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Astronomy, Volume 8, Number 12, December 1980
Milwaukee, WI: AstroMedia, 1980. 86, wraps, illus. (many in color), diagrams.
[Book #44033]
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Astronomy, Volume 9, Number 2, February 1981
Milwaukee, WI: AstroMedia Corp. 1981. 84, wraps, illus. (many in color), diagrams.
[Book #44032]
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The McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Space
New York: McGraw-Hill, [1968]. First U.S.? Edition. First? Printing. 31 cm, 831, illus. (some color), maps, index, DJ worn, soiled, torn, and large chips. Introduction by M. Scott Carpenter.
[Book #36216]
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Odyssey, Volume 13, Number 9, October 1991
Waukesha, WI: Kalmbach Publishing Co. 1991. 38, wraps, illus., covers worn and soiled, corners curled, mailing label residue on front cover.
[Book #35257]
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Rocketry and Space Flight: Fiction and Fact. The Frederick I. Ordway III Collection of Books and Prints
New York: Swann Galleries, 1998. 84, wraps, illus., references, slight wear and soiling to covers, Swann Galleries ephemera laid in.
[Book #33533]
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Space Flight: Satellites, Spaceships, Space Stations, and Space Travel Explained. Carsbie C. Adams.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1958. First? Edition. First? Printing. Hardcover. 373 pages. Illus., chapter bibliographies, index, boards somewhat worn and soiled. Signed by Frederick Ordway (one of the collaborators). SIGNED.
[Book #41328]
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Space Flight; Satellites, Spaceships, Space Stations, and Space Travel Explained. Carsbie Adams, in collaboration, Frederick I. Ordway, , Heyward E. Canney, , Ronald C. Wakeford.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc. 1958. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xvi, [2], 373, [1] pages. Footnotes. Illustrations. Tables. Bibliography. Index. Foreword by Dr. Wernher von Braun. DJ edges worn and small chips missing, DJ in plastic sleeve. The author was the President, National Research and Development Corporation. Ronald Wakeford for the Director of the Astronautics Division of that company. Dr. Ordway was Director, Ordnance Projects for General Astronautics Corporation. Dr. Canney was founder and Chairman of the Board of General Astronautics Corporation. Dr. Wernher von Braun wrote the Foreword for this volume. Frederick Ira Ordway III (April 4, 1927 – July 1, 2014) was an American space scientist and author of visionary books on spaceflight. Ordway was educated at Harvard University and completed several years of graduate study at the University of Paris. He owned a large collection of paintings depicting astronautical themes. He was a member of leading professional societies and was the author, co-author, or editor of more than thirty books and over three hundred articles. At the time of his death he was the longest-serving member of the American Rocket Society (joined in 1939). Ordway was a member of the faculty at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) from 1970 to 1973, and he was awarded an honorary doctorate by UAH in 1992.
[Book #11789]
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Aerospace Facts and Figures, 1979/80. Aerospace Research Center, Economic Data Service Aerospace Industries Association of America.
Los Angeles, CA: Aero Publishers, 1979. 23 cm, 160, wraps, illus.
[Book #33549]
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The Space Shuttle at Work. NASA SP-432/NASA EP-156. Howard Allaway.
Washington, DC: GPO, 1979. 76, wraps, profusely illus. (many in color), color fold-out illus., index, erasure marks rear cover.
[Book #12577]
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Dictionary of Technical Terms for Aerospace Use. NASA SP-7. William H. Allen, ed.
Washington, DC: GPO, 1965. First Edition. 314, tables (including 1 fold-out table), bibliography, boards and spine slightly soiled, some foxing to spine.
[Book #9846]
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The Intelsat Global Satellite System. Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics, Volume 93. Joel Alper, , Joseph N. Pelton.
New York: Am Institute of Aeronautics, c1984. First? Edition. First? Printing. 24 cm, 425, illus., references, index, pencil erasure on front endpaper, boards slightly worn and soiled.
[Book #34851]
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Book of Abstracts: 43rd Congress of the International Astronomical Federation [IAF]. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Washington, DC: AIAA, 1992. First? Edition. First? Printing. 716, wraps, a few illustrations but mostly textual summaries, some ink marks in text, covers somewhat worn and soiled.
[Book #42377]
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The World Space Congress: Book of Abstracts. AIAA, American Institute of Aeronautics, Astronautics.
Washington, DC: AIAA, 1992. 716, wraps, covers somewhat worn and soiled, ink name ins fr cover. Includes a section on Multilingual Astronautical Terminology.
[Book #38204]
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Scientific Experiments for Manned Orbital Flight: Proceedings of the 3rd Goddard Memorial Symposium on Scientific Experiments. Peter C. Badgley, ed.
Washington, DC: Am Astronautical Society, 1965. First? Edition. First? Printing. 358, illus., references, usual library markings.
[Book #40534]
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Communications Satellite Technology. P. L. Bargellini, ed.
Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1974. First? Edition. First? Printing. 540, illus., references, DJ worn, soiled, and small edge tears/chips.
[Book #45616]
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Kosmos; A Portrait of the Russian space age. Adam Bartos, , Svetlana Boym, Nancy Eklund Later.
