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Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo Meteoroid Shielding Design and Analysis at the Manned Spacecraft Center
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The Apollo program drove the development of spacecraft meteoroid protection in the U.S. and provided the core technology used on succeeding space programs. The uncertain likelihood of a mission-ending collision with a meteoroid and the unknown consequences of a collision with particles at the very large speeds typical of meteoroids made it crucial to better understand the risk of meteoroid impact.
Space
Price: $1.55 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: British English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
A collection of poems about space. Inside you will find poems describing planets of the solar system, exploration, astronomy and the various phenomena. These have been inspired mainly by music and photography.
Hidden
Price: Free! Words: 13,240. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Jerry Williams has been on many space missions before in his life. However, after something goes wrong in his current mission, can he turn everything around?
NASA Space Technology Report - Zero G and Other Microgravity Simulations, Human Health and Performance, Experiments including Frying an Egg in Space
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This document represents a summary of medical and scientific evaluations conducted on board the Zero G and other NASA sponsored aircraft from June 2011 to June 2012. A general overview of investigations manifested and coordinated by the Human Adaptation and Countermeasures Division is included.
NASA Space Technology Reports - Astronaut Health and Medical Issues, Long-Duration Mission Countermeasures, Cancer, Mental Health, Dental, Injuries and Illness, Training, Carbon Dioxide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,870. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Twelve NASA research papers provide unique and up-to-date information about space medicine issues that face astronauts on long-duration missions.
NASA Space Technology Report - Desert Research and Technology Studies (DRATS) 2009: A 14-Day Evaluation of the Space Exploration Vehicle Prototype in a Lunar Analog Environment
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,920. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The Space Exploration Vehicle (SEV) concept is an integral part of NASA's plans for future human space exploration. Each SEV includes a small pressurized cabin to safely sustain two crewmembers for 14 to 28 days.
NASA Space Technology Report - Antarctic Exploration Parallels for Future Human Planetary Exploration: The Role and Utility of Long Range, Long Duration Traverses
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,300. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This report describes a two-day workshop at the NASA Johnson Space Center discussing lessons learned from traverses, driven largely by science objectives, in the Earth's polar regions.
Ice Phoenix
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 150,820. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
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From across the distant stars and galaxies they watched Terrana, baffled at how a young, uncivilised girl from Sector Thirteen could possess the power to traverse back and forth through Space and into their worlds. Terrana's idyllic life changes forever when she is wrenched from her home and transported to Sector One, an area in Space teeming with powerful beings and mind-blowing technology.
Under the Radar - The Blake Hemlock Chronicles
Series: The Blake Hemlock Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
We don’t often deal in live cargo, but when the captain is offered enough money, he’ll do anything. Join Blake and Seyfert on this daring rescue mission that must be kept under the radar.
Planet X91 The New Home
Series: planet X91, sci fi. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
After being separated from the main colony, surviving a crash landing on an uninhabited planet, fighting a prehistoric bird, moving the spaceship to the beach, Clay Silver, Florian, Fawkes and Josh Quinn now must set up a safe home. When Florian decides on a swim in a rock pool the boys have to save her life from an alien. They soon discover they are being tested.