Space

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Rocket Boys

Rocket Boys

by Homer Hickam

Rocket Boys (also known as October Sky) is the first memoir in a series of three, by Homer Hickam, Jr. It is a story of growing up in a mining town, and a boy's pursuit of amateur rocketry in a pure company mining town. It won the W.D. Weatherford Award in 1998, the year of its release. Today, it is one of the most often picked community/library reads in the United States. It is also studied in many school systems around the world.
A Brief History Of Time

A Brief History Of Time

by Stephen W Hawking

A Brief History of Time is a popular science book written by Stephen Hawking and first published by the Bantam Dell Publishing Group in 1988. It became a best-seller and has sold more than 9 million copies. It was also on the London Sunday Times best-seller list for more than four years. There is also a documentary by the same name, directed by Errol Morris and released in 1991. Unlike the book, the documentary is primarily a biography of Stephen Hawking.
Rocket Boys

Rocket Boys

by Homer H, Jr Hickam

Rocket Boys (also known as October Sky) is the first memoir in a series of three, by Homer Hickam, Jr. It is a story of growing up in a mining town, and a boy's pursuit of amateur rocketry in a pure company mining town. It won the W.D. Weatherford Award in 1998, the year of its release. Today, it is one of the most often picked community/library reads in the United States. It is also studied in many school systems around the world.
Cosmos

Cosmos

by Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan was the David Duncan Professor of Astronomy and Space Sciences and Director of the Laboratory for Planetary Studies at Cornell University; Distinguished Visiting Scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology; and the cofounder and President of the Planetary Society, the largest space-interest group in the world. For the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, he was an adviser on the Mariner, Voyager, and Viking unmanned space missions, and he briefed... Read more
John Glenn

John Glenn

by John Glenn

John Glenn has spent most of his life in public service, as a distinguished U.S. Senator and a veteran of twenty-three years in the Marine corps, during which time he was awarded numerous medals for his achievements, as well as the NASA Distinguished Service medal and the Congressional Space Medal of Honor. He and his wife of fifty-six years, Annie, have two grown children and two grandchildren.Nick Taylor is the author of seven nonfiction books and collaborated with John Glenn on his memoir. He lives in... Read more
Moon Shot

Moon Shot

by Alan - Slayton, Deke Shepard

Man's Conquest Of Space

Man's Conquest Of Space

by William R Shelton

Lost Moon

Lost Moon

by Jim and Kluger, Jeffrey Lovell

The Heavens and The Earth

The Heavens and The Earth

by Walter a McDougall

Apollo

Apollo

by Alan Bean

Moon Shot

Moon Shot

by Alan and Deke Slayton Shepard

Moon Shot

Moon Shot

by Alan; Slayton, Deke; Barbree, Jay; Benedict, Howard Shepard

Lost Moon

Lost Moon

by Jim Lovell

Americans Into Orbit

Americans Into Orbit

by Gene Gurney

Lost Moon

Lost Moon

by Jim; Kluger, Jeffrey Lovell

For Spacious Skies

For Spacious Skies

by Scott and Kris Stoever Carpenter

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Carrying the Fire

by Michael Collins

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Raise Heaven and Earth

by William B Harwood

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Lost Moon

by Jeffrey; Lovell, James Kluger

Space Books & Ephemera

Biomimetic Robotics: Mechanisms and Control

Biomimetic Robotics: Mechanisms and Control

by Vepa, Ranjan

Cambridge; (2009): Cambridge University Press. First Edition. Tall Octavo. 343 pages, index. One of the premier scholars on robotics, especially from the viewpoint of aerospace projects. Bound in pictorial paper covered boards lettered in red and white, spine lettering white. Two bumped corners, covers lightly rubbed. A very nice copy.
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$47.50
The Book of Mars

The Book of Mars

by Glasstone, Samuel

Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1968. Red cloth with gilt stamping. Clear protective cover taped to boards on inside covers. Previous owner stamp on endpapers. Foxing/brown spotting to the top edge of the page block. Some foxing to the upper marhins of the color frontispiece photo (Mars) and the facing title page. 315 pages with Index. Illustrated with numerous drawings and photos.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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$10.00
Atlas; the Story of a Missile

Atlas; the Story of a Missile

by Chapman, John L

New York; (1960): Harper & Brothers, 1960. Octavo. 190 pages, index. illustrated with 24 half-tones and 4 line drawings. Once the Soviets successfully launched an ICBM in August of 1957, the many in the government and in the Press asked: How could the United States be behind in the race into space. President Eisenhower's Christmas broadcast in 1958 announced an all out effort to develop the most advanced missile system. The Atlas missile both developed a powerful system to launch weapons but it became... Read more
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$45.00
Kingdom of Lesotho / Space Exploration Issue 1981

