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NASA Space Technology Report - Antarctic Exploration Parallels for Future Human Planetary Exploration: The Role and Utility of Long Range, Long Duration Traverses
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,300. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This report describes a two-day workshop at the NASA Johnson Space Center discussing lessons learned from traverses, driven largely by science objectives, in the Earth's polar regions.
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.
The Sun, the Earth, and Near-Earth Space: A Guide to the Sun-Earth System - Comprehensive Information on the Effects of Space Weather on Human Life, Climate, Spacecraft
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,330. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This beautifully written work by one of America's top solar experts provides an easy-to-read yet thorough guide to our Sun and its impact on planet Earth. It is highly recommended to anyone interested in the Sun and space weather.
Mars 2020 Exploration Rover Mission: Overview and Report of the Mars 2020 Science Definition Team (Mustard Report) - Potential Martian Biosignatures, Mars Sample Return Cache
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,750. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This comprehensive ebook provides a complete guide to the ongoing plans for NASA's Mars 2020 rover mission. The Mars 2020 mission would explore a site likely to have been habitable, seek signs of past life, fill a returnable cache with the most compelling samples, and demonstrate technology needed for the future human and robotic exploration of Mars.
The Dark of the Moon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,780. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
“The Dark of the Moon” is a collection of five hard science fiction short stories and three supporting science essays. It is volume one in a series of e-books called “Hard Squared Science Fiction” that intentionally set out to provide the vision people need to solve the great problems of the 21st century.
Army Ballistic Missile Programs at Cape Canaveral 1953 through 1988 - Research Using V-1 and V-2, Redstone, Jupiter, Pershing Missile Programs, Range Control, Radar Tracking, Overcast, Paperclip
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,430. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This study begins with a summary of the major events leading up to the REDSTONE missile program at Cape Canaveral. It includes an overview of RAF Bomber Command's raid against Peenemunde in August 1943 and the U.S. Army's recruitment of Wernher von Braun and his 'hand-picked' team of rocket experts in 1945.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Apollo Terminology - Comprehensive Dictionary of Aerospace Terms and Acronyms
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,250. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This invaluable reference work, Apollo Terminology, belongs in the library of every student of the Apollo lunar landing program. The preface states, "Apollo Terminology definitions presented herein are intended to provide Apollo program participants with an updated collection of terminology used on the Apollo program."
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 2: Soviet Space Programs 1971 - Kosmos, Lunokhod, Salyut, Soyuz, Zond, FOBS, Military Satellites, Mars Attempts, Tracking Ships
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,720. 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 continues with a reproduction of a truly historic document: Soviet Space Programs, 1971, 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.
Pursuit of Power: NASA's Propulsion Systems Laboratory (PSL) No. 1 and 2 - NACA, Aircraft Engine Research, Cold War Research, Nuclear Navaho, Rockets, Missiles, RL-10 Hydrogen Engine, Supersonic
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,710. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the official history of an important NACA/NASA propulsion research facility located in Ohio, which began operations in 1952 and was demolished in 2009. By the late 1950s, Pratt & Whitney, Wright Aeronautical, and the U.S. Air Force began building their own propulsion labs and altitude facilities.
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.
2012 NASA Human Exploration Programs and Plans: Destinations (Moon, Near-Earth Asteroids, Lagrange Points, Mars), Goals, International Collaboration, Science, Path from LEO to Mars, Obama Speech
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 46,160. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
NASA's latest human exploration plans and programs, endorsed by President Obama, are detailed in the seven documents reproduced in this unique compilation.
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.