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  • Apollo Expeditions to the Moonby Edgar M. Cortright

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 29.95

    Discover the thrilling inside story of the Apollo program with this new commemorative edition of an official NASA publication. This volume features essays by the program's participants?engineers, administrators, and astronauts?that recall the unprecedented challenges associated with putting men on the Moon. Written in direct, jargon-free language,... more...

  • On Marsby Edward Clinton Ezell; Linda Neuman Ezell; Paul Dickson

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 24.95

    NASA's official history chronicles the start of our explorations of our planetary neighbor. It recounts cooperation among government, industry, and academia, and it features dozens of photos from Viking cameras. more...

  • Chariots for Apolloby Courtney G. Brooks; James M. Grimwood; Loyd S. Swenson; Paul Dickson

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 24.95

    This illustrated history by a trio of experts is the definitive reference on the Apollo spacecraft and lunar modules. It traces the vehicles' design, development, and operation in space. More than 100 photographs and illustrations. more...

  • Spacecraft Attitude Dynamicsby Peter C. Hughes

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 34.95

    Comprehensive coverage includes environmental torques, energy dissipation, motion equations for four archetypical systems, orientation parameters, illustrations of key concepts with on-orbit flight data, and typical engineering hardware. 1986 edition. more...

  • The Geometry of Kerr Black Holesby Barrett O'Neill

    Dover Publications 2014; US$ 24.95

    This unique monograph by a noted UCLA professor examines in detail the mathematics of Kerr black holes, which possess the properties of mass and angular momentum but carry no electrical charge. Suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students of mathematics, physics, and astronomy as well as professional physicists, the self-contained treatment... more...

  • Stars and Relativityby Ya. B. Zel?dovich; I. D. Novikov

    Dover Publications 2014; US$ 21.95

    These authors ranked among the greatest astrophysicists of the 20th century, and their work is remarkable for its deep physical insights and clarity of presentation. This book explores general relativity, properties of matter under astrophysical conditions, stars, and stellar systems. It constitutes a valuable resource for today's physicists, astronomers,... more...

  • Lunar Impactby R. Cargill Hall; Paul Dickson

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 22.95

    America's first successful attempt at unmanned lunar exploration, Project Ranger culminated in close-up television images of the moon's surface. Sponsored by NASA and executed by the Jet Propulsion Lab, the project ran from 1959 to 1965 and produced management techniques, flight operating procedures, and technology employed by later space missions.... more...

  • Suddenly, Tomorrow Cameby Henry C. Dethloff; Paul Dickson

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 22.95

    As the astronauts' home base and the site of Mission Control, the Johnson Space Center has witnessed some of America's most triumphant moments. This illustrated NASA history traces the center's development from its origins through 1993. more...

  • Space Mathematicsby Bernice Kastner

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 15.99

    Created by NASA, this collection of worked mathematical problems related to space science covers computation and measurement, algebra, geometry, probability and statistics, functions, trigonometry, conic sections, calculus, and other subjects. 1985 edition. more...

  • Radiative Transferby Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 19.95

    This book by a Nobel Laureate provides the foundation for analysis of stellar atmospheres, planetary illumination, and sky radiation. Suitable for students and professionals in physics, nuclear physics, astrophysics, and atmospheric studies. 1950 edition. more...