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Aderin-Pocock, Maggie

NASA Space Shuttle Manual

Baker, David
Describes the origin of the reusable launch vehicle concept during the 1960s, its evolution into a viable flying machine in the early 1970s, and its subsequent design, engineering, construction and operation.


Benson, Michael
Since the 1960s, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has been sending unmanned satellites to explore the planets, moons and sun. These probes have amassed a visual record of other worlds. This book presents these photographs. It includes essays that explain the story behind these photographs.

Deep Space

Clark, Stuart
Tells the story of the birth and life of the cosmos. This book allows readers to see the mysterious objects and phenomena that inhabit the far reaches of the cosmos and the earliest times of existence.

Human Universe

Cox, Professor Brian
Human life is a staggeringly strange thing. On the surface of a ball of rock falling around a nuclear fireball in the blackness of a vacuum the laws of nature conspired to create a naked ape that can look up at the stars and wonder where it came from.


DeVorkin, David H.
An illustrated book on Hubble - one of the most successful telescope constructed, which changed the face of space, that reveals the most provocative and unprecedented images of the universe, gathered by Hubble over its lifetime.

The Astronomy Book


The Night Sky Month by Month


Galileo A Very Short Introduction

Drake, Stillman (formerly Professor of t
In a startling reinterpretation of the evidence, Stillman Drake advances the hypothesis that Galileo's trial and condemnation by the Inquisition was caused not by his defiance of the Church, but by the hostility of contemporary philosophers.

2024 Guide to the Night Sky: A month-by-month guide to exploring the skies above Britain and Ireland

Dunlop, Storm
The ideal gift for all amateur and seasoned astronomers. "This is a great guide to the night sky at a great price"Astronomy Now "A handy and straightforward guide." British Astronomical Association's 'Journal' "an ideal Christmas stocking-filler" The Observatory

Moons 7

Gammon-Ross, Anna
Venture out into the Universe and discover moons of all shapes and sizes, home to curious features such as active volcanoes and underground oceans!

Backyard Guide To The Night Sky

Geographic, National
Contains ten comprehensive chapters that place readers on astronomical ground. This title covers information that range from the layers of the Earth's atmosphere and how they affect what we see; to the objects in our solar system - the Sun, Moon, and planets; to more distant objects - the stars, constellations, meteors, and comets.