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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.
Displaced
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Can a man lost—utterly lost— find his compass? Gordon Bonderman has never known a world without direction. Until now. Until it all collapses. Until the cities lie dark. How will he find his way? And when he does, will he want to go back... or will he drag everyone into a new, dark, directionless future with him? * A science fiction thriller by Alistair Ainscott.
An Analysis and Comparison of Orbit Rendezvous Techniques for Spacecraft Flying in Low Earth Orbit
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
In this thesis three methods for solving Lambert’s orbit rendezvous problem are compared. Methods that use the relative states between vehicles to calculate Lambert transfers are the easiest methods to use. But these methods are only applicable in certain scenarios.
Stars and Satellites
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,040. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Hayley Foster had an imaginary friend when she was growing up like most children. Unlike most children though, her imaginery friend returns to her adult life one day unexpectedly. Her imaginery friend Alex, is in fact, her guardian angel. But his sudden reappearance soon turns out to be the first of a series of strange events taking place in the city of Glasgow...
ERO
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,130. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A stranded astronaut draws upon confused and contradictory memories to recall his involvement in UFO Black Operations—and Humanity’s not-so-pleasant future.
High Frontier: The U. S. Air Force and the Military Space Program - MOL, Dyna-Soar, Nuclear Detection, Missile Warning, Anti-Satellite, SDI, BMD, Launch Operations, Desert Storm
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,720. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique Air Force report covers the history of the military space program from the first studies after World War II through the modern era.
Around the World in Eighty Blogs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Around the World in Eighty Blogs is a selection of the best earlier posts from Peter Blakeborough's Blog. The topics are wide-ranging, some serious, some humorous, and come from many different parts of the world. This is Peter Blakeborough's eighth book and many of the posts express opinions that may be controversial and give rise to vigorous debate. The author welcomes comments and reviews.
Ace It
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Series: The Adventures of Jill & Gigi, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Finn meets a new wavelength girl in the "get acquainted" virtual reality booth. Her name is Glorista McPink, and she says she has a nice figure. He'll see about that--he hopes.
Radio Aurora Detector
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Circuits / Integrated
An aurora detector is a device that detects when auroras are going to occur. An aurora is caused due to various elements and factors that are later discussed between our Earth and the Sun, and only happen in the Polar Regions on Earth. An aurora can cause havoc and lead to the loss of radio signals, telephone network, and electrical power in Polar Regions on Earth.
Space Pioneers Sputnik Rockets And Satellites
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Sputnik's launch put the United States scientific and military programs up against it. The U.S. Vanguard rockets began orbiting only months later. Yet there was a sense of urgency for the U.S. to catch up to its Cold War rival. U.S. Politicians, especially President Eisenhower, were pressured to step up testing of scientific and military rockets in order to bring the U.S. forward in the Space Age.