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History of the Space Shuttle, Volume Two
Development of the Space Shuttle, 1972-1981
Written by T. A. Heppenheimer


Format: eBook, 504 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $32.95

Basing his work on virtually untapped NASA archives, T. A. Heppenheimer has produced the second volume of his definitive history of the space shuttle. Volume Two traces the development of the shuttle through a decade of engineering setbacks and breakthroughs, program-management challenges, and political strategizing, culminating in the first launch in... Read more >
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Mars Up Close

(Available August 5, 2014)
Mars Up Close
Written by Marc Kaufman, Foreword by Elon Musk
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426212789
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Mars Up Close
Inside the Curiosity Mission
Written by Marc Kaufman
Foreword by Elon Musk


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $40.00

With images never published before, many with surprising colors and landscapes that make you want to spend your next vacation on Mars, this is the one and only book written in consultation with NASA scientists that explains everything, detail by detail and moment by moment, about the most ambitious space expedition... Read more >
Space Shuttle 1981-2011
Stories from 30 Years of Exploration
Edited by Air & Space Magazine
Contribution by Sally Ride, Greg Freiherr and T.A. Heppenheimer


Format: eBook, 102 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $9.95

Space Shuttle 1981-2011 is a lavishly illustrated special edition celebrating the space shuttle era. In thirty years of operation, space shuttles were used in 135 different missions; this volume presents the adventure stories of many of these missions in the astronauts’ own words. Additional contributions by space exploration writers cover the... Read more >
John Glenn
America's Astronaut
Written by Andrew Chaikin


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $4.95

In February 1962, he became the first American to orbit the Earth. Since then John Herschel Glenn Jr. has stood in the popular imagination as a quintessentially American hero. In John Glenn:  America's Astronaut, a special edition e-book featuring 45 stunning photographs as well as a video, Chaikin explores Glenn's path... Read more >
The Accidental Universe
The Accidental Universe
Written by Alan Lightman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307908582
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The Accidental Universe
The World You Thought You Knew
Written by Alan Lightman


Format: Hardcover
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $24.00

“Alan Lightman brings a light touch to heavy questions. Here is a book about nesting ospreys, multiple universes, atheism, spiritualism, and the arrow of time. Throughout, Lightman takes us back and forth between ordinary occurrences—old shoes and entropy, sailing far out at sea and the infinite expanse of space.
 
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The Accidental Universe
The Accidental Universe
Written by Alan Lightman
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ISBN: 9780307908599
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The Accidental Universe
The World You Thought You Knew
Written by Alan Lightman


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $12.99

“Alan Lightman brings a light touch to heavy questions. Here is a book about nesting ospreys, multiple universes, atheism, spiritualism, and the arrow of time. Throughout, Lightman takes us back and forth between ordinary occurrences—old shoes and entropy, sailing far out at sea and the infinite expanse of space.
 
“In this slight...

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My Brief History
My Brief History
Written by Stephen Hawking
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345535283
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My Brief History

Written by Stephen Hawking


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $22.00

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Stephen Hawking has dazzled readers worldwide with a string of bestsellers exploring the mysteries of the universe. Now, for the first time, perhaps the most brilliant cosmologist of our age turns his gaze inward for a revealing look at his own life and intellectual evolution.

 
My Brief History recounts... Read more >
My Brief History
My Brief History
Written by Stephen Hawking
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345539137
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My Brief History

Written by Stephen Hawking


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $11.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Stephen Hawking has dazzled readers worldwide with a string of bestsellers exploring the mysteries of the universe. Now, for the first time, perhaps the most brilliant cosmologist of our age turns his gaze inward for a revealing look at his own life and intellectual evolution.

 
My Brief History recounts... Read more >
My Brief History
My Brief History
Written by Stephen Hawking, Read by Matthew Brenher
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804164283
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My Brief History

Written by Stephen Hawking
Read by Matthew Brenher


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $15.00

Stephen Hawking has dazzled readers worldwide with a string of bestsellers exploring the mysteries of the universe. Now, for the first time, perhaps the most brilliant cosmologist of our age turns his gaze inward for a revealing look at his own life and intellectual evolution.
 
