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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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252.
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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253.
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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254.
Critical Issues in the History of Spaceflight; NASA DP-200-4702. Steven J. Dick, Roger D. Launius.
Washington DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of External Relations, History Division, 2006. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xi, [1], 659, [1] pages. Frontis is a color illustrations. Footnotes. Illustrations. Afterword by Martin Collins. About the Authors. Acronyms and Abbreviations. The NASA History Series. Index. DJ has some soiling and spotting on back. Minor rippling at bottom of several back pages. Steven J. Dick was the Chief Historian for NASA. He worked as an astronomer and historian of science at the U.S. Naval Observatory for about a quarter century before joining NASA. He received the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Medal and a NASA Group Achievement Award. Roger D. Launius was the Chair of the Division of Space History at the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum. Prior to that he served as NASA's Chief Historian. At the time of this publication, he had written or edited more than 20 books on aerospace history.
[Book #77031]
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255.
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.
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256.
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.
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257.
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.
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258.
The Sputnik Challenge. Robert A. Divine.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1993. First Printing. 245, tables, notes, index, DJ in plastic sleeve.
[Book #56581]
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259.
Kennedy Space Center. DNC Parks, Inc Resorts at KSC.
Kennedy Space Center, FL: DNC Parks & Resorts at KSC, Inc. 2010. 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. 16 pages with illustrations (most in color) 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 #75490]
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260.
Atlas of Comet Halley 1910 II. Bertram Donn, Jurgen, Rahe, John C. Brandt.
Washington, DC: NASA, 1986. First? Edition. First? Printing. 600, illus., figures, charts, bibliography, boards somewhat worn, soiled, and scratched.
[Book #40390]
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261.
The Ozone War. Lydia Dotto, Harold Schiff.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1978. First Edition. First? Printing. 22 cm, 342, footnotes, index, ink notation on front endpaper, some edge soiling, DJ worn, soiled, and edge tears.
[Book #36062]
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262.
The U.S. Air Force in Space. Eldon W. Downs, ed.
New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1966. 150, illus., tables, charts, DJ worn along edges: small tears, small pieces missing.
[Book #6752]
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263.
A Long-Range Program in Space Astronomy: Position Paper of the Astronomy Missions Board, July 1969. NASA SP-213. Robert O. Doyle, ed.
Washington, DC: NASA, 1969. First? Edition. First? Printing. 305, wraps, illus., bibliography, index, pencil erasure on title page, covers somewhat worn and soiled.
[Book #41040]
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264.
Astronaut Profile: Brian Duffy; Colonel, USAF, Ret. and Veteran NASA Astronaut. Brian Duffy.
Houston, TX: Space Center Houston. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Photograph. 5 inches by 7 inches. On front side is a full color photograph of Astronaut Brian Duffy. NASA logo in upper right corner. Rear Side (title derived from this side) has about two-thirds of the space filled with text. Images of four mission patches (one for each of Col. Duffy's flights) below text. Inscription from the Astronaut on front side "To Roger -- All the best! Brian Duffy"
[Book #74083]
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Final Countdown; NASA and the End of the Space Shuttle Program. Pat Duggins.
Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2007. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xi, [1], 249, [3] pages. Illustrations (photographs and diagrams). Notes. Suggested Reading. Index. Minor soiling on fep. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Pat Duggins is news director for Alabama Public Radio. If his name or voice is familiar, it could be his twenty five years covering the U.S. space program, including fourteen years on NPR. Pat’s NASA experience began with the explosion of Space Shuttle Challenger in 1986, and includes 103 missions. Many NPR listeners recall Pat’s commentary during Weekend Edition Saturday on February 1, 2003 when Shuttle Columbia broke apart and burned up during re-entry. His expertise was utilized during three hours of live and unscripted coverage with NPR’s Scott Simon. Pat later wrote two books about NASA, Final Countdown: NASA and the End of the Space Shuttle Program and Trailblazing Mars. Pat has also lectured about the future of the space program at Harvard, and writes about international space efforts for "Modern Weekly" magazine.
[Book #75820]
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266.
Moonwalker. Charlie Duke, Dotty Duke.
