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From Runway to Orbit: Reflections of a NASA Engineer - Revelations about the Space Shuttle, Challenger Accident, X-15, Lifting Body Program, NASP, Hypersonics and the X-33 (NASA SP 2004-4109)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 175,290. Language: English. Published: January 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 fascinating account by the former chief scientist of the Dryden Flight Research Center of the major space and aeronautical developments of the last 40 years, including the Space Shuttle, X-15, X-33, the lifting body program, the National Aerospace Plane (NASP), and more.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Analysis of Apollo 12 Lightning Incident - Technical Report on the Triggered Lightning Strike on the Apollo Saturn V Rocket in 1969
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA technical report - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides an analysis of the famous 1969 triggered lightning strike on the Apollo 12 rocket during its launch.
The Difficult Road to Mars, A Brief History of Mars Exploration in the Soviet Union - The Inside Story of Numerous Mission Failures from Russia's Leading Spacecraft Designer (NASA NP-1999-06-251-HQ)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,170. Language: English. Published: January 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 fascinating account by the leading designer for Mars and Venus spacecraft in the Soviet Union during the early days of Mars exploration, V.G. Perminov, at a time when many missions to the Red Planet were abject failures.
Mission to Jupiter: A History of the Galileo Project - Comprehensive History of the Epic Exploration of Jupiter and its Moons, Io, Europa, Callisto, Failures and Triumphs (NASA SP-2007-4231)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 135,850. Language: English. Published: January 20, 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 the epic Galileo probe of Jupiter and its moons, recounting the difficult path to launch, the change in Shuttle upper stages after the Challenger accident, the high gain antenna and tape recorder anomalies, and the enormous scientific success of the mission.
Э Р Г É Н Т И К А Часть шестая
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Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: Russian. Published: January 20, 2012 by L&L Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
Э Р Г É Н Т И К А или НОВАЯ СТАДИЯ РАЗВИТИЯ ПЛАНЕТЫ ЗЕМЛЯ Часть шестая
Э Р Г É Н Т И К А Часть пятая
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Price: Free! Words: 600. Language: Russian. Published: January 20, 2012 by L&L Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
Э Р Г É Н Т И К А или НОВАЯ СТАДИЯ РАЗВИТИЯ ПЛАНЕТЫ ЗЕМЛЯ Часть пятая
Э Р Г É Н Т И К А Часть четвертая
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Price: Free! Words: 380. Language: Russian. Published: January 20, 2012 by L&L Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
Э Р Г É Н Т И К А или НОВАЯ СТАДИЯ РАЗВИТИЯ ПЛАНЕТЫ ЗЕМЛЯ Часть четвертая
Э Р Г É Н Т И К А Часть третья
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Price: Free! Words: 260. Language: Russian. Published: January 20, 2012 by L&L Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
Э Р Г É Н Т И К А или НОВАЯ СТАДИЯ РАЗВИТИЯ ПЛАНЕТЫ ЗЕМЛЯ Часть третья
Э Р Г É Н Т И К А Часть вторая
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Price: Free! Words: 920. Language: Russian. Published: January 20, 2012 by L&L Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
Э Р Г É Н Т И К А или НОВАЯ СТАДИЯ РАЗВИТИЯ ПЛАНЕТЫ ЗЕМЛЯ. Часть вторая
Hidden Nature: Discover the Plants, Animals and Natural History of Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,930. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
This Book Offers: -- sketches of plants, animals and geological processes. -- descriptions of popular hikes and favorite park locations. -- well-written stories using carefully researched scientific backgrounds. -- descriptions of relationships between plants, animals and this unique landscape
Uplink - Downlink: A History of the Deep Space Network 1957-1997, Mariner, Viking, Voyager, Galileo, Cassini Eras, DSN as a Scientific Instrument (NASA SP-2001-4227)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 205,150. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a comprehensive, readable history of NASA's Deep Space Network (DSN), the network of antennas communicating with interplanetary probes including the eras of the Mariner, Viking, Voyager, Galileo, Cassini spacecraft.
Them and Us: How Neanderthal predation created modern humans
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,990. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
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Danny Vendramini argues that Neanderthals were apex predators that hunted, raped, and abducted early humans. This 50,000 year period of sexual and cannibalistic predation transformed our timid stone-age ancestors into modern humans. This is one of those groundbreaking theories that revolutionizes scientific thinking. It represents a quantum leap in our understanding of human origins
To See the Unseen: A History of Planetary Radar Astronomy - A Comprehensive History of Radar Observations of Venus, Mars, Comets, Asteroids, the Magellan Mission, Arecibo Observatory (NASA SP-4218)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,360. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a comprehensive scientific and management history of planetary radar astronomy, with the story of radar observations from Earth of Mars, Venus, comets, and asteroids, as well as the successful mission of Magellan to map Venus.
First Among Equals: The Selection of NASA Space Science Experiments - Origins of NASA, Early Satellites, Webb's Influence on Science (NASA SP-4215)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,150. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - describes the origin and evolution of the NASA space science selection process. Contents: The Origins of the Selection Process * The Origins of NASA * The Space Science Board * NASA Organizes * 1959: A Year of Trouble and Conflict * The NASA Process for Selecting Scientists
The Human Factor: Biomedicine in the Manned Space Program to 1980 - Unique Insights into Biological and Life Science Research from Mercury, Gemini and Apollo through Skylab (NASA SP-4213)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,240. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides unique information about NASA's biomedicine program in the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, and Skylab era, with fascinating insights into medical issues faced by the early astronauts.
William H. Pickering: America's Deep Space Pioneer - Jet Propulsion Laboratory Leader, Explorer 1, Ranger and Surveyor Lunar Missions for Apollo Preparation, Mars and Venus Probes (NASA SP-2008-4113)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,310. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - tells the amazing story of the life and work of Dr. William H. Pickering, leader of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1999 Missions, STS-96, STS-93, STS-103
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,390. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
These official final program mission reports issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center cover missions in 1999: STS-96, STS-93, and STS-103. 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.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1998 Missions, STS-89, STS-90, STS-91, STS-95, STS-88
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,470. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
These official final program mission reports issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center cover missions in 1998: STS-89, STS-90, STS-91, STS-95, and STS-88. 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.
Realizing the Dream of Flight: Biographical Essays in Honor of the Centennial of Flight, 1903-2003 - Wernher von Braun, Robert Gilruth, Willy Ley, Hugh Dryden, Donald Douglas (NASA SP-2005-4112)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,920. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - presents biographies of famous space and aviation pioneers, including Werner von Braun, Hugh Dryden, Bob Gilruth, Donald Douglas, and others. The individuals profiled include barnstormers, entrepreneurs, military strategists, and architects of space flight.
Animal Rights Poetry: 25 Inspirational Animal Poems Vol 1
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Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Longtime vegan and animal rights campaigner, Jenny Moxham proudly presents Volume 1 of insightful Animal Rights Poetry. These 25 poems were written to inspire kindness and compassion for animals and to raise public awareness about the routine suffering inflicted on them at the hands of man. The poems will hopefully inspire readers to take up the cause for animals.