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They Made it Happen: Oral Histories of the Unsung Heroes of NASA's Space Shuttle Program - Engineers and Managers Recount Amazing Stories about America's Winged Space Marvel
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 396,820. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The oral histories of thirty-one engineers and managers for the Space Shuttle program - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide fascinating insights into the highs and lows of the extraordinary program.
Skylab Mission Report: First Visit - 1973 Space Station Mission by Conrad, Kerwin, Weitz - Workshop Damage and Problems, Activities, Hardware, Anomalies, Experiments, Crew Health, EVAs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,790. Language: English. Published: May 29, 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 first manned visit to the Skylab space station.
NASA Space Shuttle Program Tacit Knowledge Capture Project: Oral Histories from Twenty Program Officials and Managers, Challenger and Columbia Accident Insights and Lessons Learned
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 202,350. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The oral histories of twenty Space Shuttle program officials and managers - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary program, with important discussions of lessons learned, including unique information about the Challenger and Columbia tragedies.
Smoke, Mirrors and Deep Space
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Price: Free! Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Alex McCormick is a national hero,an astronaut who sacrifices everything and everyone to realize his dreams. The first man to travel to Jupiter's moon, he is on the brink of reaching his life's goal when fate sweeps it all away, leaving him embarked upon the strangest journey of all, the quest to find out who he really is. Arrogant, brilliant,charming and oblivious, he just might be God.
Space Shuttle Orbiter Approach and Landing Test (ALT) Program Final Evaluation Report - Complete Details on the 1977 Captive and Free Flight Tests on the 747 STS Carrier Aircraft
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,390. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This official NASA internal program document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - is a comprehensive final report on the historic test flights of the Enterprise with the Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft in 1977.
Sea of Crises
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,320. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
What really happened to the crew of Apollo 18 in the Sea of Crises? Thirty-six years after the command capsule splashed down with three dead bodies - victims of a failed heat shield - the sons of the mission commander make a shocking discovery: The capsule containing those charred remains was not their father’s capsule. And the body they buried all those years before was not their father.
Last Astronaut
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A man struggles to survive in an underground bunker while there is no more atmosphere left on Earth. He soon finds out what his purpose in life is.
Hugh L. Dryden's Career in Aviation and Space - NACA Aeronautics, X-15 Rocketplane, NASA Mercury Astronaut and Apollo Lunar Landing Program
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This account of the life of Dr. Hugh Latimer Dryden describes his enormous contributions to aviation and space. Hugh Dryden was a research scientist of the highest order, an aeronautics pioneer, the Director of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), and then the first NASA Deputy Administrator.
International Space Station (ISS) Systems Engineering Case Study: History and Development of the Station, Hardware and Software, Anomaly Resolution, Russian Participation
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,400. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This case study on the International Space Station considers what many believe to have been the ultimate international engineering project in history.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Astronaut Oral Histories, Group 1, including Anders, Armstrong, Bean, Borman, Cernan, Collins, Cunningham, Duke, Evans, Gordon, Haise, Mattingly
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 232,460. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The fascinating oral histories of a dozen famous Apollo lunar program astronauts - 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.