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Destination Space DVD Exclusive
Destination Space DVD Exclusive
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Category: DVDs/Science and Space/Space

Cross the threshold of the final frontier as mankind embarks on the greatest adventure of all time: space travel. From heroic space pioneers to modern-day cliff-hanger missions, it's a thrilling look at humanity's quest to conquer space. Be there with astronaut Michael Foale as he survives a harrowing orbital collision onboard the Russian space station Mir. Relive the triumphs and tragedies of space exploration, and see how Cold War adversaries are now combining their expertise in projects like the floating Sea Launch platform.


$19.95
Space Vacation DVD-R
Space Vacation DVD-R
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Category: DVDs/Science and Space/Space

Long description.


$19.95
$12.99
Space DVD Collection
Space DVD Collection
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Category: DVDs/Science and Space/Space

Delve deeper with our Space DVD set, which includes several of our most popular space exploration DVDs: Hubble’s Amazing Universe, Inside the Milky Way, Asteroids: Deadly Impact, Journey to an Alien Moon, and Monster Black Holes.


$39.95
Hubble: Imaging Space and Time - Softcover
Hubble: Imaging Space and Time - Softcover
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Category: Books/Science and Space

In the spirit of National Geographic’s top-selling Orbit, this large-format, full-color volume stands alone in revealing more than 200 of the most spectacular images from the Hubble Space Telescope during its lifetime, to the very eve of the 2008 final shuttle mission to the telescope. Written by two of the world’s foremost authorities on space history, Hubble: Imaging Space and Time illuminates the solar system’s workings, the expansion of the universe, the birth and death of stars, the formation of planetary nebulae, the dynamics of galaxies, and the mysterious force known as "dark energy."


$24.95
Home on the Moon: Living on a Space Frontier
Home on the Moon: Living on a Space Frontier
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Science and Space
Imagine living on the moon. What would you eat? Where and how would you make your home? Written by a former NASA mission controller with firsthand knowledge of the space program, this intriguing book combines a vivid description of humankind's race to the moon with a detailed vision of the moon as our next frontier. Dyson packs lots of moon science into this futuristic vision, presenting kids with key facts in many fields—from geology to engineering to astronautics. Actual images of the moon from NASA's extensive files are paired throughout with imaginative yet accurate artistic renditions of how a moon colony might look. And four fun, hands-on activities make even the most difficult concepts easy for kids to grasp.
$18.95
Space Encyclopedia
Space Encyclopedia
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Science and Space

Presenting the latest exciting findings on space exploration and research and cutting-edge, spectacular views of the universe that technology is bringing back to Earth, all in one ultimate reference book. Authored by David A. Aguilar of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, the National Geographic Space Encyclopedia is ideal for the family bookshelf, providing both accessible information for school reports and compelling reading on the mysteries beyond our world.


$24.95
Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum
Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum
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Designed to convey the awe of a visitor first walking into the world's largest showplace of aviation history, this Autobiography headlines the incredible collections, both on view and behind the scenes, of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The official story and insiders' tales of the museum are shared by its curators, the people who know it best. Spectacular photography and fascinating backstage glimpses show off the jaw-dropping collection, including well-known and beloved artifacts like Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis and the Apollo 11 command module, as well as rare treasures not displayed to the public. For aircraft and spaceflight enthusiasts, for readers interested in science and technology, and for all who admire the civil and military legacy of aviation, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum: An Autobiography is a welcome adventure.


$40.00
National Geographic Angry Birds Space
National Geographic Angry Birds Space
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Science and Space

It's one small step for birds, one giant leap for birdkind...


$13.95
National Geographic Science of Everything
National Geographic Science of Everything
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Category: Books/Science and Space

National Geographic answers all the questions about how things work—the science, technology, biology, chemistry, physics, and mechanics—in an indispensible book that reveals the science behind virtually everything. This clearly written and profusely illustrated book explains the science behind all the machines, gadgets, systems, and processes we take for granted. The perfect book for techies—young or old, male or female—who read Popular Science and Wired or watch "How It Works" and "How It's Made."


