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NASA's Management of the Mars Science Laboratory Project (MSL): Inspector General Report on Technical and Financial Problems with Mars Exploration Program Rover
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,680. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
NASA's Office of Inspector General issued this status report on the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) slated for launch in late 2011. The findings indicated that unresolved technical problems and cost issues could delay the launch.
Complete Guide to NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Project - Mars Exploration Curiosity Rover, Radioisotope Power and Nuclear Safety Issues, Science Mission, Inspector General Report
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,160. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) and its Curiosity rover is provided in this unique compilation of official NASA material. There is complete data on the MSL mission, science investigations, historical Mars missions, the Gale Crater landing site, the radioisotope nuclear power source and nuclear safety issues, and much more.
NASA's Constellation Program: Lessons Learned (Volume I and II) - Moon and Mars Exploration Program - Ares Rockets and Orion Spacecraft
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,860. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
NASA has produced this two-volume special publication (SP-2011-6127) to document the lessons learned in the execution of the Constellation Program, which was developing the Ares rockets and the Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle for manned missions to the moon and Mars prior its cancellation by the Obama Administration in 2010.
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.
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.
The Eye Of Renithi
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Price: Free! Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Bryce Carlisle had sold his youthful ambitions of great wealth for a comfortable living selling the looted trinkets of dying Mars. Then the package from a forgotten friend arrived, and his old lusts were awakened by the promise of unbelievable treasures in the vast wastes.
One Way To Mars
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Series: One Way To Mars, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 22,010. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Veterinarian Andrew Foreman hadn't wanted to go to Mars in the first place. But somebody had to look after Monkley the GenMoP, the genetically modified primate. Foreman had always regarded space travel as a dangerous business, but he had no idea just how dangerous.
Mars Wars: The Rise and Fall of the Space Exploration Initiative - President George H. W. Bush, Quayle, Truly, NASA's 90-Day Study, Washington Space Policy Power Struggle over the Moon - Mars Program
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,040. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Winner of the 2007 AIAA History Manuscript Award, Mars Wars: The Rise and Fall of the Space Exploration Initiative investigates one of the most important chapters in the history of the American space program.
Human Missions to Mars: Comprehensive Collection of NASA Plans, Proposals, Current Thinking and Ongoing Research on Manned Mars Exploration, Robotic Precursors, Science Goals, Design Reference Mission
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 313,920. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Sixteen landmark papers, studies, reports, and proposals from 1968 through September 2012 trace the evolution of NASA-related concepts for the human exploration of Mars.
Robotic Mars Exploration Encyclopedia: Science Goals, Mars Sample Return Mission Planning and Technology, Astrobiology, the Search for Life on Mars, Orbiters, Landers, Geology, Habitable Environments
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 440,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Thirty-three vital papers, studies, reports, and proposals from 1996 through September 2012 are included in this unique compilation with over a 1000 pages of detailed material, providing extraordinary details about planning for robotic Mars exploration - focusing on rovers, landers, orbiters, and sample return missions.