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Explorers On The Moon

Author : Hergé
ISBN : 1442047151
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Tintin and his friends are involved in the first manned flight to the moon which proves perilous.
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Dora The Explorer To The Moon

Author : Caleb Burroughs
ISBN : 1412788307
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Enjoy a new, original story while listening to a fun musicbox melody.
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A Man On The Moon

Author : Andrew Chaikin
ISBN : UCSC:32106018839107
Genre : Moon
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1. One giant leap. 2. The odyssey continues. 3. Lunar explorers.
Category: Moon

Destination Moon

Author : Hergé
ISBN : 144204716X
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Tintin, Snowy, and Captain Haddock are mysteriously summoned to the Sprodj Atomic Research Centre in Syldavia where Professor Calculus is preparing for a rocket expedition to the moon
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Nasa Modern Explorers Moon Lunar Architect

Author : Space Books Witty Logic
ISBN : 107359548X
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This official NASA poster is part of the Modern Explorers Collection and says "Moon, Explore Moon To Mars." This is a great gift for aspiring astronauts, astronomy and space enthusiasts, nerds, science geeks, sci-fi fans, aerospace engineers, astronomers, and teachers. The Artemis mission will return the next man and send the first woman to the moon to stay in 2024. This includes the launch of NASA's Orion spacecraft, the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, and the Gateway Lunar Outpost. Then on to Mars. Use this notebook as a journal, diary, or logbook. It's excellent for writing, planning, tracking, ideas, notes, lists, passwords, contacts, work, school, hobbies, and traveling. Product details: 6x9 Paperback 100 Pages Blank Lined Journal Paper Matte Cover Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing on July 20th, 2019 and look forward to the Artemis mission in 2024. "That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind." Click "Space Books by Witty Logic" for more.
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Over The Moon The Wild Explorers

Author : Lorraine Lawrance
ISBN : 0717181758
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Great new adventures with your friends Ella, Evan, baby Ed, Tom, Meg and Mel! Over the Moon is a complete Primary English Language Programme fully aligned with the Primary Language Curriculum and integrating the three strands, Reading, Writing and Oral Language. This reader is accompanied by a 2nd Class Skills Book. 2nd CLASS READER: The Wild Explorers 18 page-turning fiction and non-fiction texts Genres: Explanation, Recount, Report, Procedure and Narrative Features characters from the Over the Moon series, making it a fun and relatable reading experience for 2nd Class pupils EXPLORE MORE: www.gillexplore.ie/overthemoon
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Afterglow

Author : Derek Webber
ISBN : 099340023X
Genre : Science
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Twenty-four guys went to the Moon in the late sixties/early seventies. Of them, 12 walked on its surface. Three of them made the journey twice. The author met 20 of the 24 who made the journey, and 11 of the 12 who walked on its surface, and has an archive of transcribed tapes from talks and presentations and book signings given by them. These 24 humans have been the only ones to see at first-hand what our planet looks like, slowly spinning without any visible means of suspension in the vastness of space. Who were they, and how did they describe their experience? This book provides a record of the human tales and complexity behind the technological triumph of Apollo, how going to the Moon affected them, and the lives they led on returning to Earth. This, in some way, represents the Legacy; passing on what we learned from the first time we went to the Moon. In summer 2019 it will be the Golden Anniversary of the Golden Age of spaceflight.
Category: Science

Moon Stories

Author : John Halajian
ISBN : 9781602475281
Genre : Science
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How does one go about researching an object that seems a world away? Moon Stories: A Road Map to Lunar Exploration and Beyond follows author John Halajians journey through and contribution to the lunar science and space exploration program that landed men on the moon in the 1960s. As a consultant for NASA in lunar science and exploration, Halajian pioneered technologies such as digital imaginghis story is one of hard work and determination for advancements tickling the imaginations of the scientific community. Not only a story of science and technology, Moon Stories is the tale of one man, his passion for knowing the unknown, and mankinds desire to reach beyond the here and now.
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Expedition Mars

