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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.
Wernher von Braun's 1969 Manned Mars Mission Plans after Apollo and the Boeing 1968 Integrated Manned Interplanetary Nuclear Spacecraft Concept Definition Study
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
With the success of the Apollo 11 landing on the Moon, Wernher von Braun presented an ambitious plan for manned missions to Mars as soon as the 1980s to the Space Task Group for consideration by President Richard Nixon as the next step in America's space program.
Mars Wars: The Rise and Fall of the Space Exploration Initiative - President George H. W. Bush, Quayle, Truly, NASA's 90-Day Study, Washington Space Policy Power Struggle over the Moon - Mars Program
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,040. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Winner of the 2007 AIAA History Manuscript Award, Mars Wars: The Rise and Fall of the Space Exploration Initiative investigates one of the most important chapters in the history of the American space program.
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.