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Voyageur Press #ad - Moonshots is the definitive photographic chronicle of NASA space exploration—a giant slipcased book featuring more than 200 remarkable photographs from that eventful era created almost exclusively on large-format Hasselblad cameras. Moonshots presents stunning photos of space and Earth from NASA’s archives - taken by Gemini, Space Shuttle, Apollo, and ISS astronauts using high resolution Hasselblad cameras.

Though a number of these images have been reproduced in books and magazines over the years, one attribute of this incredible collection has seldom been exploited: the sheer size and resolution of the photography. Aerospace author piers bizony scoured nasa’s archives of Hasselblad film frames to assemble the space fan’s ultimate must-have book—a gorgeous large-format hardcover presented in a heavy slipcase with die-cuts to represent the phases of the moon.

In december 1968, the crew of apollo 8 captured images depicting Earth hanging like a lonely fruit in the vast darkness of space. The social and spiritual shock of that photograph—and those which followed—never fully diminished, even as Apollo missions followed at an incredible pace, including the first lunar landing on July 20, 1969.

Moonshots: 50 Years of NASA Space Exploration Seen through Hasselblad Cameras #ad - The apollo voyages form the centerpiece of this amazing collection, but equally fabulous images from precursor Gemini missions are also featured, along with later photographs chronicling Space Shuttle missions and even the construction of the International Space Station. This resulting volume extracts a stunning selection of photographs captured by astronauts using Hasselblad equipment, many of them seldom previously published, let alone in such a lavish package.

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Apollo: VII – XVII

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teNeues Publishing Company #ad - 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.

Not only a must-have book for fans of air and space travel, Apollo VII - XVII is a hit for anyone interested in photography, pop culture, and modern history. Today, the adventure, courage, and ground-breaking accomplishment behind the NASA Apollo missions remains as compelling as ever. This thrilling photo book features previously-unpublished photographs from the NASA archives, now meticulously digitized, captured by the Apollo astronauts during their missions.

Apollo: VII – XVII #ad - July 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first manned moon landing--a milestone in the history of humankind.

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Apollo to the Moon: A History in 50 Objects

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National Geographic #ad - Each historic accomplishment is symbolized by a different object, piloted by Michael Collins as Armstrong and Aldrin made the first moonwalk, from a Russian stamp honoring Yuri Gagarin and plastic astronaut action figures to the Apollo 11 command module, together with the monumental art inspired by these moon missions.

. From the lunar rover and a survival kit to space food and moon rocks, it's a carefully curated array of objects--complete with intriguing back stories and profiles of key participants. This book showcases the historic space exploration program that landed humans on the moon, advanced the world's capabilities for space travel, and revolutionized our sense of humanity's place in the universe.

Apollo to the Moon: A History in 50 Objects #ad - Throughout, apollo to the moon also tells the story of people who made the journey possible: the heroic astronauts as well as their supporters, including President John F. Kennedy, newsman walter Cronkite, and NASA scientists such as Margaret Hamilton. A celebration of the 50th anniversary of nasa's Apollo missions to the moon, this narrative uses 50 key artifacts from the Smithsonian archives to tell the story of the groundbreaking space exploration program.

Bold photographs, fascinating graphics, and engaging stories commemorate the 20th century's most important space endeavor: NASA's Apollo program to reach the moon.

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The Planets: Photographs from the Archives of NASA

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Chronicle Books #ad - This magnificent volume offers a rich visual tour of the planets in our solar system. Chronicle. Anyone with an interest in science, astronomy, and the mysteries of the universe will delight in this awe-inspiring guide to the wonders of the solar system. Images of newly discovered areas of Jupiter, fiery volcanoes on Venus, and many more reveal the astronomical marvels of space in engrossing detail.

More than 200 breathtaking photographs from the archives of NASA are paired with extended captions detailing the science behind some of our cosmic neighborhood's most extraordinary phenomena.

