Space science

    Breaking the Chains of Gravity: The Story of Spaceflight before NASA

    By Amy Shira Teitel

    Paperback £9.05

    The revealing backstory of spaceflight before the establishment of NASA.

    Space Microsystems and Micro/Nano Satellites

    By Zheng You

    Hardback £86.46

    Space Microsystems and Micro/Nano Satellites covers the various reasoning and diverse applications of small satellites in both technical and regulatory aspects, also exploring the technical and operational innovations that are being introduced in the field. The Space Microsystem developed by the author is systematically introduced in this book, providing information...

    TIM PEAKE and BRITAIN\'S ROAD TO SPACE

    By Erik Seedhouse

    Paperback £28.85

    In addition to delving into the life of Tim Peake, this book discusses the learning curves required in astronaut and mission training and the complexity of the technologies required to launch an astronaut and keep them alive for months on end.

    Apollo

    By Zack Scott

    Hardback £14.46

    Explore the iconic Apollo space missions and moon landings through these stunning infographics and data visualisations. If you like space, this book is for you.

    Spaceflight in the Shuttle Era and Beyond

    By Valerie Neal

    Hardback Save £2.04 = £27.96

    An exploration of the changing conceptions of the iconic Space Shuttle and a call for a new vision of spaceflight

    How to Make a Spaceship

    By Julian Guthrie

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    When he realized NASA was winding down manned space flight, he set out on one of the great entrepreneurial adventure stories of our time. If the government wouldn't send him to space, he would create a private space flight industry himself.

    Long Space Age

    By Alexander Macdonald

    Hardback £23.71

    A NASA insider highlights the current and historic roles of private enterprise in humanity's pursuit of spaceflight

    Spaceman

    By Mike Massimino

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    The extraordinary and inspirational story of US astronaut Mike Massimino

    The Canadian Space Program: From Black Brant to the International Space Station

    By Andrew B. Godefroy

    Paperback Save £4.54 = £30.45

    He assesses its effectiveness as a major partner in both US and international space programs, examines its current national priorities and capabilities, and outlines the country's plans for the future.Despite being the third nation to launch a satellite into space after the Soviet Union and the United States;

    Into the Black

    By Rowland White

    Paperback £7.85

    On 12th April 1981 NASA's Space Shuttle Columbia blasted off from Florida on her maiden flight. She was the world's first real spaceship. On board were men with the Right Stuff. The Shuttle's Commander, moonwalker John Young, was already a veteran of five spaceflights. This book tells the complete story...

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