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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Living and Working in Spaceby William David Compton; Charles D. Benson; Paul Dickson

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 24.95

    The official record of America's first space station, this book from the NASA History Series chronicles the Skylab program from its planning during the 1960s through its 1973 launch and 1979 conclusion. 1983 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...

  • Breaking the Chains of Gravityby Amy Shira Teitel

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 18.99

    NASA's history is a familiar story, one that typically peaks with Neil Armstrong taking his small step on the Moon in 1969. But America's space agency wasn't created in a vacuum. It was assembled from pre-existing parts, drawing together some of the best minds the non-Soviet world had to offer. In the 1930s, rockets were all the rage in Germany,... more...

  • Relativistic Gravitational Experiments in Spaceby M. Demianski; C. W. F. Everitt

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1993; US$ 168.00

    Contents: Tests of Underlying Principles in Gravitational Physics and Their Theoretical Rationale; Frameworks for Testing Gravitational Theories, Present Status of Theory Testing and Future Prospects; Rotational Effects in General Relativity, Frame-Dragging and the Geodetic Effect; Experiments and Theory of Gravitational Radiation; Advanced Technologies:... more...

  • Dark Matter in the Universeby Marc S. Seigar

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2015; US$ 28.00

    The study of dark matter, in both astrophysics and particle physics, has emerged as one of the most active and exciting topics of research in recent years. This book reviews the history behind the discovery of missing mass (or unseen mass) in the Universe, and ties this into the proposed extensions to the Standard Model of Particle Physics (such as... more...

  • Structure and Evolution of Starsby Martin Schwarzschild

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 50.50

    The book description for "Structure and Evolution of Stars" is currently unavailable. more...