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Aeronautics & Astronautics

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    Carrying the Fire

    An Astronaut's Journeys

    Narrated by David Colacci ...

    Unabridged

    20 hours 17 min

    'No other person who has flown in space has captured the experience so vividly' - New York Times Book ReviewIn July 1969, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins piloted the Apollo 11 spacecraft to the moon. Fifty years later, it is still one of the greatest achievements in human history.In this remarkable memoir, Michael Collins conveys, in a very personal way, the drama, beauty, and ... Read more

    $20.81 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Man on the Moon

    Narrated by Bronson Pinchot ...

    Unabridged

    23 hours

    On the night of July 20, 1969, our world changed forever when two Americans, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, walked on the moon. Now the greatest event of the twentieth century is magnificently retold through the eyes and ears of the people who were there. Based on the interviews with twenty-three moon voyagers, as well as those who struggled to get the program moving, journalist Andrew Chaikin ... Read more

    $49.35 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Pale Blue Dot

    A Vision of the Human Future in Space

    by Carl Sagan ...
    Narrated by Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 18 min

    In Cosmos, the late astronomer Carl Sagan cast his gaze over the magnificent mystery of the Universe and made it accessible to millions of people around the world. Now in this stunning sequel, Carl Sagan completes his revolutionary journey through space and time.Future generations will look back on our epoch as the time when the human race finally broke into a radically new frontier--space. In ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Space Barons

    Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos

    Narrated by Will Collyer ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 58 min

    The historic quest to rekindle the human exploration and colonization of space led by two rivals and their vast fortunes, egos, and visions of space as the next entrepreneurial frontierThe Space Barons is the story of a group of billionaire entrepreneurs who are pouring their fortunes into the epic resurrection of the American space program. Nearly a half-century after Neil Armstrong walked on the ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Astronaut Maker

    How One Mysterious Engineer Ran Human Spaceflight for a Generation

    Narrated by Eric Jason Martin ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 40 min

    One of the most elusive and controversial figures in NASA's history, George W. S. Abbey was called "the Dark Lord," "the Godfather," and "UNO" (unidentified NASA official) by those within NASA. He was said to be secretive, despotic, a Space Age Machiavelli. Yet Abbey had more influence on human spaceflight than almost anyone in history. From young pilot and wannabe astronaut to engineer, ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Space 2.0

    How Private Spaceflight, a Resurgent NASA, and International Partners are Creating a New Space Age

    by Rod Pyle ...
    Narrated by Jack de Golia ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 48 min

    No longer the exclusive domain of government entities such as NASA and other national agencies, space exploration is rapidly becoming privatized, with entrepreneurial startups building huge rocket boosters, satellites, rocket engines, asteroid probes, prospecting craft, and even commercial lunar cargo landers to open this new frontier. Research into ever more sophisticated propulsion and life ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Moon Hoax?

    Conspiracy Theories on Trial

    Narrated by Alex Boyles ...
    series The Science and Fiction Series

    Unabridged

    4 hours 35 min

    This audiobook is about the American moon landings—and about the doubts expressed ever since concerning the reality of these landings. Were the images of men on the moon really just a huge and cleverly executed hoax? Eversberg explains the best-known claims and conspiracy theories, and analyzes the evidence with the help of detailed full-color images, as well as numerous film documents that can be ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    All about Mars Journeys and Settlement

    Narrated by Martin K. Ettington ...
    series The Living in Space Series #2

    Unabridged

    3 hours 48 min

    A manned mission to Mars has been the dream of humanity at least since the nineteenth century when we first saw details of the surface and thought there might be canals filled with water there.Here I’ve looked at the history of unmanned exploration of Mars over the last fifty plus years, proposed missions to Mars, Mars Settlements, and other major issues regarding traveling to and living on Mars. ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Star Crossed

    The Story of Astronaut Lisa Nowak

    Narrated by Kitty Hendrix ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 43 min

    The astronaut crime that shocked the world Lisa Nowak had driven 900 miles from Houston to Orlando to intercept and confront her romantic rival in an airport parking lot-allegedly using diapers on the trip so she wouldn't have to stop. Nowak had been dating astronaut William "Billy" Oefelein when she learned that Oefelein was seeing a new girlfriend-US Air Force Captain Colleen Shipman. The ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Apollo 8

    The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon

    Narrated by Brian Troxell ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 8 min

    This program includes a bonus conversation with Commander Frank Borman plus archival audio from Apollo 8's lunar orbit and from the cockpit during the mission**.**The untold story of the historic voyage to the moon that closed out one of our blackest, bloodiest years with a nearly unimaginable triumphIn August 1968, NASA made a bold decision: in just sixteen weeks, the United States would l... ... Read more

    $32.33 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Moon Rush

    The New Space Race

    Narrated by Dan Woren ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 22 min

    Veteran space journalist digs into the science and technology—past, present, and future—central to our explorations of Earth’s only satellite, the space destination most hotly pursued today.In these rich pages, veteran science journalist Leonard David explores the moon in all its facets, from ancient myth to future “Moon Village” plans. David offers inside information about how the United States, ... Read more

    $25.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Spaceport Earth

    The Reinvention of Spaceflight

    Narrated by Kevin Kenerly ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 38 min

    Is there a future in orbit? This timely book reveals the state of spaceflight at a crucial juncture in the industry’s history.It’s the twenty-first century, and everything about the space industry is changing. Rather than despair over the end of American manned missions and a moribund commercial launch market, private sector companies are now changing the way humanity accesses orbit. Upstarts ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Truth, Lies, and O-Rings

    Inside the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster

    Narrated by Jonathan Yen ...

