An Insight into the History, Development, Collaboration, Constructionand Role of the Earth-Orbiting Space TelescopeAuthor: Baker, DavidCode: 37379Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:11/07/2015Availability: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.
Author: National Aeronautics and AdministrationCode: 33326Price:AU $49.99Format: PaperbackPublished date:06/09/2014Availability:Please contact us for availability
This report is a chronological compilation of narrative summaries of news reports and government documents highlighting significant events and developments in U.S. and foreign aeronautics and astronautics. It covers the year 2010. These summaries provide a day-to-day recounting of major activities, such as administrative developments, ......
Author: National Aeronautics and AdministrationCode: 33285Price:AU $69.99Format: Paperback / 180 pages Published date:06/09/2014Availability:Please contact us for availability
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 ......
NASA and the Politics of Space ExplorationAuthor: Lambright, W. HenryCode: 38621Price:AU $102.00Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date:20/06/2014Availability: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.
Eleven Iconic Objects from the Smithsonian National Air and Space MuseumAuthor: Neufeld, Michael J.Code: 38649Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 176 pages Published date:15/05/2014Availability: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.
Author: Stephen Hayward SilberkrausCode: 32448Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: ARCADIA BOOKS Published date:07/04/2014Availability:Please contact us for availability
Born out of tragedy and like none of her predecessors, over the course of her 25 missions and her 19-year career, this new orbiter would perform many vital and historic missions for humanity. Inspiring pride and admiration, Endeavour would fix the Hubble Space Telescope, begin construction of the International Space Station (ISS), and perform ......
The All-Ohio Space Shuttle MissionAuthor: Thomas, Donald A.Code: 38717Price:AU $39.21Format: Hardback / 396 pages Published date:17/12/2013Availability:Please contact us for availability
The desire to beat gravity is a Buckeye tradition. After all, Orville and Wilbur Wright were Dayton, Ohio, boys who went to Kitty Hawk in 1903 to get things off the ground. When space became the next frontier, John Glenn, who was born in Cambridge, Ohio, on July 18, 1921, became the first American to orbit the earth in his Friendship 7 spacecraft. ......
Author: Curtis, HowardCode: 38725Price:AU $117.95Format: Hardback / 768 pages Published date:27/11/2013Availability: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.
Development, Events and Legacy of NASA's 'Successful Failure'Author: Baker, DavidCode: 31406Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:03/10/2013Availability: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 ......
The Big Unofficial Logo Builders BookAuthor: Klang, JoachimCode: 38788Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Published date:15/09/2013Availability: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.
Author: Barzilay, RodCode: 27031Price:AU $34.95Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:14/05/2013Availability: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 ......
Author: Baker, DavidCode: 27029Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:23/04/2013Availability: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 ......
Agents Technical ManualAuthor: Sam DenhamCode: 25617Price:AU $24.95Format: Hardback / 136 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date:01/12/2012Availability:Sold Out
This "Haynes Manual" is an inventive, informative and entertaining guide to the world's foremost rescue organisation. Featuring cutaway drawings, detailed diagrams, colour illustrations and photographs, it provides the ultimate insight into the secrets of the fabulous International Rescue team, including in-depth examinations of the Thunderbirds ......
Author: Christopher RileyCode: 25924Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:01/07/2012Availability: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 ......
The Life and Legend of Yuri GagarinAuthor: Jenks, Andrew L.Code: 39080Price:AU $74.00Format: Hardback / 318 pages Published date:27/04/2012Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
Let's go! With that, the boyish, grinning Yuri Gagarin launched into space on April 12, 1961, becoming the first human being to orbit the earth. This title relates this twentieth-century icon's remarkable life while exploring the world of Soviet culture.
National Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International RisksAuthor: Moltz, James ClayCode: 39159Price:AU $81.00Format: Hardback / 288 pages Published date:06/12/2011Availability:Please contact us for availability
In contrast to the close cooperation practiced among European states, space relations among Asian states have become increasingly tense. If current trends continue, the Asian civilian space competition could become a military race. To better understand these emerging dynamics, James Clay Moltz conducts the first in-depth policy analysis of Asia's ......
An Insight into the Design, Construction and Operation of the NASAAuthor: Baker, DavidCode: 24292Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:15/05/2011Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Describes the origin of the reusable launch vehicle concept during the 1960s, its evolution into a viable flying machine in the early 1970s, and its subsequent design, engineering, construction and operation.
Author: Robinson, Ben et alCode: 23701Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:15/10/2010Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
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:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
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, ......
Author: Christopher RileyCode: 22001Price:AU $39.95Format: Hardback / 196 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:01/07/2009Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
On 20 July 1969, US astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon. This title presents the story of the Apollo 11 mission and the 'space hardware' that made it possible. It looks at the evolution and design of the mighty Saturn V rocket, the Command and Service Modules, and the Lunar Module.
Author: Lardas, MarkCode: 39394Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:24/06/2004Availability:Please contact us for availability
The Space Shuttle is one of the oldest and most famous manned launch systems and has been used for both civilian and military missions. This book looks at the design and development of this versatile spacecraft, as well as its operational history to date.