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21 HONEGGER, GOTTFRIED; VAN DE KAMP PETER. L'espace Architecture De L'univers.
Flammarion, Paris: 1962. s Softcover. Good condition. 
French Text. 
Price: 13.54 USD
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22 HOUSTON, RICK; ROSS, JERRY (FOREWORD). Wheels Stop: The Tragedies And Triumphs Of The Space Shuttle Program, 1986-2011.
University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln: 2013. Outward Odyssey: A People's History of Spaceflight Series. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Humanity's first reusable spacecraft and the most complex machine ever built, NASA's Space Shuttle debuted with great promise and as a dependable source of wonder and national pride. But with the Challenger catastrophe in 1986, the whole Space Shuttle program came into question, as did NASA itself, so long an institution that was seemingly above reproach. Wheels Stop tells the stirring story of how, after the Challenger disaster, the Space Shuttle not only recovered but went on to perform its greatest missions. From the Return to Flight mission of STS-26 in 1988 to the last shuttle mission ever on STS-135 in 2011, Wheels Stop takes readers behind the scenes as the shuttle's crews begin to mend Cold War tensions with the former Soviet Union, conduct vital research, deploy satellites, repair the Hubble Space Telescope, and assist in constructing the International Space Station. It also tells the heart-wrenching story of the Columbia tragedy and the loss of the magnificent STS-107 crew. As complex as the shuttle was, the people it carried into orbit were often more so—and this is their story, too. Close encounters with astronauts, flight controllers, and shuttle workers capture the human side of the Space Shuttle's amazing journey—and invite readers along for the ride. Rick Houston, a full-time journalist for more than twenty years, is the author of Second to None: The History of the NASCAR Busch Series and Man on a Mission: The David Hilmers Story and a contributor to Footprints in the Dust: The Epic Voyages of Apollo, 1969-1975 (Nebraska, 2010). Jerry Ross, a former astronaut, shares the world record for the most spaceflights flown with seven to his credit. He is the author of Spacewalker. "[An] enthusiastic portrayal of the heroic age of American space travel."—Publishers Weekly "When we talk about the Space Shuttle, we talk about the people. Author Rick Houston's work here takes it a step further. He reaches to the heart and soul of the people."—Milt Heflin, former lead Space Shuttle flight director and chief of the flight director office "With the Space Shuttle program now at an end, documenting the amazing thirty-year career of these iconic orbiters holds an untold amount of historical importance. Spaceflight isn't easy, people pay in blood and sweat to make it happen. Author Rick Houston lends a voice to some of the key people involved in what is not only an American treasure but a global superstar."—Chris Bergin, managing editor, "Rick Houston skillfully recounts the shuttle program from a front row center seat, full of engaging, first person accounts—direct from the flight deck and the vacuum of space during some of the program's wildest spacewalks. From triumph to tragedy and back again, this book is the next best thing to being there."—Dr. Scott Parazynski, five-time shuttle astronaut and Everest mountaineer 
Price: 36.05 USD
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23 HUBBARD, SCOTT; NYE, BILL (FOREWORD). Exploring Mars: Chronicles From A Decade Of Discovery.
University of Arizona Press, Tucson: 2012. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
The Red Planet has been a subject of fascination for humanity for thousands of years, becoming part of our folklore and popular culture. The most Earthlike of the planets in our solar system, Mars may have harbored some form of life in the past and may still possess an ecosystem in some underground refuge. The mysteries of this fourth planet from our Sun make it of central importance to NASA and its science goals for the twenty-first century. In the wake of the very public failures of the Mars Polar Lander and the Mars Climate Orbiter in 1999, NASA embarked on a complete reassessment of the Mars Program. Scott Hubbard was asked to lead this restructuring in 2000, becoming known as the "Mars Czar." His team's efforts resulted in a very successful decade-long series of missions—each building on the accomplishments of those before it—that adhered to the science adage "follow the water" when debating how to proceed. Hubbard's work created the Mars Odyssey mission, the twin rovers Spirit and Opportunity, the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, the Phoenix mission, and most recently the planned launch of the Mars Science Laboratory. Now for the first time Scott Hubbard tells the complete story of how he fashioned this program, describing both the technical and political forces involved and bringing to life the national and international cast of characters engaged in this monumental endeavor. Blending the exciting stories of the missions with the thrills of scientific discovery, Exploring Mars will intrigue anyone interested in the science, the engineering, or the policy of investigating other worlds. "It's high time somebody revealed the underbelly of why and how we travel to the Red Planet. Leave it to NASA's 'Mars Czar' Scott Hubbard to tell this story." — Neil deGrasse Tyson "A lucid, concentrated appreciation of the technological, political and scientific imperatives that guide the nation's approach to Mars." —Kirkus Reviews "Space-exploration and Mars enthusiasts will find much here to whet their appetites." —Booklist 
Price: 17.05 USD
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24 KERROD, ROBIN. Space Shuttle.
