Major & Mrs Holt’s Definitive Battlefield Guide To The D-Day Normandy Landing Beaches

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The battlefield guides of Major & Mrs Holt have long set the benchmark and this new book is what it claims, the definitive battlefield guide to the Normandy Landing Beaches. The text is crisp and comprehensive with excellent full colour images in illustration, together with a folded map of the beaches – Most Highly Recommended.

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Armies of the Past, Armies of the Hellenistic States, 323 BC to AD30, History, Organization & Equipment

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This is a beautifully illustrated book that follows the evolution of Hellenistic Armies through the final years of independence as they became increasingly influenced by Roman arms and tactics. This book provides rich illustration in the form of specially commissioned full colour drawings and photographs of re-enactors – Much Recommended.

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The Second World War Illustrated, The First Year, Archive And Colour Photographs of WW2

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Another illustrated war history that this publisher excels at. This book provides a pictorial review of the first year of WWII, supported by concise text – Highly Recommended.

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Lockheed F-104 Starfighter, A History

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From the trusted pen of a leading aviation historian, the story of a remarkable fighter aircraft. This book takes a careful look at one of the most successful Century Fighters produced for the USAF and sold successfully around the world – Highly Recommended.

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In-Space News Conference to Review First All-Woman Spacewalk

In-Space News Conference to Review First All-Woman Spacewalk

NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir conduct the first all-women spacewalk.
NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir conduct the first all-women spacewalk.
Credits: NASA

NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will participate in a news conference from orbit at noon EDT, Monday, Oct. 21, following their Friday spacewalk – the first to be conducted by two women.

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NASA to Provide Coverage of Key Events at 70th International Astronautical Congress

NASA to Provide Coverage of Key Events at 70th International Astronautical Congress

NASA Planetary Science Director Jim Green at the first anniversary of the Curiosity rover's landing on Mars
NASA Chief Scientist Jim Green will be among the NASA speakers at the 70th International Astronautical Congress, held Oct. 21-25 in Washington.
Credits: NASA/Carla Cioffi

NASA will provide live coverage on NASA Television of key events at the 70th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), which takes place Oct. 21-25 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington. In addition, the agency will provide coverage of other events during the week online and via its social media channels.

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NASA’s Planetary Protection Review Addresses Changing Reality of Space Exploration

NASA’s Planetary Protection Review Addresses Changing Reality of Space Exploration

The bit carousel, which lies at the heart of Sample Caching System of NASA's Mars 2020 mission
The bit carousel, which lies at the heart of Sample Caching System of NASA’s Mars 2020 mission, is attached to the front end of the rover in the Spacecraft Assembly Facility’s High Bay 1 at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. The carousel contains all of the tools the coring drill uses to sample the Martian surface and is the gateway for the samples to move into the rover for assessment and processing.
Credits: NASA

NASA released a report Friday with recommendations from the Planetary Protection Independent Review Board (PPIRB) the agency established in response to a recent National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report and a recommendation from the NASA Advisory Council.

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