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Space Race: The Epic Battle Between America and the Soviet Union for Dominion of Space
Space Race: The Epic Battle Between America and the Soviet Union for Dominion of Space
by Deborah Cadbury
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One of the most exhilarating true adventures in history, the race into space was marked by courage, duplicity, political paranoia, astonishing technological feats, and unbelievable triumphs in the face of overwhelming adversity. It is the story of an... (read more)

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The Unfolding Universe: A Stellar Journey
The Unfolding Universe: A Stellar Journey
by Lloyd Motz
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An amazing journey from our moon to the most distant stars, revealing the magic and majesty of our universe.... (read more)

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Voyage to the Planets and Beyond
Voyage to the Planets and Beyond
by Tim Haines
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Join the crew as they chart the inhospitable landscapes of our neighboring planets and take a death-defying fly-by of the Sun to accelerate them towards the outer giant planets and the forbidding, frozen worlds of Pluto and Charon.... (read more)

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Going to Mars: The Stories of the People Behind NASA's Mars Missions Past, Present, and Future
Going to Mars: The Stories of the People Behind NASA's Mars Missions Past, Present, and Future
by Brian Muirhead
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The greatest adventure of the twenty-first century has already begun. And now, for the first time, we can all share in the excitement and wonder of that incredible journey with this authoritative and personal account of our first steps to Mars. When the... (read more)

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The Book Nobody Read: Chasing the Revolutions of Nicolaus Copernicus
The Book Nobody Read: Chasing the Revolutions of Nicolaus Copernicus
by Owen Gingerich
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Part biography of a book, part scientific exploration, part bibliographic detective story, The Book Nobody Read recolors the history of cosmology and offers a new appreciation of the enduring power of an extraordinary book and its ideas. Prodded by... (read more)

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The Starlore Handbook: An Essential Guide to the Night Sky
The Starlore Handbook: An Essential Guide to the Night Sky
by Geoffrey Cornelius
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A dream come true for stargazers and all who have stood in awe of the night sky, The Star Lore Handbook is a complete, fully illustrated guide to identifying the eighty-eight recognized constellations and the principal stars that comprise them. Deftly... (read more)

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Understanding the New Solar System: From the Editors of Scientific American (Science Made Accessible)
Understanding the New Solar System: From the Editors of Scientific American (Science Made Accessible)
by Scientific American
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This volume reveals the latest knowledge of the composition and nature of our solar family. Here you'll discover what lies beyond the orbit of Pluto, which solar body is the most volcanically active, and which solar system bodies have atmospheres and may... (read more)

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Countdown: A History of Space Flight
Countdown: A History of Space Flight
by T A Heppenheimer
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T. A. Heppenheimer's acclaimed chronicle of rockets, politics, and the pioneers who dared to reach beyond humanity's limits. "The most comprehensive, up-to-date, and best written history of space flight there is."-The Times (London) "A lively account of... (read more)

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The Grand Tour: A Traveler's Guide to the Solar System
The Grand Tour: A Traveler's Guide to the Solar System
by Ron Miller
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Anyone with a little extra cash and a plane ticket can take a “grand tour” of Europe. But a tour of the Solar System? Now that’s an experience deserving of the word grand. Introducing the new edition of the book praised as “... (read more)

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Burnhams Celestial Handbook Volume 3
Burnhams Celestial Handbook Volume 3
by Robert Jr Burnham
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A unique and necessary reference for amateurs and professionals alike, with comprehensive coverage of the thousands of celestial objects outside our solar system—but within the range of two- to twelve-inch telescopes. The objects are grouped... (read more)

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Official Guide to the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum, Third Ed
Official Guide to the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum, Third Ed
by Smithsonian Institution
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This fully illustrated guide to the world's most-visited aviation and space museum is both an indispensable companion for visitors and a detailed history in itself of humanity's quest for flight. The Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space... (read more)

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Light Pollution: Responses and Remedies (Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series,)
Light Pollution: Responses and Remedies (Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series,)
by Bob Mizon
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Light-pollution is the modern scourge of optical astronomy. More and more observing sites are being lost as the glare of city lighting blots out the night sky. Professional astronomical observatories are located far from cities, but amateur astronomers... (read more)

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How It Ends: From You to the Universe
How It Ends: From You to the Universe
by Chris Impey
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Although we may try to keep it tucked at the back of our minds, most of us are aware of our own mortality. But few among us know what science, with the help of insights yielded from groundbreaking new research, has to say about death on a larger scale... (read more)

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Constellation Handbook
Constellation Handbook
by Antonin Rukl
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Chock-full of glorious photographs, charts, and maps--with images on virtually every spread--this ultimate celestial guidebook answers all beginners' questions. Locate every constellation and star grouping; use the meridian to establish when each... (read more)

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The Cambridge Photographic Guide to the Planets
The Cambridge Photographic Guide to the Planets
by F W Taylor
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A portfolio of the latest images of planetary landscapes, surfaces of moons, asteroids and comets.... (read more)

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Universe :A Journey from Earth to the Edge of the Cosmos
Universe :A Journey from Earth to the Edge of the Cosmos
by Nicolas Cheetham
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This book leads us into a celestial panorama that extends for 80 billion trillion miles in every direction and allows us to explore nearly 200 of the most extraordinary astronomical views ever uncovered. Complementing these up-to-date and spectacular... (read more)

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The Mammoth Book of Space Exploration and Disasters: Over 50 True Accounts of Triumph and Tragedy in Space, Taking You Right Inside the Capsule Cockpi
The Mammoth Book of Space Exploration and Disasters: Over 50 True Accounts of Triumph and Tragedy in Space, Taking You Right Inside the Capsule Cockpi
by Richard Ru Lawrence
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From Apollo 8Us first view of the "dark side" of the Moon to a series of crises aboard space station Mir, "The Mammoth Book of Space Exploration and Disasters" offers over 50 moments of extraordinary heroic achievement as well as episodes of terrible... (read more)

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Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science: An Astronomer Among the American Romantics
Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science: An Astronomer Among the American Romantics
by Renee Bergland
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Convection in Astrophysics (IAU S239) (Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union Symposia)
Convection in Astrophysics (IAU S239) (Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union Symposia)
by Friedrich Kupka
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Convection is ubiquitous throughout the Universe, and during the last three decades it has become the largest factor of uncertainty in theoretical models of stars and in the interpretation of observations on the basis of such models. Recently, numerical... (read more)

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National Geographic Encyclopedia of Space
National Geographic Encyclopedia of Space
by Linda K Glover
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The National Geographic Encyclopedia of Space offers clear and concise explanations of the planets; telescopes; manned space flight; satellites; the origin of the universe; the contributions of Nicolaus Copernicus, Edwin Hubble, and Stephen Hawking; and... (read more)

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