Gallery Books, New York: 1984. 0831779640 / 9780831779641 First U.S. Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
The shuttle has ushered in a new era in space flight. This book, with its magnificent photographs of men and machines in weightless orbit, reveals the ultimate technological drama of our age. 
Price: 6.64 USD
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25 MAHER, NEIL M. Apollo In The Age Of Aquarius.
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts and London England: 2017. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
The summer of 1969 saw astronauts land on the moon for the first time and hippie hordes descend on Woodstock for a legendary music festival. For Neil M. Maher, the conjunction of these two era-defining events is not entirely coincidental. Apollo in the Age of Aquarius shows how the celestial aspirations of NASA's Apollo space program were tethered to terrestrial concerns, from the civil rights struggle and the antiwar movement to environmentalism, feminism, and the counterculture. With its lavishly funded mandate to send a man to the moon, Apollo became a litmus test in the 1960s culture wars. Many people believed it would reinvigorate a country that had lost its way, while for others it represented a colossal waste of resources needed to solve pressing problems at home. Yet Maher also discovers synergies between the space program and political movements of the era. Photographs of "Whole Earth" as a bright blue marble heightened environmental awareness, while NASA's space technology allowed scientists to track ecological changes globally. The space agency's exclusively male personnel sparked feminist debates about opportunities for women. Activists pressured NASA to apply its technical know-how to ending the Vietnam War and helping African Americans by reducing energy costs in urban housing projects. Particularly during the 1970s, as public interest in NASA waned, the two sides became dependent on one another for political support. Against a backdrop of Saturn V moonshots and Neil Armstrong's giant leap for mankind, Apollo in the Age of Aquarius brings the cultural politics of the space race back down to planet Earth. 368 pages, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches, 42 photos. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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New York Graphic Society Ltd., Greenwich: 1974. 0821204343 / 9780821204344 First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Some chips and tears in dustjacket. 
A dazzling look into the future. Through the collaboration of two extraordinary talents, we can follow the probable pattern of our world's advance outward into space in the next few decades, in the next century, and beyond. Includes 72 color pages and 40 black and white illustrations. 
Price: 13.30 USD
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University of Arizona Press, Tucson: 2017. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
HiRISE is the most powerful camera ever sent to another planet, showing us Mars in astonishing detail. Featuring an outstanding and never-before-published collection of HiRISE high-resolution color images with explanatory captions in twenty-four languages, this book offers a unique volume produced from an active NASA mission. Mars enthusiasts will appreciate these perfect snapshots of our current understanding of Mars, with soon-to-be classic pictures that have come to define our vision of the Red Planet. These images and their interpretations will be held as a yardstick for future exploration as we learn more about the surface and geologic processes of the fourth planet from the Sun. With tantalizing and artistic glimpses at actively eroding slopes, impact craters, strange polar landscapes, avalanches, and even spectacular descent pictures of probes like the Phoenix Lander and the Mars Science Laboratory, we see what researchers are seeing. Through vivid and beautiful images, this book underscores the need for such a camera on future orbiters, especially as more landing missions are planned. Mars: The Pristine Beauty of the Red Planet provides a stunning keepsake of one of humanity's greatest accomplishments in space travel. Alfred S. McEwen is a planetary geologist and the director of the Planetary Image Research Laboratory (PIRL) within the Lunar and Planetary Lab of the University of Arizona. He is principal investigator of HiRISE for the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO). Candice Hansen-Koharcheck is a planetary scientist at the Planetary Science Institute. She is the deputy principal investigator of HiRISE. Ari Espinoza is the media contact, outreach lead, and content producer for HiRISE at the University of Arizona. He is also the coordinator of HiRISE's Beautiful Mars Project. "For scientists, this book may be a record of Martian geology, history, and even a search for possible future landing sites, while astronomy enthusiasts will find a snapshot of our current scientific understanding of the planet. Dreamers will use it as a tool for a journey through time and space."—Sky at Night Magazine "Splendidly illustrated. . . . Every picture puzzles and delights."—Choice "While the book might at first be seen as a coffee-table art form, it is actually more of a gateway to a database of scientific research. A slab of publishing excellence."—E&T Magazine "Mars is one of the best places to search for signs of life beyond Earth, and it is a world that humans may one day call home. It is also a world of staggering beauty. The HiRISE camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has revealed the stark and sometimes bizarre landscapes of Mars in spectacular high resolution and vivid color for the first time. In Mars: The Pristine Beauty of the Red Planet, the best of those images are gathered together, providing the most dramatic views of the red planet ever seen. It's a book that belongs on the shelves of anyone who cares about Mars's ancient past, or about its role in humanity's future."—Steve Squyres, Principal Investigator, Mars Exploration Rovers 452 Pages, 13.625" x 11.5", Hardcover. 
