Chicago, IL: Time, Inc., 1958. Presumed First Edition, First printing this issue. Wraps. Quarto. 88 plus covers. (pages 43-46 disbound but present). Wraps Illustrations (some in color). No dust jacket as issued. Cover has some wear and soiling. Mailing label on front cover. There is a article entitled The Brahmins of Redland which has vignettes on Nikolaevich Nesmeyanov who on June 1, 1957 declared that the Russians "have created the rockets and all the instruments and equipment necessary to solve the problem of the artificial earth satellite." Other scientists discussed include: Mendeleev (Chemist), Pavlov (Physiologist), Landau (Physicist), Semenov (Nobel Prize Chemist), Ambartsumian (Astronomer); Masevish (Sputnik expert), and Kapitsa (Physicist). Also, under Milestones it was reported tat Ronald Prescott Reagan had been born to Ronald Reagan and Nancy Davis Reagan.
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New York: Time, Inc., 1958. Presumed First Edition, First printing this issue. Wraps. Quarto. 112 plus covers. Wraps. Illustrations (some in color). . Cover has some wear and soiling. Mailing label on front cover. The front cover has an illustration of Werhner von Braun, described as a Missileman. There is a large rocket launching being his image. Starting on page 19, under National Affairs, there are articles entitled Space on Earth, Lyndon at the Launching Pad, Who Should Control Space, Reaching for the Stars, "Rocket City, U.S.A." [Huntsville, Al] There are photograph of the Army's Medaris and Von Braun and family. Page 60 is the Science section and has items entitled Talkative Satellite and Easier Moons and on Persistent Fallout. There is also a full page advertisement on page 107 is from Atomics International on The Peaceful Atom.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1964. Second Edition [Stated]. Second Printing [stated on Dust Jacker]. Hardcover. 22 cm. xvi, 253,  pages. Title page illustration. Map. Index. Lloyd Mallan. An expert in the field of astronomy, satellites and missiles, Mr. Mallan is the author of 18 books, including Space Science, Men, Rockets and Space Rats, Man Into Space, Amateur Astronomy Handbook, and Peace Is a Three-Edged Sword.
Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2013. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. viii, , 358 pages. List of Acronyms and Abbreviations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Pencil erasure residue on half title page. Yanek Mieczkowski is professor and History Department chair at Dowling College in New York. He holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University and is the author of Eisenhower’s Sputnik Moment: The Race for Space and World Prestige, Gerald Ford and the Challenges of the 1970s, and The Routledge Historical Atlas of Presidential Elections. Mieczkowski’s articles, chapters, and op-ed essays have appeared in American History and World War II History magazines, Newsday, the History News Network, and many other publications. He has also contributed more than 40 biographies to the American National Biography. He has appeared on ABC News, CNN, CSPAN, and the History Channel, and he regularly comments on presidential history for the Regional News Network’. Mieczkowski has worked as a Reader and Table Leader, grading the AP U.S. History Exam. He currently chairs the College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP) Development Committee. He also sits on ABC-CLIO’s Academic Solutions editorial board, contributing nine essays to its award-winning “Idea Exchange” series.
Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1963. A Penguin Original. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Mass market paperback. 218,  pages. Figures. Footnotes. Cover has slight wear and soiling. Sir Patrick Alfred Caldwell-Moore CBE HonFRS FRAS (4 March 1923 ? 9 December 2012) was an English amateur astronomer who attained prominent status in that field as a writer, researcher, radio commentator and television presenter. Moore was President of the British Astronomical Association, co-founder and president of the Society for Popular Astronomy, author of over seventy books on astronomy, and presenter of the world's longest-running television series with the same original presenter, BBC's The Sky at Night. He became known as a specialist in Moon observation. He served in the Royal Air Force during World War II.
Washington DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of External Relations, NASA History Division, 2008. Corrected Version of NASA SP-2007-4113. Presumed First printing thus. Hardcover. xvi, 255,  pages. Illustrations Bibliography. A Note on Sources. Index. This is one of the NASA History Series. This is an updated version of the 2007 edition of William H. Pickering: America's Deep Space Pioneer, with typographical errors corrected. The content remains the same. There is a NASA statement that so states laid in. Douglas J. Mudgway is an independent consultant for NASA on the history of deep space planetary communications. After thirty years active service at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, he retired in 1991 and received the NASA Exceptional Achievement medal.
Oxford: Pergamon Press, 1977. 451, illus., figures, references, lib stamps (some crossed out in marker), rough spots ins bds, partial due slip ins rear flyleaf library stickers on rear board and spine partially removed and crossed out in marker, boards somewhat scuffed, small piece of black tape on spine. Topics covered include engineering and life sciences, spacetechnology and space systems, and applications, with particular attention to Spacelab and the space shuttle throughout.