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Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 11 Technical Crew Debriefing with Unique Observations about the First Lunar Landing - Astronauts Armstrong, Aldrin, Collins
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,940. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides the complete transcription of the historic Apollo 11 post-flight debriefing given by astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins on July 31, 1969.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 17 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - 1972 Sixth and Final Lunar Landing - Astronauts Cernan, Evans, and Schmitt
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,360. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - chronicle the flight of Apollo 17, the sixth and final Apollo lunar landing featuring the first scientist-astronaut, Harrison "Jack" Schmitt.
An Exploration of Patterns and Color Palettes of Snakes
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This research article discusses the appearance of snakes, in regards to their color variation and the patterns arranged on their scales. Snakes throughout the world are found in every color of the rainbow and range from bearing solid markings to intricate geometric patterns on their skin. Emphasis of this article is placed on understanding as well as appreciating the reasons for such diversity.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - "Before This Decade is Out...." Personal Reflections on the Apollo Program (NASA SP-4223) by von Braun, Kranz, Lunney, Duke, Schmitt, Low, Faget, Webb
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,690. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides enlightening tales about the Apollo lunar landing program by those who were there: astronauts (Duke and Schmitt), managers and scientists (von Braun, Webb, Paine, Gilruth, Mueller, Low, Faget, Rogers, Guin).
How To Have Sex If You're Not Human
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,750. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Despite all our love songs and romantic fantasies, reproduction is the name of the game in biology. All forms of life are genetically programmed to reproduce. Nothing is off limits so long as it produces babies. Animals—plants, too—“do it” in wild, bizarre ways. Some reef fishes change sex. Plants trick pollinators into doing their sexual bidding. Everything strives to pass on its genes.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 16 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - 1972 Fifth Lunar Landing at Descartes - Astronauts Young, Mattingly, and Duke
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,300. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - chronicle the flight of Apollo 16, which landed at Descartes in 1972. Two technical mission reports, the Manned Spacecraft Center (MSC) Apollo Mission Report and the NASA Headquarters Mission Operation Report (MOR), provide complete details about every aspect of the mission.
Rebecca's Trail
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Price: Free! Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
A nature guide for a section of Ontario's Grand River Trail.
NASA History Series: The Birth of NASA - The Diary of T. Keith Glennan, The First Years of America's Space Agency, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Saturn, Moon Landing, Communications Satellites (NASA SP-4105)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 218,220. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history series document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - contains the journal of NASA's first administrator, T. Keith Glennan, appointed in August 1958. It reveals the inner workings of the agency as it struggled to gain a foothold amid the politics of Washington.
Sun, Moon and Stars - From the books of the Bible
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 17,330. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
The subject of Sun, Moon and Stars, based on thematic studies conducted by Fernando D’Amico and Jacques Wisman, is proposed in this book as a themed walk through the passages of Scripture from the Old and New Testament. The sky has always fascinated man. The sun and the moon have made life possible on earth and the stars have guided the destiny of entire nations.
Human Health and Performance Risks of Space Exploration Missions: Evidence Reviewed by the NASA Human Research Program - Radiation and Cancer, Behavioral Health, EVA, Spacesuits (NASA SP-2009-3405)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,830. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA scientific report - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - discusses the current state of knowledge for many of the important risks to human health on future space exploration missions to the Moon, Mars, and asteroids, examining the evidence gathered by the NASA Human Research Program on manned flights including Apollo and ISS missions.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Lunar Dust and Astronaut Spacesuit Contamination, Lessons from the Apollo Moonwalkers, Evaluation of Health Risks to Future Lunar Explorers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,460. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
Six official NASA scientific reports are presented in this comprehensive book on the problems and hazards posed by moon dust to lunar explorers, based on the lessons learned by the Apollo astronauts. These documents have been converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
Easy to Be Green: A Guide for Small Enterprises
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Easy to be Green is a concise, informative, and cost effective guide to help transform the smallest business into an environmentally proactive powerhouse. Veteran small business owners and operators, Jan Triplett and Chris Pasch, have created this collection of easy to follow tips and explanations designed to catapult your small or home-based business into a “greener” future.
Cosmic Coding
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Price: Free! Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
This essay connects the dots between cosmology and reincarnation, evolution and the genome. These connections are discussed in light of physics, metaphysics and brain research. It explores how we pass on physical traits, aptitudes, and preferences. It links our human coding to the larger cosmic coding guiding our universe. If you’ve pondered your own mortality then this will be worth a read.
Time Zero
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,960. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
A Big Picture glimpse of the origin of life on Planet Earth with a landmark analysis highlighting the scientific impossibility of the chance hypothesis offering a valid explanation for our beginning.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Aiming At Targets - The Autobiography Of Robert C. Seamans, Jr. (NASA SP-4106) Incisive Commentary on Apollo, the Apollo 1 Fire, Space Program Management
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,290. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - was written by one of the giants of the Apollo program, Robert C. Seamans, Jr., the Associate Administrator of NASA from 1960 through 1967.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Project Apollo: The Tough Decisions (Seamans Report), and Managing the Moon Program: Lessons Learned From Project Apollo (Oral History Workshop)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,290. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
These official NASA history documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provide unique accounts of the Apollo lunar landing program from the NASA decision makers and leaders of the era: Robert C. Seamans, Jr., Howard Tindall, George Mueller, Owen Morris, Maxime Faget, Robert Gilruth, and Christopher Kraft.
Study Guide for Microbiology: Infection, Diseases, Epidemiology and Immunity
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science
This is a collection of fill in the blank questions on infection, diseases, epidemiology and immunity. Topics covered include relationships of microbes, reservoirs, portals of entry, diseases, portals of exit, classification of diseases, epidemiology, nosocomial infections, overview of the lymphatic system, innate immunity, adaptive immunity, memory, self-recognition, self-tolerance and stress.
Ancient Earth and the First Ancestors: A Cultural and Geological Journey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,250. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
In this sequel to “Talking Rocks” an earth scientist and an Ojibwe elder travel across Minnesota exploring the ancient rocks that make up a large part of that state. As the geologist brings to life the worlds these rocks created, the elder, through stories, oral history, and science illustrates how his people had an intimate understanding of, and respect for, these ancient rocks.
Microbiology Practice Questions: Immunity
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Series: Microbiology. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science
This is a collection of fill in the blank questions on immunity. Topics covered include an overview of the lymphatic system, innate immunity, adaptive immunity, cell-mediated immunity (CMI), antibody-mediated immunity (AMI), immunological memory, self-recognition, self-tolerance, and stress.
I Am With You: The Earth Speaks to Us
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 33,930. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
In 1996, Sten Linnander experienced the Earth speaking to him in a clear, unequivocal voice. Thus began a three-month series of communications between the author and the Earth. It then took Sten fifteen years to overcome his doubts and skepticism, both about the statements made by the Earth and how they would be received by the public. You can now read these communications for yourself.