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Apollo Expeditions to the Moon; NASA SP-350. Edgar M. Cortright, ed.
Washington, DC: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1975. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. Quarto. XI, [1],, 313, [3] pages. Profusely illustrated (some in color). Endpaper maps. Key Events in Apollo. The Contributors. Editor's Note. Index. Illustrated cover. Edgar Maurice Cortright (July 29, 1923 – May 4, 2014) was a scientist and engineer, and senior official at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Cortright went to work at the Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory at NACA, in Cleveland, Ohio. There, he held the positions of Aeronautical Research Scientist ; Head of Small Supersonic Tunnels Section; and Chief, Eight-by-Six-Foot Supersonic Wind Tunnel Branch. He joined NASA agency in 1958 and worked at NASA Headquarters in Washington D.C. where he was Chief of Advanced Technology; Assistant Director for Lunar and Planetary Programs, Office of Space Flight Programs; Deputy Director for Space Science and Applications; Deputy Associate Administrator for Space Science and Applications; and Deputy Associate Administrator, Office of Manned Space Flight. Following the spacecraft explosion during the Apollo 13 spaceflight in April 1970, Cortright was appointed chairman of the Apollo 13 Review Board which was established to investigate the cause of the accident.
[Book #27181]
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227.
Great American Astronauts. Chris Crocker.
New York: Franklin Watts, 1988. Second Printing. quarto, 143, illus., source notes, glossary, reading list, index, library stamps inside rear flyleaf & to fore-edge, board corners worn library stickers on spine and rear board (some crossed out in marker). This book for young readers presents the lives and careers of ten well-known astronauts (Alan Shepard, John Glenn, Edward White, Walter Schirra, Neil Armstrong, Donald Slayton, John Young, Sally Ride, Guion Bluford, and Bruce McCandless), and highlights some of the famous firsts in the history of the U.S. space program.
[Book #13550]
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228.
Space Shuttle. Wilbur Cross, Susanna Cross.
Chicago, IL: Childrens Press, 1985. First Printing. 128, profusely illus. (mostly in color), chronology, glossary, index, stray ink marks ins rear flyleaf & board, library stamps some library stamps crossed out in marker, small bubble in rear endpaper, library call number sticker taped to front board, library stickers on rear board crossed out in marker. Book for young readers on the history and development of the space shuttle.
[Book #13392]
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229.
Aiming for the Stars; The Dreamers and Doers of the Space Age. Tom D. Crouch.
Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1999. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xii, [2], 338 pages. Illustrations. Tables. Notes. Selected Bibliography. Index. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Tom D. Crouch (born February 28, 1944) is an American aeronautics historian and curator. Crouch was born in Dayton, Ohio. Crouch attended Ohio University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history in 1966. He also attended Miami University and received a Master of Arts degree in history there in 1968. He later earned a Ph.D. in history from the Ohio State University in 1976. In 2001 the Wright State University awarded him with an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. An employee of the Ohio Historical Society, 1968–1974, Crouch planned the exhibits for the Neil Armstrong Museum, and the history exhibitions for the Ohio Historical Center. He accepted a curatorial position with the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) in 1974, and prepared exhibitions for the opening of that building in 1976. He was named Chairman of the Aeronautics Department of the NASM in 1990, and in 1999 was named Senior Curator, Aeronautics. Crouch was appointed by then President William J. Clinton to chair the federal advisory board planning activities commemorating the first flight of Orville and Wilbur Wright in 2003. He also participated in and worked to resolve the issues over the Enola Gay bomber being displayed at the National Air and Space Museum. Crouch is the author of some fifteen books and many articles, primarily on topics related to the history of flight technology.
[Book #73437]
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230.
Guidance and Control, 1985: Proceedings of the Annual Rocky Mountain Guidance and Control Conference Held February 2-6, 1985. Robert D. Culp, Edward J., Bauman, Charles A. Cullian.
San Diego, CA: Univelt, c1985. 25 cm, 601, illus., usual library markings.
[Book #20546]
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231.
Proceedings of the Annual Rocky Mountain Guidance and Control Conference, February 24-28, 1979, Keystone, CO. Robert D. Culp, ed.
San Diego, CA: Univelt, Inc. 1979. First? Edition. First? Printing. 477, illus., diagrams, references, usual library markings, pencil erasure on front endpaper.
[Book #41070]
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232.
The All-American Boys. Walter Cunningham, Mickey Herskowitz.
New York: Macmillan, c1977. Second Printing. 24 cm, 321, illus., index, DJ somewhat worn, soiled, and edge tears.
