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Historical Analogs for the Stimulation of Space Commerce - Case Studies of the Transcontinental Railroad, Aerospace Industry, Telephone Industry, Scientific Research in Antarctica, Public Works
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 89,310. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an excellent study that investigates and analyzes historical episodes in America in which the federal government undertook public-private efforts to complete critical activities valued for their public good.
X-15: Extending the Frontiers of Flight - Encyclopedic History of America's First Hypersonic Rocket-powered Aircraft and Space Plane - Million Horsepower Engine, Muroc, Edwards AFB (Part 2)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 540. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an excellent history of the famous X-15 rocket plane, called by Neil Armstrong "the most successful research airplane in history." This is a truly authoritative work covering all aspects of the historic program. Because of the unusual size of this document, it is presented in two parts.
X-15: Extending the Frontiers of Flight - Encyclopedic History of America's First Hypersonic Rocket-powered Aircraft and Space Plane - Million Horsepower Engine, Muroc, Edwards AFB (Part 1)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 281,380. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an excellent history of the famous X-15 rocket plane, called by Neil Armstrong "the most successful research airplane in history." This is a truly authoritative work covering all aspects of the historic program. Because of the unusual size of this document, it is presented in two parts.
Destination Moon: A History of the Lunar Orbiter Program - NASA Apollo Moon Landing Preparations, Boeing and Kodak Photo System, Problems with the Spacecraft, Great Lunar Exploration Achievements
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 112,800. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an excellent history of the historic Lunar Orbiter project in the 1960s leading to America's Apollo moon landing.
Flights of Discovery - 50 Years at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC) - X-Planes, X-15, Lifting Bodies, Jet-Powered Research, Winglets, X-29, Fly-by-Wire, Lunar Landing LLRV, Space Shuttle
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 89,090. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an excellent history of NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.
Build Your Own 5f1 Tweed Champ Style Tube Guitar Amplifier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music reference, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Reference
I think more people buy kits to build these little monsters, then are interested in buying a built one. And why not, it's a fun and rewarding project. This report will help you save time and money on buying parts.
Denim Finishes
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Textiles & Polymers, Nonfiction » General reference » Catalogs
Denim is clearly a global presence, it not only exists in every country in the world, but in many of these,it has become the single most common form of everyday attire.The story of each wearer has been indelibly recorded on each pair- each abrasion pattern, area of wear and whiskering, each grease stain are tell tale signs of what what each pair has lived through.
Prism Lasers
Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Lasers & Photonics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Optics & Light
Monochromators running off huge prisms powered by parabolic solar reflectors to produce a broad spectrum of coherent light. Suggest bundled wavelength fibers for maximum power throughput. Posit light capacitors to store light at night, maybe space based light beamed down at night. Also suggest lighting and some power options. A few digs taken at Nikola Tesla.
Easy(er) Electrical Principles for General Class Ham License
Price: Free! Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radio
Taking an exam in order to get a ham license is quite stressful ordeal as it comes. To make things worse most people get extremely confused when dealing with calculations required. This guide will help you understand how to come to the answer as simply as possible and without calculator (which you will inevitably forget at home). Only Electrical Principles part of a exam is covered.
Easy(er) Electrical Principles for Extra Class Ham License
Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radio
Taking an exam in order to get a ham license is quite stressful ordeal as it comes. To make things worse most people get extremely confused when dealing with calculations required. This guide will help you understand how to come to the answer as simply as possible and without calculator (which you will inevitably forget at home). Only Electrical Principles part of an exam is covered
Your Amazing Itty Bitty Safety Book: 15 Essential Steps for the Safe & Healthy Workplace Environment
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
People work in order to provide their families with food, shelter, and clothing. Workers deserve to go home in the same safe and healthy manner they arrived at the start of their shift. Specific processes and programs exist to ensure employee health and safety in the workplace. This is truly a family matter! Stephen Carpenter is an EHS Manager at one of the most exciting building projects today
On The Frontier: Flight Research at Dryden, 1946-1981 - Exploring the Supersonic Frontier, Muroc, Into Space, X-15, Serving Gemini and Apollo, Lifting Bodies Prelude to Shuttle, Center at Crossroads
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,550. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is a wonderful account of flight research at the Dryden Flight Research Center, with a history of the center from its origins through the early research leading to America's Space Shuttle.
Exploring the Unknown: Selected Documents in the History of the U.S. Civil Space Program - Volume VII: Human Spaceflight: Projects Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo - Political and Engineering Insights
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 361,210. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this phenomenal collection of over 150 fascinating documents provides unique political and engineering insights into the pathfinding days of American manned spaceflight, with coverage of the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs.
The Spoken Word III: Recollections of Dryden's History - The Space Shuttle Years - Oral Histories from Major NASA Figures including Gordon Fullerton, Joseph Engle, Kenneth Szalai
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 105,750. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is the third in a series of oral histories about NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.
Leadership in Space: Selected Speeches of NASA Administrator Michael Griffin, May 2005 - October 2008 - Hubble Telescope, Moon Exploration, Human Exploration of Mars, Shuttle and Constellation
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 137,110. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report presents selected speeches of former NASA Administrator Michael Griffin from 2005 through 2008.
CATIA V5 Tips and Tricks
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Drafting & Mechanical Drawing, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Computer aided design
CATIA V5 Tips and Tricks by Emmett Ross contains over 70 tips to improve your CATIA design efficiency and productivity!
The Space Shuttle Decision: NASA's Search for a Reusable Space Vehicle - Excellent Account of the Political and Engineering Challenges, Space Station Concepts, Mars, Air Force Role, Nixon and Budget
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 184,450. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report presents a fascinating history of the decision to proceed with the Space Shuttle program.
A History of Suction-Type Laminar-Flow Control with Emphasis on Flight Research - From the 1930s to the X-21 and the Boeing 757, Swept Wings, Noise, Insect Contamination, Ice Particles, Supersonic
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 47,820. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report presents a history of that portion of laminar-flow technology known as active laminar-flow control, which employs suction of a small quantity of air through airplane surfaces.
Design Model Aircraft for Fun And Profit
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,370. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mechanics / Aerodynamics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Drafting & Mechanical Drawing
This book is about the steps taken to design radio control model aircraft from start to finish. I show readers and prospective designers, how to create a successful flying aircraft, specifically the Quickie Q1. Drawing the aircraft using Computer Aided Design for accuracy and professionalism, the Quickie prototype aircraft is then built and flown, free plans are included with the book!
An Organizational Assessment of the United States Military's Ability to Control the Electromagnetic Spectrum in the 21st Century - Electronic Warfare, Titan Rain Attack by Chinese Hackers
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 136,080. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electrical
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this military study executed a contingency theory based organizational analysis of command level EW organizations responsible for EW plans and management within the Department of Defense.