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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.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 9 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - 1969 First Manned Flight of the Lunar Module in Earth Orbit by McDivitt, Scott, and Schweickart
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,090. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - chronicle the vital first manned test flight of the Apollo lunar module, Apollo 9, conducted by astronauts McDivitt, Scott, and Schweickart in early 1969.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Moonport: A History of Apollo Launch Facilities and Operations - Saturn 1, Saturn 1B, and Saturn V Rocket Launch Pads, Launch Complex 39 (NASA SP-4204)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 214,390. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is an superb review of the incredible launch facilities, including Launch Complex 39, built for the Apollo moon landing program in the 1960s at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
14 Fun Facts About Stars: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
We see stars as pretty, twinkling objects, but what exactly are they? A lot of the things we find out about stars, helps us understand other objects; pulsars, quasars, galaxies – even the origin of our universe. Here are some fun facts about stars. Do stars twinkle? What are stars made of? Do we know more about the inside of stars or the inside of Earth? Find out in this book!
14 Fun Facts About the Moon: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
You see it every night in the night sky, but how much do you really know about the moon? But how much do you know about it? What one thing is different about our moon from every other moon we have found? What kind of atmosphere is there on the moon? How many sides of the moon do we see? What happened to the footprints of the astronauts that stood on the moon? Find out in this book.
14 Fun Facts About Pluto: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
Pluto was once considered the smallest planet in our galaxy. As more was discovered about the other planets, and about other objects in our galaxy, Pluto fell into debate, but many people still like to consider it a planet. How much do you really know about Pluto? Why do scientists say Pluto was “discovered by mistake”? How big is Pluto compared to the United States? Find out in this book!
14 Fun Facts About Comets: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
Comets often streak across the night sky. They are fascinating flashes of light, but how much do we really know about them? Here are some things that scientists do know. Find out: What the name comet means. How comets are named. When the earliest comets were recorded. How scientists predict when a comet will return. What a comet’s tail is made of.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Where No Man Has Gone Before, A History of Apollo Lunar Exploration Missions - Science and Engineering History, Crews, Mission Planning (NASA SP-4214)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,850. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is an extraordinary review of the planning and problem solving involved in the lunar surface operations of the Apollo program. It chronicles the tug-of-war between scientists and program officials over experiments, missions, landing sites, and crew selection.
101 Fun Facts About the Planets
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,500. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
This compilation includes the following 15-minute books: 14 Fun Facts About Mercury 14 Fun Facts About Venus 14 Fun Facts About Earth 14 Fun Facts About Mars 14 Fun Facts About Jupiter 14 Fun Facts About Saturn 14 Fun Facts About Uranus 14 Fun Facts About Neptune Surprise and amaze your friends with these fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About Neptune: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
Does Neptune have a lot of winds? What is at the core or center of Neptune? Neptune is slowly turning itself into what precious mineral? What is the coldest place in our solar system? (Hint: It isn’t the planet,) Learn the answer to these questions and many more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. Amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About Uranus: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
What did scientists first think Uranus was? What are the names of Uranus’ moons named after? Is Uranus bigger or smaller than Earth? What is strange about the way Uranus spins? Learn the answer to these questions and many more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. In the middle of the galaxy is Uranus, one of the four gas planets in the Solar System. Here are some fun facts about Uranus.
14 Fun Facts About Saturn: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
How many Earth years does it take to make one Saturn year? Do we know more about the planet Saturn or about its rings and moons? How many moons does Saturn have? How heavy is Saturn? Who discovered Saturn’s rings? Learn the answer to these questions and many more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. Surprise and amaze your friends with these fun facts.
14 Fun Facts About Mars: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
A day on Mars is almost as long as a day on Earth, but how long is a year on Mars? Does Mars have seasons? What color are the rocks on Mars? Mars is full of volcanoes, but when did the last one erupt? Learn the answer to these questions and many more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. Surprise and amaze your family and friends with these facts.
14 Fun Facts About Earth: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
Earth is the only planet in the universe that has life. You live there, but do you know: How old is Earth? How fast does Earth spin? What is happening to Mount Everest, the highest place on Earth? What is the lowest place on Earth? Learn the answer to these questions and many more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book.
14 Fun Facts About Venus: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
Does it ever rain on Venus? How thick is the air on Venus? Which is longer on Venus, a day or a year? How did Venus change the way people saw the world? Learn the answer to these questions and many more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. Venus is the second planet from the sun. It sits between Mercury and Earth. Scientists have studied Venus and here are a few facts we have learned.
14 Fun Facts About Mercury: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
When was Mercury discovered? Does Mercury have a magnetic field? How big is Mercury’s atmosphere? Was Mercury bigger in the past? Learn the answer to these questions and many more fun facts in this 15-Minute Book. The closest planet to the sun is Mercury – a tiny, hot, lifeless ball of rock that races around the sun in less than three months. What could possibly fascinate us about that?
14 Fun Facts About Black Holes: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
TV and movies will have you believing that black holes are huge holes in space and anything that falls into them is lost for all time. You may think that black holes run around in space like huge vacuum cleaners sucking up everything in their path. This is not true. But what actually is a black hole and what do they do? This book will help you find out.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: The Apollo Spacecraft - A Chronology - Four Volumes (SP-4009) - Complete Official History of the Apollo Program from Inception Through 1974
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 399,110. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This comprehensive official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is an crucial reference to the day-by-day activities and decisions which led to the overwhelming success of the Apollo moon landing program. All four volumes of the Chronology are included in this massive conversion, which comprises over 1300 pages.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 8 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - The Epic 1968 First Flight to the Moon by Borman, Lovell and Anders
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,050. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - chronicle the epic December 1968 mission of Apollo 8, the first manned lunar orbit mission by Frank Borman, James Lovell, and Bill Anders.