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The STS-8 Flight Cover USPS/NASA (First Day Cover in Folder with Original Mailer)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: USPS/NASA: 1983

Seller ID: 18828K


A very special offering for collectors of First Day Covers published as a joint effort of the U.S. Postal Service and NASA. The cover itself with its bright logo and stamp is housed in a pictorial folder that measures 8-1/2"x11" and offers information about the cover's design. What makes this so special is the fact that it was stamped three times -- once at Kennedy Space Center August 14, 1983, once aboard the Challenger at launch on August 30, 1983, and then aga... View more info

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Brayton-Cycle Turbomachinery Rolling-Element Bearings NASA CR-1229

By: Cohen, R.; Means, H.; Heyl, P.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington D.C,, NASA: 1969

Seller ID: 19488


Crisp, clean book with no names or writing. Tightly bound. Only faults are spine crease and sunning to paper over spine. Illustrated throughout with technical drawings and large black and white photographs. This is a contractor's report prepared for NASA by Pratt and Whitney Aircraft Division of United Aircraft Corporation to describe the work they conducted from 1965-67. Report describes the analytical, design, fabrication and test work on an axial-flow turbine-compres... View more info

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Remembering the Space Age; Proceedings of the 50th Anniversary Conference

By: Dick, Steven J.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Washignton D.C., NASA Office of External Relations History Division: 2008

Seller ID: 24697


Book is beautiful -- fresh as new with no names or wrtiting, pristine inside and out. Jacket has been covered with brand new mylar for protection. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. A book which looks both backward and forward while mulling over the impact of the Space Age, its meainng, its relevance to today, and how it should be remembered. 465 pages. Indexed. View more info

Lunar Impact; a History of Project Ranger

By: Hall, Cargill

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington D.C,, NASA: 1977

Seller ID: 17949K


Book is in wonderful condition -- clean as a whistle with no toning to either pages or cover, no spine crease, no cover lift and no names or writing. Only faults are mild edgewear at top back near spine and two tiny spots at outer edge. A detailed history of a NASA project that transcends the technological aspects while not avoiding them. Includes info on the origin of the Ranger, its trajectory, disappointments, reconfiguartion, isuccess, questions it engendered and i... View more info

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Way Station to Space; A History of The John C. Stennis Space Center (NASA SP43-10)

By: Herring, Mark R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., NASA: 1997

Seller ID: 24701


Crisp, clean, beautiful book with no names or writing, no bumps to blue cloth boards and pristine pages and page edges. Dustjacket is likewise pristine with no tears or chips. All that mars it is a very small spot of edge wear to bottom front edge. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Part of the NASA History Series, but a stand-alone title. An up-close look at the John C. Stennis Space Center in Hancock County, Mississippi, the lead test center for both rocket ... View more info

Image for Numerical Marching Techniques for Field Flows with Heat Transfer  (NASA  SP-297)

Numerical Marching Techniques for Field Flows with Heat Transfer (NASA SP-297)

By: Hornbeck, Robert W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington D.C,, NASA: 1973

Seller ID: 19785K


Very nice, clean book. Only faults are spine crease, an abrasion to upper left front corner of cover from an old price sticker, and highlighting to three pages of introductory chapter. Otherwise pristine and no names or writing. 339 pages. View more info

Image for Optical Space Communication; Proceedings of an MIT-NASA Workshop held at Williams College, Williamstown, Mass. August 4-17, 1968

Optical Space Communication; Proceedings of an MIT-NASA Workshop held at Williams College, Williamstown, Mass. August 4-17, 1968

By: Kennedy, Robert K.; Karp, Sherman

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington D.C,, NASA: 1969

Seller ID: 19448K


One of the scarcer NASA texts. Clean and tightly bound with especially crisp paper and no names or writing. Other than a few isolated spots of edgewear and a bit of light foxing to outer edge of front cover, it is is excellent condition. Measures 8"x10-1/4" and has 147 pages.According to the preface by Kennedy, the workshop was held as a result of the advent of optical frequencies which opened the possibility for increased capacity and efficiency in communication systems... View more info

