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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.
21st Century Complete Guide to Space Weather: Solar Storms, Impacts on Human Activity, Flares and Coronal Mass Ejections, Satellite Sun Observation, Forecasting, Carrington Event
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 302,820. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Uncover the mysteries of space weather and solar activity, and learn about the practical consequences on human activity from astronaut safety to power grid blackouts with this authoritative compilation of up-to-date official documents. The sixteen parts of this massive, thousand-page compilation report on every aspect of the vital role of the sun and space weather.
ABDUCTION
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 212,690. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Abduction phenomenon depends, fundamentally,· upon human experience-i.e., the reports of the abductees themselves and the recording, sifting, and evaluating of these reports by the investigator. That is, of necessity, a participatory process in which the person exploring the experiences-in this case myself-must enter fully and empathically.
Complete Guide to the Kepler Space Telescope Mission and the Search for Habitable Planets and Earth-like Exoplanets - Planet Detection Strategies, Mission History and Accomplishments
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,230. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is a comprehensive guide to the search for planets outside our solar system (called exoplanets), particularly Earth-like habitable worlds, and the work of the pioneering NASA planet-finding space telescope, Kepler. In addition to detailed coverage of the Kepler spacecraft and its discoveries, there is coverage of the ongoing worldwide search for exoplanets.
Histories of the Soviet / Russian Space Program - Volume 5: Soviet Space Programs: 1981-87 - Piloted Space Activities, Launch Vehicles, Launch Sites, and Tracking Support
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,710. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This fascinating and informative series of Soviet space program history reports concludes with a reproduction of a truly historic document: Soviet Space Programs, 1981-87, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
Histories of the Soviet / Russian Space Program - Volume 4: Soviet Space Programs: 1976-80 - Launch Vehicles, Political Goals and Purposes, International Cooperation In Space, Future
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,170. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This fascinating and informative series of Soviet space program history reports continues with a reproduction of a truly historic document: Soviet Space Programs, 1976-1980, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
Histories of the Soviet / Russian Space Program - Volume 3: Soviet Space Programs, 1971-75 - Facilities and Hardware, Manned and Unmanned, Bioastronautics, Civil and Military
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 239,150. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This fascinating and informative series of Soviet space program history reports continues with a reproduction of a truly historic document: Soviet Space Programs, 1971-1975, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
Histories of the Soviet / Russian Space Program - Volume 1: Review of the Soviet Space Program 1967, Soviet Space Programs, 1966-70 - Sputnik, Vostok, Luna, Zond, Soyuz, Manned Moon Plans
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 331,560. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This fascinating and informative series of Soviet space program history reports begins with this reproduction of two truly historic documents: Review of the Soviet Space Program 1967 and Soviet Space Programs, 1966-70.
Asteroid, Comet, and Near Earth Object (NEO) Encyclopedia: Sweeping Coverage of Impact Threats, Spacecraft Research, Detection, Deflection, Mitigation, Tunguska, Chelyabinsk, Planetary Defense, PHAs
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 370,820. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Discover all aspects of asteroids, comets, near earth objects (NEOs), and their impact threat to Earth in this massive, authoritative compilation of up-to-date official documents from NASA and other federal sources.
Robotic Mars Exploration Encyclopedia: Science Goals, Mars Sample Return Mission Planning and Technology, Astrobiology, the Search for Life on Mars, Orbiters, Landers, Geology, Habitable Environments
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 440,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Thirty-three vital papers, studies, reports, and proposals from 1996 through September 2012 are included in this unique compilation with over a 1000 pages of detailed material, providing extraordinary details about planning for robotic Mars exploration - focusing on rovers, landers, orbiters, and sample return missions.
Human Missions to Mars: Comprehensive Collection of NASA Plans, Proposals, Current Thinking and Ongoing Research on Manned Mars Exploration, Robotic Precursors, Science Goals, Design Reference Mission
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 313,920. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Sixteen landmark papers, studies, reports, and proposals from 1968 through September 2012 trace the evolution of NASA-related concepts for the human exploration of Mars.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Oral Histories of Managers, Engineers, and Workers (Set 6) - including Brock Stone, Ernst Stuhlinger, von Ehrenfried
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 481,400. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The fascinating oral histories of nineteen Apollo lunar program pioneers - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary effort, with vital observations about an era of space history that changed the world.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Oral Histories of Managers, Engineers, and Workers (Set 5) - including Edward Pavelka, William Reeves, Robert Seamans, and Joseph Shea
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 502,170. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The fascinating oral histories of twenty-one Apollo lunar program pioneers - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary effort, with vital observations about an era of space history that changed the world.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Oral Histories of Managers, Engineers, and Workers (Set 4) - including Kohrs, Eugene Kranz, Seymour Liebergot, Robert McCall, Dale Myers, John O'Neill
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 640,220. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The fascinating oral histories of two dozen Apollo lunar program pioneers - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary effort, with vital observations about an era of space history that changed the world.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Oral Histories of Managers, Engineers, and Workers (Set 3) - including Jay Greene, Griffin, Milt Heflin, Holloway, Jeffs, Kelly (Lunar Module Manager)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 417,330. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The fascinating oral histories of two dozen Apollo lunar program pioneers - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary effort, with vital observations about an era of space history that changed the world.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Oral Histories of Managers, Engineers, and Workers (Set 2) - Including Cohen, Fendell, Frank, Fuqua, Garman, Gavin (Lunar Module Program Director)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 485,620. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The fascinating oral histories of two dozen Apollo lunar program pioneers - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary effort, with vital observations about an era of space history that changed the world.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Oral Histories of Managers, Engineers, and Workers (Set 1) - Including Aaron, Arabian, and Calio
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 444,860. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The fascinating oral histories of two dozen Apollo lunar program pioneers - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary effort, with vital observations about an era of space history that changed the world.
Memories of the Golden Age of American Space Flight (Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab) - Oral Histories of Managers, Engineers, and Workers (Set 4) - Including Sjoberg, Wendt, and Yardley
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 338,140. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The fascinating oral histories of a fourth set of thirteen pioneers of the "golden age" of American manned spaceflight (Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, and Skylab)- converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary effort, with vital observations about an era of space history that changed the world.
Memories of the Golden Age of American Space Flight (Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab) - Oral Histories of Managers, Engineers, and Workers (Set 3) - Including Maynard, George Mueller, Warren North
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 436,770. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The fascinating oral histories of a third set of fifteen pioneers of the "golden age" of American manned spaceflight (Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, and Skylab)- converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary effort, with vital observations about an era of space history that changed the world.
Memories of the Golden Age of American Space Flight (Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab) - Oral Histories of Managers, Engineers, and Workers (Set 2) - Including Lunney, Haney, Kleinknecht, and Kraft
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 537,710. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The fascinating oral histories of a second set of sixteen pioneers of the "golden age" of American manned spaceflight (Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, and Skylab)- converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary effort, with vital observations about an era of space history that changed the world.