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- Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 30.00
#1 New York Times bestseller Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize David McCullough tells the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly: Wilbur and Orville Wright. On a winter day in 1903, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, two unknown brothers from Ohio changed history. But it would take... more...
- Simon & Schuster/ TED 2015; US$ 14.99 US$ 10.50
Award-winning journalist Stephen Petranek says humans will live on Mars by 2027. Now he makes the case that living on Mars is not just plausible, but inevitable. It sounds like science fiction, but Stephen Petranek considers it fact: Within twenty years, humans will live on Mars. We?ll need to. In this sweeping, provocative book that mixes business,... more...
- Smithsonian 2014; US$ 29.95
The firsthand account of the trials and tribulations of engineering one of the most complex pieces of space technology, the Mars Rover Curiosity, by its chief engineer Rob Manning In the course of our enduring quest for knowledge about ourselves and our universe, we haven't found answers to one of our most fundamental questions: Does life exist... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 34.00
Provides an introduction to structural dynamics and aeroelasticity, with an emphasis on conventional aircraft. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 154.95
The aerospace community has long recognized and repeatedly emphasizes the importance of reliability for space systems. Despite this, little has been published in book form on the topic. Spacecraft Reliability and Multi-state Failures addresses this gap in the literature, offering a unique focus on spacecraft reliability based on extensive statistical... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 17.99
This is the fascinating story of the dream of a completely new aircraft, a hybrid of the airplane and rigid airship - huge, wingless, moving slowly through the lower sky. Its early and secrect experimenta; development took twelve years' time and one and a half million dollars. McPhee chronicles the perhaps unfathomable perseverance of the aircraft's... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
On June 21, 2004, SpaceShipOne , built by aircraft designer Burt Rutan, entered space and ushered in the commercial space age. Investment capital began to pour into the new commercial spaceflight industry. Richard Branson's VirginGalactic will begin ferrying space tourists out of the atmosphere in 2010. Las Vegas hotelier Robert Bigelow is developing... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 17.58
Mailer's superb account, written as it was happening, of the first attempt to land men on the moon 'Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed.' A Fire on the Moon tells the scarcely credible story of the Apollo 11 mission. It is suffused with Mailer's obsession both with the astronauts themselves and with his own anxieties... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 22.95
"Written by one of the leading aerospace educators of our time, each sentence is packed with information. An outstanding book." ? Private Pilot "Illuminated throughout by new twists in explaining familiar concepts, helpful examples and intriguing ?by-the-ways.? A fine book." ? Canadian Aeronautics and Space Journal This classic by a Stanford University... more...