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Doc# Title Cost
SP-2006-4110 Rockets and People, vol. 2 Free
SP-4214 Where No Man Has Gone Before: A History of Apollo Lunar Exploration Missions Free
SP-2011-4234 When Biospheres Collide: A History of NASA’s Planetary Protection Programs Free
SP-4407 Exploring the Unknown: Selected Documents in the History of the US Civil Space Program, vol. 1: Organizing for Exploration Free
SP-2013-4413 Archaeology, Anthropology, and Interstellar Communications Free
SP-2015-4803 Historical Studies in the Societal Impact of Spaceflight Free
SP-2017-631 The Power of Flight: NASA’s Contributions to Aircraft Propulsion Free

Doc# Title Cost
SP-2017-4547 Making the Invisible Visible: A History of the Spitzer Infrared Telescope Facility (1971–2003) Free
SP-2012-4549 Toward A History of the Space Shuttle: An Annotated Bibliography, Part 2 (1992–2011) Free
SP-2016-4550 Walking to Olympus: An EVA Chronology, 1997–2011, Volume 2 Free
SP-2014-4555 The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics: An Annotated Bibliography Free
SP-2017-4557 Science Advice to NASA: Conflict, Consensus, Partnership, Leadership Free

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