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Moon Collection

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Five magazines, covering seventy years of discovery. Now at a discount.

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Articles Include:

January 1953:

First Photographs of Planets and Moon Taken with Palomar’s 200- inch Telescope
The magazine features some of the first photographs of the moon and other planets taken with the 200- inch Hale reflector telescope at Mount Palomar Observatory.

 

March 1964:

How We Plan to Put Men on the Moon { Footprints on the Moon}
America mobilizes her resources for humanity’s greatest adventure – – a landing on the moon before 1970.

 

December 1969:

First Explorers on the Moon: The Incredible Story of Apollo 11 { What the Moon Rocks Tell Us}
The most sought- after samples in the history of science begin to tell their story – – a tale full of surprises.
First Explorers on the Moon: The Incredible Story of Apollo 11 { The Flight of Apollo 11: One Giant Leap For Mankind }
Putting men on the moon was an accomplishment fraught with complications.
First Explorers on the Moon: The Incredible Story of Apollo 11 { Sounds of the Space Age, from Sputnik to Lunar Landing}
Astronaut Frank Borman of Apollo 8 narrates a record that accompanies this issue.
First Explorers on the Moon: The Incredible Story of Apollo 11 { Man Walks on Another World}
In historic words and photographs, the astronauts of Apollo 11 tell what it was like to be the first explorers on the moon.
First Explorers on the Moon: The Incredible Story of Apollo 11 { Next Steps in Space}
The administrator of NASA makes ambitious predictions of where humans will go next, possibly to Mars in the 1980s.

 

July 1971:

The Climb Up Cone Crater
U. S. astronauts Edgar D. Mitchell and Alan B. Shepard, Jr. , of Apollo 14, accomplish the longest moon walk to date.

 

July 2019:

How Humans Got to the Moon …

Space prowess was built over time: the crews, the hardware, the goals.

 

Inventory permitting – This collection is available as a whole for an additional discount.

 

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  • July 2019

    How Humans Got to the Moon ...

    Space prowess was built over time: the crews, the hardware, the goals.

    ... and What's Next

    Today's space race is multinational, moneyed, and ever more crowded. What will its winners get?

    Protecting the Sea at the End of the World

    National Geographic's Pristine Seas project has helped establish marine reserves to protect more than two million square miles of oceans. The project recently laid scientific groundwork for a new marine park off Argentina, with private and government support.

    Desperate Niger

    The West African nation is at risk from the chaos that surrounds it.

    The Mangrove Wall

    How climate change hits this natural defense.

    Spirit Worlds

    What remains in a glass of single malt Scotch whisky after the liquid is gone? A surreal collection of otherworldly landscapes - if you know how to look.

    Let's Send Only Women to Space

    If females have the right stuff for long space voyages, why send men at all?

    Straw Poll

    To take plastic drinking straws out of the waste stream, consider metal, silicone - even bamboo.

    A Salty Sea Island

    Studying one spot in the Dead Sea involved flying a drone and taking a briny swim.

    New Places to Go

    Inventive prototypes of toilets might lead to low-cost, sanitary facilities that can work around the world.

    5 in stock

  • July 1971

    The Secrets of Nature's Night Lights { Nature's Night Lights: Probing the Secrets of Bioluminescence}
    Fireflies, glow worms, microorganisms, and even mushrooms possess complex mechanisms that turn them into natural lanterns.
    Bermuda- -Balmy, British, and Beautiful
    The Atlantic archipelago immortalized in Shakespeare's comedy, The Tempest, prospers as Britain's oldest remaining colony.
    Norway, Land of the Generous Sea
    For some 2, 000 years, Japanese fisherwomen have been free diving down to 75 feet to harvest abalone and other shellfish and edible seaweed.
    Exploring Canyonlands National Park { Canyonlands, Realm of Rock and the Far Horizon}
    The surging Colorado and Green Rivers have eroded the massive rock of southeast Utah, creating bizarre natural architecture.
    The Climb Up Cone Crater
    U. S. astronauts Edgar D. Mitchell and Alan B. Shepard, Jr. , of Apollo 14, accomplish the longest moon walk to date.

