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Moon Missions  Mankind's First Voyages to Another World, Mellberg, William F. & Harrison H. Schmitt & Jan Jones
21 Mellberg, William F. & Harrison H. Schmitt & Jan Jones Moon Missions Mankind's First Voyages to Another World
No defects. Book is As New. Neatly SIGNED BY AUTHOR Bill Mellberg on the Dedication page. . Filled with stunning b/w photos, nearly one on every page, along with authoritative explanatory text. Mellberg's father, Frank Mellberg, was the Surveyor project manager at the Chicago-based Bell & Howell, where the sophisticated lens of the spacecraft’s camera was designed and built. The lens was the primary scientific tool on Surveyor I. Book pages were printed on coated paper. Scarce as signed by author. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 200 pages. Signed by Author. B5 Plymouth Press 1997 Paperback Fine 31649 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Manned Space Flight 1966, Mueller, George E.
22 Mueller, George E. Manned Space Flight 1966
1/4-inch tear to front cover, two staple holes to top edge, a bit of rubbing and curling to extremities. Contents are Fine. . Author was NASA's Associate Administrator for Manned Space Flight. This booklet summarizes the manned space flights to date -- two Soviet and three American -- and describes the Apollo program, then just beginning. An early publication describing the U. S. Space program for manned space flight. Scarce. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 28 pages. M7 Washington DC. Washington DC NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration 1966 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 24873 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Flight Test Results Pertaining to the Space Shuttlecraft.  A Symposium Held At Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif. , June 30, 1970 (NASA TM X-2101), NASA
23 NASA Flight Test Results Pertaining to the Space Shuttlecraft. A Symposium Held At Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif. , June 30, 1970 (NASA TM X-2101)
Blue paper covers have a few spots, small tear, minor sunning and cracking to spine with small loss of paper at foot. Mild corner bump. Contents are Fine, appear unread. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Eleven early papers associated with a symposium on lifting body flight test and landing studies done on the space shuttlecraft. A NASA Technical Memorandum. Scarce. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 159 pages. B0 Washington DC. Washington DC NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration 1970 1st Edition Softcover Very Good 23712 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Fourth Space Shuttle Mission (STS-4) : Press Kit, NASA
24 NASA Fourth Space Shuttle Mission (STS-4) : Press Kit
Illustrated black card covers, stapled twice, with a tiny bit of rust. Extremities of paper covers are rubbed, slight soil to back cover. Pages are clean and unmarked. . The fourth voyage of the space shuttle Columbia, on June 27, 1982, was crewed by Thomas Mattingly and Henry Hartsfield. This document is the press kit assembled with all the pertinent facts for the reporters covering the event. Scarce. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 92 pages. B0 Washington DC. Washington DC NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration 1982 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 23890 
Price: 80.00 USD
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Second Space Shuttle Mission (STS-2) : Press Kit, NASA
25 NASA Second Space Shuttle Mission (STS-2) : Press Kit
Illustrated yellow card covers, three holes punched in left margins, stapled once. Staple is rusting, bottom corner is curling moderately, partial crease to front cover. Pages are clean and unmarked. . The second voyage of the space shuttle Columbia, crewed by Joe Engle and Richard Truly. A major first of this flight is that Columbia was the first spacecraft to make more than one trip into space. This document is the press kit assembled with all the pertinent facts for the reporters covering the event. Scarce. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 75 pages. B0 Washington DC. Washington DC NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration 1981 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 23888 
Price: 80.00 USD
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Third Space Shuttle Mission (STS-3) : Press Kit, NASA
26 NASA Third Space Shuttle Mission (STS-3) : Press Kit
Illustrated red card covers, stapled twice. No rust. Pages are clean and unmarked. No defects. . The third voyage of the space shuttle Columbia, on March 22, 1982, was crewed by Jack Lousma and Gordon Fullerton. Despite numerous problems, including space sickness, a malfunctioning toilet, thermostat difficulty, unexplained static interfering with crew sleep, overheating of auxiliary power unit, and loss of three communications links, Columbia remained in space for 8 days. This document is the press kit assembled with all the pertinent facts for the reporters covering the event. Scarce. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 97 pages. B0 Washington DC. Washington DC NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration 1982 Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 23889 
Price: 80.00 USD
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Gemini Midprogram Conference, Including Experiment Results (NASA Sp-121), NASA & Gilruth, Robert R.
