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9781925868388

Deep Sleep

They went down with the Titanic but they lived to take the blame Author: Astridge, Paula Code: 59136 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 370 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date: 01/07/2020 Availability: 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.

9781912918096

Journey To The Moon

Author: Sona Books Code: 57626 Price: AU $26.99 (was AU $44.99) Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: SONA BOOKS Published date: 29/08/2019 Availability: 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.
9781509896578

Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys

50th Anniversary Edition Author: Collins, Michael Code: 57505 Price: AU $21.99 Format: Paperback / 528 pages Publisher: PAN MACMILLAN Published date: 11/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

 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 ......

9781781259702

Escape from Earth

A Secret History of the Space Rocket Author: MacDonald, Fraser Code: 56142 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date: 23/06/2019 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability

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 ......

9780241363157

A Man on the Moon

The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts Author: Chaikin, Andrew Code: 57650 Price: AU $26.99 Format: Paperback / 704 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 13/06/2019 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
'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 ......
9781785785122

Apollo 11

The Inside Story Author: Whitehouse, David Code: 58000 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: ICON PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 03/06/2019 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
The amazing inside story of Apollo 11 - The Right Stuff for a new generation
9781785215926

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Edition

NASA Mission AS-506 Manual Author: Haynes Manuals Code: 57491 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 216 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 15/05/2019 Availability: 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 ......

9781454931973

First on the Moon

The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Experience Author: Pyle, Rod Code: 57641 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: STERLING Published date: 25/04/2019 Availability: 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.
9781406387155

Curiosity

The Story of a Mars Rover Author: Motum, Markus Code: 57508 Price: AU $14.24 (was AU $18.99) Format: Paperback / 56 pages Publisher: WALKER BOOKS Published date: 01/12/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9781912332274

Pioneers of Spaceflight

Author: O'Neill, Michael Code: 54992 Price: AU $33.74 (was AU $44.99) Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: DANANN PUBLISHING LIMITED Published date: 16/11/2018 Availability: 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, ......

9781922131515

Rocket Man

Von Braun: Nazi at NASA Author: Astridge, Paula Code: 52391 Price: AU $18.71 (was AU $24.95) Format: Paperback / 370 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date: 05/09/2018 Availability: 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? 

9780760354186

Spacecraft

100 Iconic Rockets, Shuttles, and Satellites that put us in Space Author: Gorn, Michael H. Code: 52099 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: VOYAGEUR PRESS INC Published date: 10/08/2018 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
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.
9781785211386

Mars Owners' Workshop Manual

From 4.5 Billion Years Ago to the Present Author: Harland, David M. Code: 52319 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 20/07/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9781250182517

Apollo 8

The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon Author: Kluger, Jeffrey Code: 57632 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: ST MARTINS PRESS Published date: 11/05/2018 Availability: 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.
9781610398299

The Space Barons

Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos Author: Davenport, Christian Code: 57507 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Published date: 20/04/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9781785210655

NASA Skylab 1969 to 1979

The History, Design, Development and Operation of 1st US Space Station Author: Baker, David Code: 50874 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 13/03/2018 Availability: 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 ......
9781785210648

NASA Mercury Manual

Author: Baker, David Code: 47748 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 11/06/2017 Availability: 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 ......
9781785211119

NASA/ESA/Asi Cassini-Huygens

1997 Onwards (Cassini Orbiter, Huygens Probe and Future Exploration Conc Author: Lorenz, Ralph Code: 47749 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 11/05/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
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 ......
9781785210617

Astronaut Manual

1961 Onwards Owners' Workshop Manual Author: Mactaggart, Ken Code: 47651 Price: AU $23.97 (was AU $39.95) Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 09/02/2017 Availability: 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
9781785210860

Spy Satellite Manual

Author: Baker, David Code: 46305 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 06/10/2016 Availability: 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.
9780081014523

Space Safety Regulations and Standards

Author: Pelton, Joseph Code: 39827 Price: AU $247.95 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: BUTTERWORTH-HEINEMANN LTD Published date: 30/06/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
When international rules and regulations governing space travel were first being developed, only a few countries had any space presence and commercial space activity was non-existent. Today, over 50 countries have on-orbit satellites and commercial space presence is essential to commercial telecommunications and broadcasting, yet international ......
9781442272392

Food in the Air and Space

The Surprising History of Food and Drink in the Skies Author: Foss, Richard Code: 40099 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 248 pages Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD Published date: 25/05/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
This book explores the history of food in flight from hydrogen balloons to the space station: what was served, how and why; the problems with heating, cooling, and serving technology; logistics; overcoming cultural barriers; and the effect of altitude on our senses of taste and smell.
9780081009390

