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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

    "FASCINATING . . . MEMORABLE . . . REVEALING . . . PERHAPS THE BEST OF CARL SAGAN'S BOOKS."...

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  • Philip's 2018 Stargazing Month-by-Month Guide to the Night Sky Britain & Ireland by Heather Couper
    Philip's 2018 Stargazing Month-by-Month Guide to the Night Sky Britain & Ireland (Paperback) Heather Couper, Nigel Henbest

    Philip's Month-by-Month Stargazing 2018 is the guide for Stargazers in Britain and Ireland. The new 2018 edition has been completely revised to make it even more essential for exploring the night skies.

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

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

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  • NASA Skylab Owners' Workshop Manual by David Baker
    NASA Skylab Owners' Workshop Manual (English, Hardback) David Baker

    Skylab has a fascination among space professionals and enthusiasts alike and a book on the engineering and design of this space station has been argued for in blogs and chat rooms for many years. No other book has yet been published which describes the technical, design and engineering details of how Skylab was built and operated. There have been several biographies by astronauts relating their...

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  • Universe: Exploring the Astronomical World by Phaidon Editors
    Universe: Exploring the Astronomical World (English, Hardback) Phaidon Editors

    Explore the stars and planets and beyond through 300 fascinating images - an international panel of experts take you on a journey through man's record of the universe - from ancient cave paintings to animation

    $47.34 $59.95
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  • Human Universe by Brian Cox
    Human Universe (English, Paperback) Brian Cox, Andrew Cohen

    Top ten Sunday Times Bestseller`Engaging, ambitious and creative' Guardian Where are we? Are we alone? Who are we? Why are we here? What is our future?

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  • Gemini Manual by David Woods
    Gemini Manual (English, Hardback) David Woods, David Harland

    An insight into NASA's Gemini spacecraft, the precursor to Apollo and the key to the Moon NASA's Gemini space flight programme followed on from the pioneering Mercury missions which put the first US astronauts into space.

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  • Yearbook of Astronomy 2018 by Brian Jones
    Yearbook of Astronomy 2018 (English, Paperback) Brian Jones

    Popular astronomy annual for amateur and professional astronomers, composed of several articles from established astronomers, astronomy educators and space writers

    $28.29 $29.95
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  • Parallel Worlds by Michio Kaku
    Parallel Worlds (English, Paperback) Michio Kaku

    Imagine a future where we are not alone - where our universe is just one of countless parallel worlds, some strangely familiar, some almost unimaginable. This title takes us to the frontiers of scientific knowledge to explain the nature - and future - of our universe.

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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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  • 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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  • Journey of the Universe by Brian Thomas Swimme
    Journey of the Universe (English, Paperback) Brian Thomas Swimme, Mary Evelyn Tucker

    What is our place in the 14-billion-year history of the universe? This book tells the epic story of the universe from an new perspective, weaving the findings of modern science together with enduring wisdom found in the humanistic traditions of the West, China, India, and indigenous peoples.

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  • Everything You Know About Space is Wrong by Matt Brown
    Everything You Know About Space is Wrong (English, Hardback) Matt Brown

    Think that the vacuum of space would make your blood boil and your head explode? (It won't.) Thanks to sci-fi, most of us have misconceptions about the cosmos?from traveling through wormholes to blowing up asteroids. This illuminating book cuts through the misinformation to answer such questions as whether we will meet aliens in our lifetime and what happens in the center of the black hole. Humorous and lighthearted, it moves from our planet to the far reaches of the universe.

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

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

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  • The Sleepwalkers by Arthur Koestler
    The Sleepwalkers (Paperback) Arthur Koestler

    Dissects the sterile distinction between 'sciences' and 'humanities' to bring to life the whole history of cosmology from the Babylonians to Newton. The author shows how the tragic split between science and religion arose and how the modern world-view replaced the medieval world-view in the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century.

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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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  • The Planets by Nirmala Nataraj
    The Planets (English, Hardback) Nirmala Nataraj

    Breathtaking images of the planets of the solar system, as captured by the pioneering missions of NASA.

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  • Apollo 13 Manual by David Baker
    Apollo 13 Manual (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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  • Space Exploration by Carolyn Collins Petersen
    Space Exploration (English, Hardback) Carolyn Collins Petersen

    This detailed examination of our steps into space is viewed from our potential future there - on Mars to be exact - and considers how we will reach that point.

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