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NASA Space Shuttle Program Tacit Knowledge Capture Project: Oral Histories from Twenty Program Officials and Managers, Challenger and Columbia Accident Insights and Lessons Learned
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 202,350. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The oral histories of twenty Space Shuttle program officials and managers - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary program, with important discussions of lessons learned, including unique information about the Challenger and Columbia tragedies.
Skylab Mission Report: First Visit - 1973 Space Station Mission by Conrad, Kerwin, Weitz - Workshop Damage and Problems, Activities, Hardware, Anomalies, Experiments, Crew Health, EVAs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,790. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA internal document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - is a comprehensive evaluation of the operational and engineering aspects of the first manned visit to the Skylab space station.
Skylab Mission Report: Saturn Workshop, Marshall Space Flight Center - Technical and Engineering Details of Station Hardware, Subsystems, Experiments, Missions, Crew Systems
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,410. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA internal document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides comprehensive details about the Skylab Orbital Workshop - operations, anomalies, and much more.
They Made it Happen: Oral Histories of the Unsung Heroes of NASA's Space Shuttle Program - Engineers and Managers Recount Amazing Stories about America's Winged Space Marvel
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 396,820. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The oral histories of thirty-one engineers and managers for the Space Shuttle program - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide fascinating insights into the highs and lows of the extraordinary program.
Wind Tunnels of NASA - History of Their Contribution to Flight Science from the Wright Brothers to the Shuttle, Current NASA Facilities for Aircraft and Spacecraft Tests
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,850. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This ebook provides comprehensive coverage of the history and accomplishments of wind tunnels, featuring a reproduction of the NASA history document, Wind Tunnels of NASA, along with a special section outlining some current NASA wind tunnel capabilities.
Skylab Medical Operations Project: Recommendations to Improve Crew Health and Performance for Future Exploration Missions - Fascinating Opinions from Crewmembers on Flight Operations and Systems
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,200. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA internal document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - contains extraordinary commentary from astronauts associated with the Skylab program on a variety of operational issues and spacecraft systems, with fascinating opinions on medical issues, EVA umbilicals, spacecraft recovery options, communications, and much more.
Skylab Mission Report: Third Visit - Space Station Mission by Carr, Gibson, Pogue, Mission Activities, Hardware, Anomalies, Science Experiments, Crew Health, EVAs, Comet Kohoutek
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,070. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA internal document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - is a comprehensive evaluation of the operational and engineering aspects of the third manned visit to the Skylab space station.
Skylab Mission Report: Second Visit - 1973 Space Station Mission by Bean, Garriott, and Lousma, Mission Activities, Hardware, Anomalies, Science Experiments, Crew Health, EVAs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,000. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA internal document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - is a comprehensive evaluation of the operational and engineering aspects of the second manned visit to the Skylab space station.
Wings in Orbit: Scientific and Engineering Legacies of the Space Shuttle - Select Astronaut Observations and Highlights of Shuttle Program Payloads and Experiments Supplement (NASA TM-2011-216150)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,240. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This NASA technical memorandum is an invaluable supplement to the acclaimed Shuttle history, Wings in Orbit, compiled to provide selected highlights of the science and engineering payloads, experiments, engineering and scientific tests, and other technical activities that were carried out during the Space Shuttle era.
Inside the International Space Station (ISS): Science Research Accomplishments During the Assembly Years, An Analysis of Results from 2000-2008
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,910. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The International Space Station (ISS) celebrated 10 years of operations in November 2008. Today, it is more than a human outpost in low Earth orbit (LEO). It is also an international science laboratory hosting state-of-the-art scientific facilities that support fundamental and applied research across the range of physical and biological sciences.
Inside the International Space Station (ISS): Reports on Visual Impairment and Intracranial Pressure Problems, Behavioral Issues, Fascinating Excerpts from Crew Journals, Cross-Cultural Interactions
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,070. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Three official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide unique and illuminating information about life aboard the International Space Station for NASA astronauts.
Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) American and Soviet Press Kits - Detailed Information on the First Joint U.S. and Russian Spaceflight, Docking Module, Experiments, Soyuz Capsule
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,480. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
These American and Soviet Press Kits for the historic 1975 Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) mission provide a wealth of information about the mission and the spacecraft - including the first extensive official description of the Soyuz capsule.
Inside the International Space Station (ISS): Research Summary, Student Experiments, Educational Activities - Human Research for Exploration, Physical and Biological Sciences, Technology Development
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,850. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Two official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide detailed information on the experiments and research aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
NASA Astronauts on Soyuz: Experience and Lessons for the Future - Working with the Russians from the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project to the Mir Space Station and the International Space Station (ISS)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides an interesting review of NASA's experience working with the Russians and lessons on astronaut safety assurance of the Soyuz spacecraft.
Project Gemini: A Technical Summary and Report - Extraordinary Detail of the Spacecraft, Test Program, Flight Performance, Systems, Mission Planning, and Experiments of America's Second Manned Program
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,880. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA internal program document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - is an extraordinarily impressive technical account of the spacecraft and hardware of Project Gemini, the two-man orbital capsule that pioneered rendezvous and docking techniques used in the Apollo lunar landing missions.
Project Gemini Summary Conference: Comprehensive Overview of All Aspects of the Second American Manned Space Flight Program Leading to the Apollo Lunar Landing Missions - Operations, Missions, Science
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,500. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This official NASA internal program document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive account of Project Gemini, the two-man orbital capsule that pioneered rendezvous and docking techniques used in the Apollo lunar landing missions.
Inside the International Space Station (ISS): NASA Independent Safety Task Force Final Report and Long-Term ISS Risk Reduction Activities - Loss of Crewmember, Destruction, Abandonment, Crew Health
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,360. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Two major documents reveal the risks and safety issues about the International Space Station (ISS).
Space Launch System (SLS): America's Next Manned Rocket for NASA Deep Space Exploration to the Moon, Asteroids, Mars - Rocket Plans, Ground Facilities, Tests, Saturn V Comparisons, Configurations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,440. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is an essential guide to NASA's next manned rocket for deep space exploration, the Space Launch System (SLS), which was authorized by Congress after the cancellation of the Ares rockets of the Constellation program. In the Block 2 configuration, the rocket will be larger than the famous Saturn V moon rocket.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-14.1: Counterspace Operations - Space Situation Awareness, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, Targeting, ISR, GPS, Space Order of Battle
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,400. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Counterspace operations are critical to success in modern warfare. The rapid maturation of space capabilities and the evolution of contingency operations have greatly enhanced the effectiveness of air and space power.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-14: Space Operations - Global and Theater Space Forces, Spacelift, Types of Orbits, Operational Advantages, Integrating Civil, Commercial, Foreign Space Assets
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,960. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Our space forces perform functions that are critical for the joint force— intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; command and control; positioning, navigation, and timing; weather services; counterspace; communications; and spacelift.