“Duggins gives you the how of the process along with the facts. Who knows what trails this book will help blaze. Read on.”—Bill Nye the Science Guy® and executive director of The Planetary Society “Duggins’s timely and engrossing study will interest explorers and armchair astronauts alike, and remind readers of the excitement of outer space.”—Publishers … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Trailblazing Mars
“A fascinating human saga of dedication, competition, sacrifice, and achievement.”—Dave Finley, National Radio Astronomy Observatory “An ambitious and thorough history, extending back to the earliest risk takers and innovators who laid the groundwork for the astronauts and cosmonauts who would break the bonds of Earth.”—George Leopold, author of Calculated Risk “Brings many of the personalities … Continue reading The History of Human Space Flight
“An excellent overview of artifacts and sites in both terrestrial and extra-terrestrial environments.”—P. J. Capelotti, author of The Human Archaeology of Space “Artfully blends archaeology and historic preservation into a history of the Cold War space race. A compelling argument for preserving America’s twentieth-century space heritage.”—Todd A. Hanson, author of The Archaeology of the Cold … Continue reading The Final Mission
"A cogent, engaging history of humanity's most ambitious quest--seeking outward for other minds."--David Brin, author of Existence "A fascinating perspective on humankind's obsession for knowing if there is anyone else out there."--Gerrit L. Verschuur, author of The Invisible Universe: The Story of Radio Astronomy "Squeri has written what will likely be the definitive history of … Continue reading Waiting for Contact
“We have all seen NASA’s mission control centers at moments of both triumph and tragedy. Johnson makes a significant contribution to spaceflight history by analyzing their pivotal role.”—Roger Launius, associate director for collections and curatorial affairs, National Air and Space Museum “Addresses a critical yet neglected topic in the history of space exploration, namely the … Continue reading Mission Control
We are proud to announce the publication of Spies and Shuttles: NASA’s Secret Relationships with the DoD and CIA, by James E. David. “A pioneering work. David has performed a herculean task.”—Matthew M. Aid, author of Intel Wars: The Secret History of the Fight against Terror “Reveals the long, complicated, and fascinating relationship between NASA, … Continue reading Spies and Shuttles
Trout: A True Story of Murder, Teens, and the Death Penalty by Jeff Kunerth “A fascinating and volatile topic.”—Publishers Weekly “Tracks the downward journey of three adolescents involved in the 1991 robbery of a Trout Auto Parts store in Pensacola, FL, during which a clerk named Billy Wayne Coker was shot and killed. . . … Continue reading Now Available in Paperback!