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Flying Reactors: The Political Feasibility of Nuclear Power in Space - Cassini, Atoms for Peace, History of Space Nuclear Power, Project Prometheus, NASA and Air Force Missions
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,200. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This paper addresses the question: What mechanism(s) would improve the political feasibility of a nuclear power program for US space operations?
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.
NASA Space Technology Report: Pogo in Rockets and Launch Vehicles - Pogo Suppression, Experience with Gemini/Titan, Saturn V and Potential Catastrophic Structural Failure on Apollo 13 Mission
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,550. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Two reports from NASA describe the "pogo" problem found in liquid-propellant rockets and launch vehicles: Prevention of Coupled Structure-Propulsion Instability (Pogo) - NASA Space Vehicle Design Criteria (Structures), NASA Experience with Pogo in Human Spaceflight Vehicles.
NASA Lessons Learned in Engineering: Marshall Engineers Recount Problems and Solutions on Saturn V Rocket, Apollo, Space Shuttle, SSME, Hubble Space Telescope, X-33, Other Vehicles and Systems
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,080. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This report is a fascinating and authoritative compilation of lessons learned in approximately 55 years of engineering experience by three Marshall Space Flight Center engineers, James C. Blair, Robert S. Ryan, and Luke A. Schutzenhofer. The lessons are the basis of a course on lessons learned that has been taught at Marshall.
NASA's Space Shuttle Program: Shuttle Avionics Design Constraints and Considerations - Guide Book Based on KSC Engineering's Shuttle Turnaround Experience Lessons Learned
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,060. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This unique NASA report provides information and lessons learned from shuttle avionics testing constraints.
NASA Space Exploration Report: International Space Station (ISS) - Lessons Learned as Applied to Exploration - Mission Objectives, Architecture, Operations, Utilization, Communications
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,590. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
As construction of the International Space Station (ISS) approached completion, and the program's Multilateral Coordination Board (MCB) reflected on the process, they thought it would be valuable to future exploration programs to capture the lessons learned over the ISS design, development, assembly, and operations phases.
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).
Perdidos en el espacio
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,630. Language: Spanish. Published: July 7, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Durante décadas, la aventura espacial ha estado llena de evidentes y publicitados logros, pero también de fallas y de perdidas silenciosas. En este libro, Hugo Montero hace un recuento de las víctimas que fueron escondidas para evitar manchar la propaganda; náufragos y mártires espaciales que fueron vistos como meros daños colaterales.
Photonic Travel: Riding on a Beam of Light
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Price: $39.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This short technical paper describes the technology that will be used to colonize distant planets in other solar systems. It is the most efficient form of transportation that is possible utilizing physical matter. A 5 watt laser pulse can be used to "push" a vehicle from Earth to Mars in about 12 minutes, at the speed of light. Suggestions for further research are made.
Loss of Signal: Aeromedical Lessons Learned from the STS-107 Columbia Space Shuttle Mishap - Aerospace Medicine, Reentry and Spacecraft Breakup, Search and Recovery, Forensic Sciences
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,400. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Loss of Signal presents the aeromedical lessons learned from the Columbia accident that will result in enhanced crew safety and survival on human space flight missions.
Naval Air Training: Air to Air Intercept Procedures Workbook - Pursuit, Radar, Displays and Flight Path Visualization, Intercept Geometry Fundamentals, Counterturn, Missiles
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,460. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This fascinating guide by the Navy covers training for intercepts by fighter plane pilots.
NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services: A New Era in Spaceflight - History of International Space Station (ISS) Cargo and Crew, SpaceX, Orbital Sciences, Bigelow
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,630. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This document provides a history of the NASA Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program executed by the Commercial Crew & Cargo Program Office from 2006 to 2013 at the Johnson Space Center. It provides unique insight into the amazing commercial effort that has seen two companies, SpaceX and Orbital Sciences, supply cargo services to the International Space Station (ISS).
Space Pioneers Sputnik Rockets And Satellites
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Sputnik's launch put the United States scientific and military programs up against it. The U.S. Vanguard rockets began orbiting only months later. Yet there was a sense of urgency for the U.S. to catch up to its Cold War rival. U.S. Politicians, especially President Eisenhower, were pressured to step up testing of scientific and military rockets in order to bring the U.S. forward in the Space Age.
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.
Tolerating High G: An Essay
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You set the price! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Offers a contraption to mitigate g-forces in flight. Proposes new fighter techniques in conjunction with contraption. Opens up high g-force space transport to enhance man's space age capabilities.
The 1,000 Year Old Flying Machines of Pre-Modern Columbia, South America
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Popular culture
Ancient Alien Theorist's wild belief that a three inch gold trinket represents a larger exotic flying machine...designed by Extraterrestrials!
The Lost Technological Chronicles Of Nimrod
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
What was Nimrod building in the Bible as mentioned in the book of Genesis? Richard Henry explores the possibility that the Tower Of Babel may have been advanced technology. Western society is not even close to being the most advanced civilization that has existed on this planet as ancient societies matched and exceeded our modern level of technology.
NASA Mishap Board Report on Serious Spacesuit Anomaly July 2013 ISS Space Station EVA EMU Suit Helmet Water Intrusion - Threatened Astronaut Luca Parmitano with Drowning
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the NASA Mishap Investigation Board (MIB) report released to the public in February 2014 about the serious problem encountered with a spacesuit during a space station spacewalk in July 2013.
NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission, Asteroid Initiative, Grand Challenge, Science, Deflection and Human Exploration Plans, Crew Systems, Solar Electric Propulsion, NEO Campaign
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,920. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This unique ebook provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the ambitious and controversial proposal by NASA to redirect a small asteroid into lunar orbit for later exploration by a human crew.