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  • Supersymmetry, Supergravity and Superstringby Jihn E Kim; Choonkyu Lee

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2000; US$ 154.00 US$ 140.14

    Supersymmetry, supergravity and superstring are the most popular research topics in particle physics. In particular, the phenomenological studies beyond the standard model have become very popular in view of possible identification or exclusion of supersymmetric particles in the future. Also, the lightest supersymmetric particle in most supersymmetric... more...

  • Mission to Marsby James E. Oberg

    Stackpole Books 2017; US$ 20.99

    How feasible is a manned Mars flight? How soon will it be possible? How long will it take? What kind of spacecraft will make the journey? What kind of data will be collected? What are the advantages of a manned flight over an unmanned? Mission to Mars discusses these questions and more in this serious, documented treatment... more...

  • Wernher von Braunby Erik Bergaust

    Stackpole Books 2017; US$ 28.99

    Here is Dr. Wernher von Braun’s incredible story – from his early years in Germany, where he gave birth to modern rocketry, to his arrival in the United States and his launching of the first American satellite, the first man on the moon and other stunning space exploration feats. “Every page of Wernher von Braun’s life is a monument to the drama... more...

  • The World's First Spaceship Shuttleby Robert M. Powers

    Stackpole Books 2017; US$ 20.99

    Join the crew of space shuttle Enterprise as they prepare to take the first step into the twenty-first century. Step aboard the world’s first reusable space vehicle with science writer Robert M. Powers for a cockpit view of a launch, orbit, re-entry, and return to earth. Preview the scheduled NASA shuttle missions in hundreds of line drawings... more...

  • Out of the Darknessby Clyde W. Tombaugh; Patrick Moore; Dr. James W. Christy

    Stackpole Books 2017; US$ 20.99

    An adventure in scientific discovery Pluto, the farthermost planet in the solar system, some 3,673 million mites from the Sun, was discovered by Clyde Tombaugh at the Lowell Observatory in 1930. The fiftieth anniversary of Pluto's discovery will be celebrated in 1980 and OUT OF THE DARKNESS: THE PLANET PLUTO tells the exciting scientific story... more...

  • Project Space Stationby Brian O'Leary

    Stackpole Books 2017; US$ 19.99

    Brian O’Leary, writer, astrophysicist, and former astronaut, describes the “tinkermodules” that will be carried to the earth’s orbit to be assembled as a space station. His inside track information also lays the groundwork for fascinating disclosures on: Space station history, NASA’s studies and plans, space careers and human potential, commerce... more...

  • Space Station Friendshipby Dick Lattimer

    Stackpole Books 2017; US$ 20.99

    The year is 2007, the fiftieth anniversary of the Space Age. Space shuttle Discovery is about o dock at the first permanent U. S. space station, which author Dick Lattimer called Friendship . In all but name, the space station depicted in these pages is based on NASA plans. To help you project yourself on board, Lattimer has created a fictional... more...

  • Space Trekby Jerome Clayton Glenn; George S. Robinson

    Stackpole Books 2017; US$ 20.99

    Mass human migrations into outer space may begin this century! Are Earth’s inhabitants prepared for this next giant leap? Millions of tax dollars are being employed in NASA and Defense Department research facilities to answer this urgent question. Can humankind migrate to space intelligently, in a civilized manner without real Star Wars? Are... more...

  • Toward Distant Sunsby T. A. Heppenheimer

    Stackpole Books 2017; US$ 20.99

    The prospectus of humans living, working, and establishing communities in space can no longer be dismissed as the romantic notions of science fiction writers and space buffs. With the launch of the space shuttle human kind will enter a new era in space exploration, one giant step closer to the goal of human colonization. Our understanding of man’s... more...

  • Remote and Robotic Investigations of the Solar Systemby C.R. Kitchin

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 129.95

    Interest in and knowledge of the techniques utilised to investigate our solar system has been growing rapidly for decades and has now reached a stage of maturity. Therefore, the time has now arrived for a book that provides a cohesive and coherent account of how we have obtained our present knowledge of solar system objects, not including the Sun.... more...