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  • Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Astrophysics for People in a Hurry (English, Hardback)

    The #1 New York Times Bestseller: The essential universe, from a celebrated and beloved astrophysicist.

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  • A Brief History Of Time by Stephen Hawking
    A Brief History Of Time (English, Paperback)

    It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before delving into the secrets which still lie at the heart of space and time, from the Big Bang to black holes, via spiral galaxies and strong theory.

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  • The Design and Engineering of Curiosity by Emily Lakdawalla
    The Design and Engineering of Curiosity (English, Paperback)

    This essential reference to the Curiosity mission explains the engineering behind every system on the rover, from its rocket-powered jetpack to its radioisotope thermoelectric generator to its fiendishly complex sample handling system.

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  • How Apollo Flew to the Moon by W. David Woods
    How Apollo Flew to the Moon (English, Paperback)

    From launch to splashdown, this book tells the exciting story of the Apollo flights to the Moon. It details the technology and techniques used to fly to the Moon and explore its surface, as well as offers testimony of the people who were there at the time.

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  • Apollo Mission Control by Manfred "Dutch" Von Ehrenfried
    Apollo Mission Control (English, Paperback)

    This book describes the history of this now iconic room which represents America's space program during the Gemini, Apollo, Skylab, Apollo-Soyuz and early Space Shuttle eras. It describes the rooms of people supporting this control center;

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  • The Science of Interstellar by Kip Thorne
    The Science of Interstellar (English, Paperback)

    A journey through the otherworldly science behind Christopher Nolan's award-winning film, Interstellar, from executive producer and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Kip Thorne.

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  • Gemini Flies! by David J. Shayler
    Gemini Flies! (English, Paperback)

    In May 1961, President John F. Kennedy committed the United States to landing a man on the moon before the end of the decade. With just a handful of years to pull it off, NASA authorized the Project Gemini space program, which gathered vital knowledge needed to achieve the nation's goal. This book introduces the crucial three-step test program employed by the Gemini system, covering:...

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  • The Planet Factory by Elizabeth Tasker
    The Planet Factory (English, Paperback)

    Forget about rockets to Mars--the future of space science lies with the search for exoplanets

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  • The Astronaut Selection Test Book by Tim Peake
    The Astronaut Selection Test Book (English, Hardback)

    *** The puzzle book of 2018 ***Have you got what it takes to be an astronaut?Part puzzle book, part guide, The Astronaut Selection Test Book: Do You Have What it Takes? The book comprises 100 real astronaut tests and training exercises for readers to try at home, and outlines the full ESA selection process for the first time.

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  • Welcome to the Universe by Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Welcome to the Universe (English, Hardback)

    An introduction to the cosmos provides information on the latest advancements in astrophysics, including why Pluto is no longer a planet, how stars live and die, and the prospects for intelligent life in the universe.

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  • The Cosmic Mystery Tour by Nicholas Mee
    The Cosmic Mystery Tour (English, Hardback)

    How did the universe begin? What are gravitational waves all about? Will we find life on other planets? The Cosmic Mystery Tour is a brilliant, entertaining introduction to the discoveries of physics and astronomy. Stories, explanations, and illustrations open up the exciting frontiers of science to any beginner.

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  • On the Future by Martin Rees
    On the Future (English, Hardback)

    "A world-renowned scientist and the best-selling author of ""Our Final Hour"" offers a provocative and inspiring look at the future of humanity and science, arguing that humans must think differently and harness technologies in the correct way to ensure their survival."

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  • Astronautics by Ulrich Walter
    Astronautics (English, Hardback)

    This introductory text covers all the key concepts, relationships, and ideas behind spaceflight and is the perfect companion for students pursuing courses on or related to astronautics. two new chapters are devoted to orbit geometry and orbit determination and to thermal radiation physics and modelling.

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  • Rocket Ranch by Jonathan H. Ward
    Rocket Ranch (English, Paperback)

    Jonathan Ward takes the reader deep into the facilities at Kennedy Space Center to describe NASA's first computer systems used for spacecraft and rocket checkout and explain how tests and launches proceeded.

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  • Student's Guides: A Student's Guide to Maxwell's Equations by Daniel Fleisch
    Student's Guides: A Student's Guide to Maxwell's Equations (English, Paperback)

    Maxwell's equations are four of the most influential equations in science. In this book, each equation is the subject of an entire chapter, making it a wonderful resource for undergraduate and graduate courses in electromagnetism and electromagnetics. Audio podcasts and solutions to the problems are available at www.cambridge.org/9780521701471.

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  • The First Galaxies in the Universe by Abraham Loeb
    The First Galaxies in the Universe (English, Paperback)

    Suitable for students and researchers on early galaxies, this title offers an introduction to frontiers in astrophysics: the quest to understand how the oldest and most distant galaxies in our universe first formed. It bridges the gap between theory and observation.

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  • The Physics of Gamma-Ray Bursts by Professor Bing Zhang
    The Physics of Gamma-Ray Bursts (English, Hardback)

    This textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to the physics of gamma-ray bursts (GRBs), at a level suitable for advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and experienced researchers. The essential concepts and key equations in the field of GRBs and high-energy astrophysics in general are derived and explained in great detail.

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  • Galactic Dynamics by James Binney
    Galactic Dynamics (English, Paperback)

    Offers an introduction to galactic astrophysics to advanced undergraduate students, graduate students, and researchers. This book covers topics including N-body simulation methods, black holes in stellar systems, linear stability and response theory, and galaxy formation in the cosmological context.

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  • Earth and Space 100 Postcards by Nirmala Nataraj
    Earth and Space 100 Postcards (English, Postcard book or pack)

    A truly remarkable box of 100 images from the archives of NASA.

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  • Working on Mars by William J. Clancey
    Working on Mars (English, Hardback)

    What it's like to explore Mars from Earth: How the Mars rovers provide scientists with a virtual experience of being on Mars.

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