A special edition of the Haynes Apollo 13 Manual, to coincide with the 50th Anniversary of the Moon mission April 1970 which very nearly ended in catastrophe. The special edition includes an expanded look at what was learned from the investigation, and how these lessons affected the future space programme, and examples of the world's reaction to the crisis. Learn the story of the complex technical challenges involved in returning the crippled spacecraft safely to Earth, explained in detail by an expert author who was there through it all in Mission Control during the six-day flight.
Hardcover book, 216 pages
Measures 21.6 x 1.3 x 27.9 cm
Celebrate women working and achieving in STEM with this brilliant pin. Part of our Badges of Honour range. Enameled blue metal badge. Measures approx 3 cm long.
This book features 100 real astronaut tests and exercises from the European Space Agency’s highly rigorous selection process, ranging from easy to fiendishly hard, Includes puzzles and tests on:· visual perception and logic· mental arithmetic and concentration· psychological readiness· teamwork and leadership· survival, physical and...
Tesla’s original patent application for the use of his famous coil to transmit electricity wirelessly. This amazing device is a radio frequency oscillator that drives an air-core double-tuned resonant transformer to produce high voltages at low currents. Also available in other styles and shapes. 100% cotton....
A traditional wooden carpenter's pencil with the addition of a handy inbuilt spirit level. Wooden pencil with built in spirit level.Measures 17.5 x 1.5 x 0.7cm.