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Another Turn of the Wheel
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,150. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Another Turn of the Wheel is about one man's struggle to reach Earth, the home of his ancestors. His efforts and discoveries put him in conflict with the tyrannical rulers of the Wheel, an artificial satellite that is his home. In his struggles he also finds his destiny, that of trying to unite two different cultures.
The Anomaly
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 161,290. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
A powerful alliance of Pacific-Rim corporations launches a telerobotic satellite controlled from Earth - and secretly mines several U.S. reconnaissance satellites. The satellites are destroyed as each flies over Russia causing the U.S. to retaliate against Russian satellites. The Russians, attacked seemingly without provocation, prepare a counter-attack just as the alliance had planned!
Killing Bennie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,910. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Life on Communications Station 10 meant cramped quarters and mind-dulling routine. The pay was pretty good, but that only mattered dirtside. When Bennie's snoring causes sleepless nights for Paul there's only one possible answer. Bennie must die. Includes complete bonus story "Dumping Ground"
Space Primer (AU-18): Comprehensive Spaceflight History and Guidebook, Doctrine, Orbital Mechanics, Military Space, Satellites, Rockets, NASA Programs, Threats, Designs, Operations, Intelligence
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,550. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
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.
Crime Fiction for Beginners
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,430. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The murder investigation Detective Inspector Harriet Ware is heading takes her into an unsuspected world where publishers wearily fend off a spate of unwanted manuscripts. Her suspects include would-be authors who live as much in the plots they are weaving as in the mundane world they actually inhabit. ‘Crime Fiction for Beginners’ is five novels in one with an unexpected twist at the end.
21st Century Essential Guide to the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) - Historic Scientific Accomplishments and Pioneering Science from Astronomy and Space to Robotics and Computer Science
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,500. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
This ebook presents a compilation of authoritative documents providing an excellent, up-to-date overview of the research work of one of America's top research organizations, the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL). NRL has been involved in many historic scientific achievements, including gamma-ray radiography, radar, radio propagation, nuclear subs, spacecraft, and much more.
People's Republic of China Anti-Satellite (ASAT) and Space Warfare Programs, Policies and Doctrines: An Assessment including the 2007 Shootdown Incident, Space Weapons
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,360. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This ebook provides a reproduction of the U.S. - China Economic and Security Review Commission report, Assessment of China's ASAT Anti-Satellite and Space Warfare Programs, Policies, and Doctrines, January 2007. Contents include: Summary of Chinese recommendations of space weaponization, Space War, and much more.
21st Century Chinese Military Issues: People's Republic of China's Nuclear Force Modernization - Command and Control, Undersea Nuclear Forces, BMD Countermeasures, Chinese Space Program
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,970. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This ebook provides a reproduction of an important Naval War College document, China's Nuclear Force Modernization, part of the Newport Papers series, with information on nuclear weapons and missiles, command and control, undersea nuclear forces, ballistic missile defense countermeasures, and the Chinese space program.
Heaven at SETI's Doorstep
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,090. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A radio signal is traced to a subterranean cave habitat on the moon. The story now heads in an unexpected direction. This narrative is serious, not heavy and has a novel mix of technology, philosophy and ideology to suit readers of all ages. The singular feature of the book unravels as the soft and gentle mannerisms underlying the basic nature of the aliens come to light in the later chapters.
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.