Nashville, TN: Oliver Nelson [A Division of Thomas Nelson Publishers], 1990. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. 284, [4] pages. Acronyms and Jargon. CJ has slight wear and soiling. Charles Moss "Charlie" Duke Jr. (born October 3, 1935), (Brig Gen, USAF, Ret.), is an American former astronaut, retired U.S. Air Force officer and test pilot. As Lunar Module Pilot for Apollo 16 in 1972, he became the tenth and youngest person to walk on the Moon. A former test pilot, Duke has logged 4,147 hours flying time, which includes 3,632 hours in jet aircraft; and 265 hours in space, plus 20 hours and 15 minutes of extravehicular activity. Duke served as Lunar Module Pilot of Apollo 16 in 1972 where he and John W. Young landed at the Descartes Highlands and conducted three EVAs, making Duke the tenth person to walk upon the surface of the Moon. He also served as backup Lunar Module Pilot for Apollo 17. Duke retired from NASA in December 1975. Apollo 16 (April 16–27, 1972) was launched from John F. Kennedy Space Center and was the fifth manned lunar landing mission. The crew consisted of John W. Young as Commander, Ken Mattingly as Command Module Pilot, and Duke as Lunar Module Pilot. Apollo 16 was the first scientific expedition to inspect, survey, and sample materials and surface features in the Descartes region of the rugged lunar highlands. Apollo 16 achievements included the largest payload placed in lunar orbit (76,109 lb or 34,595 kg); first cosmic ray detector deployed on the lunar surface; and first lunar observatory with the far UV camera. The Apollo 16 mission was concluded with a Pacific Ocean splashdown and subsequent recovery by USS Ticonderoga.
[Book #73811]
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267.
The Voyage of Mariner 10: Mission to Venus and Mercury. James A. Dunne, Eric Burgess.
Washington, DC: GPO, 1978. Oversized, 224, profusely illus. (many in color), maps, figures, appendices, reading list, index, boards somewhat scuffed and scratched.
[Book #10108]
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268.
Arms, Money, and Politics. Julius Duscha.
New York: I. Washburn, [1965]. 21 cm, 210, index, some soiling and wear to DJ, edges soiled.
[Book #25392]
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269.
Technology and Social Progress--Synergism or Conflict? Philip K. Eckman, ed.
Washington, DC: American Astronautical Soc. 1969. 158, illus., usual library markings.
[Book #40563]
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270.
A New Sun: The Solar Results From Skylab. NASA SP-402. John A. Eddy, Rein Ise.
Washington, DC: GPO, 1979. Quarto, 198, profusely illus. (many in color), maps, endpaper maps, figures, tables, index, boards somewhat scuffed, board corners worn.
[Book #38656]
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Breakout into Space: Mission for a Generation. George Henry Elias.
New York: Morrow, c1990. First Edition. First Printing. 22 cm, 213, appendix, source notes, index.
[Book #20567]
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Breakout Into Space: Mission for a Generation. George Henry Elias.
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1990. First Edition. First Printing. 213, source notes, index.
[Book #47642]
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The Dream Is Alive: A Flight of Discovery Aboard the Space Shuttle. Barbara Embury.
New York: Harper & Row, 1990. First Edition. First Printing. 12.5" x 10", 64, profusely illus. in color, illus., weakness to front board. Book for young readers, based on the IMAX film.
[Book #14403]
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Aeronautics and Astronautics; An American Chronology of Science and Technology in the Exploration of Space, 1915-1960. Eugene Morlock Emme.
Washington, DC: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1961. Presumed First Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. 24 cm, xi, [1], 240 pages. Chronology. Abbreviations. Select Bibliography. Subject and Name Index. Pencil erasure residue on front endpaper. Minor wear to cover, some wear to spine lettering. Foreword by Deputy Administrator Hugh L. Dryden. Emme was an historian of science and technology and an aerospace historian. His education included a BA from Morningstar College in Iowa, 1941; MA, University of Iowa, 1946 and Ph. D. in 1949 both in Modern European History. He was a Navy pilot in the Pacific in World War II. He served in the Air Force Reserves, 1948-1972, retiring with the rank of colonel. In 1949, he became public historian for the Air University of the U.S. Air Force in Montgomery, Alabama before joining NASA, 1959-1979, as chief historian. His published books included: "The Impact of Air Power" 1959, "The History of Rocket Technology" 1964, and "A History of Space Flight" 1965. Emme wrote a brief survey of NASA in 1965, entitled "Historical Sketch of NASA (EP 29)", which was revised and expanded in 1976 by Frank W. Anderson, Jr. Emme was a member of many scholarly societies including the American Astrinautical Society for over 25 years.
[Book #27753]
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Twelve-Year Planetary Ephemeris: 1995-2006. NASA Reference Publication 1349. Fred Espenak.
Greenbelt, MD: NASA Goddard Space Flight, 1994. Quarto, 260, wraps, tables, references, some soiling and creasing to covers and a few pages.
[Book #11791]
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