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Toward a Theory of Spacepower - Selected Essays - Commercial Space, Launch Services, Tourism, Civil Space Authority, Moon, Mars, National Security, Warfare, Russia, China, India, Space Law, ASAT
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 306,060. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is an authoritative compilation of expert opinions on spaceflight and spacepower, providing a broad, interesting, and up-to-date overview of all aspects of the subject.
Bio-Inspired Innovation and National Security - Biological Warfare, Biomolecular Engineering, DARPA, Abiotic Sensing, Biosensing and Bioelectronics, Bioenergy, Neurobiotics, Human Applications
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 177,510. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
Despite the vital importance of the emerging area of biotechnology and its role in defense planning and policymaking, no definitive book has been written on the topic for the defense policymaker, the military student, and the private-sector bioscientist interested in the "emerging opportunities market" of national security.
Finding the Future
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A short sci-fi story by Graham Storrs about finding a path to survival wherever it may lead.
Earth Force I
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 124,260. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013 by Aquila Media. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Jason and Kai, two friends from college, are both competitors in the World Championships for Earth Force, a mech-fighter game created by billionaire tycoon, Howard Hunt. Hunt has secretly been building real battlesuits, based on the technology of a warlike alien race, the Valorians. When the Valorians show up on Earth, Hunt recruits the top Earth Force gamers to defend the planet.
Gone: The Tangle Saga
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,570. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The heir to a throne back on Earth hid herself away on a remote space station to avoid her responsibilities. But when her rebellious brother and sister disappear her responsibilities catch up with her. Thousands of lives hang in the balance--including her own--as she digs into the darkest corners in space. Can she find the missing kids before they set off a chain of violence no one can stop?
Timing is Everything
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Far in the future space exploration to the most distant galaxies is common. What has never been found though is an intelligent civilization to help endure the emptiness of the endless void. Now the Captain and his crew will be the first in their history to discover alien life, in the form of a dormant space probe. Where does this probe come from? When was it made? They set off to find the answers.
High Pressure Environment
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
SciFi Short/Flash fiction. An unorthdox flight through the galaxy. A pilot experiences the wonder of the galaxy at high velocity.
Duality of Airn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,380. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
On a distant planet, one brave woman is the only one who can bring peace to her war-torn world by uniting extraordinary individuals from both sides of the battle. Although she’s strong and passionate, her past is littered with secrets… and only her determination can save her people from the treacherous madman who first ignited the chaos.
Desperate Upload
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A young boy is all that stands between a commando team from Mars and a deadly attack on Earth's orbital station.
Calculations for Science Fiction Writers/Space Travel with Constant Acceleration – The Nonrelativistic Case
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
This article explains basic calculations related to constant acceleration. It should be of interest to science fiction writers who want to make their stories realistic, and to anyone interested in space travel, real or fictional. The number of scary looking equations is kept to a necessary minimum. I just give you the equations you need, with no calculus or vectors required. (online version bad)