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Product Description: This book celebrates the final spaceflight in the Mercury series, flown by NASA astronaut Gordon Cooper, who led an adventurous life in the cockpit of airplanes and spacecraft alike, and on his Mercury mission he became the last American ever to rocket into space alone...read more

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9783319305622 | Praxis, July 19, 2016, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: This book celebrates the final spaceflight in the Mercury series, flown by NASA astronaut Gordon Cooper, who led an adventurous life in the cockpit of airplanes and spacecraft alike, and on his Mercury mission he became the last American ever to rocket into space alone.

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When Lieutenant Blake Murdock and his SEALs are sent to infiltrate a Chinese beach house to acquire top secret information from a CIA informant, they stumble upon plans for a planned Chinese invasion of Taiwan. Original.

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9783319156538 | Springer Verlag, April 20, 2015, cover price $34.99
9780425161395, titled "Seal Team Seven: Firestorm" | Berkley Pub Group, December 1, 1997, cover price $5.99 | also contains Seal Team Seven: Firestorm | About this edition: When Lieutenant Blake Murdock and his SEALs are sent to infiltrate a Chinese beach house to acquire top secret information from a CIA informant, they stumble upon plans for a planned Chinese invasion of Taiwan.

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Product Description: This book details the almost forgotten story of the first manned U. S. spaceflight, Freedom 7, flown by Cdr. Alan Shepard, Jr., for NASA. It examines the Mercury program and Shepard's flight in the context of the space race with the former USSR.

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9783319011554 | Springer Verlag, October 9, 2013, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: This book details the almost forgotten story of the first manned U.

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Product Description: First discovered by sport divers in the 1970s, the two remarkable seabed finds of prehistoric bronze metalwork described here quickly became a testing ground for the new discipline of underwater archaeology, initially under the leadership of the pioneering maritime archaeologist Keith Muckelroy...read more

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9781902771953 | Council for British Archeology, June 30, 2013, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: First discovered by sport divers in the 1970s, the two remarkable seabed finds of prehistoric bronze metalwork described here quickly became a testing ground for the new discipline of underwater archaeology, initially under the leadership of the pioneering maritime archaeologist Keith Muckelroy.

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Product Description: The names of the seven Mercury astronauts were announced in April 1959 amid a flurry of publicity and patriotism. This work provides authorized biographical details of all thirty-two finalists for the seven coveted places as America's pioneering astronauts.  

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9781441984043 | Springer Verlag, August 17, 2011, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: The names of the seven Mercury astronauts were announced in April 1959 amid a flurry of publicity and patriotism.

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Product Description: 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. Drawing on interviews with astronauts, cosmonauts, their families, technicians, and scientists, as well as rarely seen Soviet and American government documents, the authors craft a remarkable story of the golden age of spaceflight as both an intimate human experience and a rollicking global adventure...read more

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9780803211285 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, September 1, 2007, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A detailed account of the competition between the U.

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9780803229792 | Bison Books, June 1, 2010, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: 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.

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Product Description: 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 age of space flight happen...read more
By Colin Burgess and Paul Haney (foreword by)

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9780803211469 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, April 23, 2007, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A history of early space flight focuses on the careers of both American astronauts and Soviet cosmonauts and includes coverage of other persons who worked in support roles.

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9780803226395 | Bison Books, September 1, 2009, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: It was a time of bold new technology, historic moments, and international jousting on the final frontier.

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Product Description: The First Soviet Cosmonaut Team will relate who these men were and offer far more extensive background stories, in addition to those of the more familiar names of early Soviet space explorers from that group. Many previously-unpublished photographs of these “missing” candidates will also be included for the first time in this book...read more

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9780387848235 | Praxis, February 1, 2009, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The First Soviet Cosmonaut Team will relate who these men were and offer far more extensive background stories, in addition to those of the more familiar names of early Soviet space explorers from that group.

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An inside story of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, this work reveals what life was like living with the most private of all the Royals. It provides historic insight into one of our longest-surviving institutions. It is also a celebration of a life gone - and a way of life fast disappearing.

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9781844542741 | Blake Pub, October 30, 2006, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: She was described as the most dangerous woman in Europe by Adolf Hitler; Noel Coward said people who spent any time with her were always reduced to 'gibbering worshippers'; and she found the French comical and hankered for the old days of Empire and Commonwealth.

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9781844544448 | John Blake, May 28, 2008, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: An inside story of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, this work reveals what life was like living with the most private of all the Royals.

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Product Description: This book is as a detailed, but highly readable and balanced account of the history of animal space flights carried out by all nations, but principally the United States and the Soviet Union. It explores the ways in which animal high-altitude and space flight research impacted on space flight biomedicine and technology, and how the results - both successful and disappointing - allowed human beings to then undertake that same hazardous journey with far greater understanding and confidence...read more

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9780387360539 | Springer Verlag, March 1, 2007, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This book is as a detailed, but highly readable and balanced account of the history of animal space flights carried out by all nations, but principally the United States and the Soviet Union.

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Product Description: This book provides unique access to the story of how scientists were accepted into the American Space Programme, and reveals how, after four difficult decades, the role of the heroic test pilot astronaut has been replaced by men and women who are science orientated space explorers...read more

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9780387218977 | Springer Verlag, October 5, 2006, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: This book provides unique access to the story of how scientists were accepted into the American Space Programme, and reveals how, after four difficult decades, the role of the heroic test pilot astronaut has been replaced by men and women who are science orientated space explorers.

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Product Description: 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 a plaque bearing a list of names...read more
By Colin Burgess, Kate Doolan and Bert Vis (contributor)

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9780803285095 | Revised edition (Univ of Nebraska Pr, May 1, 2016), cover price $36.95 | About this edition: 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 a plaque bearing a list of names.
9780803213326 | Bison Books, October 1, 2003, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The author serves up a touching, long-overdue tribute to the astronauts who died while pursuing their very difficult jobs, including the victims of the Apollo fire and the two Gemini astronauts killed in a plane wreck, as well as others.

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9780803262126 | Bison Books, October 1, 2003, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The author serves up a touching, long-overdue tribute to the astronauts who died while pursuing their very difficult jobs, including the victims of the Apollo fire and the two Gemini astronauts killed in a plane wreck, as well as others.

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Product Description: Colin Burgess brings to life the history of Britain and Ireland between 3000 and 1000 BC.

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9780785815938 | Castle, March 1, 2003, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Colin Burgess brings to life the history of Britain and Ireland between 3000 and 1000 BC.
9780460042543 | J M Dent & Sons Ltd, October 1, 1980, cover price $25.00

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9781842124321, titled "The Age of Stonehenge" | Phoenix, October 1, 2001, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Departing from traditional divisions between the Stone, Bronze, and Iron Ages, an expert in antiquities and archeology brings prehistory to life in a fresh, accessible way.

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Profiles the teacher who died with the NASA crew when the Challenger exploded in 1986, and describes the various ways her enthusiasm for learning and exploration, determination to teach children, and love of life continues all over the world. (view table of contents)

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9780803261822 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, August 1, 2000, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Profiles the teacher who died with the NASA crew when the Challenger exploded in 1986, and describes the various ways her enthusiasm for learning and exploration, determination to teach children, and love of life continues all over the world.

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Product Description: Book by Champ, Jack, Burgess, Colin

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9780864178398 | The Stationery Office/Tso, May 1, 1998, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Book by Champ, Jack, Burgess, Colin

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