Greenbelt, MD: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Goddard Space Flight Center, 2013. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Trade paperback. 65,  plus covers. Color Illustrations. Cover has some wear and soiling. This book provides an overview of the historic space telescope with sections that briefly describe its history, design, operations, and cultural impact. This book is a joint projects of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and the Space Telescope Institute. The Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) is a major NASA space research laboratory established on May 1, 1959 as NASA's first space flight center. GSFC is the largest combined organization of scientists and engineers in the United States dedicated to increasing knowledge of the Earth, the Solar System, and the Universe via observations from space. GSFC is a major U.S. laboratory for developing and operating unmanned scientific spacecraft. GSFC manages operations for many NASA and international missions including the Hubble Space Telescope (HST), the Explorer program, the Discovery Program, the Earth Observing System (EOS), INTEGRAL, MAVEN, OSIRIS-REx, the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO), the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), and Swift.
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Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration and U.S. Government Printing Office, 1974. Reprint from AIAA. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Wraps. Quarto. , 67 pages. Wraps. Illustrations. Maps. Figures. Tables. Charts. Glossary of Terms. Slight wear to cover and spine edges. Reprinted with permission from American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Prepared by Members of the AIAA Technical Committees on Space Systems and Space and Atmospheric Physics. This book outlines the potential achievements of solar system exploration, and provides a sourcebook of information on the solar system and the technology being brought to bear for its exploration. This Review is one of a series of Assessments and Reviews prepared in the public interest by the AIAA. The AIAA is a professional society for the field of aerospace engineering. The AIAA was founded in 1963 from the merger of two earlier societies: the American Rocket Society (ARS), founded in 1930 as the American Interplanetary Society (AIS), and the Institute of the Aerospace Sciences (IAS), founded in 1932 as the Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences.
Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1963. First Printing. 272, illus., index, DJ stained, some wear to DJ edges and small chips missing, DJ in plastic sleeve Book intended for junior and senior high school students. Topics covered include planning earth satellites, designing rockets, the Explorers, the Vanguard, the Sputniks, orbiting observatories, weather satellites, and astronauts and cosmonauts, among many others.
New York: Koster-Dana Corp., Good Reading Rack Service Division, 1962. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Pamphlet. Format is 5.25 inches by 7.5 inches. 14,  pages. Ink notation on front cover. Scarce space ephemeral item. The author was the Science Editor of The Evening Star and The Sunday Star of Washington, D.C. Mr. Hines won a special citation from the American Association for the Advancement of Science for his published series on Operation Moon. William M. Hines (September 11, 1916 – February 28, 2005) was an American journalist. According to his Washington Post obituary, he was considered "the godfather of NASA space reporting." He attended Guilford College but left for a job at the Chattanooga Times. He served as a first lieutenant in the United States Army during World War II. He worked briefly in The Pentagon's information office before joining the Washington Star as a reporter and later becoming Sunday editor. His critical coverage of the Apollo 1 fire in 1967 led to reforms at NASA. He later became Washington bureau chief of the Chicago Sun-Times. He retired from the Sun-Times in 1989.
Budapest, Hungary: Hungarian Space Office, 1992. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Trade paperback. 100 pages. Color illustrations inside front and back covers. Illustrations (many in/with color). Cover has slight wear and soiling. This is a summary report on the Hungarian Space activities for the years 1990-91. It has been compiled from materials supplied by 35 Hungarian research team. Each individual report had been classified into one or two of the main research directions outlined in section 4. Primarily in English but with some information in Hungarian. Cover has slight wear and soiling. The beginning of Hungarian Space Research can be dated back to the year 1946, when Zoltan Bay and his team, using experimental radio radar equipment, obtained the first echo from the Moon. Hungarian experts started taking part in the new generation space research in the 1950s. In 1958, at the World Expo in Bruxelles, their ionosphere research equipment and its antenna system were awarded International Grand Prix.