The NASA Archives. 60 Years in Space

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TASCHEN #ad - Within a decade, the national aeronautics and space administration, had evolved from modest research teams experimenting with small converted rockets into one of the greatest technological and managerial enterprises ever known, universally known as NASA, Mars, capable of sending people to the Moon aboard gigantic rockets and of dispatching robot explorers to Venus, and worlds far beyond.

In spite of occasional, tragic setbacks in nasa’s history, the apollo lunar landing project remains a byword for American ingenuity; the winged space shuttles spearheaded the International Space Station and a dazzling array of astronomical satellites and robotic landers, and Earth observation programs have transformed our understanding of the cosmos and our home world’s fragile place within it.

Throughout nasa’s 60-year history, images have played a central role. Texts by science and technology journalist piers bizony, and best-selling apollo historian Andrew Chaikin―and an extensive mission checklist documenting the key human and robotic missions―round out this comprehensive exploration of NASA, former NASA chief historian Roger Launius, from its earliest days to its current development of new space systems for the future.

The NASA Archives. 60 Years in Space #ad - The nasa archives is more than just a fascinating pictorial history of the U. S. Who today is not familiar with the hubble space telescope’s mesmerizing views of the universe or the pin-sharp panoramas of Mars from NASA’s surface rovers? And who could forget the photographs of the first men walking on the Moon?Researched with the collaboration of NASA, this collection gathers more than 400 historic photographs and rare concept renderings, scanned and remastered using the latest technology and reproduced in extra-large size.

It is also a profound meditation on why we choose to explore space and how we will carry on this grandest of all adventures in the years to come.

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XVII - Apollo: VII

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teNeues Publishing Company #ad - July 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first manned moon landing--a milestone in the history of humankind. Not only a must-have book for fans of air and space travel, pop culture, Apollo VII - XVII is a hit for anyone interested in photography, and modern history. Today, courage, the adventure, and ground-breaking accomplishment behind the NASA Apollo missions remains as compelling as ever.

XVII - Apollo: VII #ad - This thrilling photo book features previously-unpublished photographs from the NASA archives, now meticulously digitized, captured by the Apollo astronauts during their missions. Accompanying these extraordinary apollo photographs are little-known insider facts and fascinating insights into the Apollo missions, including a detailed Foreword from NASA astronaut, Walter Cunningham.

From some 27, the book's authors have curated 225 of the most remarkable Apollo mission pictures, 000 NASA images, creating a uniquely vivid document of one of the most seminal events of the 20th century.

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First on the Moon: The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Experience

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Sterling #ad - First on the moon offers an exciting behind-the-scenes look at America’s journey to the Moon—from the space race to the landing on the Sea of Tranquility to splashdown on Earth and the aftermath. Many were parts of photomontages taken by the astronauts, and these compositions have now been carefully restored to their originally intended montage formats.

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Apollo 11 mission, this lavishly-illustrated book tells the incredible story of the first men on the moon. Includes stunning images and previously-unpublished documents found in NASA archives and private collections, exclusive interviews, and a strong, compelling firsthand accounts, suspenseful narrative.

First on the Moon: The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Experience #ad - Foreword by Buzz Aldrin. Hardcover; 208 pgs. Printed in the USA. Pyle spent years combing nasa archives and private collections for memorabilia from the mission, and the book includes everything from accessible explanations of the enormous challenges facing NASA to reproductions of original 1969 documents. With compelling firsthand accounts and a gripping narrative,  this gorgeously designed volume fully immerses readers in the Space Age.

Includes a foreword by buzz Aldrin, and exclusive interviews with the adult children of the Apollo 11 astronauts. It also features a number of specially commissioned photocompositions created from NASA Apollo images released in 2015. Acclaimed science author rod Pyle Missions to the Moon returns with a beautiful and insightful book commemorating Apollo 11.

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Apollo Expeditions to the Moon: The NASA History 50th Anniversary Edition Dover Books on Astronomy

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Dover Publications #ad - Written in direct, jargon-free language, this compelling adventure features more than 160 dazzling color photographs and scores of black-and-white illustrations. James lovell, commander of the ill-fated Apollo 13, recounts the damaged ship's dramatic return to Earth. Essays by participants — engineers, astronauts, and administrators — recall the program's unprecedented challenges.

Webb; Christopher C. These and other captivating firsthand accounts form an ideal introduction to the historic U. S. Journalist robert Sherrod chronicles the selection and training of astronauts. Geologist and apollo 17 astronaut Harrison Schmitt discusses the lunar expeditions' rich harvest of scientific information.

Their informative, offer perspectives on the program's legacy, exciting narratives explore the issues that set the United States on the path to the Moon, and examine the particulars of individual missions. Space program as well as fascinating reading for all ages. Kraft, head of the Mission Control Center; and engineer Wernher von Braun.

