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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
Our Price: $40.00
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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 >
Knights of Sidonia, volume 4
Knights of Sidonia, volume 4
Written by Tsutomu Nihei
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935654896
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Knights of Sidonia, volume 4

Written by Tsutomu Nihei


Format: Trade Paperback, 186 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $12.95

A faction on the Sidonia that believes humanity's aggressive posture toward the Gauna is responsible for the extraterrestial behemoth's hostility desires to chart a seperate course. Hero Tanikaze and his middle-gendered friend Shinatose are both promoted while the scion of the Kunato family delves into dubious experiements in this installment of... Read more >
Journey to the Stars
Journey to the Stars
Written by Robert Jastrow
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307794024
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Journey to the Stars
Space Exploration--Tomorrow and Beyond
Written by Robert Jastrow


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 24, 2013
Price: $11.99

Robert Jastrow discusses the past and future of space exploration, the cosmic mysteries that still await solution, and the possibility of extraterrestrials whose intelligence far outstrips our own. Read more >
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Knights of Sidonia, volume 3
Knights of Sidonia, volume 3
Written by Tsutomu Nihei
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935654827
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Knights of Sidonia, volume 3

Written by Tsutomu Nihei


Format: Trade Paperback, 186 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $12.95

Heretofore unwilling to communicate in all but the most zero-sum fashion, humanity's implacable nemesis attempts to interface in what can only be considered a gruesomely familiar shape and form.

Meanwhile, some of the deepest secrets of the Sidonia also come to the fore as revealed by the resident talking bear, err...the... Read more >
Knights of Sidonia, volume 2
Knights of Sidonia, volume 2
Written by Tsutomu Nihei
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935654810
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Knights of Sidonia, volume 2

Written by Tsutomu Nihei


Format: Trade Paperback, 186 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $12.95

In volume two, the Sidonia has engaged a new type of Guana. This armored-type is strangely aggressive, and most of the young pilots who have confronted the monster are not prepared for this change in stragedy.

Rookie pilot Nagate Tanikaze has even fewer completed flight-hours, but that does not prevent him...

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China Airborne
China Airborne
Written by James Fallows
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400031276
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China Airborne
The Test of China's Future
Written by James Fallows


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $15.95

From one of our most influential journalists, here is a timely, vital, and illuminating account of the next stage of China’s modernization—its plan to rival America as the world’s leading aerospace power and to bring itself from its low-wage past to a high-tech future.

In 2011, China announced its twelfth Five-Year Plan...

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Knights of Sidonia, volume 1
Knights of Sidonia, volume 1
Written by Tsutomu Nihei
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935654803
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Knights of Sidonia, volume 1

Written by Tsutomu Nihei


Format: Trade Paperback, 186 pages
On Sale: February 5, 2013
Price: $12.95

"CORE EXPOSED"

Outer space, the far future.

A lone seed ship, the Sidonia, plies the void, ten centuries since the obliteration of the solar system. The massive, nearly indestructible, yet barely sentient alien life forms
that destroyed humanity’s home world continue to pose an existential threat.

Nagate Tanikaze has only known life in the... Read more >
Falling to Earth
Falling to Earth
Written by Al Worden and Francis French, Foreword by Dick Gordon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588343338
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Falling to Earth
An Apollo 15 Astronaut's Journey to the Moon
Written by Al Worden and Francis French
Foreword by Dick Gordon


Format: Trade Paperback, 312 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $17.95

As command module pilot for the Apollo 15 mission to the moon in 1971, Al Worden flew on what is widely regarded as the greatest exploration mission that humans have ever attempted. He spent six days orbiting the moon, including three days completely alone, the most isolated human in existence. During... Read more >
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Falling to Earth
Falling to Earth
Written by Al Worden and Francis French, Epilogue by Tom Stafford, Foreword by Dick Gordon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588343093
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Falling to Earth
An Apollo 15 Astronaut's Journey to the Moon
Written by Al Worden and Francis French
Epilogue by Tom Stafford
Foreword by Dick Gordon


Format: Hardcover, 312 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $29.95

As command module pilot for the Apollo 15 mission to the moon in 1971, Al Worden flew on what is widely regarded as the greatest exploration mission that humans have ever attempted. He spent six days orbiting the moon, including three days completely alone, the most isolated human in existence. During... Read more >
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Falling to Earth
An Apollo 15 Astronaut's Journey to the Moon
Written by Al Worden and Francis French
Epilogue by Tom Stafford
Foreword by Dick Gordon


Format: eBook, 312 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $17.95

As command module pilot for the Apollo 15 mission to the moon in 1971, Al Worden flew on what is widely regarded as the greatest exploration mission that humans have ever attempted. He spent six days orbiting the moon, including three days completely alone, the most isolated human in existence. During... Read more >
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On the Frontier
On the Frontier
Written by Richard P. Hallion and Michael H. Gorn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588342898
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On the Frontier
Experimental Flight at NASA Dryden
Written by Richard P. Hallion and Michael H. Gorn


Format: Trade Paperback, 584 pages
On Sale: July 6, 2010
Price: $39.95

This little known classic history of flight-testing the Xplanes is reborn, sweepingly revised and updated with new and recently released information. Aviation enthusiasts will savor the most detailed account available of record-setting aircraft like the X-1 and XZ-15, flown by Chuck Yeager and other legends, as well as all the cutting-edge... Read more >
The God Machine
The God Machine
Written by James R. Chiles
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307485489
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The God Machine
From Boomerangs to Black Hawks: The Story of the Helicopter
Written by James R. Chiles


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2008
Price: $11.99


From transforming the ways of war to offering godlike views of inaccessible spots, revolutionizing rescues worldwide, and providing some of our most-watched TV moments—including the cloud of newscopters that trailed O. J. Simpson’s Bronco—the helicopter is far more capable than early inventors expected. Now James Chiles profiles the many helicoptrians who... Read more >
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The God Machine
The God Machine
Written by James R. Chiles
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553383522
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The God Machine
From Boomerangs to Black Hawks: The Story of the Helicopter
Written by James R. Chiles


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2008
Price: $16.00


From transforming the ways of war to offering godlike views of inaccessible spots, revolutionizing rescues worldwide, and providing some of our most-watched TV moments—including the cloud of newscopters that trailed O. J. Simpson’s Bronco—the helicopter is far more capable than early inventors expected. Now James Chiles profiles the many helicoptrians who... Read more >
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