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If you’ve been to the library lately, you might have noticed one of our displays. All of the campuses work hard to offer rotating displays on a wide variety of topics. Sometimes they highlight new materials in our collection, sometimes they showcase a particular program or topic, and often they focus on titles related to a specific class that’s being offered this term.

But, what if you can’t make it to campus or you’re an online student? Why not check out some of the eBook titles listed below? These are just a sample of those that relate to the Introduction to Space class. In order to access e-books, log-in to the Library Splash page and click on “eBrary” under E-Books in the blue databases box. You can search by the subject or by the title.

Partial List of Space Titles Available in eBrary

Butrica, A. J. (2003). Single stage to orbit: Politics, space technology, and the quest for reusable rocketry. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Camberos J. A., Moorhouse D. J. (Eds.). (2011). Progress in astronautics and aeronautics, volume 238: Energy analysis and design optimization for aerospace vehicles and systems. Reston, VA: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Committee on Priorities for Space Science Enabled by Nuclear Power and Propulsion. (2006). Priorities in space science enabled by nuclear power and propulsion. Washington, DC: National Academies Press.

Gruntman, M. (2004). Blazing the trail: The early history of spacecraft and rocketry. Reston, VA: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Lai S. T. (Ed.). (2011). Progress in astronautics and aeronautics, volume 237: Spacecraft charging. Reston, VA: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Marschke, D., Reynolds, H., & Tewari, A. (2011). Advanced control of aircraft, spacecraft and rockets. Hoboken NJ: Wiley.

Radioisotope Power Systems Committee, & National Research Council. (2009). Radioisotope power systems: An imperative for maintaining U.S. leadership in space exploration. Washington, DC: National Academies Press.

Saleh, J., & Castet, J. (2011). Spacecraft reliability and multi-state failures: A statistical approach. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Space Studies Board, & National Research Council. (2011). Space studies board annual report 2010. Washington, DC: National Academies Press.

Takaaki Musha, Yoshinari Minami (Eds.). (2011). Field propulsion system for space travel: Physics of non-conventional propulsion methods for interstellar travel. SAIF Zone, Sharjah, UAE: Bentham Science Publishers.

Wie, B. (2008). Space vehicle dynamics and control (2nd edition). Reston, VA: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

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