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The Belt Mines of Sol
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,920. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A group of young adults start there life setting out to work on the Mining station on the edge of the asteroid belt. Larry, a second generation Belt Miner has a second agenda in mind. Larry's father found several pieces of alien metal while mining and Larrys determined to find where they came from. Join Larry and his friends as they find more than they bargan for and change history as we know it.
Finding Heroes
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 65,100. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2010 by Creative Guy Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The story of the search and recovery effort during the 2003 Columbia disaster. Mr. Starr and his family run a funeral home and were called upon, along with hundreds of other volunteers from the area, to help search for and catalogue debris from the shuttle, and sadly, the bodies of the astronauts. In searching for the heroes, they discovered the heroes within themselves.
Ignition
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,920. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In this high-tech action adventure from Kevin J. Anderson and Doug Beason, terrorists seize control of the Kennedy Space Center and hold the shuttle Atlantis and its crew hostage on the launchpad. Anderson and Beason have packed Ignition with insider information to create an extremely plausible, action-packed thriller.
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.
The Time of the Attack
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Price: Free! Words: 24,240. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Earth that was could no longer suport us. We looked to the stars for our salvation. We thought the impending doom of humanity would unite us. Boy were we ever wrong.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Report: STS-1, April 1981 - Young and Crippen Pilot Columbia on the First Space Shuttle Mission - Complete Technical Details of All Aspects of the Historic Flight
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,800. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
This is the official final mission report issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center for the flight of STS-1, the first Space Shuttle mission launched in April 1981 with John Young and Robert Crippen. In addition to technical details, this report includes the report of Young and Crippen on the mission. Over 60 orbiter anomalies are discussed.
Wings in Orbit: Scientific and Engineering Legacies of the Space Shuttle, 1971-2010
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 295,350. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
The printed version of Wings in Orbit, the official history of the Space Shuttle program, is an essential addition to the library of any spaceflight enthusiast. World Spaceflight News now presents this complementary flowing-text version for e-readers. This excellent NASA document has the dramatic tale of the development and operation of the most complex machine in history.
Empyreania
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,720. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
On a planet not too far away there are two land masses. One is an hereditary monarchy, the other is a fully democratic society despite its population originating on the other land mass. The two are at war. Slowly, rudimentary technological advances are being made. But the arrival of a spaceship triggers fear and reaction. The outcome is truly, surprisingly gruesome.
America's Space Shuttle: Main Propulsion System (SSME) NASA Astronaut Training Manual
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,860. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This unique and historic document provides extraordinary detail about the Space Shuttle's Main Propulsion System, including the Space Shuttle Main Engines. The official NASA astronaut training manuals comprised a major part of the formal flight crew training process, and were used by flight controllers as well.
Shuttle-Mir: The United States and Russia Share History's Highest Stage (NASA SP-2001-4225) - Forerunner to International Space Station (ISS) Operations, Human Side of Successes and Accidents on Mir
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,550. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This remarkable NASA history publication provides a gripping account of the Shuttle-Mir program from 1994 through 1998. This volume was converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction by World Spaceflight News.