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NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) Reports - Research into Polar Water, Dust and Atmosphere, Moon Origin and Evolution, Astrophysics, Training and Outreach
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 82,620. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Three reports provide information on the activities of the NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI), founded in March 2008. The Institute is based on the premise that exploration and planetary science are fundamentally intertwined.
NASA Space Technology Report: Goddard's Astrophysics Science Division - Annual Report 2011, Research Highlights, Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope, Rossi, HST, Swift, GALEX, HEASARC, WMAP
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,270. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This NASA Goddard Space Flight Center report provides a comprehensive overview of major astrophysics science missions.
20th Century NASA Space History: Mir Mission Chronicle - Modules, Configuration Changes, Major Events of the Russian/Soviet Space Station
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This document chronicles dockings, module additions, configuration changes, and major events of Mir Principal Expeditions 17 through 21, November 1994 through August 1996.
NASA Concepts for Lunar Mining, Construction on the Moon, Lunar Surface Reference Missions, Human and Robotic Surface Activities, In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU), Lunar Resources, Crew Facilities
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,280. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Two official NASA internal documents - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide unique details of plans developed by NASA during the Constellation program era for human and robotic lunar surface activities, including the possibility of lunar mining and in-situ resource utilization (ISRU).
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
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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.
NASA's Space Shuttle Program: Shortfalls Assessment and STS Life Cycle Cost Reports - Shuttle Lessons Learned, Official Evaluation of Problems with Actual Spacecraft Compared to Plans and Targets
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,440. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Two little-noticed NASA reports provide a unique historical appraisal of the problems and shortfalls of the Space Shuttle program.
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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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.
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.”
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.
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).
Aeneas And The Sibyl
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,870. 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.
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.
15 Minute Reads: Fun Facts About the Moon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
15 Minute Reads are designed to help children do a little bit reading everyday. Learn a little bit about the Earth's Moon as you explore some fun facts about it. How was the Moon created? There are several theories. How many people have been to the Moon? Not that many. Why does the Moon change every day? These questions and others are answered within.
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.
If the Earth Suddenly Stopped Spinning
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Imagine if the earth could suddenly stop spinning. What would happen to Humanity? How would we cope with both the cataclysmic event and the subsequent conditions afterwords. In this premise, Ian investigates the effects of a slow halt, and a far more sudden one. Would mankind survive such a devastation? More to the point, would we want to? Conjecture and facts collide in this fascinating work.
What Are The Threats To Earth From Space?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
We know that the Big Bang of 13 billion years ago saw the birth of the sun and many other planets. It just took an instant for the birth of the universe and the universe has been growing or expanding at the speed of light ever since. There are 100 billion galaxies within the universe and our galaxy is just one of them with over 100 billion stars.
The Solar System Lesson Plan Workbook K-5
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Curricula
Discover why Pluto is no longer a planet and other interesting information about our solar system. This workbook is for K-5 and contains facts about the planets, moons in the solar system, the moon landing, other objects that live in our solar system and exploring space. Engage your students in creative thinking with the writing exercises and fact finding.
Out There - A Small Guide To A Big Universe
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 13,380. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Space is a really big place. The Earth, the Sun, and all the other planets live in a relatively quiet corner of an average sized Galaxy in a pretty nice cosmic neighborhood. There is plenty of space, lush nebulae and families of stars that pretty much keep to themselves. It's a great place to be. It's Only An Hour Away By Car - Let's Go Exploring
Radio Aurora Detector
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Circuits / Integrated
An aurora detector is a device that detects when auroras are going to occur. An aurora is caused due to various elements and factors that are later discussed between our Earth and the Sun, and only happen in the Polar Regions on Earth. An aurora can cause havoc and lead to the loss of radio signals, telephone network, and electrical power in Polar Regions on Earth.