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Astronauts By Gaslight By Ron Miller, ed.
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Five classic space novels from the age of gaslight and steam engines. "Voyage to the Moon" (1827) by George Tucker (writing as Joseph Atterley) was the first American science fiction novel... More > to deal with space flight. "The Moon Hoax" (1835) convinced millions of newspaper readers that eminent astronomer Sir John Herschel had discovered life on the Moon. "The Unparalleled Adventures of One Hans Pfaal" was Edgar Allan Poe's contribution to space fiction, inspired by George Tucker, who was one of his college instructors. "The Brick Moon" of 1870 contains the first realistic description of an artificial Earth satellite, anticipating most of the applications of modern satellites. 1900's "Honeymoon in Space" is a charming journey through the solar system, from the Moon to Mars and Jupiter.< Less
Astronaut Dad By David Hopkins, Brent Schoonover
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Over fifty years ago -- October 4, 1957 -- humanity entered a new age with the launch of the first artificial satellite, Soviet Union's Sputnik I. Return to those early days, when John F. Kennedy... More > challenged a nation to place a man on the moon before the end of the decade, when the nation sought out test pilots with "the right stuff" to ride rockets into the night. ASTRONAUT DAD follows three NASA families from Houston, Texas during the boom years of the space race.< Less
Angela Astronaut And The Egg By Walt Klappert
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The first person to walk on Mars explains her obsession with the geometry of the egg to a young man who has been her friend for years.
Ancient Astronauts, 2012 & The New World Order By Estanislao Carter
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Outstanding 'Big-Picture' theory involving Ancient Astronauts, Nephilim, The New World Order and 2012. First it brings to light the real source code for the world's religions and shows in detail the... More > fallacy of the Bible and the oral tradition. And then it examines ancient advanced technology and the agenda of the New World Order as it all comes to a head in 2012.< Less
Ancient Astronauts, 2012 & The New World Order By Estanislao Carter
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Outstanding 'Big-Picture' theory involving Ancient Astronauts, Nephilim, The New World Order and 2012. First it brings to light the real source code for the world's religions and shows in detail the... More > fallacy of the Bible and the oral tradition. And then it examines ancient advanced technology and the agenda of the New World Order as it all comes to a head in 2012.< Less
An Astronaut Named Bob and His Weird Brother Jake the Reporter By dakota sorter
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A science fiction/fantasy book with a touch of humor for all ages. The first in a series written by a young author.
An Astronaut Named Bob and His Weird Brother Jake the Reporter By dakota sorter
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A science fiction/fantasy book with a touch of humor for all ages. The first in a series written by a young author.
My First Book on the Moon By Virinia Downham
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Parents please be aware that this book has 21 amazing photographs of the Moon and words that are aimed at early/beginner readers. I hope you enjoy looking at 21 beautiful Moon pictures. Your child... More > will learn some fantastic facts about the Moon as they read this book with you. I hope that both you and your child will spend lots of quality time reading My First Book on the Moon together.< Less
Jack's Outpost By Elizabeth Braun
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Travel to Mars – on a one-way ticket? “I would go, but where would I find tonic water on Mars?” was Jack’s initial response. Logistics resolved, his life in the Outpost on... More > Mars centers around tending his vegetable garden and playing simulated golf on the state of the art entertainment system. This tranquil scientific assignment changes when budget cuts create new alliances and foreign space agencies start sending their own Martian explorers. The author began writing Jack’s Outpost, when she received a newspaper article from the Houston Chronicle on one-way missions to Mars from her Uncle Jack Morledge. Who in real life is a 90-year-old retired NASA employee. She sent him the first chapter and Jack responded with storyline and technical suggestions. Over a period of two years, this book was created in this way.< Less
Three Thesis for the Space Renaissance By Adriano Autino
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Lorenzo De 'Medici meets Bill Gates. Lorenzo: “In my time, by means of my wealth, I sponsored the Renaissance of arts and culture, and I was of great help to the scientific genius of Leonardo... More > Da Vinci ...” Bill: “Thanks to the people's thirst for knowledge, and their aspiration to communicate, I got wealthy more than anyone else, in my time ...” Lorenzo: “So, my dear Bill, the important part of your work has still to be completed!” As the De’ Medici family sponsored the first Renaissance in 1500, nowaday we need the "Medici" families of today to sponsor the Space Renaissance, in order to allow our seven billion people civilization to continue. Our three theses: The Status of the Civilization, The Status of the New Space Economy, A Program for the Ignition of the Space Renaissance.< Less