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Astronautical Books Published in 2007
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This list of more than 70 titles was compiled by the American Astronautical Society History Committee.

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Angelo, Joseph A. Human Spaceflight. New York: Facts-on-File [order]

Barbree, Jay. "Live from Cape Canaveral": Covering the Space Race, from Sputnik to Today. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Books [discuss | order]

Belbruno, Edward. Fly Me to the Moon: An Insider's Guide to the New Science of Space Travel. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press [order]

Belfiore, Michael. Rocketeers: How a Visionary Band of Business Leaders, Engineers, and Pilots Is Boldly Privatizing Space. Collins [order]

Bond, Peter. Distant Worlds: Milestones in Planetary Exploration. Copernicus Books [order]

Brinckmann, Enno. Biology in Space and Life on Earth: Effects of Spaceflight on Biological Systems. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Wiley-VCH [order]

Brzezinski, Matthew. Red Moon Rising: Sputnik and the Hidden Rivalries that Ignited the Space Race. New York: Henry Holt and Co. [discuss | order]

Burgess, Colin, and Chris Dubbs. Animals in Space: From Research Rockets to the Space Shuttle. Chichester, United Kingdom: Springer-Praxis [discuss | order]

Caldicott, Helen, and Craig Eisendrath. War in Heaven: The Arms Race in Outer Space. New York: The New Press [order]

Clement, Gilles, and Angelia Bukley. Artificial Gravity. Chichester, United Kingdom: Springer-Praxis [order]

Collins, Martin. Editor. After Sputnik: 50 Years of the Space Age. New York: Smithsonian Books/HarperCollins [discuss | order]

Comins, Neil. The Hazards of Space Travel: A Tourist's Guide. Villard [order]

Cook, Richard C. Challenger Revealed: An Insider's Account of How the Reagan Administration Caused the Greatest Tragedy of the Space Age. New York: Thunder's Mouth Press [discuss | order]

Corfield, Richard. Lives of the Planets: A Natural History of the Solar System. New York: Basic Books [order]

D'Antonio, Michael. A Ball, a Dog, and a Monkey: 1957 - The Space Race Begins. New York: Simon & Schuster [discuss | order]

Dick, Steven J., Robert Jacobs, Constance Moore, and Bertram Ulrich. Editors. America in Space: NASA's First Fifty Years. New York: Abrams [discuss | order]

Dick, Steven J., and Roger D. Launius, eds. Societal Impact of Spaceflight. Washington, DC: NASA SP-2007-4801 [discuss]

Dougherty, Kerrie, and Donald C. Elder. Editors. History of Rocketry and Astronautics: Proceedings of the Thirty-Second History Symposium of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), Melbourne, Australia, 1998. San Diego, CA: Univelt). American Astronautical Society History Series, Volume 27.

Duggins, Pat. Final Countdown: NASA and the End of the Space Shuttle Program. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida [discuss | order]

Forget, Francois, Francois Costard, and Philippe Lognonne. Planet Mars: Story of Another World. Chichester, United Kingdom: Springer-Praxis [order]

French, Francis, and Colin Burgess. Into that Silent Sea: Trailblazers of the Space Era, 1961-1965. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press [discuss | order]

French, Francis, and Colin Burgess. In the Shadow of the Moon: A Challenging Journey to Tranquility, 1965-1969. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press [discuss | order]

Furniss, Tim, David J. Shayler, and Michael D. Shayler. Praxis Manned Spaceflight Log 1961-2006. Chichester, United Kingdom: Springer-Praxis [discuss | order]

Genta, Giancarlo. Lonely Minds in the Universe. Chichester, United Kingdom: Springer-Praxis [order]

Godwin, Robert. The Lunar Exploration Scrapbook: A Pictorial History of Lunar Vehicles. Burlington, Ontario: Collector's Guide Publishing [discuss | order]

Godwin, Robert. Space Shuttle: Fact Archive. Burlington, Ontario: Collector's Guide Publishing

Graham, Thomas, Jr., and Keith Hansen. Spy Satellites and Other Intelligence Technologies That Changed History. University of Washington Press [order]

Gruntman, Mike. From Astronautics to Cosmonautics. North Charleston, SC: BookSurge Publishing [order]

Handberg, Roger, and Zhen Li. Chinese Space Policy: A Study in Domestic and International Politics. New York: Routledge

Hardesty, Von, and Gene Eisman. Epic Rivalry: The Inside Story of the Soviet and American Space Race. Washington, DC: National Geographic [discuss | order]

Harrison, Albert A. Starstruck: Cosmic Visions in Science, Religion, and Folklore. New York: Berghahn Books, Inc. [order]

Harland, David M., and Brian Harvey. Space Exploration 2008. Chichester, United Kingdom: Springer-Praxis [discuss | order]

Harvey, Brian. Russian Planetary Exploration: History, Development, Legacy, and Prospects. Chichester, United Kingdom: Springer-Praxis [discuss | order]

Harvey, Brian. The Rebirth of the Russian Space Program: 50 Years after Sputnik, New Frontiers. Chichester, United Kingdom: Springer-Praxis [discuss | order]

Heiken, Grant, and Eric Jones. On the Moon: The Apollo Journals. Chichester, United Kingdom: Springer-Praxis [discuss | order]

Hendrikx, Bart and Bert Vis. Energiya-Buran: The Soviet Space Shuttle. Chichester, United Kingdom: Springer-Praxis [discuss | order]