Price: 71.25 USD
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28 MILLER, ROLAND WITH CONTRIBUTIONS BY Abandoned In Place: Preserving America's Space History.
University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Stenciled on many of the deactivated facilities at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, the evocative phrase "abandoned in place" indicates the structures that have been deserted. Some structures, too solid for any known method of demolition, stand empty and unused in the wake of the early period of US space exploration. Now Roland Miller's color photographs document the NASA, Air Force, and Army facilities across the nation that once played a crucial role in the space race. Rapidly succumbing to the elements and demolition, most of the blockhouses, launch towers, tunnels, test stands, and control rooms featured in Abandoned in Place are located at secure military or NASA facilities with little or no public access. Some have been repurposed, but over half of the facilities photographed no longer exist. The haunting images collected here impart artistic insight while preserving an important period in history. Roland Miller is the dean of the Communication Arts, Humanities and Fine Arts Division at the College of Lake County in Grayslake, Illinois. Roger D. Launius is the associate director for collections and curatorial affairs, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution. Bob Thall is a professor of photography at Columbia College, Chicago. He has published many photography books, including At City's Edge: Photographs of Chicago's Lakefront. Betsy Fahlman, a professor of art history at Arizona State University, is also the author of New Deal Art in Arizona and other books. Craig Covault, a journalist who has written thousands of articles on space and aviation, spent many years at Aviation Week and Space Technology, where he was a senior editor. He covered every US space launch since Apollo, including Apollo-Soyuz, Skylab, and the Space Shuttle. Pamela Melroy, a NASA astronaut from 1994 until 2009, piloted two Space Shuttle missions and commanded one. Beth Laura O'Leary is a professor emerita of anthropology at New Mexico State University. A space archaeologist, she is the coeditor of Handbook of Space Engineering, Archaeology, and Heritage. 13 x 11 in., 176 pages, 113 color photos, 1 map. "(Roland Miller) showcases images of deactivated and repurposed defense facilities and space-launch sites around the country." --The Wall Street Journal "Roland Miller is on a mission to document the deserted sites of America's space race." --The Guardian "Chronicles long-neglected and largely forgotten aspects of US space history." -- Forbes "More than half the buildings in the book have been demolished or repurposed, but the powerful images still preserve the important period in the history of space travel." --Science Focus " Abandoned in Place can be read as a reverent tour of history, but it's also a touchstone to a way of looking at the world and the future that unified a nation in ways that few things can." --Vantage "Miller's arresting photographs are a testament to the early days of American space exploration. They allow us to glimpse part of what went into achieving what Kennedy called 'the most hazardous and dangerous and greatest adventure on which man has ever embarked.'" --Atlas Obscura "More than just a remembrance of a lost age of infrastructure, Abandoned in Place is a meditation on landscapes of immense historical significance that are overlooked by historic preservation." --Co.Design "A phenomenal collection of images." -- Crave Online "Serves not only as a documentary body of work, but also as an artistic interpretation of these historic sites, preserving a vanishing era in both the space race and the cold war." "For those (space artifacts) that can't be physically preserved, the photos in Abandoned in Place help preserve their memories as nature reclaims their materials." --The Space Review "A wonderful collaboration of prose and imagery that highlights the declining state of the sites where humanity lifted off for another world." --SpaceFlight Insider "This well-produced coffee-table book is filled with starkly beautiful photographs that evoke bittersweet memories contrasting America's 'glory days' of space exploration with the abandoned remnants of infrastructure that made them possible half a century or more ago." --National Space Society " Abandoned in Place beautifully documents, both in images and words, the architecture and engineering of a period in which anything was possible: the first Space Age." --SpaceFlight "(Miller) is completely connected to his subjects, and his photographs are a visual extension, filled with reverence and empathy." --Quest 
Price: 42.75 USD
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Rand McNally & Company, Chicago in association with Mitchell Beazley Ltd., London: 1971. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Contains over 1300 maps, diagrams, charts and photographs in full color, two color, and black-and-white. Includes an Index.Also includes detailed maps and charts of the suns and galacies of space, clear without being crowded, detailed without being exhaustive. 