Kingdom of Lesotho / Space Exploration Issue 1981

Masuru, Lesotho: the kingdom, 1981. Single leaf of thick glossy stock, 8x23 inches, recto and verso texts with seven exhibit photos in color, five of which of postal stamps. Voyager One had recently beamed images of Saturn; three stamps illustrate the probe's encounters and two the Space Shuttle. Find an Official Order Form at one end, it has suffered a teensy corner-crease, a very good copy.
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$12.00
Apollo: an Eyewitness Account  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Apollo: an Eyewitness Account - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Bean, Alan

Shelton, CT: Greenwich Workshop Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1998. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0867130504 . A handsome first edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dustjacket. This copy is SIGNED by author, artist and astronaut Alan Bean on the front flyleaf. Accompanying his signature, Bean wrote "Apollo 12"; In November, 1969, Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean became the fourth man to walk on the moon. After retiring from NASA in 1981, he... Read more
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$650.00
Astrophysical Concepts

Astrophysical Concepts

by Harwit, Martin

New York and Berlin, (1988): Springer Verlag. Large Octavo. 626 pages, Index. 175 illustrations. Although an advanced study, the author provides Appendix A including a background with the chief concepts in the field. He has taught seniors and graduate students the subject at Cornell and deals with the scope of modern astrophysics and the problems concerning the size and mass of cosmic objects. As he develops the theme, he deals with specific astronomical situations. Bound in paper covered boards... Read more
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$95.00
John Glenn: A Memoir; With Nick Taylor

John Glenn: A Memoir; With Nick Taylor

by Glenn, John

New York: Bantam Books, 1999. Uncorrected Proof Copy. Softcover. Fine. Uncorrected Proof Copy of John Glenn's Memoir.. Octavo, 422pp. Red softcover, title and publication information on covers. Full number line on copyright page. Includes letter from Bantam Publishing, introducing the book to reviewers. A fine copy. John Glenn was the first American to orbit the earth in 1962 and returned to space in 1998.
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$150.00
Off the Planet: Surviving Five Perilous Months Aboard the Space Station MIR

Off the Planet: Surviving Five Perilous Months Aboard the Space Station MIR

by Linenger, Jerry M. (AUTOGRAPHED)

NY: McGraw Hill, 2000. 21st printing. Fine/Near Fine dust jacket, 1/8 inch tear to front dust jacket fold. SIGNED BY AUTHOR, x, 259 p., color photos, SIGNED business card laid in, index, 8vo;
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$20.00
Star wars" delusions and dangers

Star wars" delusions and dangers

Moscow: Military Publishing House, 1985. 56p., 5 x 8 inch stapled wraps, color diagrammatic illustrations; mild edgewear.
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$15.00
The Pilots' Book of Everest

The Pilots' Book of Everest

by DOUGLAS, The Marquess of, & Clydesdale

New York: Doubleday Doran, 1936. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. First edition. Very good in an about good dustwrapper. Casecover mildly faded at spine tips, one spot along hinge. Dustwrapper in tact, has several small creases/wear. In Very good condition.
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$60.00
Stewards instruction manual District lodge no. 93 [with] Supplement shop stewards instruction manual [Local no. 565]

Stewards instruction manual District lodge no. 93 [with] Supplement shop stewards instruction manual [Local no. 565]

by International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers

San Jose / Salinas: I. A. of M. and A. W., 1960. Respectively 26p. and 7p., similar 5.5x3.5 inch staplebound wraps format, the one laid into the other. A rear blank for "Notes" has been torn out, causing its signature opposite (title leaf) to be loose. Staples are a tad rusty, centerfold of the longer booklet has sustained a small tear and blue-pencil smears (pencil used as bookmark?). Fully usable copies. The pair.
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$15.00
The Moon

The Moon

by BRENNA, Virgilio

New York: Golden Press, 1963. Hardcover. Good. Later printing. Quarto. 104pp. Owner's name penned on front pastedown, boards soiled with lamination peeling off, a good only copy. A close-up of the moon.
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$20.00
The Universe in Time

The Universe in Time

by MAFFEI, Paolo

Cambridge: MIT Press, 1989. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First American edition. 407pp. Translated by Mirella Giacconi. Fine in a very good dustwrapper with spine faded.
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$20.00
Galileo's Planet: Observing Jupiter Before Photography

Galileo's Planet: Observing Jupiter Before Photography

by HOCKEY, Thomas

Bristol and Philadelphia: Institute of Physics Publishing, 1999. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. 217pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs, portraits, plates. Fine in fine dustwrapper.
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$20.00
Space Frontier

