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Series: Leviathan, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,680. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Book 1 of the Leviathan series. Captain David Arman is worried. The fleet is falling back (again) and leaving Sheraton port to the hands of the Tren armada. To salvage his reputation he needs to go down fighting, but his orders are to take as many refugees as will fit on board and run. He will find himself questioning his loyalties and struggling to stay alive.
The Vanguard Satellite Launching Vehicle, An Engineering Summary - Details of America's Early Rocket for the First Satellites, Program History, Vehicle Design
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,210. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the official comprehensive technical report on the historic Vanguard satellite rocket. Project Vanguard was conceived in 1955 for the purpose of establishing a scientific satellite in orbit about the earth during the International Geophysical Year (July 1957 to December 1958).
NASA Space Technology Report: GPS Lessons Learned from the International Space Station (ISS), Space Shuttle and X-38, Software, INS Integration
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,690. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This document is a collection of writings concerning the application of Global Positioning System (GPS) technology to the International Space Station (ISS), Space Shuttle, and X-38 vehicles. An overview of how GPS technology was applied is given for each vehicle, including rationale behind the integration architecture, and rationale governing the use (or non-use) of GPS data during flight.
NASA Space Technology Report: EVA Radio - Desert Research and Technology Studies DRATS 2011 Report, Analog Testing of Technologies for Human Space Exploration
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 17,050. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This report describes the Extravehicular Activity (EVA) Dual-Band Radio Communication System which was demonstrated during the 2011 outing. The EVA radio system is designed to transport both voice and telemetry data through a mobile ad hoc wireless network and employs a dual-band radio configuration.
Lacuna
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Series: Lacuna, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 76,260. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
"Never again attempt to develop this kind of technology." It is with these words that an unknown alien attacker destroys the Earth cities of Tehran, Sydney and Beijing. Fifty million people die... and nothing is ever the same again.
The Szuiltan Alliance
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Series: The Szuiltan Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,500. Language: British English. Published: April 18, 2013 by C&N Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When Steve Drake, Space Trader, agreed to take on a trade to the Szuiltans, the only truly alien race ever discovered in man's expansion across the galaxy, he had no idea it would land him in the middle of murder, intrigue and an interplanetary war!
Lacuna: The Sands of Karathi
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Series: Lacuna, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,680. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Drawn to a desert world by the legacy of a traitor, the crew of the TFR Beijing discover something abandoned, something forgotten... something mysterious.
Lacuna: The Spectre of Oblivion
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Series: Lacuna, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,690. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The words of a construct, an artificial mind, ring truer than ever. Humanity has angered a powerful foe and cannot weather the growing storm. The Toralii are coming.
Status Quo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,570. Language: American English. Published: April 19, 2013 by Penumbra Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Alex and an astronomer are to traverse a wormhole but the government stops the project. 7 years later Alex is part of shuttle Status Quo's untrained crew. The astronomer’s daughter is in a mental hospital, the teen pilot plays on a simulator, his mother is 'psychic.' An incompetent doctor, troubled teen, convicted murderer, and cat are aboard too. The director wants them all dead. Are they doomed?
Joe's Journey To Jupiter
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Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The planet Jupiter is different from earth. Joe learns some interesting facts when he meets an alien while walking home from school. The alien wants a friend and he asks Joe to go with him to explore Jupiter. Joe is amazed at the differences he finds between the planet Earth and the planet Jupiter.