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26.
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.
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27.
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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28.
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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29.
TOPS, Toward Other Planetary Systems: A Report. Bernard F. Burke, ed.
Washington, DC: NASA, 1992. First? Edition. First? Printing. 23 cm, 120, wraps, illus., references, covers somewhat worn and soiled.
[Book #43997]
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30.
This New Ocean: The Story of the First Space Age. William E. Burrows.
New York: Random House, 1998. First Printing. 723, illus., notes, sources, index, some wear and soiling to DJ, sm tear at front DJ flap, ink note/pencil erasure front endpaper.
[Book #34139]
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This New Ocean: The Story of the First Space Age. William E. Burrows.
New York: Random House, 1998. First Edition. First Printing. 723, illus., footnotes, bibliography, index, usual library markings, DJ in plastic sleeve.
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32.
Aeronautics: The First Step to Space. A Reference Source in Aeronautics & Astronautics for Elementary & Junior High Teachers. Robert E. Bush.
Greenbelt, MD: Goddard Space Flight Center, c. 1970? Quarto, 57, wraps, illus., figures, reading list, glossary, appendices, covers discolored at spine, title written in ink on spine.
[Book #21288]
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33.
Astronautics: Journal of the American Astronautical Society, Volume I, Number 1, Fall 1954. Premier Issue. Martin Caiden, ed.
New York: American Astronautical Soc. 1954. Presumed first edition/first printing thus. 33 pages, wraps, illus., some wear and soiling to covers, some damp stains at bottom edge.
[Book #41072]
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34.
The Now Frontier: Linking Earth and Planets. Venus and Mercury as Planets, Issue Number Two. California Institute of Technology.
Pasedena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, c. 1974? 4, wraps, illus.
[Book #46706]
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35.
The Now Frontier: Linking Earth and Planets. Issue Number One. Jet Propulsion Laboratory California Institute of Technology.
Pasedena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 1974. 4, wraps, illus., diagrams, reading list.
[Book #46686]
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The Now Frontier: Linking Earth and Planets. Mission to the Inner Planets, Issue Number Three. Jet Propulsion Laboratory California Institute of Technology.
Pasedena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, c. 1974? 4, wraps, illus., diagrams.
[Book #46707]
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37.
The Formation of the Sun and Planets. NASA RP-102. A. G. W. Cameron.
Washington, DC: NASA, 1963. Reprint Edition. 56, wraps, references, mathematical formulae, tables, covers worn and soiled.
[Book #46688]
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38.
The Development of a Prototype Intelligence User Interface Subsystem for NASA's Scientific Database Systems. William J. Campbell, Larry H. Roelofs, Nicholas M. Short, Jr.
Washington, DC: NASA, 1987. 54, wraps, illus., diagrams, references, covers somewhat worn and soiled, ink notation on front cover at spine.
[Book #46692]
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39.
Rocket Motors and Solid Propellants Indexed in Chemical Propulsion Abstracts 1969-1976. Chemical Propulsion Information Agency.
Laurel, MD: CPIA, 1977. Approx. 140, spiralbound.
[Book #55187]
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40.
Voices from the Sky: Previews of the Coming Space Age. Arthur C. Clarke.
New York: Harper & Row, 1965. First Printing. 241, figures, appendix, references, some wear to top and bottom edges of DJ.
[Book #8037]
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41.
Monitoring Earth Resources from Aircraft and Spacecraft. NASA SP-275. Robert N. Colwell.
Washington, DC: GPO, 1971. Quarto, 170, illus. (some color), tables, chapter references, appendices, rear board slightly scuffed.
[Book #11454]
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42.
Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence: Space for Humanity. Jean-Michel Contant.
Paris, France: International Academy of Astronautics, 2010. First edition. First edition [stated]. Presumed first printing. Hardcover. xv, [1], 135, p. Includes illustrations. Most illustrations in color.
[Book #71995]
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43.
Challenger Revealed: An Insider's Account of How the Reagan Administration Caused the Greatest Tragedy of the Space Age. Richard C. Cook.
New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, 2006. First edition. First printing [stated]. Hardcover. ix, 518 p. Illustrations. Glossary. Notes. Index.
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44.
Exploring the Moon and the Planets; EP-52. William R. Corliss.
Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1968. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Booklet. [6], 26 pages. Wraps. illustrations. Diagram. Covers somewhat worn and soiled. Some page discoloration and soiling. Pencil erasure residue on fep. William Roger Corliss (August 28, 1926 – July 8, 2011) was an American physicist and writer who was known for his interest in collecting data regarding anomalous phenomena. Starting in 1974, Corliss published a number of works in the "Sourcebook Project". Each volume was devoted to a scientific field (archeology, astronomy, geology, et cetera) and featured articles culled almost exclusively from scientific journals. Corliss initially offered little in the way of his own opinions or editorial comments, preferring to let the articles speak for themselves. Corliss quoted all relevant parts of articles. Corliss wrote many other books and articles, notably including 13 educational books about astronomy, outer space and space travel for NASA and a similar number for the Atomic Energy Commission and the National Science Foundation.
[Book #46775]
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45.
NASA Spacecraft. William R. Corliss.
Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1969. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Booklet. [6], 26 pages. Wraps. illustrations. Diagram. Covers somewhat worn and soiled. Some page discoloration and soiling. Pencil erasure residue on title page. William Roger Corliss (August 28, 1926 – July 8, 2011) was an American physicist and writer who was known for his interest in collecting data regarding anomalous phenomena. Starting in 1974, Corliss published a number of works in the "Sourcebook Project". Each volume was devoted to a scientific field (archeology, astronomy, geology, et cetera) and featured articles culled almost exclusively from scientific journals. Corliss initially offered little in the way of his own opinions or editorial comments, preferring to let the articles speak for themselves. Corliss quoted all relevant parts of articles. Corliss wrote many other books and articles, notably including 13 educational books about astronomy, outer space and space travel for NASA and a similar number for the Atomic Energy Commission and the National Science Foundation.
[Book #73411]
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46.
Space Physics and Astronomy. William R. Corliss.
Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1969. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Booklet. [6], 22 pages. Wraps. illustrations. Diagram. Covers somewhat worn and soiled. Some page discoloration and soiling. Minor damp stain at bottom corner near spine. Pencil erasure residue on title page. William Roger Corliss (August 28, 1926 – July 8, 2011) was an American physicist and writer who was known for his interest in collecting data regarding anomalous phenomena. Starting in 1974, Corliss published a number of works in the "Sourcebook Project". Each volume was devoted to a scientific field (archeology, astronomy, geology, et cetera) and featured articles culled almost exclusively from scientific journals. Corliss initially offered little in the way of his own opinions or editorial comments, preferring to let the articles speak for themselves. Corliss quoted all relevant parts of articles. Corliss wrote many other books and articles, notably including 13 educational books about astronomy, outer space and space travel for NASA and a similar number for the Atomic Energy Commission and the National Science Foundation.
[Book #73412]
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47.
Spacecraft Power. William R. Corliss.
Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1970. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Booklet. [6], 18 pages. Wraps. illustrations. Diagram. Covers somewhat worn and soiled. Some page discoloration and soiling. Pencil erasure residue on title page. William Roger Corliss (August 28, 1926 – July 8, 2011) was an American physicist and writer who was known for his interest in collecting data regarding anomalous phenomena. Starting in 1974, Corliss published a number of works in the "Sourcebook Project". Each volume was devoted to a scientific field (archeology, astronomy, geology, et cetera) and featured articles culled almost exclusively from scientific journals. Corliss initially offered little in the way of his own opinions or editorial comments, preferring to let the articles speak for themselves. Corliss quoted all relevant parts of articles. Corliss wrote many other books and articles, notably including 13 educational books about astronomy, outer space and space travel for NASA and a similar number for the Atomic Energy Commission and the National Science Foundation.
[Book #73410]
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48.
Spacepower: What It Means to You. Donald Cox, Michael Stoiko.
Philadelphia, PA: The John C. Winston Company, 1958. First Edition. 262, illus. (some in color), index, library stamps (some crossed out in marker), lib pocket & due slip, bds & spine scuffed & scratch.
[Book #11808]
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49.
Concise Encyclopedia of Astronautics. Thomas de Galiana, trans. by A. E. Roy.
Glasgow, Scotland: Collins Follett, 1968. 5" x 7", 294, illus., figures, tables, rear flyleaves wrinkled, rear endpaper stained, boards somewhat scuffed and soiled.
[Book #14832]
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Concise Encyclopedia of Astronautics. Thomas De Galiana, trans. by A. E. Roy.
Glasgow: Collins, 1968. 294, illus., figures, tables, front DJ flap price clipped, DJ somewhat worn and soiled.
[Book #41313]
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