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Worst Case Scenario: Evacuate Earth!
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Price: Free! Words: 18,280. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
An unofficial companion to the National Geographic television special, "Evacuate Earth". A rogue neutron star is headed for our solar system. Total destruction of the Earth is certain. Can we work together to design, assemble, supply, and launch a starship? Can some fraction of humanity be saved by evacuating the planet? This book is an insider's look at the docudrama. Includes photos. Now Rev 2!
21-12-12
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Price: Free! Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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2012 ... Fiction ? Science ? or just Predictions ? Who the heck were Mayans? And how could they predict the future of today's man? What were the predictions? If you are searching for answers of these questions, this book was made specially for you then ! Learn all the fuss about 2012 - what's real and what's fake - in easy and understandable form in your hand. Get yourself answered!
Conversaciones con Hermanos de las Estrellas
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,550. Language: Spanish. Published: June 11, 2012 by The Little French eBooks. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
Este es el relato de un suceso con apariencia de absurdo que transformó la vida de la autora y su entorno, permitiéndoles realizar un auténtico viaje que convirtió lo ilusorio en innegable.
We Can Go There: How Did We Miss This?
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Price: Free! Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Every mission we've sent into space beyond Earth's orbit has either carried all its fuel with it or received power from a remote source, but both of these methods are extremely inefficient. There is an efficient and effective way to combine fuel-carrying methods and remote power methods, but we aren't using it. This book describes a new way to provide remote fuel with yesterday's technologies.
Leaving Earth: Why One-Way to Mars Makes Sense
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,750. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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The timeline for a Mission to Mars is still over 20 years off, but it doesn't have to be. This book demonstrates why we should go to Mars, and why when we do going one-way - not to die, but to live - actually makes a lot of sense. Accessible to a non-technical audience, 'Leaving Earth' is fast-paced, and full of fascinating scientific, historical, and personal stories. On to Mars!
Aeneas And The Sibyl
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,310. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Latin
This is the easy to read version of the author's translation of the sixth book of the Aeneid, which describes the Trojan hero Aeneas' voyage to and through the Underworld. Being an adaptation, it is not a literal translation of the Roman poet Vergilius' Latin text. However, in the opinion of the author it does represent the meaning of his text.
The Air Force Role in Developing International Outer Space Law - Space Law Debates, Project West Ford, Legal Concepts
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,660. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Air & Space
The impact of the US defense and space initiatives on bilateral and multilateral treaties and on international outer space law in general, a topic of much current discussion, is better understood by an analysis of the development of that body of law.
The Universe - A short history of everything we know
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,160. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Join us on a journey billions of years in the making. A complete view of science in a simple logical sense - discover the true scale of our cosmos, your quantum twin and our fading hopes of interstellar travel. In part 2 we discover mother natures blueprints and a parallel Universe, all of which may help to explain the present crisis humanity faces.
International Space Station (ISS) Systems Engineering Case Study: History and Development of the Station, Hardware and Software, Anomaly Resolution, Russian Participation
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,400. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This case study on the International Space Station considers what many believe to have been the ultimate international engineering project in history.
The 7 Strangest Trojan Asteroids
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,000. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is the story of seven of the solar system’s strangest Trojan asteroids: APOPHIS BAPTISTINA CERES HEKTOR KLEOPATRA THEMIS TOUTATIS
Sin Thesis
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 95,140. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
“Sin Thesis” the first book from author Robert Torres is a non-fiction book based on the many paranormal events that he began experiencing after he claimed to have alien contact. It was later after a subsequent UFO encounter that he says he first started to notice that he was seeing the world differently than most others. It was these first alien experiences that he says “opened his mind.”
Leaving Earth: Why One-Way to Mars Makes Sense
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,230. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
We are now at the cusp of settling other worlds, but the timeline for a Mission to Mars is still over 20 years off. But it doesn't have to be. This book demonstrates why we should go to Mars, and why when we do going one-way - not to die, but to live - actually makes a lot of sense.
NASA Post-Apollo Lunar Exploration Plans: Moonlab Study - Semi-Permanent Lunar Surface Observatory Concept, Personnel, Life Support, Lunar Farm, Moon Base Layout and Design
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,620. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This fascinating 1968 report describes the results of a study of a semi-permanent lunar surface observatory, called Moonlab. Many unusual aspects of a moonbase are explored.
Hubble Space Telescope Systems Engineering Case Study - Technical Information and Program History of NASA's Famous HST Telescope
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,240. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the Hubble Space Telescope program.
First Among Equals: The Selection of NASA Space Science Experiments - Origins of NASA, Early Satellites, Webb's Influence on Science (NASA SP-4215)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,150. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - describes the origin and evolution of the NASA space science selection process. Contents: The Origins of the Selection Process * The Origins of NASA * The Space Science Board * NASA Organizes * 1959: A Year of Trouble and Conflict * The NASA Process for Selecting Scientists
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).
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.
Deadly Auroras? The Carrington Event Threat: Solar Superstorms and the Risk of Devastating Blackouts and Electric Grid Damage from Massive Geomagnetic Disturbances (GMD)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 241,880. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This comprehensive and up-to-date ebook presents the complex story behind the threat posed by massive solar storms to the electric grid. There is growing concern that a repeat of the colossal "Carrington-event" storm of 1859, or even the lesser 1921 solar storm, could wreak unprecedented havoc on America's electric power system, potentially causing prolonged blackouts.
Fast Things in the Solar System
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Some amazingly fast and surprisingly slow things move on Earth and in the rest of the solar system. We begin with some Earthly examples, including World speed records of various kinds, and progress toward faster things, moving among the planets.
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.