Further Reading

We got this a lot. How to find more information on Human Spaceflight. Here are the list of useful references.

News sources

  1. TMRO Weekly news
  2. Spaceflight Insider
  3. Space Daily
  4. Mars Daily
  5. Moon Daily

YouTube Channel

  1. TMRO Show
  2. Scott Manley
  3. NASA Johnson
  4. Телестудия Роскосмоса
  5. Curious Droid

Astronaut Biographies

  1. Mirosław Hermaszewski: Ciężar nieważkości
  2. Tom Wolfe: The Right Stuff
  3. Tim Peake: Ask an Astronaut – My Guide to Life in Space
  4. Scott Kelly: Endurance: A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery
  5. Георгий Гречко: Космонавт № 34 – От лучины до пришельцев
  6. Clayton Anderson: The Ordinary Spaceman: From Boyhood Dreams to Astronaut
  7. Mike Massimino: Spaceman: An Astronaut’s Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe
  8. Scott Parazynski: The Sky Below – A True Story of Summits, Space, and Speed
  9. Leland Melvin: Chasing Space – An Astronaut’s Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances
  10. Donn Eisele: Apollo Pilot – The Memoir of Astronaut
  11. Eugene Cernan: The Last Man On the Moon
  12. Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight
  13. First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong
  14. Walter Cunningham: The All-American Boys
  15. Buzz Aldrin: Magnificent Desolation – The Long Journey Home from the Moon
  16. Chris Hadfield: An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth

Online Courses

  1. edX: Introduction to Aerospace Engineering: Astronautics and Human Space Flight
  2. edX: Engineering the Space Shuttle
  3. edX: Human Spaceflight – An introduction
  4. MIT: Aircraft Systems Engineering (Space Shuttle)
  5. MIT: The Conquest of Space: Space Exploration and Rocket Science
  6. MasterClass: Chris Hadfield Teaches Space Exploration
  7. Delft University – Introduction to Aerospace Engineering I
  8. edX: Space Mission Design and Operations 2018
  9. edX: Space Mission Design and Operations 2019
  10. Antarctica: From Geology to Human History


  1. Gene Kranz: Failure is Not an Option
  2. Carol Norberg: Human Space flight
  3. Red Moon Rising
  4. Amazing Stories of the Space Age
  5. The Astronaut Maker – How One Mysterious Engineer Ran Human Spaceflight for a Generation
  6. The Space Barons
  7. Ignition! – An Informal History of Liquid Rocket Propellants
  8. How to Make a Spaceship – A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race, and the Birth of Private Spaceflight
  9. Bold They Rise – The Space Shuttle Early Years, 1972-1986
  10. Apollo 8 – The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon
  11. Of a Fire on the Moon
  12. Into the Black: The Extraordinary Untold Story of the First Flight of the Space Shuttle Columbia and the Astronauts Who Flew Her
  13. Wheels Stop: The Tragedies and Triumphs of the Space Shuttle Program, 1986-2011
  14. In the Shadow of the Moon – A Challenging Journey to Tranquility, 1965-1969
  15. Moon Shot: The Inside Story of Man’s Greatest Adventure
  16. Spacesuit: Fashioning Apollo
  17. Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void
  18. A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts
  19. Rocket Men: The Epic Story of the First Men on the Moon
  20. Footprints in the Dust: The Epic Voyages of Apollo, 1969-1975

Computer Games

TV Series

  1. Astronauts: do you have what it takes?
  2. From Earth to the Moon
  3. Mars by National Geographic
  4. The First
  5. For All Mankind

Documentary movies

  1. Apollo 11
  2. In the Shadow of the Moon
  3. Last Man on the Moon (Netflix)
  4. When We Left the Earth
  5. Failure is Not an Option
  6. Moonshot
  7. Hubble IMAX
  8. Neil Armstrong – First Man on the Moon


  1. Martian
  2. Right Stuff
  3. Apollo 13
  4. First Man
  5. Gattaca
  6. Interstellar
  7. Gravity
  8. Contact
  9. Салют-7 (Salyut 7)
  10. Время первых (Spacewalk: The Age of Pioneers)
  11. Gagarin. Pervyy v kosmose

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