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New York: Golden Press, c. 1959. 7 thru 54 only, profusely illus. in color, figures, index, pages slightly darkened, ink names ins fr flylf & rear bd, ink marks ins fr bdboards soiled, board and spine edges worn, price sticker on front board, plastic coating on boards starting to peel slightly. Part of the Golden Library of Knowledge series for young readers. Index has no entries prior to page 7, so the lost pages appear to be title page, flyleaf, table of contents and such like. Text appears to be complete.
Washington DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of External Relations, History Division, 2008. Presumed First Edition, First printing. ardcover. xiii, , 465,  pages. Illustrations (some in color). About the Authors. Acronyms and Abbreviations. NASA History Series. Index. Proceedings of October 2007 conference, sponsored by the NASA History Division and the National Air and Space Museum, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Sputnik 1 launch in October 1957 and the dawn of the space age. Among the authors are: Roger D. Launius, John M. Logsdon, and Hans Mark. Steven J. Dick (born October 24, 1949, Evansville, Indiana) is an American astronomer, author, and historian of science most noted for his work in the field of astrobiology. Dick served as the Chief Historian for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration from 2003 to 2009 and as the Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology from 2013 to 2014. Before that, he was an astronomer and historian of science at the United States Naval Observatory in Washington, DC, from 1979 to 2003.
New York: MGM Merchandising Corp. 1969. Presumed First Edition, First printing. 45 RPM vinyl record. Envelop is approximately 7.25 inches by 7 inches. 1 45 RPM vinyl record with recording on both sides. Designated PX-101 MGM Records. Technical Advisor was Major James C. Sparks, USAF (Ret.). The back of the record envelop is mostly an image of the plaque left on the Moon. It also includes a quotation from President Kennedy. At the bottom it reads: A Commemorative Record of The First Words Spoken By Man on the Moon! Record selected and prepared from moon to earth reports for Apollo 11 lunar landing mission. All rights reserved by MGM Merchandising Corp., 199 MGM, INC. N.Y. Hugh Malcolm Downs (February 14, 1921 – July 1, 2020) was a radio and television broadcaster, announcer; television host; news anchor; TV producer; author; game show host; and music composer. He had several successful roles on morning, prime-time, and late-night television. For years, he held the certified Guinness World Record for the most hours on commercial network television, before being surpassed by Regis Philbin. Downs was inducted into the International Air & Space Hall of Fame at the San Diego Air & Space Museum in 1984. Downs wrote a column for Science Digest during the 1960s. He was a science consultant for Westinghouse Laboratories and the Ford Foundation and an elected member of the National Academy of Science. He served as chair of the Board of Governors of the National Space Society until 2019 and was a longtime president and chairman of the society's predecessor, the National Space Institute. The asteroid 71000 Hughdowns is named after him.
Carrollton, TX: Squadron/signal Publications, 1999. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Trade paperback. Format is approximately 11 inches by 8.25 inches. 79,  pages. Illustrations (some in color). Cover has some wear and soiling, with front corner creased. Lou Drendel is a world-renowned aviation artist. His paintings have appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Berkely Books, The Journal of the American Aviation Historical Society, EAA Warbirds Magazine, and in the 60+ books he has authored on military aviation for Squadron/Signal Publications and for ARCO Publishers. He has also authored and published "The Lima Lima Flight Team: The Life and Times of the World's First Civilian six-Ship Formation Aerobatic Team". Lou is a founding member of the famous Lima Lima Flight Team. He is a Life Member of EAA and a former director of the EAA Warbirds of America. He is the current historian of the Red River Valley Fighter Pilots Association aka: "River Rats". His own website features a wide variety of aircraft paintings, reflecting almost 50 years of work.
Darmstadt, Germany: Elsevier, 2008. Contemporary Xerox style reprint. Stapled at upper left corner. Pages 244-252. Contains an Abstract in both English and German on page 1. The rest of the text is in English, and contains an Introduction, as well as information on Space Weather Forecast, Radioprotective Agents, Individual Susceptibility, Shielding, Active Shielding, Conclusions, Acknowledgments, and References. There are also eight black and white figures. Marco Durante (born in 1965 in Naples, Italy) is an Italian physicist, recognized as an expert in the fields of radiobiology and medical physics in charged particle therapy. During his career, Marco Durante gained extensive experience in the biophysics of heavy ions and space radiation protection performing experiments in top-level institutes all over the world. He developed a new method for biodosimetry of charged particles in order to estimate the late risks of patient undergoing radiotherapy, as well as to predict the consequences of long-term exposures for the astronauts. Concerning space research, he also developed a technique to evaluate the shielding effectiveness of different materials using high-energy ions. Full professor at the Technical University of Darmstadt, Marco Durante is vice-chair of the PTCOG and serves in the European Space Agency (ESA) Life Sciences Advisory Group, in the Human Exploration Science Advisory Committee (HESAC) and in the Program Advisory Committees of the GANIL center (France) and KVI Center for Advanced Radiation Technology (Netherlands) particle accelerators. He has been Director of the Biophysics Department of GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research.
New York: Pantheon Books [A Cornelia & Michael Bessie Book], 1992. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Hardcover. xi, , 371,  pages. This collection of essays has sections on Stories, Things, Institutions, Politics, Books and People. There are Bibliographical Notes and an Index. Signed by the author on the fep. Dyson presents a selection of essays that include discussions of his early fascination with science and space, his contemporary analyses of the politics of "smart" weapons, and more. Freeman John Dyson FRS (15 December 1923 – 28 February 2020) was an English-American theoretical physicist and mathematician known for his works in quantum field theory, astrophysics, random matrices, quantum mechanics, condensed matter, nuclear physics, and engineering. He was Professor Emeritus in the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. Dyson originated several concepts that bear his name, such as Dyson's transform, a technique in additive number theory, which he developed as part of his proof of Mann's theorem; the Dyson tree, a hypothetical genetically engineered plant capable of growing in a comet; the Dyson series, a perturbative series where each term is represented by Feynman diagrams; the Dyson sphere, a thought experiment to explain how a space-faring civilization would meet its energy requirements with a hypothetical megastructure that completely encompasses a star and captures a large percentage of its power output; and Dyson's eternal intelligence, a means by which an immortal society of intelligent beings in an open universe could escape the prospect of the heat death of the universe by extending subjective time to infinity while expending only a finite amount of energy.