Price: 15.15 USD
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30 POWERS, ROBERT M. Planetary Encounters: The Future Of Unmanned Spaceflight.
Warner Books, New York: 1980. First Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 5.46 USD
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31 RIDE, SALLY; OKIE, SUSAN. To Space & Back.
Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, New York: 1986. 068809113X / 9780688091132 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 14.25 USD
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University of Arizona Press, Tucson: 2018. Space Science Series. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
With active geysers coating its surface with dazzlingly bright ice crystals, Saturn's large moon Enceladus is one of the most enigmatic worlds in our solar system. Underlying this activity are numerous further discoveries by the Cassini spacecraft, tantalizing us with evidence that Enceladus harbors a subsurface ocean of liquid water. Enceladus is thus newly realized as a forefront candidate among potentially habitable ocean worlds in our own solar system, although it is only one of a family of icy moons orbiting the giant ringed planet, each with its own story. As a new volume in the Space Science Series, Enceladus and the Icy Moons of Saturn brings together nearly eighty of the world's top experts writing more than twenty chapters to set the foundation for what we currently understand, while building the framework for the highest-priority questions to be addressed through ongoing spacecraft exploration. Topics include the physics and processes driving the geologic and geophysical phenomena of icy worlds, including, but not limited to, ring-moon interactions, interior melting due to tidal heating, ejection and reaccretion of vapor and particulates, ice tectonics, and cryovolcanism. By contextualizing each topic within the profusion of puzzles beckoning from among Saturn's many dozen moons, Enceladus and the Icy Moons of Saturn synthesizes planetary processes on a broad scale to inform and propel both seasoned researchers and students toward achieving new advances in the coming decade and beyond. Paul M. Schenk is a staff scientist at the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston, Texas. Roger N. Clark is a senior scientist at the Planetary Science Institute in Tucson, Arizona. Carly J. A. Howett is a section manager for the Outer Solar System Section in the Division of Space Science and Engineering at the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado. Anne J. Verbiscer is a research professor in the Department of Astronomy at University of Virginia in Charlottesville. J. Hunter Waite is a program director for the Division of Space Science and Engineering at the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas. 
Price: 71.25 USD
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United States Government Printing Office, Washington: 1959. 86th Congress, 1st Session - House Document No. 89. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Prepared in response to a felt need for a review of the principles, problems, and evaluation of space law. This survey fills an important gap: consideration of a code for behavior in outer space, and the rights, obligations, and relations of nations in the use of outer space. 
Price: 47.03 USD
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34 THE EDITORS OF TIME-LIFE RECORDS; KAPP, MICHAEL (RECORDINGS CONCEIVED AND PRODUCED BY). To The Moon: Section I - The Story In Sound. Section II - The Story In Pictures And Text.
Time Inc.: 1969. First Edition (Unstated). h Boxed set of six 33 RPM vinyl records plus a hardcover book. Very good condition. Some sight tears at two edges of slip case. 
The dramatic story of man's boldest venture told in the voices of those who achieved it on July 20, 1969. Contains a history in pictures and text. 
Price: 42.28 USD
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35 TREFIL, JAMES S.; FRANKLIN, KENNETH L. (INTRODUCTORY ESSAYS). Space Time Infinity: The Smithsonian Views The Universe.
Pantheon Books, New York / Smithsonian Books, Washington: 1985. 0394548434 / 9780394548432 Second Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
A clear, comprehensive, authoritative, and dazzlingly ullustrated primer of the new astronomy and cosmology. Her is a portrait of the universe as it is understood by today's most informed scientists. Includes an Index. 
Price: 7.79 USD
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36 TYSON, NEIL DEGRASSE. Astrophysics For People In A Hurry.
