NASA are making their eBooks available, free. Everything you wanted to know about space… you can know read about online. Or, well, any where!
They’re not perfect - many of the books were digitized 8/9 years ago when formatting didn’t exist but it acts as a functioning library for anyone who cares to look.
What these works also show is how central the space program made and found itself during the 20th century. NASA could convene PIllsbury and the chefs on nuclear submarines to talk about food. Computing and solar energy were both pushed along by NASA’s interest. The Space Race was a proxy skirmish in the Cold War. And, of course, all sorts of ideas from the era leaked into the way NASA thought about things: freedom and America and gender and aesthetics and the future. - The Atlantic