$40.00
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Space
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Space
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Science and Space

This beautiful book is the latest addition to the National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book series. These colorful pages will introduce young children to the wonders of space, with colorful illustrations by David Aguilar and simple text that is perfect for beginning readers or for reading aloud. The book will explain basic concepts of space, beginning with what is most familiar to kids and expanding out into universe.


$14.95
Hubble: Imaging Space and Time - Hardcover
Hubble: Imaging Space and Time - Hardcover
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This large-format, full-color volume stands alone in revealing the most spectacular images from the Hubble Space Telescope, from its launch to the very eve of the 2008 final shuttle mission to the telescope.


A wealth of astonishing images leads us to the very edge of known space, setting the stage for the new James Webb Space Telescope, scheduled to launch in 2013.


$50.00
Ultimate Space: Into the Cosmos DVD Collection
Ultimate Space: Into the Cosmos DVD Collection
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National Geographic journeys to the depths of outer space to reveal stunning, up-close images of our mysterious solar system. This 3-disc set features Inside the Milky Way, Most Powerful Stars, Stellar Storms, Hubble’s Amazing Universe, Comets, and Cosmic Fury.


$34.95
Live From Space DVD
Live From Space DVD
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National Geographic goes out of this world to film in a $100 billion studio that’s 250 miles above the Earth’s surface. The 90-minute special broadcasts live from the International Space Station and from Mission Control in Houston in March 2014, taking viewers on a trip around our planet. Viewers take a guided tour of the space station and see experiments carried out in a floating laboratory. Live From Space reveals an incredible view of life on Earth—from sunrise to sunset, big weather, city lights and shooting stars.


$24.95
Science of Babies DVD Exclusive
Science of Babies DVD Exclusive
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Category: DVDs/Science and Space/Biology and Evolution

Human babies come into this world entirely helpless—unable to walk, talk, or feed themselves. And, as any parent can testify, a remarkable transformation occurs over their first year. But what's happening behind what you can simply observe? From first breath to first step, National Geographic sheds light on the amazing developments in the first 12 months of life and how new research indicates that these growing abilities are much more flexible than previously known. Follow leading scientists as they study the remarkable plasticity of a very young brain, measure how early experiences influence the course of human development and deconstruct how babies can learn languages and even grasp math!


$19.95
National Geographic Concise History of Science and Invention
National Geographic Concise History of Science and Invention
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From the ancient conquest of fire and the first turn of a wheel to the latest in scientific leaps toward the stars, this easy-access history offers a panoramic perspective on humankind's quest for the laws, theories, and tools by which we can grasp and master our universe.


$40.00
National Geographic Kids Funny Fill-in: My Space Adventure
National Geographic Kids Funny Fill-in: My Space Adventure
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Hop on board your brand-new spaceship. You've been selected by world leaders to explore strange new worlds, meet new alien beings, and even taste some of their food. What happens next is up to you! Filled with excitement and hilarity, this compositional challenge lets you tell your very own story starring...you! Combining photography from National Geographic Kids, and illustrations in colorful laugh-out-loud pages, this engaging, entertaining, and educational book introduces you to alien beings from across the universe, and invites you to enter their worlds imaginatively by combining your story with theirs.


$4.99
$2.99
The Science Book - Softcover
The Science Book - Softcover
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The Science Book encapsulates centuries of scientific thought in one volume. Natural phenomena, revolutionary inventions, scientific facts, and the most up-to-date questions are all explained in detailed text that is complemented by visually arresting graphics.


$25.95
The Science Book - Hardcover
The Science Book - Hardcover
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The Science Book distills centuries of scientific thought in one richly illustrated volume. Natural phenomena, revolutionary inventions, and the most up-to-date investigations are explained in detailed text, and vivid illustrations—including 3-D graphics and pictograms—make the information even more fun to discover.


