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  • Water and the Search for Life on Marsby David M. Harland

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 28.86

    Mars has long been believed to have been cold, dead and dry for aeons, but there is now striking new proof that not only was Mars a relatively warm and wet place in geologically recent times, but that even today there are vast reserves of water frozen beneath the planet’s surface. As well as casting fascinating new insights into Mars’ past, this discovery... more...

  • The Story of Space Station Mirby David M. Harland

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 34.64

    * Details how a succession of Salyut space stations led to the development of Mir. * Depicts Mir’s assembly piece by piece, in space, between 1982 and 1996. * Describes how Mir became an international research laboratory. * Advises how Mir technology went on to form the ‘core modules’ of the ISS. * The definitive account of Mir throughout its... more...

  • The First Men on the Moonby David M. Harland

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 34.64

    This book tells the story of Apollo 11. The story is brought to life by exploiting the flight plan, mission report and in-flight transcripts. A color section features the high-resolution scans recently produced by NASA from the original Hasselblad film. more...

  • Exploring the Moonby David M. Harland

    Springer New York 2008; US$ 31.17

    Aimed at enthusiasts and students of planetary sciences alike, this is a comprehensive overview of Man’s relationship with his planet’s nearest neighbor. This Commemorative Edition includes a foreword by one of the original astronauts and an extra section reviewing the prospect of renewed exploration there. more...

  • Cassini at Saturnby David M. Harland

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 34.64

    Cassini At Saturn – Huygens Results brings the story of the Cassini-Huygens mission and their joint exploration of the Saturnian system right up to date. Cassini entered orbit around Saturn June 2004 so this update includes 8 months of scientific data available for review, including the most spectacular images of Saturn, its... more...

  • NASA's Moon Programby David M. Harland

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 38.10

    With high resolution color scans from NASA/original Hasselblad film, this colorful book brings to life the flight detail of the Apollo missions. It is the first published account accessible to enthusiasts who wish to know what transpired during the missions. more...

  • Apollo 12 - On the Ocean of Stormsby David M. Harland

    Praxis 2011; US$ 46.19

    Each Apollo mission that reached the Moon in the 1960s and 1970s deserves its own book-length account covering the planning, the flight, and the scientific results. This volume is just one in a series that will become the definitive account of the Apollo era. more...

  • Space Exploration 2008by David M. Harland; Brian Harvey

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 28.86

    The Space Exploration annuals provide a yearly update on recent space launches, missions and results, to be published every September. The annual is written at an accessible level to provide a regular, balanced review of all the world’s major space programmes. more...

  • Space Systems Failuresby David M. Harland; Ralph Lorenz

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 34.64

    In the 1960s and 1970s deep space missions were dispatched in pairs in case one was lost in launch or failed during its journey. Following the triumphs of the Viking landings on Mars in 1976 and both Voyagers spacecraft successfully surveying the outer giant planets of the Solar System, it was decided by NASA to cut costs and send out just a single... more...

  • Robotic Exploration of the Solar Systemby Paolo Ulivi; David M. Harland

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 38.10

    This fascinating book is a detailed history of unmanned missions that have explored our solar system. The subject is treated wherever possible from an engineering and scientific standpoint and includes technical descriptions of the spacecraft, their mission designs and their instrumentations. more...