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Saturn V - America's Apollo Moon Rocket
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,200. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
Incorporating the historic Saturn V News Reference, this unique document provides extraordinary detail about America's Apollo moon rocket. Every major component and system on the incredibly successful Saturn V booster is covered in detail.
Saturn V Flight Manual: Astronaut's Guide to the Apollo Moon Rocket
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,960. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
This unique Saturn V Flight Manual, written for the astronauts flying the mammoth Apollo moon rocket, has fascinating information about flight systems, events, and crew interactions. This document, produced for the Apollo 8 first manned Saturn V mission, has a special level of extraordinary technical detail.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Space Support to Army Operations (FM 100-18) Defense Department Space Policy, Military Space Systems (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,530. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the Space Support to Army Operations Field Manual (FM 100-18) deals with the issue of space support for Army operations.
Blast Off
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 740. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Blast off is an activity book that acts out a space rocket ride to the moon. With your child on your knee pull a cover over your heads and read the script. You and your child will go through systems check and clearance for take off. Then 3, 2, 1, ask your child to push an imaginary button for “Blast Off”. Break the sound barrier and land your ship on the moon.
Rockets and People, Volume I - Memoirs of Russian Space Pioneer Boris Chertok, Early Years Through World War II, Nazi Missile Technology (NASA SP-2005-4110)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 173,380. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Much has been written in the West on the history of the Soviet space program but few Westerners have read direct first-hand accounts of the men and women who were behind the many Russian accomplishments in exploring space. The memoirs of Academician Boris Chertok, translated from the original Russian, fills that gap.
Rockets and People, Volume II: Creating a Rocket Industry - Memoirs of Russian Space Pioneer Boris Chertok, Sputnik, Moon, Mars, Launch Pad Disasters, ICBMs (NASA SP-2005-4110)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 304,560. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Much has been written in the West on the history of the Soviet space program but few Westerners have read direct first-hand accounts of the men and women who were behind the many Russian accomplishments in exploring space. The memoirs of Academician Boris Chertok, translated from the original Russian, fills that gap.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Remembering The Giants - Apollo Rocket Propulsion Development (NASA SP-2009-4545) - Saturn V, CSM, and Lunar Module Engines Including F-1, J-2, and SPS
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,260. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides a historical compendium of what will likely be remembered as one of the most remarkable achievements in the evolution of rocket propulsion for the Apollo lunar landing program.
Rockets and People, Volume III: Hot Days of the Cold War - Memoirs of Russian Space Pioneer Boris Chertok, ICBMs, Cuban Missile Crisis, Gagarin, Vostok and Soyuz, Lunar Landing (NASA SP-2005-4110)
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 310,260. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
In this third volume of the series, Chertok describes the historical launch of the first cosmonaut, Yuriy Gagarin. He also discusses several different aspects of the burgeoning Soviet missile and space programs of the early 1960s, including the development of early ICBMs, reconnaissance satellites, the Cuban missile crisis, the first Soviet communications satellite Molniya-1, and more.
Son of Thunder
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short Story- Pushing the boundaries of speed in space travel, an unexpected anomaly forces Commander Stern Kirklan to make the toughest decision of his career. Could a mysterious phenomenon endanger his crew and their mission. With thoughts of his family millions of miles behind, awaiting his return, he must make the right choice to avert disaster and assure success.
5 Easy Rockets
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Experiments & Projects
Written and video instructions are included for 5 easy rockets that can be made at home. Simple items such as straws, balloons, baking soda and vinegar are used to launch a variety of rockets.