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1.
America's Achievements in Space
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.
[Book #75469]
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Defense Science & Electronics, Volume 6, Number 5, May 1987
Campbell, CA: Rush Franklin Pub., Inc. 1987. 80, wraps, mailing label removed from front cover, some wear and soiling to covers.
[Book #29877]
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Government Executive, Volume 31, Number 8, August 1999
Washington, DC: National Journal, Inc. 1999. 72, wraps, illus., slight wear and soiling to covers.
[Book #32115]
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Government Executive, Volume 37, Number 15, September 1, 2005
Washington, DC: National Journal Group, Inc. 2005. 72, wraps, illus., mailing information printed on front cover, stamp over mailing information.
[Book #48347]
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Government Executive, Volume 37, Number 6, April 15, 2005
Washington, DC: National Journal Group, Inc. 2005. Wraps. 78 pages, wraps, illus., information on the Excellence in Government 2005 meeting laid in.
[Book #48340]
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Government Executive, Volume 38, Number 14, August 15, 2006
Washington, DC: National Journal Group, Inc. 2006. 94, wraps, illus., mailing information printed on front cover, stamp over mailing information.
[Book #48352]
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Odyssey, Volume 13, Number 9, October 1991
Waukesha, WI: Kalmbach Publishing Co. 1991. 38, wraps, illus., covers worn and soiled, corners curled, mailing label residue on front cover.
[Book #35257]
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Sea Technology, Including Undersea Technology, Volume 27, Number 5, May 1986
Arlington, VA: Compass Publications, Inc. 1986. 29 cm, 70, wraps, illus., mailing label removed from front cover leaving abrasions, some wear and soiling to covers.
[Book #29843]
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Spaceworld: The Magazine of Space News, Vol. N-2-158, February 1977
Amherst, WI: Palmer Publications, Inc. 1977. Wraps. quarto, 43, wraps, illus., figures, colves somewhat scuffed and soiled, some wear to cover edges, small marker mark on front cover Contains an article by James E. Oberg on "Astronauts and UFOs--The Whole Story" (pp. 4-28), one by R. C. Henry and Aubrey B. Sloan on "The Space Shuttle and Vandenberg Air Force Base" (pp. 29-36), and one by Dan Steeno on "The Extraterrestrials--Who Are They? Where Are They?" (pp. 41-42).
[Book #14201]
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Captured by Aliens; The Search for Life and Truth in a Very Large Universe. Joel Achenbach.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1999. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. 415, [1] 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.
[Book #75253]
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Magnificent Desolation; The Long Journey Home from the Moon. Buzz Aldrin, Ken Abraham.
New York: Three Rivers Press, 2010. First Paperback Edition [stated]. First printing [stated]. Trade paperback. x, [2], 336, [4] 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.
[Book #72993]
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Magnificent Desolation; The Long Journey Home From the Moon. Buzz Aldrin, Ken Abraham.
2009. First Edition [stated], Fourth Printing [stated]. Hardcover. viii, [2], 326 pages. Illustrations (some in color). A Note About ShareSpace. Index. Signed by Buzz Aldrin on title page. Fore-edge has gotten stained, as has inside of DJ (spilt coffee?). No significant impact to exterior of DJ or text. Buzz Aldrin (born Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr.; January 20, 1930) is an American engineer, former astronaut, and Command Pilot in the United States Air Force. As Lunar Module Pilot on the Apollo 11 mission, he and mission commander Neil Armstrong were the first two humans to land on the Moon. Aldrin set foot on the Moon at 03:15:16 on July 21, 1969 (UTC), 9 minutes after Armstrong first touched the surface. One of his first missions was on Gemini 12 where he successfully proved that extravehicular activity (EVA) could be performed by astronauts, spending over 5 hours outside the craft, thus achieving the goals of the Gemini program and paving the way for the Apollo program.
[Book #74964]
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13.
Encounter with Tiber. Buzz Aldrin, John Barnes.
New York: Aspect, 1996. First Printing. Hardcover. 24 cm, 560 pages. Illus., top edge soiled, slightly cocked, slight wear and soiling to DJ. Signed by the author (Aldrin). SIGNED.
[Book #26482]
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The Return. Buzz Aldrin, John Barnes.
New York: Tom Doherty Associates, 2000. First Edition. First Printing. Hardcover. 301 pages. Signed by the author (Buzz Aldrin). SIGNED.
[Book #54085]
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Space Shuttle! The fascinating story of the new earth-space transportation system. George Alexander.
n.p. n.p. 1977. First Printing. 64, wraps, profusely illus. (many color), some wear to cover edges, small rough spot top corner of front cover.
[Book #12140]
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Space Shuttle!; The fascinating story of the new earth-space transportation system. George Alexander.
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.
[Book #16359]
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Space Shuttle!; The fascinating story of the new earth-space transportation system. George Alexander.
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.
[Book #74952]
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The Space Shuttle at Work. NASA SP-432/NASA EP-156. Howard Allaway.
Washington, DC: GPO, 1979. 76, wraps, profusely illus. (many in color), color fold-out illus., index, erasure marks rear cover.
[Book #12577]
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Entering Space: An Astronaut's Odyssey. Joseph P. Allen, Russell Martin.
New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1973. First? Edition. Oversized, 223, profusely illus. in color, reading list, index, slight creasing to top and bottom DJ edges.
[Book #11755]
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Entering Space: An Astronaut's Odyssey. Joseph P. Allen, Russell Martin.
New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1986. Revised Edition. Oversized, 240, profusely illus. in color, index, DJ in plastic sleeve, lower corner front flyleaf creased.
[Book #43833]
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Space and Society: Challenges and Choices. Proceedings of a Conference Held 4/14-16, 1982 at the University of TX at Austin. Paul Anaejionu, Nathan C. Goldman, Phillip J. Meeks, eds.
San Diego, CA: Univelt, Inc. 1984. First Paperbk Edition. 429, wraps, illus., references, index.
[Book #41917]
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The Planetary Report, Volume XIX, Number 4, July/August 1999. Charlene M. Anderson.
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.
[Book #76315]
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Man in Space: An Illustrated History of Spaceflight. H. J. P. Arnold, ed.
New York: Smithmark Publishers, 1993. oversized, 240, profusely illus. in color, book has been separated from binding and reglued/repaired, usual library markings, DJ in plastic sl DJ edges chipped and worn.
[Book #20350]
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Now You Can Read About...Spacecraft. Stephen Attmore.
Newmarket, England: Brimax Books, 1985. 7.5" x 10.25", 18, wraps, profusely illus. in color, some wear to cover and spine edges, small stains to rear cover. Book for young readers.
[Book #15884]
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Augustine's Laws. Norman R. Augustine.
New York: Viking, 1986. Revised Edition. Hardcover. 380 pages. Illus., index. Inscribed by the author (nice inscription), and short note signed by the author laid in. INSCRIBED.
[Book #44780]
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