Space Frontier

by Von Braun, Werner

New York; (1967): Holt, Rinehart and Winston. First Edition. Octavo. 216p. index. This was Von Bruan's explanation in layman's language of the new discoveries in the two years before the moon landing. Bound in full black leather printed in blue foil, pictorial spine lettered and decorated in red, blue and gilt, dark blue endpapers with fading as usual, tiny white marks to bottom edge of front board, in unclipped pictorial dust jacket. The publisher used leather on this work since it was issued in a... Read more
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$55.00
Sün'i hemra arkilik alakilixix [Uyghur language edition of Wei xing tong xin)  衛星通信

Sün'i hemra arkilik alakilixix [Uyghur language edition of Wei xing tong xin) 衛星通信

by Tao, Wangping 陶望平

Urumqi: Xinjiang renmin chubanshe 新疆人民出版社, 1981. 175p., very good in pictorial wraps, text in Uyghur; translation of a Chinese work on artificial satellites, published for Uyghur readers in Xinjiang. Not found in OCLC.
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$45.00
Orbital Dynamics of Space Vehicles

Orbital Dynamics of Space Vehicles

by Deutsch, Ralph

Englewood Cliffs, N.J.(1963): Prentice Hall. First Edition. Octavo. 410p. index. One of the works that was considered essential during the early days of the NASA program. A comprehensive tratment of the theory of the dynamical motion of space vehicles tha stresses the funamentals of celestial mechanics. Bound in green cloth lettered in black and white, spine lettering black and white.Near fine in very good dust jacket lightly rubbed with light wear.
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$50.00
The First Men in Space (World Explorers Ser.)

The First Men in Space (World Explorers Ser.)

by Kennedy (Introductory Essay By Michael Collins)

New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1991. First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket (as issued).
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$12.00
Handbook of Iron Meteorites, Their History, Distribution, Composition and Structure, 3 Volume set in Original  Box

Handbook of Iron Meteorites, Their History, Distribution, Composition and Structure, 3 Volume set in Original Box

by Buchwald, Vagn Fabritus

Berkeley, California; (1975): Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University By the University of California. First Edition. Quarto. The set is the most comprehensive study of meteorites every made. When it was issued in 1975 at $140.00, universities and science museums were its primary customers. It is indispensable to meteorcists, cosmo-chemists and space scientists as well as metallurgists, mineralogists, geologists, and engineers. Within its 1,418 pages, the three volumes also has 2,163... Read more
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$1,375.00
Winning the Moon

Winning the Moon

by Shelton, William Roy

Boston: Little Brown & Company, 1970. Light bumping, clean copy. 230 pages with index.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by William Bradley.
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$7.00
Voyager 1986 [booklet and packet]

Voyager 1986 [booklet and packet]

Pasadena: NASA/Jet Propulsion Lab, 1985. 9.5x12 inch folder containing a 16p., 8.5x11 inch glossy booklet about the Voyager 1 & 2 missions illustrated with drawings and photos, tables and chronology in stapled pictorial wraps and an 8.5x11 inch handbill printed both sides, lightly-worn. The two Voyager craft were launched in 1977 and in 1985 Voyager 2 was approaching Uranus while V1 had moved to the outer solar system. As of this date (October 2019) both have crossed into interstellar space.
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$20.00
Mission to Earth: Landsat Views the World (NASA SP-360)

Mission to Earth: Landsat Views the World (NASA SP-360)

by Short, Nicholas M., Paul D. Lowman, Jr., And Stanley C. Freden (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center) and William A. Finch, Jr. (San Diego State university)

Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1976. Large (approx. 11 X 14 inches) pictorial clothbound, 459 pages, with 400 color plates of Earth images taken from space. Clean book throughout.. First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket (as issued).
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$20.00
They had a dream; the story of African-American astronauts

They had a dream; the story of African-American astronauts

by Phelps, J. Alfred

Novato: Presidio Press, 1994. Hardcover. xx, 291p. incl. photographs, 1st printing. dj. Very good. African American author.
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$12.00
Space Exploration Memorabilia: Space Shuttle Mission STS-40 Columbia Press Kit, May 1991

Space Exploration Memorabilia: Space Shuttle Mission STS-40 Columbia Press Kit, May 1991

Houston, Texas: NASA-JSC Flight Integration Office, 191. 44-page press release with information regarding the mission and crew. Included also is a color publicity photo of the crew in their space suits with a model of the space shuttle in front of them. One other item is included--a 5.5 X 10.25 card printed with a summary of the mission, including diagrams of the orbiter and its payload configuration. Kept together in a large brown envelope, the set is in nice condition.. Soft Cover. Fine.
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$25.00