If you're curious about the history of space travel, check out books on the history of the Hubble Telescope, the NASA research facilities, and the space shuttle program.
There are also more esoteric stories: "Emblems of Exploration," for example, deals with the history of the NASA logo and that of its predecessor, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics and "Rockets and People, Volume 1
," is the memory of Boris Chertok, a Russian who designed rockets for the Soviet Union's space program.
Aviation is also well represented in the collection.
Keep y We are looking for books on the North American X-15, a rocket-propelled research aircraft. the sonic boom; and even powerful failures in aerospace.
The collection also contains books on NASA itself and special guides for researchers wishing to conduct experiments aboard the International Space Station.
The e-books open the hood of the agency and make e-readers Screens and computers of smartphones feel something like Space Age, so to speak.
They are available in formats that work with Nooks, Kindles and other platforms or as PDFs only.
Visit NASA.gov/connect/ebooks to see the entire collection.
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