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Category: Nonfiction Reviewed by: John J. Vester Title: A Portrait of the Scientist as a young Woman: A Memoir Author: Lindy Elkins-Tanton NSS Amazon link for this book Format: Hardcover/Paperback/Kindle Pages: 272 Publisher: William Morrow Date: June 2022 Retail...
Category: Nonfiction Reviewed by: John J. Vester Title: SpaceX: Starship to Mars – The First 20 Years Author: Erik Seedhouse NSS Amazon link for this book Format: Paperback/Kindle Pages: 231 Publisher: Springer-Praxis Date: May 2022 Retail Price: $33.96/$32.31 ISBN:...
An alternate-history thriller about an Apollo 18 mission involving murder as Americans and Soviets simultaneously compete and cooperate with each other.
Power Challenges is the fourth book In the Power series novels. Although the reviewer did not read the three prior books, she found that the book stands alone as a narrative of how space policy and actions in the space arena is viewed by politicians, the media, and the general public.
Children love nursery rhymes and Hey-Ho to Mars We’ll Go is a captivating version of the classic, The Farmer in the Dell. Parents or other caregivers may sing or simply read the lyrics. This playful story is magical in a scientific way.
As we approach the 2019 50th Anniversary of the first landing on the Moon, this beautiful book is a perfect introduction for the younger generation who are not aware of this seminal event or the subsequent missions that followed. Written mostly in verse, it is both informative and visually pleasing, with excellent artwork and actual photographs.