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Picturing Apollo 11: Rare Views and Undiscovered Moments

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University Press of Florida #ad - 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. Through a wealth of unpublicized and recently discovered images, places, this book presents new and rarely-seen views of the people, and events involved in the pioneering first moon landing of July 20, 1969.

No other book has showcased as many never-before-seen photos connected with Apollo 11, or as many photos covering the activities from months before to years after the mission. The accompanying text by veteran space correspondent John Bisney details the scenes, revealing the astonishing scale and scope of activities that went into planning and executing the first moon landing.

Picturing Apollo 11: Rare Views and Undiscovered Moments #ad - In these images, spectators flock to Cape Canaveral to watch the mighty Saturn V launch in a cloud of fire and thunder. Human space flight images. L. 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.

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Apollo VII – XVII photography book: A collection of photographs taken by NASA’s Apollo program astronauts 1968 – 1972

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JDFS #ad - The book is introduced with an essay written by Apollo 7 astronaut Walt Cunningham, sharing his memories and stories on early space exploration photography from the Apollo program. This book presents 225 of these photographs in large print format. An additional chapter at the back of the book gives background information on the photographic equipment and the training and technique the astronauts undertook in order to create these beautiful images using modified Hasselblad 70mm film cameras they were given to use on board.

Bringing them to life and restoring the color from the original scans of 70mm film the astronauts shot during their missions. This version differs from the compact version with the following unique features: - Original, larger format: 11. 8 x 11. 8 x 1. 5 inches 30 x 30 x 3. 8 centimeter - fold-out insert with exclusive 'targets of opportunity chart' from the apollo 11 mission - italian linen bound with foil blocking on the cover and spine - Premium heavyweight paper stocks - Limited to only 3000 copies worldwide over 2000 sold already NASA's Apollo program astronauts are more often hailed for being some of the world's greatest explorers, adventurers, pilots and scientists, but rarely are they portrayed as some of the world's most important photographers.

Apollo VII – XVII photography book: A collection of photographs taken by NASA’s Apollo program astronauts 1968 – 1972 #ad - . Apollo vii - xvii: a collection of photographs taken by nasa's apollo program astronauts 1968 - 1972' photography book that revisits the iconic images taken by the astronauts of NASA's Apollo program, 1968 - 1972. It is these images that created a new understanding to what it means to be human, living on this planet and its relation to the sun and the stars.

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The NASA Archives: 60 Years in Space

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TASCHEN #ad - Throughout nasa’s 60-year history, images have played a central role. Space program. Within a decade, mars, 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, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, capable of sending men to the moon aboard gigantic rockets and of dispatching robot explorers to Venus, and worlds far beyond.

Who today is not familiar with the hubble space telescope’s mesmerizing views of the universe, this collection gathers more than 500 historic photographs and rare concept renderings, or the pin-sharp panoramas of Mars from NASA’s surface rovers? And who could forget the photographs of men walking on the moon? Researched and edited in collaboration with NASA, scanned and re-mastered using the latest technology, and reproduced with black matte borders that protect the pages from fingerprints.

Space program’s fascinating pictorial history on october 1, 1958, the world’s first civilian space agency opened for business as an emergency response to the Soviet Union’s launch of Sputnik a year earlier. 60 years in space with NASA Journey through the U. S. 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.

The NASA Archives: 60 Years in Space #ad - In spite of occasional, tragic setbacks in nasa’s story, the apollo moon project remains a byword for American ingenuity; its winged space shuttles spearheaded the International Space Station and its dazzling array of astronomical satellites, robotic landers, and earth sciences programs have transformed our understanding of the cosmos, and our home world’s fragile place within it.

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The Smithsonian History of Space Exploration: From the Ancient World to the Extraterrestrial Future

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Smithsonian Books #ad - Chronicle. Launius presents human's endeavors to understand the universe, ingenuity, honoring millennia of human curiosity, and achievement. The book examines space exploration's origins in the pioneering work undertaken by the ancients of Greece, and moves through the great discoveries of Renaissance thinkers including Copernicus, Rome, and China, Galileo, and Kepler.

