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NASA's Constellation Program: Lessons Learned (Volume I and II) - Moon and Mars Exploration Program - Ares Rockets and Orion Spacecraft
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,860. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
NASA has produced this two-volume special publication (SP-2011-6127) to document the lessons learned in the execution of the Constellation Program, which was developing the Ares rockets and the Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle for manned missions to the moon and Mars prior its cancellation by the Obama Administration in 2010.
Complete Guide to NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Project - Mars Exploration Curiosity Rover, Radioisotope Power and Nuclear Safety Issues, Science Mission, Inspector General Report
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,160. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) and its Curiosity rover is provided in this unique compilation of official NASA material. There is complete data on the MSL mission, science investigations, historical Mars missions, the Gale Crater landing site, the radioisotope nuclear power source and nuclear safety issues, and much more.
How Alien Would Aliens Be?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,710. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
How alien would aliens be? Like us, aliens would be constrained by the physical world. That implies that they will not be all that different from us, perhaps half to twice as big as we are. They will depend on vision and hearing as we do and they will live on a planet much like ours. Do they even exist? The odds are not good. We may be the only intelligent life in the universe.
Saturn V Flight Manual: Astronaut's Guide to the Apollo Moon Rocket
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,960. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
This unique Saturn V Flight Manual, written for the astronauts flying the mammoth Apollo moon rocket, has fascinating information about flight systems, events, and crew interactions. This document, produced for the Apollo 8 first manned Saturn V mission, has a special level of extraordinary technical detail.
From BIGBANG to OVERPOPULATION
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,390. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
A quark tells the story of the universe from the start to now, in everyday language for curious persons, from teenager to pensioner. Everything in the universe consists of quarks and electrons, which is why quarks know everything. It tells the differences between humans and other animals, including their odd sexual behavior, and the basic problem of the planet at the start of the 21st century.
The Achievements and the Days Book I. From the Origin to the Hominids
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Price: Free! Words: 124,490. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
In book I the author touches on the origin of the universe, the origin of life and the origin of humanity. The areas include Big Bang Theory, atomic physics, chemistry and evolution at the universe, earth, cell, animal and human levels. Interesting facts and observations are interspersed throughout; these points certainly add spice to the presentation.
Van Oerknal tot Oorbevolking
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,840. Language: Afrikaans. Published: March 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
Van Oerknal tot Oorbevolking vertel die geskiedenis van die heelal tot by planeet Aarde en sy intelligentste lewewese - die mens - in verstaanbare taal en vir lesers van alle ouderdoms groepe. Die wetenskaplike plousibiliteit word deur 'n duitse fisika-professor beaam. Suider-Afrika word besonder beklemtoon. POS ASSEBLIEF 'N (HOPELIK POSITIEWE) BEOORDELING VAN MY BOEK NADAT JY DIT GELEES HET!
Is There Time?
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Price: Free! Words: 68,980. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
Is there time to avoid humanity’s extinction? Practically everything that has ever lived is extinct; we will be no exception unless we work very hard to be an exception. Wrestling with that problem led to a chilling, undeniable conclusion: the human species is ultimately doomed on Earth and we have no plan. A convincing strategic vision and mission for humanity elude us… until now.