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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!
Reflections of a Technocrat: Managing Defense, Air, and Space Programs during the Cold War, National Reconnaissance and NRO, Commercial Space Programs, Comsat
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,710. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
John McLucas accrued almost 50 years' experience on both sides of the government procurement table. From that perspective, he also hoped to analyze various acquisition strategies, such as the value of prototyping (which he had employed with great success to bring the A-10 and F-16 aircraft to fruition) and a willingness to accept risks when appropriate.
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.
Engineering the Space Age: A Rocket Scientist Remembers - Aeronautical Engineering, Missiles, ICBMs, Manned Spacecraft, Mercury, Gemini, Space Shuttle, McDonnell Aircraft, Cyclogiro
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,910. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This Air Force book presents the many interesting stories of a McDonnell Aircraft engineer on everything from aeronautical engineering to manned spacecraft.
Into the Unknown Together: The DOD, NASA, and Early Spaceflight - Human Spaceflight, Manned Orbiting Laboratory (MOL), Dynasoar, Mercury, Gemini, Apollo Programs, Space Exploration
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 226,950. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Into the Unknown Together is a comprehensive review of the political and management terrain involved in the early US space program—especially those aspects dealing with human spaceflight.
Saturn IB Flight Manual (Skylab Saturn 1B Rocket) - Comprehensive Details of H-1 and J-2 Engines, S-IB and S-IVB Stages, Launch Facilities, Emergency Detection and Procedures
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,250. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This unique Saturn IB Flight Manual, written for the astronauts flying the Skylab missions to the station in the Apollo Command Service Module, has fascinating information about flight systems, events, and crew interactions.
2011 NASA Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP) Annual Report, Issued January 2012 - Space Shuttle, International Space Station, Commercial Crew and Cargo, SpaceX, Human Rating, Exploration Program
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,660. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The 2011 report by the ASAP safety advisory panel to NASA, released in January 2012, presents findings on the space station, shuttle program completion, noteworthy launches, Soyuz return to earth, commercial crew, Space Launch System (SLS) and Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV), how safe is safe enough, and more.
Space Shuttle Columbia STS-107 Tragedy: Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) Transcripts of Board Public Hearings, In-Flight Rescue Options, Crew Survivability
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 346,970. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Three elements of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) final report are reproduced in this ebook. The CAIB reported on the last flight of space shuttle Columbia, which ended in the horrible, sudden loss of the vehicle and crew during entry on February 1, 2003.
Space Shuttle Columbia STS-107 Tragedy: Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) Final Report, Gehman Board Report to NASA
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,730. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is the official final report (Volume One) issued by the Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) (also known as the Gehman Board after its chairman, Harold Gehman) on the last flight of space shuttle Columbia, which ended in the horrible, sudden loss of the vehicle and crew during entry on February 1, 2003.
International Space Station (ISS): Planning for the Extension of Utilization Through 2020, including Spare Parts, Safety, and Reliability - GAO Study of NASA Plans
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
In 2010 the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was authorized to extend the life of the International Space Station (ISS) from 2015 through at least September 30, 2020.
Seize the High Ground: The Army in Space and Missile Defense - NIKE-ZEUS, Safeguard, Ballistic Missile Defense, Sentry, Strategic Defense Initiative, Anti-satellite, Laser, Space Shuttle
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,480. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official Army history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a unique account of the history of Army involvement in space programs and missile defense efforts.
Science in Flux: NASA's Nuclear Program at Plum Brook Station, 1955 - 2005 (NASA SP-2006-4317) - Nuclear Rockets, NERVA, Atomic Airplanes, Aircraft Nuclear Propulsion
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,040. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Nuclear
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a dramatic account of the history of NASA's nuclear reactors at the Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio.
Venture into Space: Early Years of Goddard Space Flight Center - Vanguard, Mercury Tracking, Explorer, Pioneer, Tiros, Telstar, Relay, Syncom Satellites (NASA SP-4301)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,170. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is an interesting account of the early history of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.
Facing the Heat Barrier: A History of Hypersonics - V-2, Sanger, Missile Nose Cones, X-15, Scramjets, Space Shuttle, National Aerospace Plane (NASP), X-33, X-34 (NASA SP-2007-4232)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,560. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a fascinating and comprehensive account of the history of hypersonics, the study of flight where aerodynamic heating dominates the physics of the problem, normally at Mach 5 and higher.
"We Freeze to Please" - A History of NASA's Icing Research Tunnel and the Quest for Flight Safety (NASA SP-2002-4226)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,610. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive account of NASA research on aircraft icing, a major threat to air safety.
Wernher von Braun: His Life and Work from German Missiles to the Saturn V Moon Rocket - An Expansive Compilation of Authoritative NASA History Documents and Selections
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,650. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
With extensive and informative excerpts gathered from over three dozen NASA history and reference publications, this unique compilation provides unprecedented insight into the life and work of Dr. Wernher von Braun on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth in 1912.
Power To Explore: History of Marshall Space Flight Center 1960-1990 - von Braun, Apollo, Saturn V Rocket, Lunar Rover, Skylab, Space Shuttle, Challenger Accident, Spacelab, Hubble Space Telescope, ISS
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 240,300. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history report - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a comprehensive history of the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, Alabama from its formation through 1990.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 2000 Missions, STS-99, STS-101, STS-106, STS-92, STS-97
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,600. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
These official final program mission reports issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center cover missions in 2000: STS-99, STS-101, STS-106, STS-92, STS-97. In these thorough reports, with information and specifics not available on NASA website mission descriptions, each orbiter system is reviewed in detail along with technical information on performance and anomalies.
American X-Vehicles, An Inventory from X-1 to X-50 - NACA, NASA, Air Force Experimental Airplanes and Spacecraft (NASA SP-2003-4531)
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive survey of America's experimental aircraft from the pathfinding supersonic X-1 to the X-50.
The Air Force Handbook - Comprehensive Guide to the Weapon Systems and Equipment of the USAF, Airplanes, Fighter Jets and Bombers, Missiles, Satellites, Bombs, Munitions for Combat in Air and Space
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 49,640. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
The Air Force Handbook, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, is a comprehensive reference sourcebook about the systems and equipment of the USAF.