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  • Space Shuttle System Manual

    8.5x11" 622 Pages The Space Shuttle Transportation System Manual provides a highly detailed overview of the components that made up the Space Shuttle program. Created in 1984 for NASA by prime contractor Rockwell...


  • Apollo Saturn V Flight Manual

    8x10" 262 Pages Designed by Wernher von Braun and Arthur Rudolph at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, the Saturn V rocket represents the pinnacle of 20th Century technological achievement. The only launch vehicle in...

    $24.95 $22.95

  • Project Gemini Familiarization Manual

    8x10" 582 Pages Just ten days after Alan Shepard Jr. became America's first man in space on May 5, 1961, President John F. Kennedy challenged the nation, suggesting that the United States should land a man on the moon...

    $49.95 $44.95

  • Project Mercury Familiarization Manual

    8x10" 402 Pages On October 4, 1957 at 10:28 Moscow time, a rocket carrying the world's first orbiting satellite roared into space, signaling a new era in human history and the beginning of the so-called "space race" -...

    $39.95 $34.95

  • Apollo LEM Familiarization Manual

    8x10" 164 Pages Designed by Grumman's brilliant Tom Kelly, the Apollo Lunar Excursion Module (or "LEM" for short) was a triumph of purpose-built engineering. In the six years 1962-1968 between drawing board and first...

    $22.95 $20.95

  • Regulus Missile Flight Manual

    8.5x11" 186 Pages The Regulus missile was a direct outgrowth of World War II. The success of Germany's V-1 "buzz bombs" and the awesome power of the a-bomb suggested that developing a submarine-launched, nuclear-armed...

    $27.95 $20.95

  • X-15 Rocket Plane Pilot Manual

    8x10" 194 Pages The X-15 rocket plane flew at Mach 6.72 and at altitudes above 67 miles -- at the threshold of space! The men who flew this amazing plane became the USAF's first astronauts. Powered by an XLR-99 engine...

    $25.95 $18.95

  • X-1A Rocket Plane Pilot Manual

    8.5x11" 45 Pages An improvement over the Bell X-1 -- the first plane to break the sound barrier in level flight -- the X-1A was designed to reach Mach 2.0. Initial test flights commenced in January of 1953. On December...

    $18.95 $11.95

  • SR-71 Blackbird Pilot Manual

    8x10" 347 Pages Created by Lockheed's brilliant designer Kelly Johnson, the SR-71 was one of the most legendary aircraft to emerge from the "Skunk Works". Capable of Mach 3 flight, the SR-71 could survey 100,000 miles...

    $38.95 $31.95