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Inventing The American Astronaut

ISBN 10 : 9781137025296
ISBN 13 : 1137025298

Who were the men who led America's first expeditions into space? Soldiers? Daredevils? The public sometimes imagined them that way: heroic military men and hot-shot pilots without ..

Inventing Accuracy

ISBN 10 : 0262631474
ISBN 13 : 9780262631471

Donald MacKenzie follows one line of technology - strategic ballistic missileguidance through a succession of weapons systems to reveal the workings of a world that is neitheraweso..

Mission Control

ISBN 10 : 0813061504
ISBN 13 : 9780813061504

"In Mission Control, Michael Johnson explores the famous Johnson Space Center in Houston, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, and the European Space Operations Centre in Dar..

Spaceflight In The Shuttle Era And Beyond

ISBN 10 : 9780300227987
ISBN 13 : 0300227981

An exploration of the changing conceptions of the iconic Space Shuttle and a call for a new vision of spaceflight The thirty years of Space Shuttle flights saw contrary changes in ..

A Brilliant Solution

ISBN 10 : 0547537816
ISBN 13 : 9780547537818

We know--and love--the story of the American Revolution, from the Declaration of Independence to Cornwallis's defeat. But our first government was a disaster and the country was in..

Right Stuff Wrong Sex

ISBN 10 : 0801879949
ISBN 13 : 9780801879944

Margaret Weitekamp traces the rise and fall of the Lovelace Woman in Space program within the context of the cold war and the thriving women's aviation culture of the 1950s, showin..

Elon Musk

ISBN 10 : 9780062301260
ISBN 13 : 0062301268

In the spirit of Steve Jobs and Moneyball, Elon Musk is both an illuminating and authorized look at the extraordinary life of one of Silicon Valley’s most exciting, unpredictable..