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Footprints: The 12 Men Who Walked on the Moon Reflect on Their Flights, Their Lives, and the Future

By: MacKinnon, Douglas;Baldanza, Joseph

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A., Acropolis Books Inc: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19143


Crisp, beautiful book purchased from a collector. Only fault is uniform toning to pages. Illustrated with photos and beautiful color paintings. No names or writing, no tears or chips, no price-clip and dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. The twelve astronauts who went to the moon share their experiences in their own words. They discuss the knowledge of extreme danger, the wonder of what they saw, and how all this affected their lives, as well as their thoughts... View more info

Image for William H. Pickering  America's Deep Space Pioneer

William H. Pickering America's Deep Space Pioneer

By: Mudgway, Douglas J.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Washingtton DC., NaSA: 2008

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 24702


Crisp, as new book in like jacket which looks most handsome in brand new mylar. No names or writing, no chips or tears and pages and page edges pristine. Book is an updated version of the 2007 edition of a book of the same title with typographical errors corrected. Content remains the same. Published for the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the Space Age. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 255 pages. TWO like copies available. View more info

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U.F.O.s and Extra-Terrestrials In History (Four Volume Set)

By: Naud, Yves

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Geneva, Switzerland, Editions Ferni: 1978

Seller ID: 27034TB


Very clean atrractive set showing very little sign of use. Books measure 5"x7" and are illustrated with black and white photographs. No names or writing. no bumps to boards and pristine inside and out. TWO sets available. View more info

Image for Objectives and Goals in Space and Applications 1968  (NASA SP-162)

Objectives and Goals in Space and Applications 1968 (NASA SP-162)

By: Office of Space Science and Applications

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Washington D.C,, NASA: 1968

Seller ID: 20265


Very nice, clean book, not commonly seen. Only fault is mild edgewear at isolated spts. Pages clean as a whistle with no names or writing. Considers space physics, astronomy, lunar exploration, planetary exploration, bioscience, and space applications in terms of objectives, strategies for space exploration, program additions for 1969, and future mission options. Illustrated with drawings and black and white photographs. Measures 8"x10-1/2" View more info

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Fabrication and Test of a Space Power Boiler Feed Electromagnetic Pump; Endurance and Final Performance Tests

By: Powell, A. H.; Amos, J.C.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Washington D.C,, NASA: 1951

Seller ID: 17221K


Crisp and clean as new. No names or writing. Mailing label on reverse side. Endurance and final performance tests of a three phase helical induction electromagnetic pump designed for the boiler-feed pump of a potassium Rankine Cycle space power system. 89 pages. View more info

Image for Aiming at Targets; The Autobiography of Robert C. Seamans Jr.

Aiming at Targets; The Autobiography of Robert C. Seamans Jr.

By: Seamans, Robert C. Jr.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington D.C,, NASA: 1996

Seller ID: 24703


Crisp, clean, as new book in like jacket protected by brand new mylar cover. No tears or chips and no names or writing. Pages and page edges pristine.Published as a stand-alone title, but part of the NASA History Series. A behind the scenes look at the federal government during the 60's and 70's, the Vietnam War and the space program. Seamans became Deputy Administrator of NASA. 291 pages. View more info

Image for Evaluation of Motion-Degraded Images; A Seminar Held in Cambridge, Massachusets December 3-5, 1968   (NASA SP-193)

Evaluation of Motion-Degraded Images; A Seminar Held in Cambridge, Massachusets December 3-5, 1968 (NASA SP-193)

By: Various Contributors

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington D.C,, NASA: 1969

Seller ID: 19471K


Very nice, clean book with only a bit of toning to spine. Paper is is fresh, clean, and even crisp. Book measures 8"x10-1/4". Illustrated with drawings and black and white photographs. A compendium of papers delivered at the conference on various subtopics, some, but not all of which include:The Influence of Image Motion on the Photographic Image;The Precision of Edge Analysis Applied to the Evaluation of Motion-Degraded Images;Effect of Image Resolution and Contrast on ... View more info