Publication New and Noteworthy New and Noteworthy From Disks to Planets: The Making of Planets and Their Early Atmospheres Edited by Michel Blanc, Gregory J. Herczeg, Veerle Sterken, Helmut Lammer, Willy Benz, Stéphane Udry, Rafael Rodrigo, and Maurizio Falanga Springer, 2018, 372 pp., Hardcover. $139.99. www.springer.com This volume discusses the evolutionary paths linking planets and their atmospheres to... Read more The Design and Engineering of Curiosity: How the Mars Rover Performs Its Job By Emily Lakdawalla Springer, 2018, 394 pp., Paperback. $39.99. www.springer.com This book describes the most complex machine ever sent to another planet: ... Read more Volatiles in the Martian Crust Edited by Justin Filiberto and Susanne P. Schwenzer Elsevier, 2018, 432 pp., Hardcover, $99.95. www.elsevier.com Volatiles in the Martian Crust is a vital reference for future missions — including... Read more The Final Mission: Preserving NASA’s Apollo Sites By Lisa Westwood, Beth O’Leary, and Milford Wayne Donaldson University Press of Florida, 2018, 256 pp., Paperback. $24.95. upf.com The world will always remember Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin for their first steps... Read more Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto By Alan Stern and David Grinspoon Macmillan, 2018, 320 pp., Hardcover, $28.00. us.macmillan.com On July 14, 2015, something amazing happened. More than 3 billion miles from Earth, a... Read more Heliophysics: Active Stars, Their Atmospheres, and Impacts on Planetary Environments Edited by Carolus J. Schrijver, Frances Bagenal, and Jan J. Sojka Cambridge University Press, 2018, 405 pp., Paperback, $60.00. www.cambridge.org Heliophysics is a fast-developing scientific discipline that integrates... Read more Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man’s First Journey to the Moon By Robert Kurson Random House. 2018, 384 pp., Hardcover, $28.00. www.penguinrandomhouse.com By August 1968, the American space program was in danger of failing in its... Read more Writing Successful Science Proposals, Third Edition By Andrew J. Friedland, Carol L. Folt, and Jennifer L. Mercer Yale University Press, 2018, 288 pp., Paperback, $22.00. yalebooks.yale.edu This fully revised edition of the authoritative guide to science proposal... Read more Sky & Telescope 15-Centimeter Globes Produced by Sky & Telescope $24.99 each. 15-cm-diameter globe with stand. www.shoptatsky.com Sky & Telescope has added to its globe family 15-centimeter (approximately 6-inch)... Read more Margaret and the Moon: How Margaret Hamilton Saved the First Lunar Landing By Dean Robbins Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2017, 40 pp., Hardcover. $17.99. Available on Amazon Here’s a true story from one of the Women of NASA! Margaret... Read more Space Explorer 6-in-1 Activity Box Produced by Jackinthebox Crafts $23.99. Available on Amazon This arts and crafts science box includes six activities — Rocket Science Experiment, Starry Kaleidoscope, Lace the... Read more Our Planet (Infographics – How It Works) By Jon Richards and Ed Simkins Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2018, 32 pp., Hardcover. $26.60. www.garethstevens.com Earth science is made up of so many topics: weather, landforms, and... Read more Mission to Space By John Herrington White Dog Press, 2016, 24 pp., Hardcover. $19.99. Available on Amazon Astronaut John Herrington shares his passion for space travel and his Chickasaw... Read more Gears! Gears! Gears!® Space Explorers Building Set Produced by Learning Resources $39.99. www.learningresources.com Design your own universe with this building set — there are so many possibilities! Place the handle into any gear to... Read more Exoplanets Game Produced by Greater Than Games $39.95. store.greaterthangames.com Exoplanets is a dynamic game for two to four players. Each player contributes to the creation of an entire planetary... Read more Note: Product descriptions are taken from publishers' websites. LPI is not responsible for factual content.