27 NASA & Gilruth, Robert R. Gemini Midprogram Conference, Including Experiment Results (NASA Sp-121)
Slight curl and faint creasing to corner of front cover; slight curl to corner of first several pages. Tight and square, pages are clean and bright. This is NOT an ex-library book, nor is it a reprint. . This is a set of conference proceedings, from a conference held February 23-25, 1966, in the Manned Spacecraft Center, Houston. The conference presented a summary of the Gemini Program to date with emphasis on the first seven missions. The objectives of Gemini were: to subject man and equipment to space flight up to two weeks in duration; to rendezvous and dock with orbiting vehicles and to maneuver the docked combination by using the target vehicle's propulsion system; to perfect methods of entering the atmosphere and landing at a preselected point on land. The papers presented at the conference treat spacecraft and launch-vehicle description and development, mission operations, and mission results; and the results of experiments performed. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 443 pages. B0 Houston, TX. Houston, TX NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration 1966 1st Edition Softcover Near Fine 23707 
Price: 355.00 USD
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Apollo-Soyuz Test Project: Preliminary Science Report (TM X-58173), NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
28 NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Apollo-Soyuz Test Project: Preliminary Science Report (TM X-58173)
Spine is creased, light rubbing to extremities of original pictorial card covers. Back cover is white and somewhat soiled. Tight and square, pages are clean and bright. This is the first edition, not a reprint, not rebound. . This thick volume reports preliminary science results in detail for each of the 28 scientific experiments conducted as part of the Apollo-Soyuz Project, in 31 technical papers and four appendices. Printed on coated paper, illustrated with photos, graphs, charts, and figures in b/w and color. . Trade PB. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 529 pages. D0 Washington DC. Washington DC NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration 1976 1st Edition. 1st Printing Softcover Very Good+ 31847 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Proceedings of a Conference on Results of the First U. S. Manned Suborbital Space Flight, NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
29 NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Proceedings of a Conference on Results of the First U. S. Manned Suborbital Space Flight
Minor rubbing and scuffing to blue pictorial paper covers, bump to front cover affecting bottom corner with partial crease and nick; the first 18 pages have a moderate curl to the same corner. Tight and square, pages are clean and bright. . Published by NASA, "in cooperation with National Institutes of Health and National Academy of Sciences. " This publication includes ten conference papers discussing aspects of Project Mercury and Alan Shepard's flight into space, the first American manned space flight. Authors include Robert Gilruth, Christopher Kraft, Donald Slayton and Alan Shepard, among others. Printed on coated paper and illustrated with photos, drawings, tables and figures, this publication is one of the first published NASA reports, predating the SP numbered report series to appear later. A seminal publication. This is the scarce first edition, published by NASA. It is NOT the later publication of a similar name published by the University of Michigan Library. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 76 pages. D0 Washington DC. Washington DC NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration 1961 1st Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 23779 
Price: 500.00 USD
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Satellite Situation Report 21, No. 3  (June 30, 1981), NASA, Office Of Public Affairs
30 NASA, Office Of Public Affairs Satellite Situation Report 21, No. 3 (June 30, 1981)
A couple of spots of light soil to paper covers, faint corner crease. Side-stapled, oblong softcover. . This fascinating report provides the status of all known artificial satellites in orbit as of June, 1981. For each, it provides the international designation, name, catalog number, source, launch date, period in minutes, inclination, apogee in kilometers, perigee in kilometers, and transmitting frequency, and notes, with the last two pieces of information absent for nearly all satellites. Who knew there were so many of them, even in 1981. A summary table reveals that on this date there were 4602 objects in orbit from 20 political entities and 7985 decayed objects. . Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall. 46 pages. M1 Goddard Space Flight Center 1981 Softcover Very Good+ 25095 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Information Kit, Space Shuttle Flight 26 (STS-26), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
31 National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Information Kit, Space Shuttle Flight 26 (STS-26)
This information kit consists of a printed card folder with two pockets, and several inserts. The folder itself is in good condition only, with several short tears, light soil and edge creasing. The Fact sheet is a single leaf with both sizes printed. It provides a brief description of the mission of STS-26, past history of the Space Shuttle program. It has a tiny tear and some edge creasing. The remaining inserts are Fine, no defects. . They include an 8x10 glossy color protrain of the five astronauts, an 8x10 glossy photos of the crew patch, a 24-page color, glossy booklet on the Tracking and Data Relay satellite system, a 44-page color, glossy booklet commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Kennedy Space Center which tersely summarizes the history of "America's Spaceport," and a 16-page booklet describing the Space Station's history and purposes. The booklets are all 8.5 x 11 inches. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. M0 NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration 1988 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 24157 
Price: 55.00 USD
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The Human Factor: Biomedicine in the Manned Space Program to 1980, Pitts, John A.
