The Space Environment and Its Effects on Space Systems, Second Edition has been developed so that the topics, and the depth with which they are presented, are appropriate for a good understanding by someone with the equivalent of an undergraduate degree in the sciences and engineering and knowledge of differential and integral calculus.
Author: Mikel, RussellCode: 40362Price:AU $240.43Format: Hardback / 275 pages Publisher: WILLFORD PRESS Published date:24/05/2016Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
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 ......
Author: National Aeronautics and AdministrationCode: 33285Price:AU $69.99Format: Paperback / 180 pages Published date:06/09/2014Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
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 ......
The Big Unofficial Logo Builders BookAuthor: Klang, JoachimCode: 38788Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Published date:15/09/2013Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
LEGO(R) Galaxy comes with complete instructions on how to build your favourite space ship, droid or space - it only takes a little ambition, imagination and intuition. Simple step-by-step instructions complete with clearly arranged parts lists make it easy to bring your favourite science fiction movies to life.
Inside the Story of Robotic Space Exploration, from Genesis to the MarsAuthor: Wiens, RogerCode: 38867Price:AU $36.00Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date:28/03/2013Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
In its eerie likeness to Earth, Mars has long captured our imaginations--both as a destination for humankind and as a possible home to extraterrestrial life. It is our twenty-first century New World; its explorers robots, shipped 350 million miles from Earth to uncover the distant planet's secrets. Its most recent scout is Curiosity--a one-ton, ......
Author: GrummanCode: 31108Price:AU $28.99Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: PERISCOPE FILM LLC Published date:01/01/2013Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Originally created for NASA in 1969 by prime contractor Grumman, this Lunar Module Vehicle Familiarization Manual was mandatory reading for Apollo astronauts, contractors and NASA support staff. This version of the manual describes the so-called ELM, or Extended Lunar Modules designed for the "J"class missions Apollo 15-17 and the never-flown ......
History of the British Rocketry ProgrammeAuthor: Hill, C. N.Code: 39193Price:AU $99.00Format: Paperback / 350 pages Published date:17/10/2011Availability:In stock at supplier. No longer available
Provides a description of the British rocketry and space programme from the 1950s to 1970s, detailing the Medium Range Ballistic Missile Blue Streak and its conversion to a satellite launcher as part of the European Launcher Development Organisation (ELDO).
Author: Robinson, Ben et alCode: 23701Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:15/10/2010Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The Starship Enterprise gets the Haynes treatment! This
fascinating Haynes Manual features cutaway drawings,
technical illustrations and photographs along with
comprehensive background information and specifications
on the technology used on board the USS Enterprise, in
all its various incarnations. Seasoned Star Trek writers
lift the lid on ......
Author: David RomanowskiCode: 23125Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 278 pages Publisher: CENTRAL BOOK SERVICES Published date:01/07/2010Availability:In stock at supplier. No longer available
A stunning documentary history of aviation and space flight in the last 100 years that highlights the achievements of both the famous and the everyday people involved in the endeavor as well as every major type of aircraft, military and civilian, commercial and civil, and all the professions that make it work: pilot, mechanic, designer, builder, ......