    4 in stock

  • December 1969

    [ Yankee] Cruises Turkey's History- haunted Coast
    Sailing their ketch, the authors explore ruins and get acquainted with Turks living along southern Anatolia.
    Chartres: Legacy From the Age of Faith { Legacy From the Age of Faith, Chartres}
    The queen of medieval cathedrals rises high above the plain of La Beauce in the heart of France and evokes the artistry and religiosity of the Middle Ages.
    First Explorers on the Moon: The Incredible Story of Apollo 11 { What the Moon Rocks Tell Us}
    The most sought- after samples in the history of science begin to tell their story - - a tale full of surprises.
    First Explorers on the Moon: The Incredible Story of Apollo 11 { The Flight of Apollo 11: One Giant Leap For Mankind }
    Putting men on the moon was an accomplishment fraught with complications.
    First Explorers on the Moon: The Incredible Story of Apollo 11 { Sounds of the Space Age, from Sputnik to Lunar Landing}
    Astronaut Frank Borman of Apollo 8 narrates a record that accompanies this issue.
    First Explorers on the Moon: The Incredible Story of Apollo 11 { Man Walks on Another World}
    In historic words and photographs, the astronauts of Apollo 11 tell what it was like to be the first explorers on the moon.
    First Explorers on the Moon: The Incredible Story of Apollo 11 { Next Steps in Space}
    The administrator of NASA makes ambitious predictions of where humans will go next, possibly to Mars in the 1980s.
    Inside a Hornbill's Walled- up Nest
    With amazing patience, naturalist- photographers observed and recorded the nesting habits of a pair of red- billed hornbills in Tsavo National Park in Kenya.

    Out of stock

  • March 1964

    First Flight Across the Bottom of the World: Cape Town to Christchurch
    Undertaking perhaps the last great long- distance flight, the author and his crew become the first to fly from Africa to New Zealand across Antarctica.
    How We Plan to Put Men on the Moon { Footprints on the Moon}
    America mobilizes her resources for humanity's greatest adventure - - a landing on the moon before 1970.
    John F. Kennedy: The Last Full Measure { The Last Full Measure: The World Pays Tribute to President Kennedy}
    The world mourns the devastating loss of President Kennedy, laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.
    Behind the Veil of Troubled Yemen
    Wracked by civil war, an ancient Arabian land struggles to find its place in the 20th century.
    Watching a Baby Gorilla Grow Up { Jambo- -First Gorilla Raised by Its Mother in Captivity}
    The birth of Jambo, good morning in Swahili, affords the first ever opportunity to observe in captivity the relationship between a mother and infant gorilla.

    3 in stock

  • January 1953

    Exotic Birds in Manhattan's Bowery: Rare Specimens from Remote Places, Destined for Zoos and Aviaries, Flash Their Colors in a New York Distribution Center
    Exotic birds in transit from remote places, and destined for zoos and aviaries, find a temporary perch in the urban offices of a noted bird importer.
    From Spear to Hoe on Groote Eylandt: At a Lonely Outpost of Stone Age Arnhem Land, Once- nomadic Australian Aborigines Settle Down to Farm Life
    At a lonely outpost of Stone- Age Arnhem Land in remote northern Australia, Aborigines are making the slow transition from nomadic life to farming.
    Trailing Cosmic Rays in Canada's North: 20 Miles Aloft over Hudson Bay, Scientists Find Clues to Origin of High- speed Atomic Particles That Bombard Earth
    The cosmic ray expedition, sponsored by the National Geographic Society and the Bartol Research Foundation, used high- altitude, manned, hot- air balloons to investigate high- speed subatomic particles that bombard Earth.
    Happy- Go- Lucky Trinidad and Tobago: Britain's Caribbean Colony, Busy Source of Oil, Sugar, and Cacao, Finds Time for Calypsoes and Cricket
    Britain's Caribbean colony, busy source of oil, sugar, and cacao, finds time for calypsos and cricket, as well as tourists.
    First Photographs of Planets and Moon Taken with Palomar's 200- inch Telescope
    The magazine features some of the first photographs of the moon and other planets taken with the 200- inch Hale reflector telescope at Mount Palomar Observatory.
    Across the Potomac from Washington: Growing Pains Afflict Arlington County and Alexandria as the Nation's Capital Overflows into Near- by Virginia
    Growing pains afflict Arlington County and the city of Alexandria, as the nation's capital overflows into nearby Virginia. Chief cause of the overflow is the Pentagon, which occupies 34 acres, and fills with over 32, 000 defense workers each day.
    Tropical Gardens of Key West
    Key West, Florida, is home to the nation's southernmost flower show. This display of exotic blossoms opens in March, when most of the nation is still blanketed in snow.

    6 in stock

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