$35.00
Fight Science DVD
Fight Science DVD
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National Geographic reveals the science behind mixed martial arts, special operations, and self-defense in Fight Science. From martial artists who defy what many people think is humanly possible to elite military units trained to become ultimate warriors to masters of self-defense who teach how to fight, Fight Science analyzes how these experts generate the power and speed behind each move.


$24.95
National Geographic Kids Super Space Sticker Activity Book
National Geographic Kids Super Space Sticker Activity Book
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An exciting interactive title chock-full of stars, planets, aliens, and everything out of this world brings National Geographic Kids signature content to a sticker and activity book format. For kids who love our universe, this book features the coolest science kids can't get enough of: our planet Earth, cool asteroids, fun aliens, comets, and so much more. Packed with mazes, spelling and pattern games, drawing activities, and more, kids are sure to love these pages loaded with fun.


$6.99
Science as a Contact Sport
Science as a Contact Sport
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It's been nearly four decades since scientists first recognized future global warming. Why can't we act decisively to limit greenhouse gases, deforestation, and catastrophic warming trends? Why are we still addicted to fossil fuels? Have we all just been fiddling for 40 years as the world burns around us?


$28.00
$4.99
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey DVD
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey DVD
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Hosted by renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey explores how we discovered the laws of nature and found our coordinates in space and time. It brings to life never-before-told stories of the heroic quest for knowledge and transports viewers to new worlds and across the universe for a vision of the cosmos on the grandest scale.


$49.98
Sun
Sun
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Science and Space

How hot is the sun? What is it made of? How long would it take to get there? This fun- and fact-filled picture book answers these questions and many more. Follow the lead of two kids and a purple cat, who introduce astronomy in a child-friendly way.


$6.95
$2.99
Phantom Quest DVD Exclusive
Phantom Quest DVD Exclusive
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Meet the scientists of SETI, the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, who monitor the radiowaves of deep space and learn why they agree that life as we know it can exist in many places in the universe.


$19.95
$3.99
Wonders of the Universe DVD Collection
Wonders of the Universe DVD Collection
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Category: DVDs/Science and Space/Space

Journey into the depths of outer space in this five-disc voyage throughout the cosmos. Explore the galactic effects of black holes, relive the excitement of the first lunar landing with never-before-seen spectacular images of the moon and Earth, and transport yourself to the corners of the universe using breath-taking CGI technology and images from the Hubble Space Telescope.


$39.95
The Human Brain
The Human Brain
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The amazing abilities of the human brain are endlessly fascinating. How do we think? How do we remember? What happens when a person's brain is injured, and what can be done to help fix it?


$17.95
Animals on the Edge
Animals on the Edge
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Animals on the Edge aligns young readers with scientists, conservationists, and educators who are committed to the preservation of animals around the world. The informed and educational narrative examines numerous threats to animals in the wild, raising awareness of each species, and detailing the extent and urgency of the problem. The book also encourages young animal lovers to take an active role in the preservation of creatures great and small.


$17.95
Cosmos by Carl Sagan
Cosmos by Carl Sagan
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Category: Books/Science and Space

The updated companion book to Carl Sagan's Cosmos, returning to television in March 2014 as an all-new miniseries on the National Geographic Channel and Fox networks, hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson


$15.00
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Blu-ray
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Blu-ray
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Hosted by renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey explores how we discovered the laws of nature and found our coordinates in space and time. It brings to life never-before-told stories of the heroic quest for knowledge and transports viewers to new worlds and across the universe for a vision of the cosmos on the grandest scale.


$59.98
Epic Rivalry - Hardcover
Epic Rivalry - Hardcover
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When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon in 1969, they personified an almost unimaginable feat—the incredibly complex task of sending humans safely to another celestial body. This extraordinary odyssey, which grew from the rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War, was galvanized by the Sputnik launch in 1957.


$28.00
$4.99