Norwalk, CT: Easton Press Video, 1987. Presumed First or early issuance thus. VHS Tapes. 10 videocassettes (836 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. + 4 photographs + printed materials (mission summaries). Easton Press used to have a Video division but does not appear to have one currently. 10 tapes in five volumes. Volume is 9.25 inches by 11.5 inches. Each volume have 2 VHS in it. Tapes 4 through 10 are still in their plastic wrap. Volumes are well made, with decorative front and spine. Mission summaries have text and illustrations.
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1999. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. 415,  pages. Notes. Index. Signed by author on title page. Autographed sticker on front of DJ. Joel Leroy Achenbach (born December 31, 1960) is an American staff writer for The Washington Post and the author of seven books, including A Hole at the Bottom of the Sea, The Grand Idea, Captured by Aliens, It Looks Like a President only Smaller, and three compilations of his former syndicated newspaper column "Why Things Are". He is a contributor to many publications, including Slate and National Geographic, where he is a former monthly columnist. Mr. Achenbach has been a commentator on National Public Radio's Morning Edition, and does occasional lectures and other speaking engagements. In addition to his work in the print version of The Washington Post, Achenbach was one of the first Post writers to have a significant presence on the Internet and formerly wrote the popular Post blog, "The Achenblog," which ended in March 2017.
New York: Three Rivers Press, 2010. First Paperback Edition [stated]. First printing [stated]. Trade paperback. x, , 336,  pages. Illustrations (some in color). A Note About ShareSpace. Index. Cover has some wear and soiling. Inscribed on half-title by Aldrin. Buzz Aldrin (born Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr., January 20, 1930) is an American engineer and former astronaut. As the Lunar Module Pilot on Apollo 11, he was one of the first two humans to land on the Moon, and the second person to walk on it. He is a former U.S. Air Force officer with the Command Pilot rating. He also went into orbit on the Gemini 12 mission, finally achieving the goals for EVA (space-walk work) that paved the way to the Moon and success for the Gemini program. In January 1963, Aldrin earned a Sc.D. degree in astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he had been assigned as a graduate student (under the auspices of the Air Force Institute of Technology) since 1959. His doctoral thesis was Line-of-Sight Guidance Techniques for Manned Orbital Rendezvous. On completion of his doctorate, he was assigned to the Gemini Target Office of the Air Force Space Systems Division in Los Angeles before his selection as an astronaut. Aldrin was chosen for the crew of Apollo 11 and made the first lunar landing with commander Neil Armstrong on July 20, 1969. Aldrin's first words on the Moon were "Beautiful view." Then, in response to Armstrong asking, "Isn't it magnificent?", he responded, "Magnificent desolation." He was also the first person to urinate while on the Moon.
n.p. n.p., 1977. First Printing. Wraps. 64 pages. Wraps. Profusely illustrated (some in color). Cover has some wear and soiling This was published prior to the first Space Shuttle launch. The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), as part of the Space Shuttle program. Its official program name was Space Transportation System (STS). The first of four orbital test flights occurred in 1981, leading to operational flights beginning in 1982. Five complete Shuttle systems were built and used on a total of 135 missions from 1981 to 2011, launched from the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida. Operational missions launched numerous satellites, interplanetary probes, and the Hubble Space Telescope (HST); conducted science experiments in orbit; and participated in construction and servicing of the International Space Station. The Shuttle fleet's total mission time was 1322 days, 19 hours, 21 minutes and 23 seconds.
Kennedy Space Center, FL: TWA Services Inc., 1983. Second Revision. Wraps. 68 pages. Wraps. Profusely illustrated (many color). This booklet has information on the first four Shuttle missions. Cover has some wear and soiling. The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), as part of the Space Shuttle program. Its official program name was Space Transportation System (STS). The first of four orbital test flights occurred in 1981, leading to operational flights beginning in 1982. Five complete Shuttle systems were built and used on a total of 135 missions from 1981 to 2011, launched from the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida. Operational missions launched numerous satellites, interplanetary probes, and the Hubble Space Telescope (HST); conducted science experiments in orbit; and participated in construction and servicing of the International Space Station. The Shuttle fleet's total mission time was 1322 days, 19 hours, 21 minutes and 23 seconds.
Washington, DC: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1979. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. , 76 pages. Wraps. Profusely illustrated (many in color) with color fold-out illustration. Index. Howard Allaway, American editor, writer. Recipient Exceptional Service medal National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1973. He was with the Associated Press, New York City, 1936-1940. Picture editor, city editor, national editor, news editor Prime Minister, New York City, 1940-1948. Associate editor Popular Science Monthly, 1948-1950, managing editor, 1951-1957, editor, 1957-1962. He was then managing editor Consumer Reports magazine, Mount Vernon, New York, 1962-1963. Assistant to Sunday editor New York Times, 1950-1951. Deputy director, technical publications division National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1963-1964, deputy director science and technical information division, 1965-1966, public affairs officer space science, manned flight, space applications, 1966-1976.
New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1986. Revised and Enlarged Edition. Hardcover. Format is approximately 10 inches by 10 inches. 239,  pages. Illustrations (215 full color photographs), index, Signed and dated by Astronaut Allen on the half-title page. Joseph Percival "Joe" Allen IV, Ph.D. (born June 27, 1937) is a former NASA astronaut. He logged more than 3,000 hours flying time in jet aircraft. Allen was selected as a scientist-astronaut by NASA in August 1967 as a member of the second group of scientist-astronauts.
Pasadena, CA: The Planetary Society, 1999. Presumed First Edition, First printing this issue. Wraps. 24 pages (including covers). Illustrations (some in color). Cover has some wear and soiling. Mailing information on back cover. The Planetary Society is an American internationally active, nonprofit foundation. It is involved in research, public outreach, and political advocacy for engineering projects related to astronomy, planetary science, and space exploration. It was founded in 1980 by Carl Sagan, Bruce Murray, and Louis Friedman. The Society is dedicated to the exploration of the Solar System, the search for near-Earth objects, and the search for extraterrestrial life. The Planetary Society is also a strong advocate for space funding and missions of exploration within NASA. The Planetary Society also sponsors projects that will "seed" further exploration. The Planetary Report is the internationally recognized flagship magazine of The Planetary Society, featuring articles and full-color photos to provide comprehensive coverage of discoveries on Earth and other planets.
Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Branch, 1981. Second Edition [stated]. Presumed first printing thus. Trade paperback. ix, , 106,  pages. Wraps. Illustrations. Map. Bibliography. Index. NASA maintains an internal history program for two principal reasons: (1) Sponsorship of research in NASA-related history is one way in which NASA responds to the provision of the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958 that requires NASA to "provide for the widest practicable and appropriate dissemination of information concerning its activities and the results thereof." (2) Thoughtful study of NASA history can help agency managers accomplish the missions assigned to the agency. Understanding NASA's past aids in understanding its present situation and illuminates possible future directions.