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21st Century Space Elevators - Advanced Earth-Space Infrastructure: NASA Report on Technology, Plans, Concepts, Materials, Environmental and Safety Issues
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,960. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
NASA workshop on space elevators based on the findings from the Advanced Space Infrastructure Workshop on Geostationary Orbiting Tether “Space Elevator” Concepts. A space elevator is a physical connection from the surface of the Earth to a geostationary Earth orbit (GEO) above the Earth 35,786 km in altitude.
Space Primer (AU-18): Comprehensive Spaceflight History and Guidebook, Doctrine, Orbital Mechanics, Military Space, Satellites, Rockets, NASA Programs, Threats, Designs, Operations, Intelligence
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,550. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
In what may be the best single-volume introduction to military and civilian space flight, this up-to-date space primer from the Department of Defense provides comprehensive coverage of modern spaceflight principles and practices, with an extensive and authoritative history of military and NASA programs, along with the fundamentals of space.
Habitats (an Ell Donsaii story #7)
Series: The Ell Donsaii stories. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,330. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
“Habitats" is the seventh in a series of near future SciFi/Thrillers whose young heroine has a nerve mutation making her a genius and an athletic phenomenon. In “Habitats,” she is still finding uses for the wormholes she discovered. After a friend lost his hand, Ell uses ports to build better prostheses for amputees! Meanwhile, her small company is trying to build a habitat in space.
Orbital Kin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,390. Language: Unknown language. Published: July 31, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
After an unusual disease breaks out and begins to threaten the country, a group of postgraduate students at a British university focus their research upon it, aiming to find out the cause and the cure. The experimentations move out to space stations soon enough, in hope of a cure being produced while more mysterious events take place.
Hardwired, Episode One
Price: Free! Words: 24,590. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Earth lies prostrate beneath the lash of the Orbital powers. But now, if the criminal underworld and the guerilla underground can join forces, there is a chance to shift the balance of power— in a war fought on the ground by hardwired commandos, in the air by high-flying deltajocks, and by genius hackers in the neural interface.
Avarice
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,070. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
It is more than six years since Reganism became the leading influence in the Gliese star system. That region of the galaxy is now buzzing with new business opportunities and the great Minds are enjoying their part in the game. Meanwhile, Regan Stein's reach has extended all the way to the Orion Nebula.But great opportunity leads to great temptation for Humanoid and AI alike. How much is enough?