This is a must-read for space buffs and everyone intrigued by the history and future of scientific discovery. The first in-depth, and sidebars on key scientific and technological developments, illustrations, graphics, influential figures, fully illustrated history of global space discovery and exploration from ancient times to the modern eraThe Smithsonian History of Space Exploration is a comprehensive history of international space exploration paired with photographs, and pioneering spacecraft.

The Smithsonian History of Space Exploration: From the Ancient World to the Extraterrestrial Future #ad - Former nasa and smithsonian space curator and historian Roger D. It offers new insight into well-known moments such as the launch of Sputnik 1 and the Apollo Moon landing and explores the unexpected events and hidden figures of space history. Presenting the technological and mechanical breakthroughs enabling humans to explore far beyond our own planet in recent decades, it also speculates on the future of space exploration, including space tourism and our possible future as an extraterrestrial species.

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Mission Moon 3-D: A New Perspective on the Space Race The MIT Press

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The MIT Press #ad - A 3d viewer, designed by astrophysicist and lead guitarist with the rock group Queen Brian May is included with the book. Mission moon 3-d offers unique access to the Apollo astronauts and what they saw. President richard nixon told the astronauts, and the nation, that it was “the greatest week in the history of the world since the Creation.

Mission moon 3-d recounts all this and more in memorable and visually stunning fashion. On july 20, 1969, neil armstrong guided the Eagle to a safe landing on the edge of the moon's Sea of Tranquility. The story of the lunar landing and the events that led up to it, told in text and visually stunning 3-D images.

Mission Moon 3-D: A New Perspective on the Space Race The MIT Press #ad - July 2019 marks the fiftieth anniversary of Apollo 11's epochal lunar landing, when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the surface of the moon. Chronicle. This visually rich book offers a new perspective on that historic accomplishment, telling the story of the lunar landing and the events that led up to it with text and 3-D images.

In 1961, president John F. Kennedy declared that America would put a man on the moon by the end of the decade. It tells the story of the us-soviet space race, from Sputnik and the space dog Laika to Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo.

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Earth and Space: Photographs from the Archives of NASA

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Chronicle Books #ad - Chronicle. 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. Take a tour of the universe with this breathtaking collection of photographs from the archives of NASA. 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.

. Chronicle. Each extraordinary photograph from the legendary space agency is paired with explanatory text that contextualizes its place in the cosmic ballet of planets, and matter—from Earth's limb to solar flares, stars, dust, the Jellyfish Nebula to Pandora's Cluster.

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NASA Operations Manual: 1958 onwards

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Haynes Publishing UK #ad - The nasa operations manual tells the story of America’s civilian space agency, the facilities it operates, where they are and what they do. Sixty years after nasa took hold of the reins of us civilian space programmes, taking humans back to the Moon and on to Mars, the agency has a bold vision for great and ambitious goals, perhaps visiting an asteroid, or setting up an interplanetary transport system on the way.

With summary review of research laboratories, test rigs, this book describes the 60 years of NASA as it has evolved through changing requirements and expanding capabilities, experimental platforms and engineering facilities, building on the past and preparing for a bold future. And all the time, providing inspiration for a new generation.

It explains how much nasa costs the American taxpayer and looks at what it returns to the taxpayer in benefits to the economy. Chronicle. Established in 1958 in response to russia’s sputnik 1, launched on 4 october as the world’s first artificial satellite, NASA - the National Aeronautics and Space Administration - emerged out of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics which had been formed in 1915.

NASA Operations Manual: 1958 onwards #ad - Nasa has forged a niche in modern history that extends beyond the realisation of age-old dreams to leave Earth and explore the heavens - it has become a synonym for achievement, discoveries, in setting goals and achieving them, and in improving the lives of people everywhere through its inventions, performance and greatness, in connecting people around the world with international programmes to explore our solar system and live our ambitions, in failing and learning how to recover, its technology and its engineering.

With more than 300 photographs, this book tours the United States, line drawings and charts, describing the centres of excellence and the facilities where rockets are tested, satellites are built and humans prepare for space. Chronicle.

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