NASA: America’s Spaceport and pamphlets

Color Plate. NASA: America's Spaceport and pamphlets Smith, Richard G. NASA: America’s Spaceport and pamphlets. NASA, 1982. Unmarked text. Some foxing. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#30765) $35.00

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Twenty-eight page booklet on John F. Kennedy Space Center and NASA. Also, six lain in pamphlets and NASA fact sheets about the STS-5, SBS-3, and the HS 376.

STS-5 was the fifth NASA Space Shuttle mission. SBS 3 was a geostationary communications satellite designed and manufactured by Hughes on the HS-376 platform, a spin-stabilized bus that the manufacturer claims was the first standardized platform.

THOMAS, A: Beauty of Another Order: Photography in Science

Thomas, Ann. Beauty of Another Order: Photography in Science. Yale University Press, 1998. ISBN: 0300073402. Unmarked text. Some tears and scratching on dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30640) $20.00

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Accompanied exhibition organized by the National Gallery of Canada. Beautifully illustrated. 90 color and 65 B/W illustrations. Notes. Bibliographies. Index. 256p.

Contributors include Mimi Cazort, Larry J. Schaaf, John P. McElhone, Ann Thomas, Martin Kemp, and Marta Braun. The contributors consider the history of photography, medical photography, photographing the universe, and more.

ZIMMER, C: Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed

Book cover. Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science ObsessedZimmer, Carl. Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed. Sterling, 2011. ISBN: 9781402783609. Unmarked text. Bumped corner. Very Good. Hardcover. (#30235) $16.00

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Showcases hundreds of eye-catching tattoos that pay tribute to various scientific disciplines, from evolutionary biology and neuroscience to mathematics and astrophysics, and reveals the stories of the individuals who chose to inscribe their obsessions in their skin.

Foreword by Mary Roach. Beautifully illustrated, with illustrated end papers. 271p. Index.