[Book #36819]
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233.
International Cooperation in Space Operations and Exploration. Michael Cutler, ed.
Tarzana, CA: American Astronautical Soc. 1971. First? Edition. First? Printing. 183, illus., usual library markings (ex-library of John F. Kennedy Space Center).
[Book #40566]
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234.
American Enterprise, The Law, and the Commercial Use of Space, Volume III: Jurisdiction, Tort Law, Intellectual Property. Richard Dalbello, William E., Thiele, Dennis J., Helfman, Steven H., Flajser, Harold White, M.
Washington, DC: National Legal Center, 1987. First? Edition. First? Printing. 166, v.3 only of the 3-vol. set, covers somewhat worn and soiled, ink name and pencil erasure on title page.
[Book #40815]
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235.
The Moon: A Spaceflight Away. David J. Darling.
Minneapolis, MN: Dillon Press, c1984. 24 cm, 64, library binding, illus. (some in color), glossary, index, usual library markings.
[Book #20573]
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236.
Proceedings of the Fifteenth NASA Propagation Experimenters Meeting (NAPEX XV)... JPL Publication 91-31. Faramaz Davarian, ed.
Pasadena, CA: NASA Jet Propulsion Lab. 1991. Quarto, 270, wraps, illus., maps, figures, tables, references.
[Book #25283]
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237.
Wernher von Braun. Heather M. David.
New York: Putnam, [1967]. First? Edition. First? Printing. 22 cm, 255, index, usual library markings (some blacked over), some soiling to boards and edges.
[Book #26390]
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238.
Space Station Freedom: A Foothold on the Future. Leonard David.
Washington, DC: NASA, 1988. First? Edition. First? Printing. 44, wraps, color illus., diagrams, covers somewhat worn and soiled, pencil erasure on first page.
[Book #40584]
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239.
Atlas of Mercury. Merton E. Davies, Stephen E. Dwornik, Donald E. Gault, Robert G. Strom.
Washington, DC: NASA, 1978. First? Edition. First? Printing. 29 x 36 cm, 128, illus., references, index, usual library markings, front hinge cracked.
[Book #45194]
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240.
Flyby: The Interplanetary Odyssey of Voyager 2. Joel Davis.
New York: Atheneum, 1987. First Edition. 237, illus., stamp inside 2nd front flyleaf, top corners boards & text bent, some soiling to fore-edge, some wear to DJ edges.
[Book #13042]
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241.
The Outer Buoy: A Story of the Ultimate Voyage. Jan De Hartog.
New York: Pantheon Books, 1994. First Edition. First Printing. 25 cm, 243.
[Book #20332]
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242.
Space Travel; A Technological Frontier. Alan R. De Old, Joseph W. Judge, Teri-Lynn Judge.
Worcester, MA: Davis Publications, Inc. 1989. First Printing [Stated]. Trade paperback. 144 pages. Illustrations (some with color). Glossary. Index. Cover has some wear and soiling. Tear at bottom of the spine. Format is approximately 8.5 inches by 10 inches. Describes various types of space vehicles such as the Space Station, Manned Maneuvering and Orbital Maneuvering Vehicles, space shuttles, aerospace planes, and launch vehicles. Many refer to space exploration and travel as 'the next frontier'. This study of transportation in space is as important and relevant as the study of land, seas, and air travel. Profusely illustrated with both schematic drawings and photographs, this thorough, well-written book is a valuable resource and an important source of information. End of chapter material includes vocabulary lists, things to do, and Important Dates and Events. This state-of-the-art book is a valuable resource for the study of transportation technology. The authors worked in the aerospace industry or taught technology.
[Book #76176]
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243.
Exobiology in Earth Orbit: The Results of Science Workshops Held at NASA Ames Research Center. NASA SP-500. D. DeFrees, eds.
Washington, DC: GPO, 1989. 126, wraps, illus. (some color), figures, tables, appendices.
[Book #13385]
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244.
Kennedy Space Center. Delaware North Companies Parks, Resorts.
Buffalo, NY: Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Brochure. This is a tourism promotional brochure. Format is 8 inches by 9 inches folded so that is appears 4 inches by 9 inches. 12 pages with color illustrations and maps. The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is the visitor center at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It features exhibits and displays, historic spacecraft and memorabilia, shows, two IMAX theaters, and a range of bus tours of the spaceport. "Space Shuttle Atlantis" is home to the real Space Shuttle Atlantis orbiter and the Shuttle Launch Experience, a simulated ride into space. Until recently, the center now provides astronaut training experiences, including a multi-axial chair and Mars Base simulator. The visitor complex also has daily presentations from a veteran NASA astronaut. A bus tour, included with admission, encompasses the separate Apollo/Saturn V Center. There were 1.7 million visitors to the visitor complex in 2016.