Advanced Composite Materials for Aerospace Engineering

Processing, Properties and Applications Author: Rana, Sohel Code: 39824 Price: AU $306.95 Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: WOODHEAD PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 11/05/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Advanced Composite Materials for Aerospace Engineering: Processing, Properties and Applications predominately focuses on the use of advanced composite materials in aerospace engineering. It discusses both the basic and advanced requirements of these materials for various applications in the aerospace sector, and includes discussions on all the ......
9781857599022

Cosmonauts

Birth of a Space Age Author: Millard, Douglas Code: 38427 Price: AU $99.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date: 30/10/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Looks at Russia's space programme accompanying the landmark exhibition at the Science Museum, London.
9780857337979

NASA Hubble Space Telescope - 1990 Onwards

An Insight into the History, Development, Collaboration, Constructionand Role of the Earth-Orbiting Space Telescope Author: Baker, David Code: 37379 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 11/07/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Hubble Space Telescope is an international venture primarily between the USA and Europe. With views of the cosmos, this book inspires the generation of enthusiasts to study the night sky through simple telescopes.
9780199313525

No Requiem for the Space Age

The Apollo Moon Landings in American Culture Author: Tribbe, Matthew D. Code: 38608 Price: AU $46.95 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Published date: 17/07/2014 Availability: Please contact us for availability
This fluidly written first book uses Americans' reactions to the Apollo moon landings to examine cultural and social trends in the 1960s and 70s.
9781421412795

Why Mars

NASA and the Politics of Space Exploration Author: Lambright, W. Henry Code: 38621 Price: AU $102.00 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 20/06/2014 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
Mars has captured the human imagination for decades. Since NASA's establishment in 1958, the space agency has looked to Mars as a compelling prize, the one place, beyond the Moon, where robotic and human exploration could converge. This book analyzes the history of the robotic Mars exploration program from its origins to today.
9780760344446

Milestones of Space

Eleven Iconic Objects from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Author: Neufeld, Michael J. Code: 38649 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Published date: 15/05/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
In Milestones of Space, Michael Neufeld and select curators of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum present a gorgeous illustrated celebration of the groundbreaking spacecraft that gave humanity its first steps into the cosmos.
9780080977478

Orbital Mechanics for Engineering Students

Author: Curtis, Howard Code: 38725 Price: AU $117.95 Format: Hardback / 768 pages Published date: 27/11/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Highly illustrated and supported with downloadable MATLAB algorithms for project and practical work, this book provides all the tools needed to fully understand the subject. It is suitable for students of aerospace engineering.
9780857333872

Apollo 13 Manual 1970 (Incl Saturn V, CM109, SM109, Lm7)

Development, Events and Legacy of NASA's 'Successful Failure' Author: Baker, David Code: 31406 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 03/10/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
On 13 April 1970, Apollo 13 suffered a near-catastrophic explosion. The planned lunar landing was instantly called off and the new challenge was to get the spacecraft safely back to Earth. When the carbon dioxide in the three astronauts' exhaled breath threatened to asphyxiate them, the crew improvised a filter device, which had been tested in ......
9783868527773

Build Your Own Galaxy

The Big Unofficial Logo Builders Book Author: Klang, Joachim Code: 38788 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Published date: 15/09/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 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.
9780857332868

Dan Dare: Spacefleet Operations Manual

Author: Barzilay, Rod Code: 27031 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 14/05/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Dan Dare is easily the most famous British comic hero. His adventures appeared in the original Eagle magazine during the 1950s and 1960s, but he also featured briefly in 2000AD before returning in the re-launched Eagle of the 1980s. This innovative Haynes Manual takes a detailed look inside the spaceships, space stations and various other craft ......
9780857333704

NASA Mars Rovers Manual 1997 - 2013

Author: Baker, David Code: 27029 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 23/04/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Is there life on Mars? This age-old question has prompted many missions to Mars, with the most recent rover, Curiosity, having safely landed in August 2012 amid a blaze of publicity. This manual covers the development, design and engineering of three generations of Mars rover: Sojourner, which landed in 1997, was the size of a microwave; Spirit ......
9780760343838

Discovery: Champion of the Space Shuttle Fleet

Author: Valerie Neal Code: 35642 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 15/11/2012 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
An introduction to all 39 missions of the most iconic space shuttle orbiter, Discovery, which will be displayed at the Smithsonian starting in Spring 2012.
9781137025289

Inventing the American Astronaut

Author: Hersch, Matthew H. Code: 38969 Price: AU $44.23 Format: Paperback / 219 pages Published date: 01/10/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A fresh and fascinating look at the Space Age that demolishes the myth of the fearless, hot-shot astronaut.
9780857332677

Lunar Rover Owner's Workshop Manual

Author: Christopher Riley Code: 25924 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
This Haynes Manual describes a truly unique vehicle - part car, part spacecraft - from its uncertain gestation in the 1960s through its ultimate engineering design and build challenges, to its extraordinary off-road drives through the rugged lunar highlands in the 1970s, when the lives of six human beings depended on it. The absorbing text focuses ......
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