New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2001. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. 176 pages. Illustrations (color). Essay by Svetlana Boym. Notes. Catalogue (picture identifications) on pages 101-109). Reference collection stamp on top edge. No other markings noted. DJ has noticeable sticker residue. The photographs in this work were taken between June 1995 and April 1999. Native New Yorker Adam Bartos has been photographing since he was a teenager and creates photographs suffused with a quiet calm. He cites William Eggleston--known for his intensely colored images of ordinary scenes--and the earlier photographers Timothy O'Sullivan and Carleton Watkins--both known for their unique documents of the changing American landscape--as primary influences, Bartos focuses on the contemporary landscape. Yet, in his images, time seems to stand still, lending them an aura of temporal dislocation. In the early 1970s he attended film school at New York University and began working with color photography. He was mentored independently by the photographer Evelyn Hofer, known for her serene and meticulous color compositions. Bartos published perhaps his best-known work--photographs illustrating the effects of time on the modernist United Nations building in New York after fifty years of use--in the book International Territory: The United Nations, 1945-95, 1995. In 2001 he published Kosmos: A Portrait of the Russian Space Age, photographs of the "obsolescent future" of the Soviet space program.
[Book #73641]
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Physics and Medicine of the Upper Atmosphere and Space. Otis O. Benson, , Jr., Hubertus Strughold, eds.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1960. 645, illus., graphs, figs, tables, refs, app, index, name stamped ins front flyleaf, pencil underlining on a few pages, DJ worn.
[Book #7309]
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The First Space Race; Launching the World's First Satellites. Matt Bille, Erika Lishock.
College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2004. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Trade paperback. Illustrations. Notes. Suggested Reading. Index. Foreword by James A. Van Allen Cover has slight wear and soiling. This is number 8 in the Centennial of Flight series. Matt Bille is a science writer and historian. He is an "Apollo kid" who watched the lunar launches, commanded an Air Force missile crew, and published papers on launch vehicles, microsatellites, and space history. His 2004 book The First Space Race was a groundbreaking and well-reviewed history of the world's first satellites. Erika Lishock is a Satellite Systems Engineer with consulting firm ISYS Technologies and a freelance writer on space history. She has co-authored numerous articles with Matt Bille on the topic of space since 1997 and is currently working with the Missile Defense Agency's Space Experimentation Center on the Near Field Infrared Experiment (NFIRE) research satellite.
[Book #74322]
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Antarctic Field Tests of SARSAT Personal Locater Beacons. NASA Technical Memorandum 4008. Robert Bindschadler.
Washington, DC: NASA, 1987. 20, wraps, illus., covers somewhat worn and soiled, ink notation on front cover at spine.
[Book #46701]
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Project Orion: A Design Study of a System for Detecting Extrasolar Planets. NASA SP-436. David C. Black, ed.
Washington, DC: GPO, 1980. 204, wraps, illus. (some color), figures, charts, apps, references, rear cover creased, some wear to cover and spine edges.
[Book #36470]
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Atoms in Astronomy: A Curriculum Project of the American Astronomical Society, NASA, and the National Science Foundation. Paul A. Blanchard.
Washington, DC: GPO, 1976. 31, wraps, illus., figures, references, glossary.
[Book #11049]
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Space Among Us: Some Effects of Space Research on Society. X-207-72-27. Charles P. Boyle.
Washington, DC: GPO, 1973. 133, wraps, illus., tables, references, appendices, index, slight wear to cover edges.
[Book #14915]
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Physiology of Man in Space. J. H. U. Brown, ed.
New York: Academic Press, 1963. 348, illus., tables, figures, references, index, some soiling to fore-edge, boards & spine somewhat scuffed & some wear to edges.
[Book #10127]
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Astronautics and Aeronautics, 1974; A Chronology. Nancy L. Brun.
Washington, DC: GPO, 1977. Wraps. vii, [1], 320, [4] pages. Wraps. Index. List of abbreviations and acronyms. Errata in earlier volumes. NASA SP-4019. Covers somewhat worn/soiled, some edge soiling. Slightly warped. Astronautics (or cosmonautics) is the theory and practice of navigation beyond Earth's atmosphere. The term astronautics was coined in the 1920s by J.-H. Rosny, president of the Goncourt academy, in analogy with aeronautics. Because there is a degree of technical overlap between the two fields, the term aerospace is often used to describe both at once. In 1930, Robert Esnault-Pelterie published the first book on the new research field. As with aeronautics, the restrictions of mass, temperatures, and external forces require that applications in space survive extreme conditions: high-grade vacuum, the radiation bombardment of interplanetary space and the magnetic belts of low Earth orbit. Space launch vehicles must withstand titanic forces, while satellites can experience huge variations in temperature in very brief periods. Extreme constraints on mass cause astronautical engineers to face the constant need to save mass in the design in order to maximize the actual payload that reaches orbit. The early history of astronautics is theoretical: the fundamental mathematics of space travel was established by Isaac Newton in his 1687 treatise Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica. By the early 1920s, American Robert Goddard was developing liquid-propellant rockets, which would in a few brief decades become a critical component in the designs of such famous rockets as the V-2 and Saturn V.
[Book #47303]
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Space Handbook: Astronautics and Its Applications. Robert W. Buchheim.
New York: Random House, 1959. 330, illus., tables, chap notes, app, glossary, index, r bd weak, fr bd bent, marker ins fr flylf, bds scuffed & lettering faded.
[Book #3467]
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