A Review of “The Apollo Guidance Computer”

The Apollo Guidance Computer is a very thorough review of the computer system that allowed men to set foot on another world. Photo Credit: Springer/Praxis

Written by Frank O’Brien, The Apollo Guidance Computer is a thorough review of the computer system used during the Apollo missions. The Apollo Guidance Computer rings in at […]

The Space Shuttle: Celebrating Thirty Years of NASA’s First Space Plane – Book Review

The Space Shuttle: Celebrating Thirty Years of NASA's First Space Plane, is a good book filled with amazing imagery. Photo Credit: Zenith Press

The space shuttle era – is done. The orbiters are being decommissioned, stripped of the components that allowed them to travel in space. For those that followed the program, those […]

Book Review: Falling to Earth: An Apollo 15 Astronaut’s Journey to Moon

Al Worden was Command Module Pilot on Apollo 15 and he has recently written a book entitled Falling to Earth: An Apollo 15 Astronaut's Journey to the Moon. Photo Credit: Jason Rhian

Al Worden was at the peak of his career. He had just returned from the moon on what was being dubbed […]

Book Review: Two into the Blue

Two into the Blue concerns one man's experiences during the Gemini Program. Image Credit: Xlibris Corp

During an era when the United States was still learning the most basic concepts of space flight such as rendezvous and extra-vehicular activity one engineer was front and center for all the action during the Gemini Program. […]

Burt Rutan’s Race to Space: The Mojave Magician and His Flying Innovations

Burt Rutan's Race to Space is filled with gorgeous, glossy photos and a comprehensive history of Rutan's achievements. Photo Credit: Zenith Press

Burt Rutan’s record of amazing inventions reads like a ‘Who’s-Who of Voyager, Proteus and SpaceShipOne all of them have been invented by Rutan. Zenith Press has released a chronicle of the […]