Aeronautics & Space

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“Mark Piesing in N-4 Down explores the least remembered of this forgotten era: the story of Roald Amundsen, Umberto Nobile, and their airship adventures in the Arctic.”

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“Jeff Shesol shows how to detail one intriguing tale after another while backing every word with hundreds of bits and bytes found in library archives, government documents, memoirs, and int

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Together John Fredrickson and John Andrews have put together a fascinating account of Boeing's history with special focus on the dramatic changes necessary to produce the

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“Berger does a great job here of not only profiling SpaceX, but also capturing the total brinksmanship of its swashbuckling founder.”

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Boeing 737: The World’s Most Controversial Commercial Jetliner is handsomely published on coated paper that allows the amazing number of Boeing 737 photographs to look their best.

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a fascinating book that resides in the space between science journalism and memoir.”

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Charles Fishman’s One Giant Leap provides historical and political context to the race to send a man to the moon and back.

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“a richly satisfying book, both historically and technologically, and has provided an intimate view into the lives of the people at the birth of the space age. Highly recommended . .

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“In this wide-ranging story of exploration, Fetter-Vorm captures both the mystical pull of the moon and the many men and women who worked hard to understand and reach it.

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“Rod Pyle writes in an accessible style that explains technically complex concepts in easy to understand language.”

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A shrewd observer of our national character, the late Tom Wolfe tapped extravagant stories drawn from real life and refined them in the fires of his imagination.

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What a fun book the Intergalactic Travel Bureau has brought us!

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“Is there any question more fascinating than whether or not we are alone in the universe?” asks author Ben Miller in The Aliens Are Coming!.

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When George Mallory was asked why he climbed Mount Everest he said, “Because it was there.” A similar kind of question was asked of Peter Diamandis, founder of the XPRIZE.