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Project Mercury: A Chronology - A History of America's First Manned Spacecraft for the Shepard, Grissom, Glenn, Carpenter, Schirra, Cooper Flights (NASA SP-4001)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,970. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive account of the events of Project Mercury, America's first manned spacecraft.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 14 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - 1971 Third Lunar Landing - Astronauts Shepard, Roosa, and Mitchell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,380. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - chronicle the successful flight of Apollo 14, which resumed the lunar landing program following the Apollo 13 accident.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 13 Accident Cortright Review Board Report with Findings and Recommendations about the In-flight Oxygen Tank Explosion - Lovell, Haise, and Swigert
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,780. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
Converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA accident investigation board report - named after its chairman, Edgar Cortright - provides unique details, including a complete incident timeline, about the causes of the Apollo 13 accident in April 1970.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 13 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - April 1970 Aborted Third Lunar Landing Attempt "Successful Failure" - Lovell, Haise, and Swigert
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,670. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - chronicle the incredible flight of Apollo 13, which returned safely to Earth after aborting its planned lunar landing in April 1970. (Please note that due to space constraints, the Cortright Apollo 13 Review Board report is available as a separate ebook.)
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Enchanted Rendezvous, John Houbolt and the Genesis of the Lunar-Orbit Rendezvous Concept and Political and Technical Aspects of Placing a Flag on the Moon
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,600. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
These official NASA history documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - include a Monograph in Aerospace History about the Lunar Orbit Rendezvous (LOR) mission concept for Project Apollo, plus a NASA contractor report on the political and technical aspects of placing the American flag on the moon.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Project Apollo: A Retrospective Analysis - A Narrative Account Starting with the Kennedy Decision, Monograph in Aerospace History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,230. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - presents a narrative account of the Apollo lunar landing program from its origin through its assessment.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Suddenly Tomorrow Came... A History of the Johnson Space Center (NASA SP-4307) - Manned Missions from Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo through the Space Shuttle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,720. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is an engaging account of the American manned space program from Mercury through the Space Shuttle as seen from the perspective of the NASA Johnson Space Center (formerly known as the Manned Spacecraft Center) in Houston, Texas.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 12 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - 1969 Second Lunar Landing by Astronauts Conrad, Gordon, and Bean
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,060. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - chronicle the amazing journey of Apollo 12, which performed the second manned lunar landing in November 1969. It was conducted by astronauts Conrad, Gordon, and Bean.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Chariots for Apollo: A History of Manned Lunar Spacecraft (NASA SP-4205) - Lunar and Command Module Development, First Lunar Landing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 210,340. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a great review of the development of the Apollo spacecraft - the lunar module (LM) and the Command Service Module (CSM) - and the overall history of the moon landing program.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 10 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - 1969 LM Test Flight in Lunar Orbit by Astronauts Stafford, Cernan, and Young
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 133,300. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - chronicle the incredible journey of Apollo 10, which tested the Lunar Module in lunar orbit for the first time, paving the way for the Apollo 11 landing mission. It was conducted by astronauts Stafford, Cernan, and Young in May 1969.
Shuttle-Mir: The United States and Russia Share History's Highest Stage (NASA SP-2001-4225) - Forerunner to International Space Station (ISS) Operations, Human Side of Successes and Accidents on Mir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,550. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This remarkable NASA history publication provides a gripping account of the Shuttle-Mir program from 1994 through 1998. This volume was converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction by World Spaceflight News.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Stages to Saturn - A Technological History of the Apollo/Saturn Launch Vehicles (NASA SP-4206) - Official Saturn V Development History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 180,730. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a classic study of the development of the Saturn launch vehicle that took Americans to the Moon in the 1960s. Stages to Saturn is one of the finest official histories ever produced. It is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the development of space flight in America.
NASA's Constellation Program: Lessons Learned (Volume I and II) - Moon and Mars Exploration Program - Ares Rockets and Orion Spacecraft
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,860. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,160. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,090. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
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)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 214,390. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, 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
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, 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.