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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)
Calculations for Science Fiction Writers/Circular Orbits
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Circular orbits are the simplest kind, and some quick and easy calculations will make your science fiction stories involving planets and satellites a lot more credible. Circular motion, in general, can be described without calculus and vectors. All you need is a calculator. (Exponents don't come out right in the online version.)
Rhea's End
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Price: Free! Words: 21,250. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Three people are forced to land on the planet Rhea. A world now known as the planet of the damned. What happened to this once great civilisation is clouded in rumour and legend. A cautionary tale for those who wish to hand their lives over to machines. The crew take the opportunity to explore the planet and, in doing so, they uncover exactly how much of the nightmare is still in play.
Riley's Rogues: Twilight Zone
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Series: Riley's Rogues. Price: Free! Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A Riley Solo Adventure Short Story. Alone on the planet Glister, Logan Riley on a courier mission must stay alive long enough to deliver the package that was entrusted to him. He doesn’t know who, or why, but forces have aligned to stop Riley, at all costs.
My Own Flesh and Blood
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 7,700. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Rhea Lockman hates technology. Gadgets and gizmos have not only complicated her life, they've killed her husband and son. Now she has a chance to help a rebel group in their fight against The Establishment, striking directly against the technology taking over her world. Something she is proud to take part in – until she discovers a fact about that technology that shreds her reality.
Provoking the Senses
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Life But not as we know it, that essence of being which makes up this amazing world we live in.
Electric Wolves
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,980. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A group of six colonists awake from cold sleep partway to their destination - everyone else is dead, the ships cannot be landed, and an electronic warfare attack has left something malicious behind in the ships' computers. The survivors try to find out what happened, but discover that the hostile code is much more dangerous and important than they originally imagined.
National Security Space Strategy, Unclassified Summary, January 2011, plus Toward a Theory of Spacepower - Selected Essays
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 263,850. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The National Security Space Strategy charts a path for the next decade to respond to the current and projected space strategic environment. Leveraging emerging opportunities will strengthen the U.S. national security space posture while maintaining and enhancing the advantages the United States gains from space.
Return to the Beginning - Book One of the Company Wars Chronicle
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Series: The Company Wars. Price: Free! Words: 77,530. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
There is a time far, far into the future where all that has happened before is forgotten. A future where all people know of is a century's long war that raged even before the systems were colonized. Some believe that having the knowledge of how it began can bring it to an end, but changing the past has consequences that no one could have imagined.