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MBI141
$52.50 $75.00  
Paperback, Richard H. Graham, 1040pages, 8.6 x 1.9 x 11.2, ISBN: 9780760351741
This is the reprinted facsimile edition of the manual issued to crew members of the US Air Force's sleek SR-71, now available with photos and annotations by former Blackbird pilot Richard Graham. The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird was a long-range, Mach 3 reconnaissance aircraft developed by...
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RAN503
$40.00  
Hardcover, 320pages, 10 x 12, ISBN: 9781465402127
From the first prototypes of flying machines to today's supersonic jets, the history and roles of aircraft are explored in this beautifully illustrated guide. Aviation enthusiasts of all stripes and ages will welcome learning more about key brands and big players from yesterday and today...
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MBI140
$35.00  
Hardcover, Richard H. Graham, 192pages, 8.6 x 0.8 x 11, ISBN: 9780760343272
At the height of the Cold War in 1964, President Johnson announced a new aircraft dedicated to strategic reconnaissance. The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird spy plane flew more than three-and-a-half times the speed of sound, so fast that no other aircraft could catch it. Above 80,000 feet, its pilots...
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STL325
$34.95  
Hardcover, Jack Herris , Rob Pearson, 192pages, 8 x 10, ISBN: 9781906626655
Illustrated with detailed artworks of combat aircraft and their markings,  Aircraft of World War I: The Essential Aircraft Identification Guide  is a comprehensive study of the aircraft that fought in the Great War of 1914–18. Arranged chronologically by theatre of war and campaign,...
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DKP068
$30.00  
Hardcover, 256pages, 10.8 x 0.9 x 12.1, ISBN: 9781465453402
The definitive visual guide to exploring all the marvels of the stars, the Milky Way, and the universe beyond. Chart the wonders of the cosmos in our own solar system and beyond with  The Stars . Packed with 3-D artworks of each constellation and incredible new imagery from the Hubble...
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LPI008
$29.99  
Hardcover, 608pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781788686365
Let Lonely Planet take you further than ever before with the world’s first and only travel guide to the Universe. Developed with the latest data from NASA, we take you from our home on Earth and out into the far reaches of the solar system, then into our neighbouring stars and planetary systems,...
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FFB141
$29.95  
Paperback, Robin Scagell, 128pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9781770859005
Updated star maps include all sky events occurring in 2017 and beyond. Praise for the previous edition: "A concise introduction to the night sky suitable for the beginning stargazer... The text is clear and easy to read... Recommended."  -- Choice "An ideal portable reference...
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RAN501
$29.95  
Paperback, R.G. Grant, 452pages, 8.5 x 10, ISBN: 9781465463272
A visual guide to aviation and man's conquest of the skies, covering the earliest pioneers of flight to modern-day space technology. Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution and now in paperback. Over 100 years ago, the Wright brothers flew in a shaky plane for the first time....
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STL326
$29.95  
Hardcover, Malcolm & Alexander Swanston, 224pages, 8 x 10.5, ISBN: 9781782747093
A highly illustrated and accessible account of the development of air warfare, from the first skirmishes over the Western Front in World War I to today’s hi-tech netcentric aerial battlespace.   No single human invention has altered the nature of war more than the airplane. The  History of...
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DKP079
$25.00  
Hardcover, 352pages, 8.5 x 10, ISBN: 9781465464187
An essential guide to milestone developments in astronomy, telling the story of our ideas about space, time, and the physics of the cosmos—from ancient times to the present day. From planets and stars to black holes and the Big Bang, take a journey through the wonders of the universe....
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QRT054
$24.99  
Flexi, Michelle Nichols , 144pages, 9 x 9, ISBN: 9781631591341
Explore the wonders of the universe through hands-on fun! In   Astronomy Lab for Kids , science educator Michelle Nichols has compiled 52 labs and activities that use everyday materials from around the house to encourage kids, their friends, and their families to look up, down, and around at...
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RAN276
$24.95  
Hardcover, David A. Aguilar, 192pages, 9 x 0.7 x 11.2, ISBN: 9781426309489
Presenting the latest exciting findings on space exploration and research and cutting-edge, spectacular views of the universe that technology is bringing back to Earth, all in one ultimate reference book. Authored by David A. Aguilar of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, the...
