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Failure Is Not an Option: Mission Control from Mercury to Apollo 13 and Beyond
Failure Is Not an Option: Mission Control from Mercury to Apollo 13 and Beyond
by Gene Kranz
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This memoir of a veteran NASA flight director tells riveting stories from the early days of the Mercury program through Apollo 11 (the moon landing) and Apollo 13, for both of which Kranz was flight director.andlt;brandgt;andlt;brandgt;Gene Kranz was... (read more)

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Uncommon Carriers
Uncommon Carriers
by John Mcphee
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What John McPhee's books all have in common is that they are about real people in real places. Here, at his adventurous best, he is out and about with people who work in freight transportation. Over the past eight years, John McPhee has spent... (read more)

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Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time
Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time
by Dava Sobel
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Anyone alive in the eighteenth century would have known that "the longitude problem" was the thorniest scientific dilemma of the day--and had been for centuries.  Lacking the ability to measure their longitude, sailors throughout the great ages of... (read more)

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The Lost Art of Finding Our Way
The Lost Art of Finding Our Way
by John Edward Huth
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Long before GPS, Google Earth, and global transit, humans traveled vast distances using only environmental clues and simple instruments. John Huth asks what is lost when modern technology substitutes for our innate capacity to find our way. Encyclopedic... (read more)

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Private Pilot Test Prep 2012 (11 - Old Edition)
Private Pilot Test Prep 2012 (11 - Old Edition)
by Irvin N. Gleim
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Pilot license candidates studying for the Private and Recreational Pilot FAA Knowledge Exam will find answers and explanations for every question in the Federal Aviation Administration exam database in this guide. Questions from the exam are arranged by... (read more)

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Wright Brothers : How They Invented the Airplane (91 Edition)
Wright Brothers : How They Invented the Airplane (91 Edition)
by Russell Freedman
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The story of the first powered, sustained, and controlled airplane flight, and the men behind it.... (read more)

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A Photo Album of Ohio's Canal Era: 1825-1913 (Ohio)
A Photo Album of Ohio's Canal Era: 1825-1913 (Ohio)
by Jack Gieck
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This book is a profusely illustrated interpretation of life along Ohio's 19th-century canal system: the Miami & Erie Canal with its multiple feeders in central and eastern Ohio.<P>Gieck recounts the efforts of people involved in the planning... (read more)

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Critical Mass: Bicycling's Defiant Celebration
Critical Mass: Bicycling's Defiant Celebration
by Chris Carlsson
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Monthly in cities around the world, bicyclists take over the streets in an "organized coincidence" called Critical Mass. Riding along several hundred strong, hooting and hollering, whistling, laughing and singing; it is a coup on wheels, a... (read more)

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Challenger Launch Decision (96 Edition)
Challenger Launch Decision (96 Edition)
by Diane Vaughan
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When the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded on January 28, 1986, millions of Americans became bound together in a single, historic moment. Many still vividly remember exactly where they were and what they were doing when they heard about the tragedy. In... (read more)

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Aramis, Or the Love of Technology
Aramis, Or the Love of Technology
by Bruno Latour
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Bruno Latour has written a unique and wonderful tale of a technological dream gone wrong. As the young engineer and professor follow Aramis' trail--conducting interviews, analyzing documents, assessing the evidence--perspectives keep shifting: the truth... (read more)

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Transit Maps of the World
Transit Maps of the World
by Mark Ovenden
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Recommended by The New York Times Book Reviewand#160; ["This handsomely designed volume makes a case for the diagrams...provoking many 'aha moments.'"] A collection of the most important ideas, theories, and concepts of all time 100 Diagrams That... (read more)

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Bikenomics: How Bicycling Can Save the Economy
Bikenomics: How Bicycling Can Save the Economy
by Elly Blue
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Making the case for adopting more sustainable modes of transportation, this engaging reference explores the economic benefits of bicycling. It starts with an analysis of the real costs incurred by individuals and families in existing transportation... (read more)

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The Way to Go: Moving by Sea, Land, and Air
The Way to Go: Moving by Sea, Land, and Air
by Kate Ascher
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With stunning visuals and encyclopedic insight, the author of The Heights and The Works reveals how humans move across the globe In our digital age, its easy to forget that almost everything we enjoy about modern life depends on motion. We ride in cars... (read more)

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The Race Underground: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry That Built America's First Subway
The Race Underground: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry That Built America's First Subway
by Doug Most
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In the late nineteenth century, as cities like Boston and New York grew more congested, the streets became clogged with plodding, horse-drawn carts. When the great blizzard of 1888 crippled the entire northeast, a solution had to be found. Two brothers... (read more)

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Uncommon Carriers
Uncommon Carriers
by John McPhee
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This is a book about people who drive trucks, captain ships, pilot towboats, drive coal trains, and carry lobsters through the air: people who work in freight transportation. John McPhee rides from Atlanta to Tacoma alongside Don Ainsworth, owner and... (read more)

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Honda Atvs: Foreman and Rubicon '95 to '11
Honda Atvs: Foreman and Rubicon '95 to '11
by Alan Ahlstrand
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Complete coverage for your Honda Foreman 400 (1995 thru 2003), Foreman 450 (1998 thru 2004), and Rubicon 500 (2001 thru 2007): --Routine Maintenance --Tune-up procedures --Engine, clutch and transmission repair --Cooling system --Fuel and exhaust... (read more)

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Far/ Aim-2013 (13 - Old Edition)
Far/ Aim-2013 (13 - Old Edition)
by Federal Aviation Association
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Adhering to a reputation for excellence, this latest edition of apropos parts of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) and the Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) has been fully updated and indexed to clearly reflect all the changes over the past... (read more)

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Urban Transit
Urban Transit
by Vukan R. Vuchic
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The only modern text to cover all aspects of urban transit operations, planning, and economics Global in scope, up to date with current practice, and written by an internationally renowned expert, Urban Transit: Operations, Planning, and Economics is a... (read more)

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Economics at the Wheel: The Costs of Cars and Drivers
Economics at the Wheel: The Costs of Cars and Drivers
by Richard C. Porter
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s conclusions are both surprising and compelling.... (read more)

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High and Mighty: The Dangerous Rise of the SUV
High and Mighty: The Dangerous Rise of the SUV
by Keith Bradsher
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The longtime Detroit bureau chief for The New York Times lays bare the dangers posed by the most popular type of American family car: the sport utility vehicle. With a new epilogue by the author. SUVs have taken over America's roads. Ad campaigns... (read more)

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