Vol. 516 – Celebrating the 2017 Great American Eclipse: Lessons Learned from the Path of Totality
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Astronauts (action book)
This fun, fact filled, and hands-on compact action book includes flaps, pull tabs, and many other moveable parts showing young children how astronauts train for missions into space.
How Spaceships Work
Blast off into the cosmos with the latest title in the popular ‘How Things Work’ series revealing the inner workings of familiar places and vehicles.
Space Pop Up Book
What's out in space? Can we travel to other planets? What do astronauts do? Young children can find out the answers to these questions and more in this accessible and interactive guide.
Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry
Celebrated astrophysicist and science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry describes the fundamental rules and unknowns of our universe from the basics of physics to big questions about the nature of space and time with his characteristic wit and a little fun. Includes 40 color illustrations. Compact size 6.1” x 9.1”/softcover /176 pages
Phases of the Moon Cocktail Candle
New low price! This unique Phases of the Moon Cocktail Candle will brighten a room. After it completes its full burning cycle, rinse with boiling water, fill with a celebratory beverage, and toast to the quarter, the crescent, and the gibbous – all the gradual changes of Earth’s natural satellite.
Telescope Cocktail Candle
Newly marked down price! Conjure dreams of discovering faraway nebulae, comets and galaxies with the atmospheric glow of this Telescope Cocktail Candle. After it completes its full burning cycle, rinse with boiling water and fill with a celebratory beverage.
Henrietta Swan Leavitt Pint Glass
One left! Back in 1893, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, was not allowed to operate a telescope at the Harvard College Observatory. However, her fascination for the luminosity of Cepheid variable stars, and her determination to look at the plates of 1,777 variable stars, identify them, and measure their brightness, let her to discover the relation between the luminosity and the period of Cepheid variable stars.
Vintage Celestial Art Gift Wrap / Set of 4
Low Stock! Wrap gifts, books, and calendars with these vintage celestial gift wrap, The Phases of the Moon and the Celestial Chart. Printed on textured Italian archival paper, this wrapping paper also makes beautiful wall hangings for the office, guest room, or library. Can’t decide? Wrap gifts with one set and frame and hang the others in your favorite room. Set includes 2 of each design. 20” x 28”. Shipped rolled.
Astronomy Reversible Canvas Tote
New low price! This reversible, double layered Astronomy Canvas Tote celebrates the night sky with retro artwork. Gift one to your favorite astronomer, your star-gazing buddy, or anyone who loves to look up! 14.5”h x 18”w. 100% recycled canvas.
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A Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon
Award-winning author Suzanne Slade and debut artist Veronica Miller Jamison tell the story of a NASA "computer" in this smartly written, charmingly illustrated biography. This storybook retells Katherine Johnson’s achievements focusing on her path as a black female mathematician, devoted to the civil rights struggle, breaking the barriers of jobs held by men and how people were divided in school through integration. More info below. c 2020. 40 pgs. 10.3”x 10.3” Hardcover. Ages: 4-8
The Astronaut with a Song for the Stars: The Story of Dr. Ellen Ochoa
New price reduction! Growing up in a family of immigrants, Ellen dreamed of becoming a professional flutist, but all of that changed when she discovered engineering in college. Though she was told that field of study wasn't for girls, the bright young scientist refused to give up-ultimately becoming a NASA astronaut who shattered barriers and rocketed to success!
Pi Wax Seal
Only 1 left! New low price! Add some vintage flair and your love of Pi to your stationary with this sealing wax kit. It’s also the perfect gift for the person who has everything! Each seal comes in its own kraft box with a stick of deep red mailable sealing wax with a wick for quick and easy use.
Mae Jemison T-Shirt - Child's Sizes 8-10
New low price - only a few left! Inspire young girls with this short sleeve t-shirt by artist Stacie Bloomfield. Celebrating the accomplishments of Mae Jemison, the first African-American female to travel in space, this t-shirt also honors an inspiring astronaut, physician and engineer. 100% Cotton, Unisex Child Sizes 12. Made in Peru
Mae Jemison T-Shirt - Women's S - XL
Mae Jemison, the first African-American to travel in space, is celebrated by Artist Stacie Bloomfield for her accomplishments as astronaut, physician, and engineer. 100 Cotton. Womens M-XL. Made in Peru
NASA Retro Logo T-shirt
New lower price! Wear a little nostalgia with this retro NASA insignia t-shirt celebrating a pioneer of space exploration, scientific discovery and aeronautics research in this retro NASA insignia t-shirt. Women should consider ordering a size down for a more fitted look. Ringspun, airlume combed 100% cotton. Unisex M, L, XL, XXL
Astronomy Zip Case
This two-sided zip case, made of 100% recycled 12 oz cotton canvas is sturdy enough to hold toiletries, or pens & pencils. Perfect for travel or everyday use. Lined in 5 oz recycled cotton. Machine wash cold. Tumble Dry. 6” x 10”
Celebrate the “irrational” with our new Pi T-shirt. Useful for all kinds of calculations, it is also important to scientists who work with planetary bodies and the spacecraft that visit them. It is also used by NASA scientists to calculate the distance between stars in a projection of the sky (spherical trigonometry – a special kind of geometry). Unisex sizes available: L, XL, XXL
Mission Moon 3-D Book
Only 1 left! The perfect gift, Mission Moon 3-D is a beautifully illustrated story of the space race captured in stereo 3-D with over 150 3-D photographs and 200 mono photographs. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the landing on the moon in July of 1969, this book includes a Lite-Owl 3-D viewer nested within the backcover. Written by David J. Eicher and illustrated by Brian May and Claudia Manzoni. 192 pgs. 9 ½”w x 12 ½” h.
El Universo a sus Pies
The Universe at Your Fingertips in Spanish! This new collection of over 60 exemplary hands-on activities features the "greatest hits" from Universe at Your Fingertips and More Universe at Your Fingertips, the most popular resource notebook and activity manuals published by Project ASTRO.
More Universe at Your Fingertips
The best-selling astronomy education resource available just got better! The thousands of educators and astronomers who own the original Universe at Your Fingertips have asked us for more! Here are 25 new classroom-tested activities, a host of resource listings and teaching suggestions, plus a guide to reliable astronomy information and activities on the web.
Tours of the Night Sky
Feeling nostalgic? This ASP collection of 4 seasonal audio nightsky tours and 40-page booklet with star charts makes stargazing easy. Whether hiking, camping, or simply going out into your backyard, you can play these audio tours (either CD or cassette) on your portable player and embark on a magical tour of the heavens.