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DKP087
$24.00 $30.00  
Hardcover, 352pages, 8.5 x 10 x 1.6, ISBN: 9781465473622
Enclosed in a sturdy open-ended box!   An accessible but genuinely comprehensive illustrated handbook of every aspect of astronomy, featuring the latest discoveries and the most recently available images of the universe. Take a tour of the universe, from the 90-mile-wide impact...
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QRT028
$22.99  
Box of Cards, 50pages, 4.5 x 6.5 x 1.5, ISBN: 9780711239630
A collection of 50 postcards in a box from the Science Museum, showcasing fascinating images from the museum’s wide-ranging image library, including vintage posters, original drawings, photographs and prints.  Stored in sturdy box with ribbon opener.  
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NAV080
$21.95  
Paperback, George J. Marrett, 264pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781682470367
George J. Marrett, a former test pilot for aviator Howard Hughes, separates fact from fiction to tell the inside story of the genius who set flight speed records in the 1930s and went on to develop some of America’s most famous aircraft and weapons. The author draws on his wealth of experiences...
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WWN821
$21.95  
Paperback, Donald L. Barlett & James B. Steele, 688pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780393326024
The life that inspired the major motion picture The Aviator, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and directed by Martin Scorsese. Howard Hughes has always fascinated the public with his mixture of secrecy, dashing lifestyle, and reclusiveness. This is the book that breaks through the image to get at...
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WPC061
$19.99  
Hardcover, Michael Driscoll & Meredith Hamilton, 96pages, 10.4 x 0.6 x 10.4, ISBN: 9781579123666
Children eight and up will enjoy this conversational but information-packed introduction to astronomy and stargazing, which includes the achievements of the great scientists, the history of space exploration, the story of our solar system, the myths behind the constellations, and how to navigate...
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HCT033
$19.99  
Paperback, Marcus Chown, 224pages, 10 x 10, ISBN: 9780316268059
Never before have the wonders of our solar system been so immediately accessible to readers of all ages. This beautiful book presents a new and fascinating way to experience our planetary neighborhood. With hundreds of stunning photographs and graphics, as well as fascinating text by the...
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QRT024
$19.99  
Hardcover, Katy Flint, 24pages, 9 x 12, ISBN: 9781786031310
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LPI005
$19.99  
Hardcover, Valerie Stimac, 288pages, 6.6 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781788686198
Witnessing the sweep of the Milky Way, the remains of comets burning up in our atmosphere, or the shimmering aurora, we better understand the universe and our place in it. Lonely Planet’s   Dark Skies , the first world’s guide to astrotourism, can help you experience all of this and more...
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TBP007
$19.95  
Paperback, R. G. Grant, 118pages, 8.8 x 11.8, ISBN: 9781626861558
Nothing seems to capture the imagination of humankind quite like the ability to fly, and just over a hundred years ago, that dream became a reality. Over the last century, planes have progressed in ways that would astound their earliest makers, and flying machines continue to inspire wonder in...
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SIM355
$19.95  
Hardcover, 96pages, 12 x 10, ISBN: 9781604338003
With a unique glow-in-the dark tactile book cover that recreates the cratered surface of the moon, DISCOVERING PLANETS AND MOONS is the ultimate guide to the most fascinating features of our solar system. Blast off into outer space with DISCOVERINGS PLANETS AND MOONS! From the icy outer...
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PGW261
$18.99  
Hardcover, Mike Goldsmith, 32pages, 8.5 x 12, ISBN: 9781626869660
Get ready for liftoff, and experience the amazing story of space exploration, from the invention of the first rockets to interplanetary probes traveling to the far reaches of the solar system. Pull out the oversized extendable pages and lift the flaps to see inside famous spacecraft and spot the...
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QRT051
$18.99  
Before the Big Bang there was NOTHING AT ALL. No galaxies, no space, no light and no sound. Then suddenly, 13.8 billion years ago, IT ALL BEGAN… This beautiful follow-up to The Story of Life brings to life the story of our universe for younger children. Travel back in time to the Big Bang, see...
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