[Book #75489]
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Partners in Space: International Cooperation in Space. Strategies for the New Century: The Final Project Report. Jean-Francois Delpech, John M. Logsdon, Brad M. Meslin.
Arlington, VA: U.S.-CREST, 1993. First? Edition. First? Printing. Wraps. 108 pages. Wraps, illus., maps, pencil erasure on title page. Signed by the co-author (Logsdon). SIGNED.
[Book #41148]
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246.
History of NASA: America's Voyage to the Stars. John Dewaard.
New York: Exeter Books, 1985. 192, profusely illus. in color, index. A Bison Book.
[Book #20346]
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Risk and Exploration, Earth, Sea and the Stars; NASA Administrator's Symposium September 26-29, 2004, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California NASA SP-2005-4701. Steven J. Dick, Keith L. Cowing.
Washington DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of External Relations, NASA History Division, 2005. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. ix, [1], 294 pages. Illustrations (some in color). Index. Cover has slight wear and soiling. Steven J. Dick (born October 24, 1949, Evansville, Indiana) is an American astronomer, author, and historian of science most noted for his work in the field of astrobiology. Dick served as the Chief Historian for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration from 2003 to 2009 and as the Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology from 2013 to 2014. Before that, he was an astronomer and historian of science at the United States Naval Observatory in Washington, DC, from 1979 to 2003. In 2003, he was named the Chief Historian for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). During his years at NASA, Dick wrote on the importance of exploration to society, commissioned numerous histories of spaceflight, and edited several volumes on the societal impact of space flight and on the occasion of the 50th anniversaries of NASA and the space age. Keith Cowing is an astrobiologist, an American former NASA employee and the editor of the American space program blog NASA Watch. He is a credentialed NASA journalist and is known to be a critic of NASA activities and policies. Cowing is a strong supporter of human spaceflight. For several years, NASA refused to accredit Cowing as a journalist and denied him access to NASA media events. Cowing was eventually granted full press accreditation. Cowing obtained exclusive first-hand information about the genesis of the Vision for Space Exploration, detailed in New Moon Rising.
[Book #73714]
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248.
Sputnik: The Shock of the Century. Paul Dickson.
New York: Walker Publishing Company, 2001. First Printing. Hardcover. [10], 310 pages. Illustrations. Diagrams. Footnotes. Bibliography. Index. Pencil erasure on half-title. Inscribed by the author. Paul Dickson (born 1939 in Yonkers, New York) is a freelance writer of more than 65 non-fiction books, mostly on American English language and popular culture. He has written many articles on a wide variety of subjects, including baseball and the military. He is a founding member and former president of Washington Independent Writers and a member of the National Press Club. Dickson coined the term "word word". For his published work on baseball, The Washington Post has described Dickson as "baseball's answer to Noah Webster or, at the very least, William Safire." In May 1979, he appeared on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson to promote his book The Official Rules, which detailed the history of Murphy's Law and similar aphorisms. Carson and Dickson spent time sharing similar sayings that they enjoyed. Dickson graduated from Wesleyan University in 1961. He resides in Garrett Park, Maryland. INSCRIBED.
[Book #33527]
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Sputnik; The Shock of the Century. Paul Dickson.
New York: Walker Publishing Company, 2001. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. [10], 310 pages. Illustrations. Diagrams. Footnotes. Bibliography. Index. Pencil erasure on half-title. Paul Dickson (born 1939 in Yonkers, New York) is a freelance writer of more than 65 non-fiction books, mostly on American English language and popular culture. He has written many articles on a wide variety of subjects, including baseball and the military. He is a founding member and former president of Washington Independent Writers and a member of the National Press Club. Dickson coined the term "word word". In May 1979, he appeared on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson to promote his book The Official Rules, which detailed the history of Murphy's Law and similar aphorisms. For years, former Nazi Wernher von Braun, who ran the U.S. Army's missile program, lobbied incessantly that his Rocket Team should be handed responsibility for the first Earth-orbiting satellite.
[Book #73408]
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100 Lbs to Low Earth Orbit (LEO): Small-Payload Launch Options. P. Dimotakis.
McLean, VA: The MITRE Corporation, 2000. Reprint Edition. 41, wraps, illus. (some in color), diagrams.
[Book #42051]
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