Author : Martin J.L. Turner
ISBN : 1852337354
Genre : Nature
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For those interested in the human conquest of space and exploration of the planets, Martin Turner describers the challenges that will be presented by the next "giant leap" in the human exploration of our Solar System--a return journey to the Red Planet. The author begins by describing how the very latest rocket propulsion and spacecraft technology, and planned developments in nuclear and electric propulsion technologies, are the key factors that will enable a human expedition to Mars. Of particular importance are the challenges of transporting cargo to Mars and in providing necessary life support for the crew, including supply of consumables, such as food, water, air and fuel, for the return journey.
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Return To The Moon

Author : Harrison Schmitt
ISBN : 0387310649
Genre : Science
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Former NASA Astronaut Harrison Schmitt advocates a private, investor-based approach to returning humans to the Moon—to extract Helium 3 for energy production, to use the Moon as a platform for science and manufacturing, and to establish permanent human colonies there in a kind of stepping stone community on the way to deeper space. With governments playing a supporting role—just as they have in the development of modern commercial aeronautics and agricultural production—Schmitt believes that a fundamentally private enterprise is the only type of organization capable of sustaining such an effort and, eventually, even making it pay off.
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Tintin And The Secret Of Literature

Author : Tom McCarthy
ISBN : 9781847086068
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Herg's Tintin cartoon adventures have been translated into more than fifty languages and read by tens of millions of children aged, as their publishers like to say, 'from 7 to 77'. Arguing that their characters are as strong and their plots as complex as any dreamt up by the great novelists, Tom McCarthy asks a simple question: is Tintin literature? McCarthy takes a cue from Tintin himself, who spends much of his time tracking down illicit radio signals, entering crypts and decoding puzzles and suggests that we too need to 'tune in' and decode if we want to capture what's going on in Herg's work. What emerges is a remarkable story of hushed-up royal descent in both Herge's work and his own family history. McCarthy shows how the themes this story generates - expulsion from home, violation of the sacred, the host-guest relationship turned sour and anxieties around questions of forgery and fakeness - are the same that have fuelled and troubled writers from the classical era to the present day. His startling conclusion is that Tintin's ultimate 'secret' is that of literature itself. Appearing on the eve of the release of a major Steven Spielberg Tintin film, Tintin and the Secret of Literature should be avidly devoured by not only Tintin lovers but also by anyone with an interest in literature, philosophy or art.
Category: Literary Criticism

U S Spacesuits

Author : Kenneth S. Thomas
ISBN : 9781441995667
Genre : Science
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Spacesuits are far more than garments. They are a personalized spacecraft that allows direct contact and interaction with everything beyond our world, and a last refuge for survival in a disaster. Creating safe, reliable, and comfortable spacesuits is an ongoing challenge that has spanned over four decades. "U. S. Spacesuits, 2nd Edition" by Kenneth S. Thomas and Harold J. McMann details the technical evolution of U. S. spacesuits from their roots in high altitude aviation and vacuum tube development to present day, with an additional look into the future. This primary source of spacesuit information explains the functions, historical development, and use of spacesuits from a worldwide perspective. In this new edition, the authors update the story of U.S. spacesuit development and efforts, from the design challenges modern engineers face to the latest roles of spacesuits in space exploration. The book also provides a close up look at NASA's new Constellation Space Suit System as well as Apollo prototype configurations that have been discovered since 2005. Also not in the earlier edition is a prototype and model of the Gemini pressure suit and an explanation of its development. Finally, there are new insights into the suits used for the Gemini, Apollo, Skylab, Space Shuttle, and International Space Station missions.
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Daring Dozen

Author : Suzanne Slade
ISBN : 9781632896353
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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A gorgeous introduction to the twelve brave men who have left footprints on the moon, just in time to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the first lunar landing. On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong took one small step and made history. Over the course of the next three-and-a-half years, twelve lunar explorers, including Alan Shepard and Gene Cernan, touched down on the moon's surface. Author and engineer Suzanne Slade reveals how the Apollo missions (1969-1972) built upon one another and led to important discoveries about our nearest neighbor in space. Back matter includes an afterword by Alan Bean (1932-2018), the fourth person to walk on the moon.
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Why Science