    Unabridged

    26 hours 59 min

    On a cold January morning in 1986, NASA launched the Space Shuttle Challenger, despite warnings against doing so by many individuals, including Allan McDonald. The fiery destruction of Challenger on live television moments after launch remains an indelible image in the nation's collective memory. In Truth, Lies, and O-Rings, McDonald, a skilled engineer and executive, relives the tragedy from ... Read more

    $52.40 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Spy Who Changed History: The Untold Story of How the Soviet Union Won the Race for America’s Top Secrets

    Narrated by Richard Trinder ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 56 min

    ‘A superbly researched and groundbreaking account of Soviet espionage in the Thirties … remarkable’ 5* review, TelegraphOn the trail of Soviet infiltrator Agent Blériot, in this bestseller, Svetlana Lokhova takes the reader on a thrilling journey through Stalin’s most audacious intelligence operation.On a sunny September day in 1931, a Soviet spy walked down the gangplank of the luxury ... Read more

    $39.49 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Harrier 809

    Britain’s Legendary Jump Jet and the Untold Story of the Falklands War

    by Rowland White ...
    Narrated by Roy McMillan ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 49 min

    Brought to you by Penguin."Harrier 809 is a truly insightful study of this iconic British aircraft at war, and a tremendous account of the personal experiences of those who flew it in battle. By turns exciting, moving and enlightening; Rowland White has crafted yet another brilliant account of aerial warfare."JOHN NICHOL, BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF SPITFIREWhen the Falkland Islands were invaded by ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Apollo 11

    An AP Special Anniversary Edition

    Narrated by Joel Richards ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 16 min

    HOW AMERICA WON THE RACE TO THE MOON! In this fascinating history of the Apollo 11 mission, the Associated Press chronicles America's journey to the moon. In 1957 the Soviet Union sent Sputnik, the first man-made satellite, into space. America took up the challenge to explore the next frontier. A dozen years, and 25 billion dollars later, the mission of Apollo 11 would yield man's finest hour. For ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Westwind

    The classic lost thriller from the Iconic #1 Bestselling Writer of Channel 4’s MURDER ISLAND

    by Ian Rankin ...
    Narrated by Ian Rankin, Julian Rhind-Tutt ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 18 min

    THE CLASSIC LOST THRILLER FROM THE ICONIC NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER* * * * *It always starts with a small lie. That's how you stop noticing the bigger ones.After his friend suspects something strange going on at the launch facility where they both work - and then goes missing - Martin Hepton doesn't believe the official line of "long-term sick leave"...Refusing to stop asking questions, he leaves his ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Test Gods

    Tragedy and Triumph in the New Space Race

    Narrated by Nicholas Schmidle ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 3 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Meet the astronauts leading the way to a new world of space travel.'An instant classic.' SCOTT KELLY, astronaut and author of Endurance'Adventure in its purest form - rich with risk, courage and friendships.' BEAR GRYLLS'So exciting. A new generation with The Right Stuff.' DAN SNOW_______________________________... ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Spaceflight

    A Concise History

    Narrated by Mike Chamberlain ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 50 min

    Spaceflight is one of the greatest human achievements of the twentieth century. The Soviets launched Sputnik, the first satellite, in 1957; less than twelve years later, the American Apollo astronauts landed on the Moon. Michael Neufeld explains that "the space program" should not be equated only with human spaceflight. Since the 1960s, unmanned military and commercial spacecraft have been ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Case for Space

    How the Revolution in Spaceflight Opens Up a Future of Limitless Possibility

    by Robert Zubrin ...
    Narrated by Mike Lenz ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 38 min

    A noted space expert explains the current revolution in spaceflight, where it leads, and why we need it. A new space race has begun. But the rivals in this case are not superpowers but competing entrepreneurs. These daring pioneers are creating a revolution in spaceflight that promises to transform the near future. Astronautical engineer Robert Zubrin spells out the potential of these new ... Read more

    $37.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Types of Rocket Propulsion and Potential Space Drives

    Narrated by Martin K. Ettington ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 4 min

    There is lots of interest these days in space exploration. After fifty years we are looking at going back to the Moon to build a base and early planning for a manned trip to Mars.After that, further exploration and settlement of the Solar System will be on the table.One of the main limiting factors for all of this space exploration are the types of rockets and rocket engines available to get there ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Mars Rover Curiosity

    An Inside Account from Curiosity’s Chief Engineer

    Narrated by Bronson Pinchot ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 44 min

    In the course of our enduring quest for knowledge aboutourselves and our universe, we haven’t found answers to one of our mostfundamental questions: Does life exist anywhere else in the universe? Ten yearsand billions of dollars in the making, the Mars rover Curiosity is poised toanswer this all-important question.Here, Rob Manning, the project’s chief engineer, tells ofbringing the groundbreaking ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Anthony Fokker

    The Flying Dutchman Who Shaped American Aviation

    by Marc Dierikx ...
    Narrated by L.J. Ganser ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 5 min

    Comprehensive biography of Anthony Fokker, the famed Dutch pilot and daredevil aviator Anthony Fokker: The Flying Dutchman Who Shaped American Aviation tells the larger-than-life true story of maverick pilot and aircraft manufacturer Anthony Fokker. Fokker came from an affluent Dutch family and developed a gift for tinkering with mechanics. Despite not receiving a traditional education, he ... Read more

    $44.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Merlin: The Power Behind the Spitfire, Mosquito and Lancaster: The Story of the Engine That Won the Battle of Britain and WWII

    Narrated by Philip Pope ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 24 min

    The most iconic planes of WWII, the Supermarine Spitfire, Hawker Hurricane, DeHavilland Mosquito and the Avro Lancaster, were all powered by one engine, the Rolls-Royce Merlin. The story of the Merlin is one of British ingenuity at its height, of artistry and problem-solving that resulted in a war-winning design.Published to coincide with the 75th anniversary of VE Day and the 80th anniversary of ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial