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On Alert: An Operational History of the United States Air Force Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Program, 1945-2011 - Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, Peacekeeper MX, Minuteman III, Nuclear Warhead
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 186,290. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The men and women who eventually built these intercontinental-range rockets, as well as the ones who transformed nuclear weapons to be capable of launching on these rockets, deserve a key place in our nation's history. This book describes their struggles, both on the technical front and on the political front, as they pursued game-changing capabilities.
Fire Effects Guide (PMS 481) - Wildland and Forest Fire Behavior, Characteristics, Fuels, Air Quality, Soils, Water, Plants, Wildlife, Habitat, Cultural Resources, Grazing Management
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,130. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
The chapters of this Guide discuss different elements that relate to our management of fire effects and specific responses of different ecosystem components to fire.
Complete Guide to America's Navy and the Space Program: Early Satellites to Current Defense Systems, Manned Programs (Shepard, Mercury, MOL, Apollo), Recovery, From the Sea to the Stars 2010 Edition
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Price: $5.79 USD. Words: 123,690. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The complete story of the U.S. Navy and the space program is told in this unique ebook compilation incorporating two authoritative history documents detailing both the Navy's involvement in the manned space program and its own vital military and defense satellite programs through 2009.
The History of Large Federal Dams: Planning, Design, and Construction in the Era of Big Dams - Hoover, Glen Canyon, Bonneville, Central Valley Project, FDR, Muir, Conservation, Environmental Impact
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 202,230. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
This history explores the story of federal contributions to dam planning, design, and construction by carefully selecting those dams and river systems that seem particularly critical to the story. Written by three distinguished historians, the history will interest engineers, historians, cultural resource planners, water resource planners and others.
Solar Power Satellite (SPS) Encyclopedia: Complete Coverage of All Aspects of Space-based Solar Energy, History and Current Concepts, Security Implications, GEO, Rectennas, Microwaves and Lasers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 535,170. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
This comprehensive ebook provides authoritative information on every aspect of solar power satellites (SPS).
Complete Guide to the 1961 SL-1 Fatal Nuclear Power Plant Accident - Accident and Recovery Operations Reports, Official Findings, Timeline of Events, Technical Details, Safety Implications
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,000. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear
Four official federal government reports provide the full details of the tragic SL-1 prototype nuclear power plant accident of January 3, 1961, the first and only immediately fatal American reactor accident.
Complete Guide to the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) - History from Atomic Reactors to Nuclear Waste Cleanup, Rickover and the Nuclear Navy, SL-1 Fatal Reactor Accident, Uranium and Plutonium
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 232,620. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Two comprehensive histories of the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) provide extensive information about the lab's role in the development of nuclear reactors and other technologies, covering the period from before its establishment in 1949 through 2010.
STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths Principles V10
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Series: Educational eBooks with accompanying software., Book 53 ยท Education eBooks, Apps and Software, Book 53. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 150,870. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radio
STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths Principles V10 eBook covers all the topics of this popular software title used in schools and colleges worldwide for over twenty years and now available as a Tablet and Smartphone App.
Comprehensive History of American Aviation Pressure Suits - Early Pioneers to Space Shuttle, Kittinger, Crossfield, Neil Armstrong, SR-71, U-2, Navy and Air Force Suits, Asteroid Mission Suit
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 161,450. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
From the earliest aviation pressure suit pioneers to today's plans for space suits for the planned manned asteroid retrieval mission, this unique ebook compilation will be of great interest to aviation and space enthusiasts.
The United States Army Air Arm - April 1861 to April 1917, Wright Brothers, Curtiss and Burgess Airplanes, Air Fatalities, Balloons, Airships, Early Planes, Signal Corps, Aviation School
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 177,980. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This important official monograph recounts the development of aviation in the United States Army from April 1861, when the Army first became interested in balloons as a means of observation, to April 1917, when America entered World War I.
Nuclear Fusion Energy Encyclopedia: ITER Project, Burning Plasma, American and International Fusion Research Facilities, Spinoffs, FESAC Reports, Toroidal Magnetic Fusion
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 673,990. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Nuclear
With twenty-six chapters and thousands of pages of text, this unique compilation of official information provides an incredibly comprehensive overview of all aspects of the worlds' quest for nuclear fusion energy, including the ambitious ITER experimental burning plasma project, U.S. fusion research and facilities, international efforts in China, Russia, South Korea, and other countries, and more.
Miracle on the Hudson: Official Reports on US Airways Flight 1549 Ditching in the Hudson River, January 2009, Captain Sullenberger, Bird Strike Risk to Aircraft
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,280. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The complete story of the amazing flight of US Airways 1549 is contained in this reproduction of the official National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) report on the incident, along with the transcript of a hearing before a House of Representatives committee.
2013 NASA Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP) Annual Report, Issued January 2014 - International Space Station, Commercial Crew Risk and Budget, SpaceX, Exploration Program
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,350. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The 2013 report by the ASAP safety advisory panel to NASA, released in January 2014, presents findings on various important spaceflight safety topics, including the Commercial Crew Program and the Space Launch System (SLS).
Enduring Quests, Daring Visions: NASA Astrophysics in the Next Three Decades - The Search for Life and Exoplanets, History of Galaxies, Origin and Fate of the Universe
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,460. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This roadmap, released in early 2014, presents a science-driven 30-year vision for the future of NASA Astrophysics that builds on recent remarkable discoveries to address three defining questions: Are we alone? How did we get here? How does the universe work?
The Case for Space Solar Power
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 150,270. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This book makes the case for Space Solar Power; recounting the history of this fascinating concept and summarizing the many different ways in which it might be accomplished.
Historia del Movimiento Ambiental en Puerto Rico
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 207,970. Language: Spanish. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
El libro narra el movimiento ambiental en Puerto Rico. Contiene antecedentes históricos y describe eventos impactantes, como los casos del derrame de petróleo del Zoe Colocotronis, estableciendo un precedente legal mundial de costos ambientales y el impacto del bombardeo en Vieques. Describe creación de agencias ambientales, sus ejecutorias y recopila datos, anécdotas y éxitos del movimiento.
NASA's First A: Aeronautics from 1958 to 2008 - From NACA to the Space Age, Dryden, Langley, Ames, X-Planes, Faget, Hypersonics, Lifting Bodies, V/STOL, Rutan, NASP, SST, Composites
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,010. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
This is a comprehensive history of NASA's aviation programs, starting with NACA research in the 1940s and 1950s through the space race to current times.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force C-135 Stratolifter and KC-135 Stratotanker Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,820. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Four Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of the C-135 Stratolifter and KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft. Contents: Operations Procedures * Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * Aircrew Training * Aircraft Configuration
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force KC-10 Extender Aerial Refueling Tanker Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 161,310. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of the KC-10 Extender aerial refueling tanker aircraft.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force Flight Test Mission - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 188,790. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF flight test operations. Contents: Operations Procedures * Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * Aircrew Training