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Now I know My Alpha Beta Gammas
You set the price! Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Technology / Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
An infant engineer's guide to the world of greek symbols.
Efficient Airports
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This book presents ideas for making airports more efficient via measures to reduce the time airline passengers spend on the ground.
A Flight Below Ground
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The concept of having airfields underground has been a long considered possibility however those who promote the idea are considered to be slightly unbalanced. However when all the issues and advantages are considered then the feasibility and possibility of such facilities becomes a possible reality. The environmental benefits and new technology make the use of them a cool challenge.
X-15: Extending the Frontiers of Flight - Encyclopedic History of America's First Hypersonic Rocket-powered Aircraft and Space Plane - Million Horsepower Engine, Muroc, Edwards AFB (Part 2)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 540. Language: English. Published: June 2, 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 is an excellent history of the famous X-15 rocket plane, called by Neil Armstrong "the most successful research airplane in history." This is a truly authoritative work covering all aspects of the historic program. Because of the unusual size of this document, it is presented in two parts.
Tornado Buster: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
Prevent tornadoes by discharging electric energy into the earth via flying lightning rods. Build heavy lift high torque engine, slow moving planes to do so. Large propellers, big air foil area, extended landing gear and discharge cables.
Dirigiplane: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
An airship airplane hybrid design that transforms in flight by deflation/inflation. A target speed of 300 knots (320 for brief periods) and the typical airship cruise speed of 85 knots for maximum velocity is the goal. It is a compromise between speed and lift.
Warp Factor 10: Travel Faster than Light
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
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This short technical paper presents the first practical technology solution for traveling faster than the speed of light. Most of the hardware & technology necessary for the first tests have already been developed, although faster computer processors may be required for synchronization. Light-years of distance can be traversed by performing millions of “hops."
A Vehicle for Time Travel
Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This short technical note describes an approximate mathematical solution for Time Travel involving relativity and very brief time intervals. Basic configuration for a vehicle is shown. This paper will only be meaningful to those with a background in calculus, physics, and/or engineering. Each reader must comprehend that our universe blinks off and on, 1 trillion times each second (1.039 THz).
Miscellany 51: Apparent Wind Speed and True Wind Speed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This article describes the mathematical relationship of apparent wind speed and true wind speed, for a sailboat.
How to Travel Faster than Light
Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This short technical paper presents the first practical technology solution for traveling faster than the speed of light. Most of the hardware & technology necessary for the first tests have already been developed, although faster computer processors may be required for synchronization. Light-years of distance can be traversed by performing millions of “hops."
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: NASA Recommendations to Space-Faring Entities - How to Protect and Preserve the Historic and Scientific Value of U.S. Government Lunar Artifacts
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
NASA recognizes the steadily increasing technical capabilities of space-faring commercial entities and nations throughout the world and further recognizes that many are on the verge of landing spacecraft on the surface of the moon.
Army Research Laboratory Technical Report: A Summary of Visual Gaze and Dwell Times for Army Pilots During Mission Simulations (ARL-TR-5900) Army Aviation Simulators
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report summarizes pilot (PI) visual gaze and dwell times obtained during operational missions conducted with seven engineering simulators.
The Air University Pantheon of Air, Space, and Cyberspace Power Thinkers - Wright Brothers, Billy Mitchell, Robert Goddard, Hap Arnold, Claire Chennault, Theodore von Karman, and Others
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,330. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This compendium offers a broad sweep of some of our service's most remarkable and memorable figures in the context of an evolving center for airpower education.
Space Shuttle Program History: Historical Documentation about the Jake Garn Mission Simulator And Training Facility, Building Five at the Johnson Space Center
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides a survey of the Jake Garn Mission Simulator and Training Facility (Building 5) at NASA's Johnson Space Center.
NASA's Nuclear Frontier: The Plum Brook Reactor Facility - Research into Nuclear Propulsion for Rockets and Aircraft
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,840. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a fascinating history of NASA's nuclear research on propulsion at the Plum Brook reactor facility in Sandusky, Ohio.
NASA Space Technology Report: Low Cost Robotic Lunar Lander (COMPASS Final Report), Launch Options including SpaceX, Subsystems, Costs and Risks
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The goal of this COllaborative Modeling for the Parametric Assessment of Space Systems (COMPASS) session was to use Total Low Cost as the objective function, and design a Robotic Lunar Lander to deliver an unspecified payload (greater than zero) to the lunar surface for the lowest cost. The spacecraft designed as the baseline out of this study was a solar powered robotic lander.
Orion: America's Next Generation Spacecraft - A Look at the Design, Development, and Testing of NASA's Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) for Deep-Space Manned Exploration Flights
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This NASA publication provides a concise overview of the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle project. As the flagship of our nation's next-generation space fleet, Orion will push the envelope of human spaceflight.
Photonic Travel: Riding on a Beam of Light
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: 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.
Tolerating High G: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Popular culture, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Ancient Alien Theorist's wild belief that a three inch gold trinket represents a larger exotic flying machine...designed by Extraterrestrials!

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