My Brief History recounts Stephen Hawking’s improbable... Read more >
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My Brief History
My Brief History
Written by Stephen Hawking, Read by Matthew Brenher
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804164290
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My Brief History

Written by Stephen Hawking
Read by Matthew Brenher


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $15.00

Stephen Hawking has dazzled readers worldwide with a string of bestsellers exploring the mysteries of the universe. Now, for the first time, perhaps the most brilliant cosmologist of our age turns his gaze inward for a revealing look at his own life and intellectual evolution.
 
My Brief History recounts Stephen Hawking’s improbable... Read more >
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Your Ticket to the Universe
A Guide to Exploring the Cosmos
Written by Kimberly K. Arcand and Megan Watzke
Foreword by Mario Livio


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $24.95

An entertaining and accessible trip to the most interesting stops in the cosmos. Accompanied by dramatic visuals, Your Ticket to the Universe is a hybrid coffee-table book and field guide.

Beginning with our home planet, Your Ticket to the Universe embarks on an entertaining and accessible trip to the most interesting stops... Read more >
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Your Ticket to the Universe
Your Ticket to the Universe
Written by Kimberly K. Arcand and Megan Watzke, Foreword by Mario Livio
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ISBN: 9781588343758
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Your Ticket to the Universe
A Guide to Exploring the Cosmos
Written by Kimberly K. Arcand and Megan Watzke
Foreword by Mario Livio


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $24.95

An entertaining and accessible trip to the most interesting stops in the cosmos. Accompanied by dramatic visuals, Your Ticket to the Universe is a hybrid coffee-table book and field guide.

Beginning with our home planet, Your Ticket to the Universe embarks on an entertaining and accessible trip to the most interesting stops... Read more >
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Celestial Geometry
Celestial Geometry
Written by Ken Taylor
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781780283869
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Celestial Geometry
Understanding the Astronomical Meanings of Ancient Sites
Written by Ken Taylor


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2012
Price: $29.95

This book travels the world to explore over 60 archaeological sites that enshrine the remarkable achievements of ancient astronomers. In many cultures an early understanding of the cosmos is expressed through architecture - stone circles that act as giant computers for the timing of eclipses; apertures that offer sightlines to the... Read more >
Sex on the Moon
Sex on the Moon
Written by Ben Mezrich
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307741349
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Sex on the Moon
The Amazing Story Behind the Most Audacious Heist in History
Written by Ben Mezrich


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $15.95

From the bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires and Bringing Down the House, this is the incredible true story of how a college student and two female accomplices stole some of the rarest objects on the planet—moon rocks—from an "impregnable" high-tech vault. 

But breaking into a highly secure laboratory wasn't easy. Thad Roberts, an intern in a prestigious...

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Cycles of Time
Cycles of Time
Written by Roger Penrose
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307278463
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Cycles of Time
An Extraordinary New View of the Universe
Written by Roger Penrose


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $15.95

This groundbreaking book presents a new perspective on three of cosmology’s essential questions: What came before the Big Bang? What is the source of order in our universe? And what cosmic future awaits us?
 
Penrose shows how the expected fate of our ever-accelerating and expanding universe—heat death or ultimate entropy—can actually...

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First Light
First Light
Written by Richard Preston
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307817426
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First Light
The Search for the Edge of the Universe
Written by Richard Preston


Format: eBook, 300 pages
On Sale: April 4, 2012
Price: $11.99

Seven years before Richard Preston wrote about horrifying viruses in The Hot Zone, he turned his attention to the cosmos. In First Light, he demonstrates his gift for creating an exciting and absorbing narrative around a complex scientific subject--in this case the efforts by astronomers at the Palomar Observatory in the... Read more >
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The Grand Design
The Grand Design
Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553384666
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The Grand Design

Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $18.00

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When and how did the universe begin? Why are we here? What is the nature of reality? Is the apparent “grand design” of our universe evidence of a benevolent creator who set things in motion—or does science offer another explanation? In this startling and lavishly illustrated book...

