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Chasing Redemption
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,940. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A missing commercial space vessel threatens to undo decades of fragile but enduring peace between superpowers. A reinstated captain, whose promising career in Earth Space Defense almost ended after a tragic accident a year earlier, is tasked to investigate. He and his crew soon find themselves drawn into events that uncover deep secrets with alarming ramifications.
Seize the High Ground: The Army in Space and Missile Defense - NIKE-ZEUS, Safeguard, Ballistic Missile Defense, Sentry, Strategic Defense Initiative, Anti-satellite, Laser, Space Shuttle
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,480. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official Army history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a unique account of the history of Army involvement in space programs and missile defense efforts.
Into the Unknown Together: The DOD, NASA, and Early Spaceflight - Human Spaceflight, Manned Orbiting Laboratory (MOL), Dynasoar, Mercury, Gemini, Apollo Programs, Space Exploration
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 226,950. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Into the Unknown Together is a comprehensive review of the political and management terrain involved in the early US space program—especially those aspects dealing with human spaceflight.
Space Power Integration - Perspectives from Space Weapons Officers, Counterspace Operations, Space Warfare, Air and Space Power
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This Air Force book provides an in-depth discussion of the integration of space operations to support the war fighter.
Engineering the Space Age: A Rocket Scientist Remembers - Aeronautical Engineering, Missiles, ICBMs, Manned Spacecraft, Mercury, Gemini, Space Shuttle, McDonnell Aircraft, Cyclogiro
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,910. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This Air Force book presents the many interesting stories of a McDonnell Aircraft engineer on everything from aeronautical engineering to manned spacecraft.
The Air Force Role in Developing International Outer Space Law - Space Law Debates, Project West Ford, Legal Concepts
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,660. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Air & Space
The impact of the US defense and space initiatives on bilateral and multilateral treaties and on international outer space law in general, a topic of much current discussion, is better understood by an analysis of the development of that body of law.
Reflections of a Technocrat: Managing Defense, Air, and Space Programs during the Cold War, National Reconnaissance and NRO, Commercial Space Programs, Comsat
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,710. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
John McLucas accrued almost 50 years' experience on both sides of the government procurement table. From that perspective, he also hoped to analyze various acquisition strategies, such as the value of prototyping (which he had employed with great success to bring the A-10 and F-16 aircraft to fruition) and a willingness to accept risks when appropriate.
Beyond Horizons: A Half Century of Air Force Space Leadership, Military Space Programs, Sputnik through the Age of Apollo and the Gulf War
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,520. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Beyond Horizons: A Half Century of Air Force Space Leadership is a study of the United States Air Force in space. Of all the military services, the Air Force has been preeminently involved for the past fifty years in initiating, developing, and applying the technology of space-based systems in support of the nation's national security.
Aerospace Power in the Twenty-First Century: A Basic Primer - Air and Space Power, Doctrine and Strategy, Airpower, Satellites, Billy Mitchell, Claire Chennault, Reconnaissance
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,540. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Dr. Chun's Aerospace Power in the Twenty-First Century: A Basic Primer is a great start towards understanding the importance of aerospace power and its ability to conduct modern warfare.
Beyond the Paths of Heaven: The Emergence of Space Power Thought - A Comprehensive Anthology of Space-Related Research Produced by the School of Advanced Airpower Studies
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 184,900. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Major issues have plagued the US military space community for years. Foremost among these issues is the relationship between air and space.