Apollo Expeditions to the Moon: The NASA History 50th Anniversary Edition Dover Books on Astronomy #ad - Insights into management challenges as well as its engineering feats include contributions from Michael Collins, Alan Shepard, Buzz Aldrin, and other astronauts; NASA administrator James E. This new expanded edition includes a chronology of the apollo project, and a new Foreword by historian Paul Dickson that offers a modern retrospective of the Moon landing, additional photographs, discussing its place in the world of space exploration and its impact on American history and culture.

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Apollo 11 mission, this lavishly-illustrated book tells the incredible story of the first men on the moon.

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Picturing Apollo 11: Rare Views and Undiscovered Moments

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University Press of Florida #ad - The command module columbia splashes down in the Pacific Ocean, and the extraordinary voyage is celebrated around the world, and in the following decades. Most of the photographs were selected from NASA archives and the collection of J. Pickering, which is the world's largest private collection of U. S. Starting with the extensive preparations, these images show astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin training for the flight, as well as the stages of the massive Saturn V rocket arriving at the Kennedy Space Center for assembly.

L. Human space flight images. Armstrong and aldrin step out of the lunar module Eagle onto the surface of the moon. They capture the media frenzy over the unfolding story and the "moon fever" that gripped the nation. Also featured here are shots of incredible moments from the mission. This book commemorates the historic mission and evokes the electric atmosphere of the time.

Picturing Apollo 11: Rare Views and Undiscovered Moments #ad - Foreword by rick armstrong  in honor of the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Apollo 11 mission, this lavishly-illustrated book tells the incredible story of the first men on the moon. Includes stunning images and previously-unpublished documents found in NASA archives and private collections, exclusive interviews, compelling firsthand accounts, and a strong, suspenseful narrative.

Foreword by Buzz Aldrin.

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The Star Wars Archives. 1977-1983

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TASCHEN #ad - Complete with script pages, stills, production documents, storyboards, and posters, on-set photography, concept art, the XXL-sized tome is an authoritative exploration of the original saga as told by its creator. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Apollo 11 mission, this lavishly-illustrated book tells the incredible story of the first men on the moon.

Includes stunning images and previously-unpublished documents found in NASA archives and private collections, exclusive interviews, and a strong, compelling firsthand accounts, suspenseful narrative. Foreword by Buzz Aldrin. Hardcover; 208 pgs. Printed in the USA. Star wars exploded onto our cinema screens in 1977, and the world has not been the same since.

He formed industrial light & magic to develop cutting-edge special effects technology, which he combined with innovative editing techniques and a heightened sense of sound to give audiences a unique sensory cinematic experience. In this first volume, taking us through the making of the original trilogy―episode iV: A New Hope, made with the full cooperation of Lucasfilm, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Lucas narrates his own story, and Episode VI: Return of the Jedi―and bringing fresh insights into the creation of a unique universe.

The Star Wars Archives. 1977-1983 #ad - After watching depressing and cynical movies throughout the early 1970s, servant of the dark, far away, audiences enthusiastically embraced the positive energy of the Star Wars universe as they followed moisture farmer Luke Skywalker on his journey through a galaxy far, meeting extraordinary characters like mysterious hermit Obi-Wan Kenobi, bold Princess Leia and the horrific Darth Vader, space pirates Han Solo and Chewbacca, loyal droids C-3PO and R2-D2, malevolent Emperor.

Writer, director, and producer George Lucas created the modern monomyth of our time, one that resonates with the child in us all.

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Earth and Space: Photographs from the Archives of NASA Outer Space Photo Book, Space Gifts for Men and Women, NASA Book

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Chronicle Books #ad - In honor of the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Apollo 11 mission, this lavishly-illustrated book tells the incredible story of the first men on the moon. Includes stunning images and previously-unpublished documents found in NASA archives and private collections, and a strong, exclusive interviews, compelling firsthand accounts, suspenseful narrative.

Foreword by Buzz Aldrin. Hardcover; 208 pgs. Printed in the USA. Earth and space Photographs from the Archives of NASA. Take a tour of the universe with this breathtaking collection of photographs from the archives of NASA. Each extraordinary photograph from the legendary space agency is paired with explanatory text that contextualizes its place in the cosmic ballet of planets, stars, and matter—from Earth's limb to solar flares, dust, the Jellyfish Nebula to Pandora's Cluster.

Earth and Space: Photographs from the Archives of NASA Outer Space Photo Book, Space Gifts for Men and Women, NASA Book #ad - Astonishing images of earth from above, astronomy, the phenomena of our solar system, and the celestial bodies of deep space will captivate readers and photography lovers with an interest in science, and the great beyond. Featuring a preface by bill nye, this engaging volume offers up-close views of our remarkable cosmos, and sparks wonder at the marvels of Earth and space.

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Hasselblad & the Moon Landing

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Ammonite Press #ad - A selection of the finest of these is shown alongside the mission timeline and transcripts of the conversations between the astronauts and mission control at Houston. While the apollo 11 astronauts left their three cameras behind on the Moon, where they remain to this day, they brought back film magazines containing 1, 400 photographs.

