Book Reviews: Non-Fiction

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Category: Nonfiction Reviewed by: Mark Lardas Title: The Spacelab Story: Science Aboard the Shuttle Author: Ben Evans Format: Paperback/Kindle Pages: 455 Publisher: Springer Date: April

Category: Nonfiction Reviewed by: Casey Suire Title: NASA’s Discovery Program: The First Twenty Years of Competitive Planetary Exploration Author: Susan Niebur, with David W. Brown

Category: Nonfiction Reviewed by: Peter Spasov Title: The Music of Space: Scoring the Cosmos in Film and Television Author: Chris Carberry Format: Paperback/Kindle Pages: 307

Category: Nonfiction Reviewed by: Peter Spasov Title: Alien Earths: The New Science of Planet Hunting in the Cosmos Author: Lisa Kaltenegger Format: Hardcover, Kindle Pages:

Category: Non-Fiction Reviewed by: Casey Suire Title: Japan in Space: Past, Present and Future Author: Brian Harvey Format: Paperback/Kindle Pages: 448 Publisher: Springer Date: November

Category: Nonfiction Reviewed by: Mark Lardas Title: The Asteroid Hunter: A Scientist’s Journey to the Dawn of Our Solar System Author: Dante S. Lauretta Format:

Category: Nonfiction Reviewed by: Susan Raizer Title: Space Shuttle Stories: Firsthand Astronaut Accounts from All 135 Missions Author: Tom Jones Format: Hardcover/Kindle Pages: 320 pages

Category: Non-Fiction Reviewed by: Casey Suire Title: How to Be a Rocket Scientist: 10 Powerful Tips to Enter the Aerospace Field and Launch the Career

Category: Nonfiction Reviewed by: Douglas G. Adler Title: The New World on Mars: What We Can Create on the Red Planet Author: Robert Zubrin Format:

Category: Nonfiction Reviewed by: Loretta Hall Title: Space Bites: Reflections of a NASA Food Scientist Author: Vickie Kloeris Format: Paperback Pages: 141 pages Publisher: Ballast

Category: Nonfiction Reviewed by: Douglas G. Adler Title: Space: The Human Story Author: Tim Peake Format: Hardcover/Paperback/Kindle Pages: 330 Publisher: Century Date: October 2023 Retail

Category: Nonfiction Reviewed by: Casey Suire Title: NACA to NASA to Now: The Frontiers of Air and Space in the American Century Author: Roger D.

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