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America's Space Shuttle: EVA Contingency Operations NASA Astronaut Training Manual (CONT OPS 2102)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,350. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This unique and historic document provides extraordinary detail about the Space Shuttle's extravehicular activity (EVA) contingency operations plans. The official NASA astronaut training manuals comprised a major part of the formal flight crew training process, and were used by flight controllers as well.
America's Space Shuttle: Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) Systems NASA Astronaut Training Manual (EMU SYS 2102)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,780. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This unique and historic document provides extraordinary detail about the Space Shuttle's extravehicular mobility unit (EMU). The official NASA astronaut training manuals comprised a major part of the formal flight crew training process, and were used by flight controllers as well.
The Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident - The Tragedy of Mission 51-L in 1986 - Volume Three, Appendix O, Search, Recovery and Reconstruction Report
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,280. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is the second part of the large Volume Three of the report issued by the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident (also known as the Rogers Commission after its chairman, William Rogers). This section includes Appendix O, NASA Search, Recovery, and Reconstruction Task Force Report and Enclosures.
The Restless Wanderer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
An astronaut returns from Mars and everything changes. He loses his memory, paper robots skitter everywhere, and is kept in a rudimentary cell against his will. When he escapes his incarceration he encounters an entourage of forest dwellers who promise to reveal the truth to him no matter what it will cost him. Meanwhile the wasps have plans of their own and they are swarming.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 2000 Missions, STS-99, STS-101, STS-106, STS-92, STS-97
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,600. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
These official final program mission reports issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center cover missions in 2000: STS-99, STS-101, STS-106, STS-92, STS-97. 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.
Phobos: Manned Mission
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,660. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The science fiction novel Phobos: Manned Mission explores the basic cycle of emotions that drive scientific discovery--curiosity, pride, and fear--through the example of five astronauts sent to recover an alien artifact found on Mars. Mankind’s curiosity demands the mission; pride endangers it; fear dominates it.
Wings in Orbit: Scientific and Engineering Legacies of the Space Shuttle - Select Astronaut Observations and Highlights of Shuttle Program Payloads and Experiments Supplement (NASA TM-2011-216150)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,240. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This NASA technical memorandum is an invaluable supplement to the acclaimed Shuttle history, Wings in Orbit, compiled to provide selected highlights of the science and engineering payloads, experiments, engineering and scientific tests, and other technical activities that were carried out during the Space Shuttle era.
Skylab Mission Report: Second Visit - 1973 Space Station Mission by Bean, Garriott, and Lousma, Mission Activities, Hardware, Anomalies, Science Experiments, Crew Health, EVAs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,000. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA internal document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - is a comprehensive evaluation of the operational and engineering aspects of the second manned visit to the Skylab space station.
Skylab Mission Report: Third Visit - Space Station Mission by Carr, Gibson, Pogue, Mission Activities, Hardware, Anomalies, Science Experiments, Crew Health, EVAs, Comet Kohoutek
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,070. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA internal document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - is a comprehensive evaluation of the operational and engineering aspects of the third manned visit to the Skylab space station.
Skylab Medical Operations Project: Recommendations to Improve Crew Health and Performance for Future Exploration Missions - Fascinating Opinions from Crewmembers on Flight Operations and Systems
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,200. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA internal document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - contains extraordinary commentary from astronauts associated with the Skylab program on a variety of operational issues and spacecraft systems, with fascinating opinions on medical issues, EVA umbilicals, spacecraft recovery options, communications, and much more.