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NASA Human Spaceflight Astronaut Health Research for Exploration and Manned Mars Missions, Risk Report WSN-01, Behavioral and Psychiatric Disorders, Cognitive, Performance Decrements, Psychosocial
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 102,420. Language: English. Published: May 3, 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 series of reports deals with ongoing research by NASA into a risk reduction strategy for human space exploration and planned manned missions to Mars.
Sateliți. Succintă Abordare Introductivă
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,630. Language: Romanian. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Engineering (General)
Cartea descrise câteva categorii de sateliți artificiali, apoi diferite laboratoare spațiale destinate experimentelor și observațiilor științifice iar, în final, sunt date detalii despre stațiile spațiale MIR și SSI.
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.
NASA Report: Sleep on Earth and in Space: Risk Factors, Health and Performance Outcomes, and Countermeasures - Workshop on Lessons Learned from ISS Space Station and Shuttle Human Flights
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,430. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sleep & sleep disorders
The workshop goals were to: Review state-of-the-art knowledge of the effects of environmental factors on sleep; Review state-of-the-art knowledge of the effects of sleep or insufficient sleep on multiple physiological and psychological functions; Encourage inter-disciplinary work, including countermeasure development, on these topics; and Provide information for a report to NASA.
Training "The Right Stuff": An Assessment of Team Training Needs For Long-Duration Spaceflight (LDSF) Crews - Astronaut Interviews, Human Task Interdependency, Tempo, Mission to Mars Crew Issues
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,230. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The present report details the first part of our training needs analysis. This component is dedicated to identifying characteristics of the task environment LDSF crews face that are both unique to this type of team and are expected to have a significant impact on team competency requirements and the strategies used to address those training needs based on prior research.
The Wright Brothers Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions
This is a Summary of The #1 New York Times bestseller from David McCullough, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize—the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly—Wilbur and Orville Wright. This summary is aimed for those who want to capture the gist of the book but don't have the current time to devour all 336 pages.
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.
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.
City in the Sky: Basic Theory and Design for a Floating City
Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Astrophysics
This short technical paper describes the basic theory and design for floating cities in the clouds, which have been described in numerous science fiction books and movies. Any structure or object can be made to behave as though it were essentially massless. This is done by synchronizing an electrical signal on the surface of the object with the blinking frequency of our universe.
NASA Report: International Space Station (ISS) Benefits for Humanity, 2nd Edition - Human Health, Earth Observation, Disaster Response, Technology, Global Education, Economic Development of Space
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,670. Language: English. Published: February 14, 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 book summarizes the scientific, technological and educational accomplishments of research on the space station that have had and will continue to have an impact to life on Earth.
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.
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).
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.
NASA's Efforts to Manage Health and Human Performance Risks for Space Exploration - Human Mars Missions, Astronaut Health Care, Radiation, Vision Impairment and Intracranial Pressure, Nutrition
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,320. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015. 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 report provides an update on the status of major astronaut risks and NASA's effort to manage those health risks.

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