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How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming
How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming
Written by Mike Brown
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ISBN: 9780385531108
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How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming

Written by Mike Brown


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $15.00

The solar system most of us grew up with included nine planets, with Mercury closest to the sun and Pluto at the outer edge. Then, in 2005, astronomer Mike Brown made the discovery of a lifetime: a tenth planet, Eris, slightly bigger than Pluto. But instead of adding one more planet...

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Moon Lander
How We Developed the Apollo Lunar Module
Written by Thomas J. Kelly


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $19.99

Chief engineer Thomas J. Kelly gives a firsthand account of designing, building, testing, and flying the Apollo lunar module. It was, he writes, “an aerospace engineer’s dream job of the century.” Kelly’s account begins with the imaginative process of sketching solutions to a host of technical challenges with an emphasis on... Read more >
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Hubble
Hubble
Written by David Devorkin and Robert Smith
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426208942
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Hubble
Imaging Space and Time
Written by David Devorkin and Robert Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $24.95

In the spirit of National Geographic’s top-selling Orbit, this large-format, full-color volume stands alone in revealing more than 200 of the most spectacular images from the Hubble Space Telescope during its lifetime, to the very eve of the 2008 final shuttle mission to the telescope. Written by two of the world’s... Read more >
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Chasing the Sun
Chasing the Sun
Written by Richard Cohen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812980929
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Chasing the Sun
The Epic Story of the Star That Gives Us Life
Written by Richard Cohen


Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $20.00

In the grand tradition of the scholar-adventurer, acclaimed author Richard Cohen takes us around the world to illuminate our relationship with the star that gives us life. Drawing on more than seven years of research, he reports from locations in eighteen different countries. As he soon discovers, the Sun is present...

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Cycles of Time
Cycles of Time
Written by Roger Penrose
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307596741
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Cycles of Time
An Extraordinary New View of the Universe
Written by Roger Penrose


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $11.99

From the best-selling author of The Emperor’s New Mind and The Road to Reality, a groundbreaking book that provides new views on three of cosmology’s most profound questions: What, if anything, came before the Big Bang? What is the source of order in our universe? What is its ultimate future?

Current understanding... Read more >
Sex on the Moon
Sex on the Moon
Written by Ben Mezrich
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385533935
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Sex on the Moon
The Amazing Story Behind the Most Audacious Heist in Histroy
Written by Ben Mezrich


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: July 12, 2011
Price: $11.99

Thad Roberts, a fellow in a prestigious NASA program had an idea—a romantic, albeit crazy, idea. He wanted to give his girlfriend the moon. Literally.
 
Thad convinced his girlfriend and another female accomplice, both NASA interns, to break into an impregnable laboratory at NASA—past security checkpoints, an electronically locked door with... Read more >
Sex on the Moon
Sex on the Moon
Written by Ben Mezrich, Read by Casey Affleck
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307750761
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Sex on the Moon
The Amazing Story Behind the Most Audacious Heist in History
Written by Ben Mezrich
Read by Casey Affleck


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: July 12, 2011
Price: $35.00

Thad Roberts, a fellow in a prestigious NASA program had an idea—a romantic, albeit crazy, idea. He wanted to give his girlfriend the moon. Literally.
 
Thad convinced his girlfriend and another female accomplice, both NASA interns, to break into an impregnable laboratory at NASA—past security checkpoints, an electronically locked door with... Read more >
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Sex on the Moon
Sex on the Moon
Written by Ben Mezrich, Read by Casey Affleck
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307750778
Our Price: $17.50

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Sex on the Moon
The Amazing Story Behind the Most Audacious Heist in History
Written by Ben Mezrich
Read by Casey Affleck


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: July 12, 2011
Price: $17.50

Thad Roberts, a fellow in a prestigious NASA program had an idea—a romantic, albeit crazy, idea. He wanted to give his girlfriend the moon. Literally.
 
Thad convinced his girlfriend and another female accomplice, both NASA interns, to break into an impregnable laboratory at NASA—past security checkpoints, an electronically locked door with... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook and a trade paperback.
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