Author : Roger G. Newton
ISBN : 9789814397339
Genre : Science
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This book aims to describe, for readers uneducated in science, the development of humanity's desire to know and understand the world around us through the various stages of its development to the present, when science is almost universally recognized — at least in the Western world — as the most reliable way of knowing. The book describes the history of the large-scale exploration of the surface of the earth by sea, beginning with the Vikings and the Chinese, and of the unknown interiors of the American and African continents by foot and horseback. After the invention of the telescope, visual exploration of the surfaces of the Moon and Mars were made possible, and finally a visit to the Moon. The book then turns to our legacy from the ancient Greeks of wanting to understand rather than just know, and why the scientific way of understanding is valued. For concreteness, it relates the lives and accomplishments of six great scientists, four from the nineteenth century and two from the twentieth. Finally, the book explains how chemistry came to be seen as the most basic of the sciences, and then how physics became the most fundamental.
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Breakthroughs In Moon Exploration

Author : Elsie Olson
ISBN : 9781541555969
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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"Striking photos and fast-paced, newspaper-like text explore everything readers could ever want to learn about the moon--from how it formed to what scientists have learned from visiting it."--
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The Moon

Author : Virgilio Brenna
ISBN : LCCN:63014911
Genre : Moon
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A survey of the origin, geology, movement, and topography of the moon.
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Outpost On Apollo S Moon

Author : Eric Burgess
ISBN : 0231501315
Genre : Science
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-- John Barkham Reviews
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Across The Airless Wilds

Author : Earl Swift
ISBN : 9780062986559
Genre : History
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In this follow-up to the acclaimed New York Times bestseller Chesapeake Requiem, Earl Swift rediscovers the final three Apollo Moon landings, arguing that these overlooked missions—distinguished by the use of the revolutionary Lunar Roving Vehicle—were the pinnacle of human exploration. The most enduring tire tracks in the universe lie not on any highway, remote desert trail, or indeed anywhere on Earth. They are found on the Moon, where fifty-six miles of car tracks lie nearly perfectly preserved, etched into the lunar landscape almost exactly as they were left nearly a half-century ago. The ends of these trails mark the farthest extremes to which mankind has ventured, the limits of a species that was born to wander. The tracks were left by crews of the last three manned missions to the Moon—Apollos 15, 16, and 17. Over the decades since, the achievements of these astronauts have dimmed in the shadow cast by the first Moon landing, Apollo 11. But as Earl Swift brilliantly uncovers, in so many ways the earlier missions were but a prelude for the final acts; for while Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin trod a chunk of flat lunar plain smaller than a football field, the final three Apollos each commanded a mountainous area the size of Manhattan—traveling miles across the broken, desolate lunar surface, conducting experiments, and collecting more than a quarter-ton of prized geologic samples. Often treated as little more than historical footnotes, they were the true explorers of the Moon. And they succeeded for one very American reason: they drove. So-called “Moon cars” had been the stuff of science fiction since before the Wright brothers flew. But it was only after World War II that engineers and scientists took up the challenge of how to move astronauts and equipment across extraterrestrial landscapes. The result was the Lunar Roving Vehicle—a true engineering marvel that was developed piecemeal through the late 1950s and 1960s, deployed on the final three Apollo missions, and revolutionized the exploration of the moon. In this fast-moving exploration of the lunar rover and the scientific discoveries it enabled, Swift puts the reader alongside the men who dreamed of the rover, designed it, troubleshot its flaws, and drove it on the lunar surface. Finally shining a deserved spotlight on these overlooked yet crucial missions and the fascinating characters involved in them, Across the Airless Wilds is a celebration of human genius, perseverance, and daring.
Category: History