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Windermere, FL: Ray Rourke Publishing Co., 1981. 24, profusely illus. in color, glossary, index, library stamps ins rear flylf crossed out in marker, bds & spine soiled & scuffed board edges quite worn, board corners threadbare, library stickers on boards crossed out in marker, small tears in margins of a few pages and small stains to a few pages. Book for young readers on launching rockets, space shuttle, satellites, manned spacecraft, lunar explorers, space stations, and more.
New York: Morrow Junior Books, 1993. First Printing. 104, illus., index, title page partly detached, large ink "8" ins fr bd, library stamps inside rear flyleaf crossed out in marker DJ in plastic sleeve, library stickers on DJ and plastic sleeve (some crossed out in marker), library stamp on fore-edge. Book for young readers.
Pasadena, CA: National Aeronautics and Space Administration and California Institute of Technology, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 1989. Wraps. X, 276 pages. Wraps. Illustrations. Maps. Figures. Tables. Charts. Acronyms (alphabet soup) Folded chart & fact card in pocket at rear. Index. Rear flyleaf torn out. Ex-library with usual library markings. Covers soiled and corners bent, library sticker on spine. Charles (“Charley”) Kohlhase (born August 15, 1935 in Knoxville, Tennessee) worked for forty years at NASA/JPL leading the design of several robotic deep-space planetary missions. Kohlhase led the design of many deep-space missions during his extended career, including Mariner, Viking, Voyager, and Cassini missions. For his sustained robotic exploration contributions over the last 40 years of the 20th century and solid success record, he received the NASA Distinguished Service Medal and has an asteroid (13801 Kohlhase) named in his honor. He managed and guided the team which designed the epic Voyager Grand Tour mission to the outer planets and their moons and rings.
Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1990. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xii, 572 pages. Illustrations. Participants. References. Index of Telescopes and Instruments. Cover has some wear and soiling. The Editor was with the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center at Greenbelt, MD. Yoji Kondo (born 1933, died October 9, 2017) was a Japanese-born American astrophysicist who also wrote science fiction under the pseudonym Eric Kotani. He edited Requiem: New Collected Works by Robert A. Heinlein and Tributes to the Grand Master (1992), and contributed to New Destinies, Vol. VI/Winter 1988 — Robert A. Heinlein Memorial Issue (1988), after his friend, writer Robert A. Heinlein, died in 1988. Kondo also edited the non-fiction book Interstellar Travel & Multi-Generational Space Ships, part of the Apogee Books Space Series.
Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, 1998. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Wraps. AS IS. 11 stickers in book. Missing numbers are 4. 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, and 18. Format is approximately 4 inches by 5.75 inches. Guide to the stickers. These exciting, accurately drawn sticker illustrations can add an astronautical touch to countless flat surfaces. Originally included 18 well-researched stickers, on four plates, depicting rockets and spacecraft important in the history of space flight: Sputnik (1957), the Soviet Union's first artificial earth satellite; America's Gemini two-man space capsule (1965); the Saturn 5 rocket booster (1969-72), launch vehicle for America's Apollo manned lunar landings; the Hubble Space Telescope, and many more. Ideal for illustrating classroom assignments and for adding a space-age note to lockers, windows, notebooks, and more, these realistic, peel-and-apply images come with fact-filled captions that provide young space buffs with a mini-history of major technological developments in humanity's efforts to explore the heavens.