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  1. The X-15 Rocket Plane
    With the Soviet Union’s launch of the first Sputnik satellite in 1957, the Cold War soared to new heights as Americans feared losing the race into space. The X-15 Rocket Plane tells the enthralling yet little-known story... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2013
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  2. Outposts on the Frontier
    The International Space Station (ISS) is the largest man-made structure to orbit Earth and has been conducting research for close to a decade and a half. Yet it is only the latest in a long line of space stations and laboratories... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2017
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  3. Apollo Pilot
    In October 1968 Donn Eisele flew with fellow astronauts Walt Cunningham and Wally Schirra into Earth orbit in Apollo 7. The first manned mission in the Apollo program and the first manned flight after a fire during a launch pad... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2017
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  4. Fallen Astronauts
    Near the end of the Apollo 15 mission, David Scott and fellow moonwalker James Irwin conducted a secret ceremony unsanctioned by NASA: they placed on the lunar soil a small tin figurine called The Fallen Astronaut, along with... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2016
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  5. Infinity Beckoned
    Infinity Beckoned illuminates a critical period of space history when humans dared an expansive leap into the inner solar system. With an irreverent and engaging style, Jay Gallentine conveys the trials and triumphs of the people... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2016
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  6. Go, Flight!
    The inspiration for the documentary Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo At first glance, it looks like just another auditorium in just another government building. But among the talented men (and later women) who worked... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2015
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  7. Bold They Rise
    After the Apollo program put twelve men on the moon and safely brought them home, anything seemed possible. In this spirit, the team at NASA set about developing the Space Shuttle, arguably the most complex piece of machinery... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2014
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  8. Wheels Stop
    Humanity’s first reusable spacecraft and the most complex machine ever built, NASA’s Space Shuttle debuted with great promise and as a dependable source of wonder and national pride. But with the Challenger catastrophe... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2013
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  9. To a Distant Day
    “Insightful, instructive, and definitely worth the read.”—Greg Andres, Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada“As someone who has been teaching a course on space exploration for many years and... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2013
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  10. Homesteading Space
    As the United States and the Soviet Union went from exploring space to living in it, a space station was conceived as the logical successor to the Apollo moon program. But between conception and execution stood the vastness of... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2011
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  11. Realizing Tomorrow
    U.S.A.F. Chief of Staff 2013 Professional Reading List Selection Nearly forty years passed between the Apollo moon landings, the grandest accomplishment of a government-run space program, and the Ansari X PRIZE–winning flights... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2011
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  12. In the Shadow of the Moon
    In the Shadow of the Moon tells the story of the most exciting and challenging years in spaceflight, with two superpowers engaged in a titanic struggle to land one of their own people on the moon. While describing awe-inspiring... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2010
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  13. Footprints in the Dust
    Following the fortieth anniversary of Apollo 11, as NASA prepares to return astronauts to the moon, Footprints in the Dust offers a thorough, engrossing, and multifaceted account of the Apollo missions. The flight of Apollo 11... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2010
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  14. Ambassadors from Earth
    Rewind to the 1950s and ponder: was America’s first satellite really built by a college student? How did a small band of underappreciated Russian engineers get pictures of the moon’s far side—using stolen American film?... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2009
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  15. Into That Silent Sea
    It was a time of bold new technology, historic moments, and international jousting on the final frontier. But it was also a time of human drama, of moments less public but no less dramatic in the lives of those who made the golden... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2009
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