Heppenheimer, T.A. Facing the Heat Barrier: A History of Hypersonics. Washington, DC: NASA SP-2007-4232

Hogan, Thor. Mars Wars: The Rise and Fall of the Space Exploration Initiative. Washington, DC: NASA SP-2007-4410 [discuss]

Hunley, J.D. The Development of Propulsion Technology for U.S. Space-Launch Vehicles, 1926-1991. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press [order]

Johnson-Freese, Joan. Space as a Strategic Asset. New York: Columbia University Press [order]

Jones, Chris. Too Far from Home: A Story of Life and Death in Space. Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Co. [discuss | order]

Kemp, Kenneth. Destination Space: How Space Tourism Is Making Science Fiction a Reality. Virgin Books [order]

Kennedy, Gregory. Touching Space: The Story of Project Manhigh. Schiffer Publishing [discuss | order]

Kerrod, Robin, and Carole Stott. Hubble: The Mirror on the Universe. Toronto, Canada: Firefly Books [order]

Kidger, Mark. Cosmological Enigmas: Pulsars, Quasars & Other Deep-Space Questions. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press [order]

Launius, Roger D., and Howard E. McCurdy. Robots in Space: Technology, Evolution, and Interplanetary Travel. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press [discuss | order]

Levin, Frank. Calibrating the Cosmos: How Cosmology Explains Our Big Bang Universe. Chichester, United Kingdom: Springer-Praxis [order]

Lipartito, Kenneth, and Orville R. Butler. A History of the Kennedy Space Center. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida [discuss | order]

Matloff, Gregory L., et al. Living Off the Land in Space: Green Roads to the Cosmos. Springer [order]

McElyea, Tim. Project Constellation: Moon, Mars and Beyond. Burlington, Ontario: Collector's Guide Publishing

Meltzer, Michael. Mission to Jupiter: A History of the Galileo Project. Washington, DC: NASA SP-2007-4231 [discuss]

Michaud, Michael A.G. Contact with Alien Civilizations: Our Hopes and Fears about Encountering Extraterrestrials. New York: Copernicus Books [order]

Miller, Ron. Space Exploration. New York: Twenty-First Century Books [order]

Moore, Sir Patrick and H.J.P. Arnold. Space: The First 50 Years. Mitchell Beazley [discuss | order]

Norris, Pat. Spies in the Sky: Surveillance Satellites in War and Peace. Chicester, UK: Springer Praxis. [discuss | order]

Neufeld, Michael J. Von Braun: Dreamer of Space, Engineer of War. New York: Alfred A. Knopf [discuss | order]

Norris, Pat. Spies in the Sky: Surveillance Satellites in War and Peace. Chichester, United Kingdom: Springer-Praxis [discuss | order]

Powell-Willhite, Irene. Editor. The Voice of Dr. Wernher von Braun. Burlington, Ontario: Collector's Guide Publishing [order]

Qu, John J., Wei Gao, M. Kafatos, Robert E. Murphy, and Vincent V. Salomonson. Editors. Earth Science Satellite Remote Sensing. Chichester, United Kingdom: Springer-Praxis [order]

Rahman, Tahir. We Came In Peace For All Mankind: The Untold Story Of The Apollo 11 Silicon Disc. Leathers Publishing [discuss | order]

Rapp, Donald. Human Missions to Mars: Enabling Technologies for Exploring the Red Planet. Chichester, United Kingdom: Springer-Praxis [discuss | order]

Reinke, Niklas. The History of German Space Policy: Ideas, Influences, and Interdependence 1923-2007. Beauchesne. [discuss | order]

Rinard, Judith E. Book of Flight: The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Toronto, Ontario: Firefly Books [order]

Sheehan, Michael. The International Politics of Space. NY: Routledge, 2007 [discuss | order]

Sparrow, Giles. Space Flight: The Complete Story From Sputnik to Shuttle - and Beyond. Dorling Lindersley [discuss | order]

Spitzmiller, Ted. Astronautics: Book 1: Dawn of the Space Age; Book 2: To the Moon and Towards the Future. Burlington, Ontario: Collector's Guide Publishing [order]

Stooke, Philip J. The International Atlas of Lunar Exploration. NY: Cambridge University Press [discuss | order]

Tyson, Neil deGrasse. Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandries. New York: W. W. Norton and Company [order]

Ulivi, Paolo and David Harland. Robotic Exploration of the Solar System: Part I: The Golden Age 19571982. United Kingdom: Springer-Praxis [discuss | order]

Watson, Fred. Editor. Astronomica: Galaxies, Planets, Stars, Constellation Charts, Space Exploration. Millennium House [discuss]

Whitfield, Steve. Project Mercury. Burlington, Ontario: Collector's Guide Publishing [order]

Whitfield, Steve. Project Gemini. Burlington, Ontario: Collector's Guide Publishing [order]

Wilson, Daniel H. Where's My Jetpack: A Guide to the Amazing Science Fiction Future That Never Arrived. Bloomsbury USA [order]

Winter, Frank H. History of Rocketry and Astronautics: Proceedings of the Thirty-Third History Symposium of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1999. San Diego, CA: Univelt). American Astronautical Society History Series, Volume 28.

Woodcock, Gordon R. Space Exploration: Missions Engineering. Malabar, FL: Krieger Publish Co. [order]

Woods, W. David. How Apollo Flew to the Moon. Chichester, United Kingdom: Springer-Praxis [discuss | order]

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