It considers the cameras used, and the photographs captured, during the Space Race between Russia and America; looks at the experience of taking photographs on the Moon for the first time; and reflects on the  legacy of those images, and their part in the enduring Moon Landing conspiracy theories.

Hasselblad & the Moon Landing #ad - The second half of the book presents a commemorative album of photographs taken in space using the Hasselblad 500EL. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Apollo 11 mission, this lavishly-illustrated book tells the incredible story of the first men on the moon. Includes stunning images and previously-unpublished documents found in NASA archives and private collections, and a strong, compelling firsthand accounts, exclusive interviews, suspenseful narrative.

Foreword by Buzz Aldrin. Hardcover; 208 pgs. Printed in the USA. Earth and space Photographs from the Archives of NASA. On july 20, 1969, neil armstrong and buzz aldrin became the first people ever to set foot on the Moon, their iconic "small steps" captured forever by the camera the astronauts carried with them: the Hasselblad 500EL.

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Hi-fi: The History of High-end Audio Design Themes and Movements

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Phaidon Press #ad - In honor of the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Apollo 11 mission, this lavishly-illustrated book tells the incredible story of the first men on the moon. Includes stunning images and previously-unpublished documents found in NASA archives and private collections, exclusive interviews, and a strong, compelling firsthand accounts, suspenseful narrative.

Foreword by Buzz Aldrin. Hardcover; 208 pgs. Printed in the USA. Earth and space Photographs from the Archives of NASA. A beyond-cool look at the world of high-end audio design for passionate collectors, and analog technologies are providing the kind of extraordinary audio experiences that our increasingly digital world has started to remove, and design fans At a time when sales of vinyl records have hit a 25-year high, obsessive audiophiles, Hi-Fi is essential reading.

Hi-fi: The History of High-end Audio Design Themes and Movements #ad - Hi-fi traces this fascinating evolution from the 1950s to today and tomorrow, taking readers right up to the current renaissance of all things analog and the emergence of cutting-edge designs for die-hard audiophiles. This unique book explores just how, when, feel, and why the world fell in love with the look, and sound of top-of-the-line audio equipment.

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Space Exploration_A History in 100 Objects

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The Experiment #ad - The tools and devices that, represent the major scientific discoveries—and celebrate the human ingenuity—of space technology, taken together, showing the ways physics and engineering have brought about our greatest leaps in understanding the way our universe works. They make it clear that we have made giant strides in our quest to search ever more deeply into the farthest reaches of the universe—and behind each new discovery is an object that expands our appreciation of space as well as the boundless imagination and resourcefulness we carry within us.

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Apollo 11 mission, this lavishly-illustrated book tells the incredible story of the first men on the moon. Includes stunning images and previously-unpublished documents found in NASA archives and private collections, and a strong, exclusive interviews, compelling firsthand accounts, suspenseful narrative.

Space Exploration_A History in 100 Objects #ad - Foreword by Buzz Aldrin. Hardcover; 208 pgs. Printed in the USA. Earth and space Photographs from the Archives of NASA. The nebra sky disk 1600 bce features the first realistic depiction of the Sun, Moon, and stars. The lunar laser ranging retroReflector finally showed us how far we are from the Moon in 1969. In 1986, it was the humble, rubber O-ring that doomed the space shuttle Challenger.

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Walter Chandoha. Cats. Photographs 1942-2018 Multilingual Edition

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TASCHEN #ad - From advertisements to greetings cards, a strong work ethic, his images combined a genuine affection for the creatures, jigsaw puzzles to pet-food packaging, and flawless technique. Chandoha turned his lens on his new feline friend―which he named Loco―and was so inspired by the results that he started photographing kittens from a local shelter.

These images marked the start of an extraordinary career that would span seven decades. Long before the internet and #catsofinstagram, Chandoha was enrapturing the public with his fuzzy subjects. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Apollo 11 mission, this lavishly-illustrated book tells the incredible story of the first men on the moon.

Walter Chandoha. Cats. Photographs 1942-2018 Multilingual Edition #ad - Includes stunning images and previously-unpublished documents found in NASA archives and private collections, compelling firsthand accounts, exclusive interviews, and a strong, suspenseful narrative. Foreword by Buzz Aldrin. Hardcover; 208 pgs. Printed in the USA. Earth and space Photographs from the Archives of NASA.

On a winter’s night in 1949 in new york city, young marketing student and budding photographer Walter Chandoha spotted a stray kitten in the snow, bundled it into his coat, and brought it home. Chandoha’s trademark glamorous lighting, would define the visual vocabulary of animal portraiture for generations and inspire such masters as Andy Warhol, which made each cat’s fur stand out in sharp relief, who took cues from Chandoha’s charming portraits in his illustrated cat book.

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