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Harmony's Passing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 153,230. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
While the Earth wonders at the spectacular aurora that suddenly appears, a single physicist struggles to understand why every satellite in orbit has just moved. Only after exhausting work does he realize; he has witnessed a wandering black hole, it could undo the very structure of the Solar System itself. But when? What damage will it do before it meets its own end?
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.
Flying Reactors: The Political Feasibility of Nuclear Power in Space - Cassini, Atoms for Peace, History of Space Nuclear Power, Project Prometheus, NASA and Air Force Missions
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,200. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This paper addresses the question: What mechanism(s) would improve the political feasibility of a nuclear power program for US space operations?