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Operational Protection From Unmanned Aerial Systems - Drones, UAV, UAS Proliferation, ISR Platforms, UAS Capabilities and Vulnerabilities, Current Protective Measures, Protection Shortfalls
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,450. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The widespread proliferation of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) among both state and non-state actors is cause for concern to U.S. Operational Commanders. No longer does the U.S. have a monopoly on UAS operations. Nearly 90 countries now operate some type of UAS capability and, with increasingly affordable and available technology, that trend is increasing at an alarming rate.
NASA Reports: Issues in Maintaining Team Motivation over Long-Duration Exploration Missions, Team Culture Issues for Long-Duration Exploration Missions - Perspective on Cultural Diversity
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 163,340. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Issues in Maintaining Team Motivation over Long-Duration Exploration Missions: This review was commissioned by the Behavioral Health and Performance Research Element (BHP-R) of the NASA Human Research Program (HRP) in order to review the issues that might arise in maintaining team (crew) motivation over long durations.
Hypersonic Global Strike Feasibility and Options - Design Challenges, Propulsion, Fuel, Material, Plasma Interference and Weapons Employment, Current Programs, Weapons Integration, X-37B, AHW
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,770. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the feasibility of hypersonic weapons and aircraft as global strike options in the 2035 timeframe.
Historical Studies in the Societal Impact of Spaceflight - Apollo Moon Landings, Application Satellites, Nuclear Power, Planetary Probes, Role in Integrated Circuits, Medical Tech Spinoff, Environment
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 267,510. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. 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 excellent new book from NASA presents a series of in-depth studies on specific subjects on the societal impact of spaceflight.
The Need for a Global Space Traffic Control Service: An Opportunity for U.S. Leadership - Avoiding Orbital Satellite Collisions, Space Debris, Tracking Systems, Space Situational Awareness (SSA)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,950. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study examines the need for a global space-traffic-control service must be addressed by the space-faring nations of the world, especially the United States. Losing a satellite to an accidental on-orbit collision is no longer hypothetical, but real and increasingly likely.
Navy Additive Manufacturing (AM): Adding Parts, Subtracting Steps - 3D Printing, Tooling, Aerospace, Binder Jetting, Directed Energy Deposition, Material Extrusion, Powder Fusion, Photopolymerization
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,710. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Manufacturing, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report examines additive manufacturing (AM) and describes its potential impact on the Navy's Supply Chain Management processes.
U.S. Air Force (USAF) Energy Policy: Horizons Science and Technology Vision, Strategic Plan, Air Domain, Harvesting, Game-changing Concepts, Space, Propulsion, Storage, Cyber Domain, Infrastructure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 135,960. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces three important reports from the U.S. Air Force about energy policy and the service: U.S. Air Force Energy Strategic Plan; Energy Horizons: United States Air Force / Energy S&T Vision 2011-2026; Energy Horizons: A Science and Technology Vision for Air Force Energy.
Counterfeit Electronic Parts Controls in the Department of Defense Supply Chain - Insufficiency of Current Controls, MIL-STD-1556B Policy Gap, Government Industry Data Exchange Program (GIDEP)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,650. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / General
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book considers the history and scope of the counterfeit parts issue and its contributing factors, and proposes a tiered solution to more effectively ensure the safety, quality, and specification conformance of integrated circuit components.
Benefits of a Space-Based Group System Architecture - Payload Integration, On-Orbit Operations, Launch Segment, Communications, DARPA, Low Earth Orbit, ISS International Space Station, Geostationary
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 112,260. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study examines the use of smaller space-based group satellites.
The Vulnerability of U.S. Agriculture to Foot and Mouth Disease - Livestock Industry at Risk, Entry into the United States, Farmer Protections, Case Studies of FMD in the United Kingdom, Taiwan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 116,180. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Agronomy / General
This unique report is professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. The U.S. livestock industry represents a critical economic infrastructure, due to its size and influence on national and international agricultural systems.
Lessons from Fukushima: Relocation and Recovery from Nuclear Catastrophe - Radiological, Chernobyl, Risk Communication, Public Information, Property Compensation, Radiation Dose Range, Dosimeters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,660. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Radiation
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the objective of this study was to assess lessons the United States can incorporate into its disaster management plans from Japan's experience managing the relocation of communities due to the widespread contamination from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Managing NASA in the Apollo Era - From the Fire to Apollo 11, Headquarters Organization, Acquisition Process, Manpower, Budgetary Process, DoD Relations
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 185,310. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2016. 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 official NASA history describes and analyzes the organization of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration during the 1960s and, in so doing, to test certain assumptions about the nature of administrative history.
Oil for the Lamps of China - Beijing's 21st-Century Search for Energy: Coal, Oil, Natural Gas, Power Distribution System, Environment, Defense, Nuclear, Renewable, Solar, Wind, Geothermal
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 137,820. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / General
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report examines energy sources and planning in the People's Republic of China.
Science Training History of the Apollo Astronauts (NASA SP-2015-626) - Missions, Shoemaker, Meteor Crater, Field Trips, Rover Simulations, Lunar Geology, Rock and Mineral Lessons, Geologist Schmitt
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 234,400. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this spectacular official NASA history provides a fresh new look at the Apollo program, with fascinating, in-depth reporting on the science training given to the Apollo moon astronauts.
Military Payloads Hosted on Commercial Satellites: How Can the Space and Missile Systems Center Increase the Number of Commercially Hosted Military Payload Contract Awards? Spectrum Certifications
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 112,250. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study examines the case for commercially hosted military payloads (CHMP).
Mega Project Assurance - Volume One - The Terminological Dictionary
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 130,130. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Reference, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
The Mega Project Assurance Series provides effective tools, guidance and instruction for professional accounting, audit, construction, design, engineering, finance, infrastructure, legal, project management and operations practitioners. Volume One addresses the terminology used throughout the Mega Project Assurance Series and is a useful reference for practicing professionals and students.
Complete Guide to Weather Satellites: NOAA Polar and Geostationary Satellites, GOES, POES, JPSS, DMSP, Potential Critical Gaps in Data, Program History, Military and Earth Observation, Forecasting
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,900. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique collection of government documents provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of current and planned American weather satellites, with material from NOAA, NASA, and independent reviews of the troubled replacement program.
Terrorist and Insurgent Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs): Use, Potentials, and Military Implications - Emerging Threats, Historical Overview, Chronological Narrative, Implications and Policy Responses
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,920. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an interesting academic research paper outlining the threat posed by terrorists using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and drones.
World Peace - The Transition
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 101,950. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Analytic
World Peace - The Transition - is a Plan taken from well-supported explanations in economics, technology, history, business, leadership, and transformation (project management), to create a simple straight-forward series of next steps that lead on to a Good Life (as Aristotle called it) - the American Dream for seven billion people.
Breaking the Chains of Capitalism, An Evolutionary Journey to True Freedom (Color)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,420. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Human Services, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Automation
This book offers for consideration an integrated social economic structure and technical solution capable of ending the predatory evolution of our species. This book also explains the primary factor responsible for the most preventable suffering and death throughout the evolutionary development of our species and how to correct this dysfunction at its source.