32 Pitts, John A. The Human Factor: Biomedicine in the Manned Space Program to 1980
Glossy paper covers are a bit rubbed, spine is uncreased. Tight and square, glossy pages are clean and bright. The original NASA publication, not a reprint. . Book discusses the human factors associated with Project Mercury and manned space flight more generally. Selection of astronauts, medical experiments, space medicine, biomedicine, political factors, and much more. Book includes six appendices, index. Illustrated with b/w photos and tables. . The NASA History Series Series. Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 389 pages. B3 NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration 1985 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 23671 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Explorers of Mars Hill  A Centennial History of Lowell Observatory, 1894-1994, Putnam, William Lowell
33 Putnam, William Lowell The Explorers of Mars Hill A Centennial History of Lowell Observatory, 1894-1994
No defects in book or jacket; book is New. Dust jacket is now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. . History of Lowell Observatory to 1994, on the occasion of its centennial. Limited to 5000 copies. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 289 pages. D1 Lowell Observatory 1994 1st Edition Hardcover New 31875 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Astronautics and Aeronautics, 1977  A chronology, Ritchie, Eleanor H
34 Ritchie, Eleanor H Astronautics and Aeronautics, 1977 A chronology
No defects. Book appears unread. . Summary of the year's happenings at NASA in 1977. Softcover, first printing. . NASA history series Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 318 pages. U2 Scientific and Technical Information Branch, National Aeronautics and Space Administration 1986 1st Edition Paperback Fine 31234 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Orbital Flight of John H. Glenn, Jr.   Hearing before the Senate Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences, Senate Committee On Aeronautical and Space Sciences
35 Senate Committee On Aeronautical and Space Sciences Orbital Flight of John H. Glenn, Jr. Hearing before the Senate Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences
Slight bump to bottom corner, number written in red ink at top of front cover. Stapled booklet, 126 pages. In collectible condition. . A very early document relating to the United States space program. Testimony of John Glenn and other NASA astronauts and officials about the space flight of John Glenn. Scarce. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 126 pages. L2 Washington DC. Washington DC NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration 1962 1st Edition Pamphlet Very Good+ 23845 
Price: 70.00 USD
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The Sheyenne, Staff, Yearbook
36 Staff, Yearbook The Sheyenne
Heavily creased corner of paper front cover, some creasing elsewhere, owner name written on half-title page (Edith Schroeder). This is the 1925 edition of the yearbook. The Commencement brochure for 1925 is also laid in. . A solid copy. This is NOT a reprint; it is the original publication, the first edition. . Yearbook for Valley City ND, 1925 Series. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 128 pages. U4 Valley City High School 1925 1st Edition Paperback Very Good 31276 
Price: 65.00 USD
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My Blue Planet (NASA TT F-811), Titov, G. S.
37 Titov, G. S. My Blue Planet (NASA TT F-811)
Long but faint diagonal crease to orange front cover, staple holes to both covers. No spine creasing. Binding is tight, pages are clean, book appears unread. . English translation of Golubaya Moya Planeta, memoirs of Gherman Titov, cosmonaut and hero of the Soviet Union. Following his countryman Yuri Gagarin, in Vostok 2, Titov was the second man to orbit the earth, and, at age 25, still the youngest. He was in space for 1 day, 1 hour, and 18 minutes. Scarce. . Trade PB. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 226 pages. M0 NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration 1975 1st American Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 24153 
Price: 130.00 USD
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700,000 Kilometres through Space / Herman Titov ; Notes by Soviet Cosmonaut No. 2 ; [As Told to S. Borzenko ... [Et Al. ] ; Edited by N. Kamanin ; Translated from the Russian by R. Daglish], Titov, Herman
38 Titov, Herman 700,000 Kilometres through Space / Herman Titov ; Notes by Soviet Cosmonaut No. 2 ; [As Told to S. Borzenko ... [Et Al. ] ; Edited by N. Kamanin ; Translated from the Russian by R. Daglish]
Small stain to front cover, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Major Titov was the second man, and second Russian, in space. In this personal book he describes his early life and cosmonaut training leading up to his historic space flight. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 134 pages. E2 Foreign Languages Press 1961 Hardcover Very Good 32047 
Price: 30.00 USD
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