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The Forgotten Astronauts By Codex Regius
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Our shelves contain countless books on the history of space travel, illustrated with colourful images of the moon and names we have frequently read: Alan Shepard, first American in space, John Glenn... More > who orbited earth, Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon, Elliot See … Wait a minute. Who is Elliot See? Then we discover that most books on the history of space travel do not mention his name at all. And closer examination reveals more unknown faces on NASA's group photos. Their accounts, told in this book, reveal the darker side of the American moon-landing myth. These men are the Forgotten Astronauts, those who failed and were erased from history - sometimes tragically, sometimes tragicomically - and who were for a long time hushed up about, not to cloud the worship of the heroes of the Space Age.< Less
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
Return to Outpost By Elizabeth Braun
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Jack sat on his deck watching the launch preparations for the next mission to Mars. He was envious of the astronauts traveling to what he considered his Outpost. He had been a part of the first... More > “one-way” mission to Mars and had lived on Mars for over 20 years. Eventually, technology caught up with him and he returned to Earth with the first “round-trip” crew. Now, after a few years of retirement on Earth, he was ready to return home, to Mars. When fate intervened in his favor, Jack manages to stowaway on the spaceship and began his second adventure of a lifetime. Elizabeth began writing the novel, Jack’s Outpost, when she received a copy of a Houston Chronicle article entitled “Travel to Mars – on a one-way ticket?” from her Uncle Jack. Jack was 90 years old at the time and a retired employee at NASA. After completing Jack’s Outpost, the two continued their snail mail correspondence and wrote the sequel, Return to Outpost.< Less