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  • Carrying the Fire by Michael Collins
    Carrying the Fire (English, Paperback) Michael Collins

    The years that have passed since Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins piloted the Apollo 11 spacecraft to the moon in July 1969 have done nothing to alter the fundamental wonder of the event: man reaching the moon remains one of the great events of our lifetime. This book conveys the drama and beauty of that adventure.

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  • Pale Blue Dot: a Vision of the Human Future in Space by Carl Sagan
    Pale Blue Dot: a Vision of the Human Future in Space (English, Paperback) Carl Sagan

    Examines humankind's changing awareness of its place in the universe and the rich potential of human ventures into the world beyond Earth

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  • 2019 Guide to the Night Sky by Storm Dunlop
    2019 Guide to the Night Sky (English, Paperback) Storm Dunlop, Wil Tirion

    "THIS IS A GREAT GUIDE TO THE NIGHT SKY AT A GREAT PRICE." Astronomy Now A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the northern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January-December 2019.

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  • Collins Stargazing by Royal Observatory Greenwich
    Collins Stargazing (English, Paperback) Royal Observatory Greenwich, Radmila Topalovic

    A brilliant introductory guide to exploring the night sky, from the astronomers of the Royal Observatory Greenwich.

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  • The Astronaut Selection Test Book by Tim Peake
    The Astronaut Selection Test Book (Hardback) Tim Peake, The European Space Agency

    *** 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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  • Apollo 13 Manual by David Baker
    Apollo 13 Manual (English, Hardback) David Baker

    On 13 April 1970, Apollo 13 suffered a near-catastrophic explosion. The planned lunar landing was instantly called off and the new challenge was to get the spacecraft safely back to Earth. When the carbon dioxide in the three astronauts' exhaled breath threatened to asphyxiate them, the crew improvised a filter device, which had been tested in Mission Control, to make the air breathable. Only...

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  • Stargazing For Dummies by Steve Owens
    Stargazing For Dummies (English, Paperback) Steve Owens

    Reach for the stars Stargazing is the practice of observing the night sky and its contents - from constellations through to planets and galaxies. Stars and other night sky objects can be seen with the naked eye, or seen in greater numbers and in more detail with binoculars or a telescope.

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  • The Communist Manifesto by Martin Rowson
    The Communist Manifesto (English, Paperback) Martin Rowson, Karl Marx

    A graphic novel adaptation of Karl Marx and Frederik Engels' revolutionary pamphlet on the 200th anniversary of Marx's birth

    $16.75 $19.99
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  • Lunar 2019 Square Wall Calendar by Universe Publishing
    Lunar 2019 Square Wall Calendar (English, Calendar) Universe Publishing

    Each glow-in-the-dark page of Lunar 2019 Wall Calendar showcases extraordinary photographs of the lunar surface, lunar phenomena, and the moon against spectacular earthly landscapes while illuminating the phases of the moon for every day of the year....

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  • Death by Black Hole by Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Death by Black Hole (English, Paperback) Neil deGrasse Tyson

    With ease and originality, Tyson illuminates topics ranging from the linguistic merits of astrophysics to the limits of our five senses to the search for life in the universe.

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  • Nasa Saturn V Owners' Workshop Manual by W. David Woods
    Nasa Saturn V Owners' Workshop Manual (English, Hardback) W. David Woods

    Few launch vehicles are as iconic and distinctive as NASA's behemoth rocket, the Saturn V, and none left such a lasting impression on those who watched it ascend.

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  • interstellarum Deep Sky Guide Desk Edition by Ronald Stoyan
    interstellarum Deep Sky Guide Desk Edition (English, Spiral bound) Ronald Stoyan, Uwe Glahn

    The interstellarum Deep Sky Guide is an innovative illustrated guide to accompany the well-received interstellarum Deep Sky Atlas. Taking an intuitive visual approach, for each spread of the Atlas, the Guide focuses on carefully selected objects, either as colored composite POSS plates or through the authors' own eyepiece sketches.

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  • Observer's Notebooks: Astronomy by Princeton Architectural Press
    Observer's Notebooks: Astronomy (English, Record book) Princeton Architectural Press

    A new family of cloth-covered lined notebooks which include inspiring diagrams and illustrations, plus engaging charts to use in the practice of observing and recording everyday life

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  • The History of Space Exploration by Roger D. Launius
    The History of Space Exploration (English, Hardback) Roger D. Launius

    Written by the former chief historian of NASA, here is the first in-depth, fully illustrated history of space exploration.

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  • The Universe Today Ultimate Guide to Viewing the Cosmos by David Dickinson
    The Universe Today Ultimate Guide to Viewing the Cosmos (English, Hardback) David Dickinson

    The most comprehensive guide since the bestselling NightWatch from the top Internet site on the topic with over 87k Facebook followers.

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  • Astronomy by DK
    Astronomy (English, Hardback) DK

    Take a tour of the Universe, from the 150km impact craters on the Moon to Jupiter's Great Red Spot - a 400mph swirling storm that started in the 1600s....

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

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

    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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  • Astronomy for Young and Old by Walter Kraul
    Astronomy for Young and Old (English, Paperback) Walter Kraul, Dazze Kamerl

    A perfect introduction to astronomy for people of any age, whether or not they have a telescope.

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  • Royal Observatory Greenwich - Astronomy Photographer of the Year Desk Diary 2019 by Flame Tree Studio
    Royal Observatory Greenwich - Astronomy Photographer of the Year Desk Diary 2019 (English, Diary) Flame Tree Studio

    A stunning selection of over 30 astronomical images that will take your breath away. Produced in connection with the Royal Observatory Greenwich's Astronomy Photographer of the Year award this week-to-view desk diary features some of the finest examples of astronomy captured by some of the most talented photographers.

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