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HistorianMom
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posted 01-20-2022 09:22 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for HistorianMom   Click Here to Email HistorianMom     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Space Hipsters (on Facebook) is proud to announce the nominees for our 2022 book prize for the Best Book in Astronomy, Exploration, or Space History published in the previous year. Thanks to everyone who took the time to nominate a favorite 2021 title. Our teams of judges are now at work with the first round of reading!
  • Alexander, Stephon. Fear of A Black Universe: An Outsider’s Guide to the Future of Physics. Basic Books, 2021.

  • Berger, Eric. Liftoff: Elon Musk and the Desperate Early Days that Launched Space-X. William Morrow, 2021.

  • Bowman, Geoffrey. A Long Voyage to the Moon: The Life of Naval Aviator and Apollo 17 Astronaut Ron Evans. University of Nebraska Press, 2021.

  • Brown, David W. The Mission. Custom House, 2021.

  • Browne, Alistair Storm. Cosmic Careers: Exploring the World of Opportunities in the Space Industries. W. H. Smith, 2021.

  • Collins, Eileen, and Jonathan H. Ward. Through the Glass Ceiling to the Stars: The Story of the First American Woman to Command a Space Mission. Arcade, 2021.

  • Crumpler, Larry. Missions to Mars. Harper Design, 2021.

  • Elvis. Martin. Asteroids: How Love, Fear, and Greed will Determine Our Future in Space. Yale University Press. 2021.

  • Garan, Ron. Floating in Darkness: A Journey of Evolution. New Epoch Publishing, 2021.

  • McCandless, Bruce III. Wonders All Around: The Incredible True Story of Astronaut Bruce McCandless II and the First Untethered Flight in Space. Greenleaf Book Group Press, 2021.

  • Scharman, Fred. Space Forces: A Critical History of Life in Outer Space. Verso, 2021.

  • Sheehan, Ron, and Jim Bell. Discovering Mars: A History of Observation and Exploration of the Red Planet. University of Arizona Press, 2021.

  • Shesol, Jeff. Mercury Rising: John Glenn, John Kennedy, and the New Battleground of the Cold War. W. W. Norton, 2021.

  • Spagnulo, Marcelo. The Geopolitics of Space Exploration. Springer Praxis Books, 2021.

  • Stott, Nicole. Back to Earth: What Life on Space Taught Me about our Home Planet and our Mission to Protect It. Seal Books, 2021.

  • Swift, Earl. Across the Airless Wilds: The Lunar Rover and the Triumph of the Final Moon Landings. Custom House, 2021.

  • Walker, Stephen. Beyond: The Astonishing Story of the First Human to Leave our Planet and Journey into Space. Harper Collins, 2021.

  • Worden, Al, and Francis French. The Light of Earth: Reflections on a Life in Space. University of Nebraska Press, 2021.

lspooz
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posted 01-20-2022 09:49 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for lspooz   Click Here to Email lspooz     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
WOW, that make for some tough choices…

Kite
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posted 01-20-2022 10:27 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Kite     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Exactly what I was thinking.

FFrench
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posted 01-20-2022 04:11 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for FFrench     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
An honor to be nominated, with such a stellar lineup of world-class books!

Blackarrow
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posted 01-21-2022 12:28 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Blackarrow     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I can do no better than echo those sentiments by Francis. It's really gratifying to be noticed.

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