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See below for a selection of the latest books from Space science category. Presented with a red border are the Space science books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Space science books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Designing & Building Space Colonies A Blueprint for the Future

Designing & Building Space Colonies A Blueprint for the Future

Author: Martin K Ettington Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/11/2018

Bang Goes That Theory

Bang Goes That Theory

Author: Brett Williams Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/10/2018

Bang Goes That Theory

Bang Goes That Theory

Author: Brett Williams Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/10/2018

A Layman's Guide to Space, Time, The Universe and Other Unbelievable Stuff

A Layman's Guide to Space, Time, The Universe and Other Unbelievable Stuff

Author: Nick Spindler Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/09/2018

What Shape Is Space? A primer for the 21st century

What Shape Is Space? A primer for the 21st century

Author: Giles Sparrow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2018

What Shape is Space? is a question with surprisingly far-reaching implications for our understanding of the very nature of reality and our place within it. The concepts involved may be sophisticated, but Giles Sparrow's effortless prose style easily renders them understandable, allowing readers to get to grips with the overarching debates at the cutting edge of cosmology today. Infographics, diagrams and astronomical visualizations illustrate and clarify the various astonishing implications of a universe of infinite space.

Careers in Space

Careers in Space

Author: Otto O Binder Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/08/2018

The Real Book About Space Travel

The Real Book About Space Travel

Author: Hal Goodwin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/08/2018

Commercial Space Technologies and Applications: Communication, Remote Sensing, GPS, and Meteorological Satellites, Second Edition

Commercial Space Technologies and Applications: Communication, Remote Sensing, GPS, and Meteorological Satellites, Second Edition

Author: Mohammad (New York City College of Technology, CUNY, Brooklyn, USA) Razani Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/08/2018

This new edition introduces and examines the space technologies that benefit our everyday lives. Each chapter now includes exercises and problems, and the content covers new satellites and emerging technologies. It explores the ever-improving quality of satellite systems and services, and also investigates ways to bring about higher resolution satellite imagery and lower satellite costs. The focus is on man-made satellites, which are becoming smaller, smarter, cheaper, and easier to launch, having a longer life span, and are less susceptible to interference. Furthermore, the book considers advances in several key technologies that affect the satellite industry. Includes extensive study questions and exercises after each chapter. Explains present commercial space technology and its future outlook. Explores the many applications of space technologies and their impact on our lives, including real world examples. Presents a future outlook on robotics, communications and navigation, and human health and nanotechnology. Provides a clear understanding of space, space technologies, space applications, space security, space regulations, a space roadmap, and their impact on the lives of humans now and for generations to come.

Russia's Posture in Space Prospects for Europe

Russia's Posture in Space Prospects for Europe

Author: Marco Aliberti, Ksenia Lisitsyna Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/06/2018

The book sheds new lights on the evolution of Russian space activities with a focus on their strategy of international cooperation. This analysis is carried out in relation to the evolution of the domestic and international dynamics that have been impacting the country's direction in space, with the ultimate goal of providing an assessment on their impact for current and foreseeable Europe-Russia space relations. Russia has traditionally been one of the two main strategic partners for Europe in its space endeavor. Hitherto, long-standing cooperation has been nurtured between the two actors in various areas, from scientific research to space transportation and human spaceflight. In recent years, however, a number of endogenous and exogenous developments has triggered significant changes in Russia's space posture. These changes are evident in the adjustment of Russia's space policies and programmatic goals, in the restructuring of the domestic space industry as well as in the attitude towards international space partnerships.