W. W. Norton, New York: 2017. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
The essential universe, from our most celebrated and beloved astrophysicist. What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There's no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson. But today, few of us have time to contemplate the cosmos. So Tyson brings the universe down to Earth succinctly and clearly, with sparkling wit, in tasty chapters consumable anytime and anywhere in your busy day. While you wait for your morning coffee to brew, for the bus, the train, or a plane to arrive, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry will reveal just what you need to be fluent and ready for the next cosmic headlines: from the Big Bang to black holes, from quarks to quantum mechanics, and from the search for planets to the search for life in the universe. "Neil deGrasse Tyson makes a big bang with Astrophysics for People in a Hurry." — Sloane Crosley, Vanity Fair "Tyson is a master of streamlining and simplification....taking mind-bogglingly complex ideas, stripping them down to their nuts and bolts, padding them with colorful allegories and dorky jokes, and making them accessible to the layperson" — Salon "This book will keep you fascinated with succinct and dynamic explanations of a wide variety of astronomical topics. A winner that every astronomy enthusiast should have on the bookshelf!" — David J. Eicher, Astronomy "With wry humor, keen vision, and abundant humanity, Neil deGrasse Tyson distills the big questions of space, time, and reality into short, insightful chapters you can enjoy with your morning coffee." — Discover "This may have been written for people in a hurry, but I urge you to take your time. It will all be over far too soon." — BBC's Sky at Night "Engaging and illuminating." — GoodReads "Tyson manifests science brilliantly....[his] insights are valuable for any leader, teacher, scientist or educator." — Forbes "Astrophysics for People in a Hurry will blow your is awesome." — Hackernoon "Infectiously enthusiastic, humorous and, above all, accessible....reading Astrophysics for People in a Hurry is both a humbling and exhilarating experience." — BookPage 
Price: 18.24 USD
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37 VALLEE, JACQUES. Messengers Of Deception: Ufo Contacts And Cults.
Bantam Books, New York: 1980. 0553139061 / 9780553139068 Revised Bantam Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
This French astrophysicist, world-renowned UFO investigator - and model for "Lacombe" in the film Close Encounters of the Third Kind - warned the UN about the unsuspected danger threatening our world. Now he alerts the public. Too many cases of "accidental" alien contact ... UFO cults praying to the skies ... secret "psychotronic" weapons for bending the human mind. The evidence Jacques Vallee now reveals, after 18 years of scientific investigation, adds up to something far more menacing than monsters from outer space. Includes an Index. "Alarming..." - San Antonio Express News 
Price: 84.31 USD
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Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 2003. 0521773008 / 9780521773003 First English Language Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Since the launch of Sputnik in 1957, over 8000 satellites and spacecraft have been launched from over 30 countries, costing hundreds of billions of dollars. Over 350 people have made the incredible journey beyond our atmosphere and we all benefit in countless ways from the use of space. This unique Encyclopedia aims to give a global perspective of our occupation and use of space, whether scientific, industrial, commercial, technical or military. After setting the stage by describing the space environment, orbits and ground tracks, launchers and launch sites, the authors go on to discuss the main space applications (telecommunications, navigation and Earth observation, military), plus science missions, planetary exploration and space stations. The wealth of full-colour illustrations make all the information highly accessible, resulting in an invaluable source for everyone interested in our use of space, and the perfect reference book for those working in, or studying, the space arena. Superbly illustrated throughout with over 300 colour maps, graphs and schematics to help understand the complexity of space. Comprehensive, accurate and up-to-date, with web and print bibliography: an invaluable reference text. Contains detailed technical explanations and data, as well as discussions of political and economic aspects. The contents of this book is as follows: Foreword; Preface; List of figures; 1. The environment of outer space; 2. Orbits; 3. Ground tracks; 4. The occupation of space; 5. Launchers and launch sites; 6. Political and economic aspects; 7. Near-Earth science missions; 8. Exploration beyond geocentric orbit; 9. Earth observation; 10. Telecommunications; 11. Military applications; 12. Man in space; Bibliography; Internet sites; Index. "This is an essential addition to any library for senior school age pupils. - Gnomon "General and specialist readers alike will find The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Space an accessible introduction to space activities conducted by all countries since the mid-20th century. the volume … is a gold mine of facts both mainstream and obscure that provides efficient access to a wealth of fascinating details … will reward anyone interested in the history or contemporary profile of human activities in space." - Science "… the perfect reference book for those working in or studying the space arena." - Orion "… an unusual but worthwhile addition to the reference shelves for anyone interested in the development and evolution of humanity's endeavour to explore and conquer near-earth space." - The Observatory 
Price: 68.16 USD
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39 VOGLEWEDE, KAY E. (PREFACE). Space Transportation System And Associated Payloads: Glossary, Acronyms, And Abbreviations.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Wasington: 1981. This is NASA Reference Publication 1059. s Softcover. Good condition. 
A collection of some of the acronyms now in everyday use in the Shuttle world. It is a combination of lists that have been prepared at the Kennedy and Johnson Space Centers, places where intensive Shuttle activities are unde way. 
Price: 45.08 USD
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Meredith Corporation, New York: 1968. Facsimile Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition but dustjacket is worn. 
Coming just as we are on the brink of discovering what is on the moon, this comprehensive anthology extends from primitive moon magic and folk tales to recent observations on space probes. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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