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Godwin, Robert (editor)
In November 1969 two more humans set foot on the lunar surface, in the process, further reinforcing the indisputable pre-eminence of the United States as the world's greatest technological power. There was no longer any need to establish the high ground in the ideological struggles of the Cold War. Charles 'Pete' Conrad, Alan Bean and Richard Gordon were making the voyage with higher goals in mind - further testing the technology and making a start on real lunar science. The average person may look into the following pages and see only statistics and charts but if you look hard enough you can see that they contain the hard-earned kernels of our collective future, a future as a space-faring civilisation. Captured here are the details of leaky spacesuits, rockets struck by lightning, spacesuit cooling systems which stop working because the spacecraft's door got stuck closed and cameras which were disabled by dust. Or the details of the pinpoint landing by Pete Conrad, through a pall of lunar dust so thick he couldn't see his landing site from 40 feet away. If you want to know why that TV camera failed or just how badly decomposed the robotic Surveyor had become after three years on the moon, it's all here, accompanied by hours of rare and unique video of the Apollo 12 mission. DVD-Video includes: Unique synchronised film and audio of the lunar landing, rendezvous and docking. Rare training footage of the crew aboard the KC-135, launch footage, multi-camera EVA film and more! Hours of video!
Collector's Guide Publishing, Incorporated, 2004, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 1894959167
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Inventory #18878
Price: £ 8.95 GBP ($ 11.66 approx. - € 9.89 approx.)
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Spudis, Paul D.
Some rubbing to edges and corners. Slight crease to rear cover. This title includes book & DVD. NASA has been in the news lately for reasons beyond the exciting discoveries of various and vast quantities of water on the Moon. Unfortunately, the long, drawn out repositioning of our national space program has brought the space community to loggerheads, leaving the future of the U.S. manned space program in jeopardy. The upheaval caused by fights over rocket designs and suppliers, and the 'Eenie, meenie, minie, moe' formula being used to select our new space direction, has placed the U.S. space program in peril. For over two decades Paul Spudis has had a front row seat to the U.S. national space program and has written extensively about space policy and space science. His opinions and insights recently found a home on the "Air and Space Magazine" blog, "The Once and Future Moon". Beginning with his reporting from India in October of 2008 (as the principal investigator of NASA's Mini-SAR, watching his radar being launched to the Moon aboard Chandrayaan-1), Paul's easy to read essays have followed and reported on the growing upheaval in the space community and the battle being waged for the ideological control of and funding for space exploration, and the resulting chaos. In keeping with his call for a strong U.S. human space program, Paul Spudis outlines and explains the importance of creating a sustainable space program through the use of the Moon's resources to create new capabilities to live and work in space and move humanity off planet. These essays and reader comments are compiled in the book. The bonus DVD includes a slideshow of over 30 years of Dr Spudis' pictures researching our Moon, as well as Dr Spudis' in-depth presentation about the Moon's resources. 328pp.
Apogee Books, 2010, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 9781926837178
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Inventory #37579
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Adrian Room

Routledge, 1988, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 0415012988
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Inventory #40776
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Knox, Richard
Spine of d/j slightly faded. Front edges of d/j slightly rubbed. 186pp.
R. Morgan Publishing, 1976, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 0902979019
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Inventory #21173
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Poole, Robert
N.B. very light shelf wear to edges of D/J and head and tail of spine and D/J spine.
Yale, 2008, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 9780300137668
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Inventory #40374
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Nansen, Ralph
Presenting a bold solution for global climate change and dependence on oil - and the threat of war over its diminishing supply - this visionary reference explores how developing solar energy could bring about unprecedented economic prosperity and opportunity on a global scale. By using existing technology in revolutionary ways, this new energy plan would have the potential to create jobs and revitalise the economy while offering a clean, affordable, and long-term solution. Asserting that the current generation can develop this innovative energy source to change the world economically, environmentally, and politically for the better, this stunning guide offers an unexpected new hope for the future. 203pp.
Apogee Books, 2009, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781926592060
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Inventory #21905
Price: £ 6.99 GBP ($ 9.11 approx. - € 7.72 approx.)
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Duggins, Pat
N.B. very slight rubbing to corners of covers. 249pp.
University Press of Florida, 2009, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 9780813033846
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Inventory #33125
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Murdin, Paul
The Paris Meridian is the name of the line running north-south through the astronomical observatory in Paris. One of the original intentions behind the founding of the Paris Observatory was to determine and measure this line. To that end, the French government financed the Paris Academy of Sciences to do so in the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries employing both astronomers – people who study and measure the stars – and geodesists – people who study and measure the Earth. This book is about what they did and why. Full Meridian of Glory is the first English language presentation of this historical material in its entirety. It is an attractively written story of the scientists who created the Paris Meridian. They collaborated and worked together in alliances, like scientists everywhere; they also split into warring factions. They transcended national and political disputes, as scientists do now, their eyes fixed on ideals of accuracy, truth and objectivity. Yet also when their work served national interests they were sometimes less than neutral, and if their work was questioned they sometimes blindly descended into petty politics. This book tells the story of the adventures in France, in Spain, in Lapland and in Ecuador of the scientists who worked through revolution, war, rebellion, piracy, fire, shipwreck, blockade, snow, tropical heat, kidnapping, murder and turbulent love affairs to pursue a problem of map making. They turned that practical problem into a crucial scientific test of one of the most important intellectual problems of their time – Newton’s theory of universal gravitation. Their work changed their own lives, affected the course of science and politics, and left its mark on the landscape, the art and the literature of history and in our own age.
Springer, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First English Edition. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 9780387755335
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Inventory #41030
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Ramshaw, David; Davison, Linda
N.B. Corners very slightly rubbed. 15pp.
P3 Publications, 1997, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 0952209861
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Inventory #29031
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Wingo, Dennis
If by some magic process humanity was able to go to the stars tomorrow and find habitable worlds we would probably want to design a society based upon modern technology. We can't do this but we can look at our Earthbound society and think about how to redesign it so that it will work better. It is like a giant game of the SIMS but in the real world. This book examines how the exploration of space, specifically a commercial base on the Moon and Mars would transform our economies on the Earth as surely as the discovery of the New World transformed the old world of Europe. From Platinum Group Metals for fuel cells, manufacturing high tech metals and robots to the building of a fusion reactor, the Moon holds great promise for a high tech manufacturing future. This book takes a look and imagines how a world with such resources could be designed for our future.
Collector's Guide Publishing, Incorporated, 2004, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 1894959108
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Inventory #18877
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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