New and Noteworthy

Wiley, 2021, 480 pp., Hardcover. $90.00. Since the first edition in 2006 of Astrochemistry, the Mars rovers have driven 31.18 miles, there has been fly-by of Pluto changing it from a 4-pixel world on the Hubble Space Telescope into a mysterious non-planet. There have been visits to asteroids, revisiting Mercury, discovery of the Higgs Boson, discovery of over […]
Oxford University Press, 2021, 224 pp., Hardcover. $25.95. Simone Marchi presents the emerging story of how cosmic collisions shaped both the solar system and our own planet, from the creation of the Moon to influencing the evolution of life on Earth. The Earth emerged out of the upheaval and chaos of massive collisions in […]
The History Press, 2020, 288 pp., Hardcover. $34.95. Space sparks the imagination in fantastic ways, but nothing quite captures people’s attention more than when we actually reach out and touch another world. Whether it’s missions to the Moon, transporting rovers to Mars or landing Philae on a comet, the idea that we can not […]
Amistad, 2021, 256 pp., Hardcover. $25.99. In 2015, at the age of 97, Katherine Johnson became a global celebrity. President Barack Obama awarded her the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom — the nation’s highest civilian honor — for her pioneering work as a mathematician on NASA’s first flights into space. Her contributions to America’s […]
Nova Science Publishers, 2021, 90 pp., Paperback. $82.00. Geomorphology is defined as the study of the physical features of the surface of the earth and their relation to its geological structures. Geomorphology is useful not only for understanding the surface evolution of Earth, but of other solid planetary bodies as well. This monograph comprises […]
The Experiment/Workman Publishing, 2021, 304 pp., Hardcover. $21.95. With roughly 100 billion stars in the Milky Way alone, the cosmos is simply too vast for an unabridged tell-all. But here’s the next best thing: 100 stars — bright and faint, near and far, famous and obscure, long dead and as-yet unborn, red, yellow, blue, […]
Arcade Publishing, 2021, 368 pp., Hardcover. $27.99. Eileen Collins was an aviation pioneer her entire career, from her crowning achievements as the first woman to command an American space mission, as well as the first to pilot the space shuttle, to her early years as one of the Air Force’s first female pilots. She was in the […]
$19.99. Your adventure to Mars starts as you assemble this beautiful and unique oversized circular floor puzzle that features photography from the archives of NASA. The completed puzzle measures 2.5 feet in diameter. It’s challenging yet fun to complete and is a great family puzzle suitable for ages 6 and up.
$30.00. Samantha Cristoforetti is honored as a Barbie® role model. As an aviator, engineer, and astronaut of ESA (the European Space Agency), Samantha is proof that hard work can lead to great heights. The Samantha Cristoforetti Barbie® doll is ready for liftoff in a helmet and spacesuit with patches representing the ESA emblem and the Italian flag. Created […]
Kalmbach Media. $29.95. Custom-produced by the Astronomy team and Ross A. Beyer of NASA’s New Horizons team, this highly detailed globe is perfect for exploring Pluto. NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft launched in 2006 and reached Pluto in 2015. As soon as it began to send data – especially photographs – back to Earth, the editorial team at Astronomy knew […]
$19.99. Available on It’s a race to own the universe in this Monopoly board game with an outer space twist. Move around the board buying planets, mining resources, and building colonies. Players need to acquire and then “burn” resources so they can buy four small and one large dome to complete their colony. Collect […]
Rourke Educational Media, 2021, 24 pp., Hardcover. $29.93. In this biography, you’ll meet an important leader in both sports and science — Leland Melvin. Leland was great at both football and science. When he had to stop playing sports, he worked on a new goal. He traded his football helmet for a space suit. […]
Amicus Ink, 2022, 24 pp., Paperback. $9.99. What’s with those huge rings? Everyone loves Saturn’s amazing rings. But did you know the planet has a storm at its north pole shaped like a giant stop sign? Or that one of its moons looks suspiciously like the Death Star from Star Wars? This question-and-answer book […]
Scholastic, 2019, 40 pp., Hardcover. $17.99. As a boy, Alan wanted to fly planes. As a young navy pilot, Alan wished he could paint the view from the cockpit. So, he took an art class to learn patterns and forms. But no class could prepare him for the beauty of the lunar surface some […]
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