Books tagged: space elevator

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It's Down To Earth
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,930. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The seven billion people of the Clarke Belt Cities are desperately seeking ways to return to their homes on the ground, after being stranded in GEO by the cutting down of their centrifugally-supported space escallator by which they had temporarily migrated to cities built up there, to live in while the Earth's ecosystem was being restored to viability again. Now, how can they get back down?
The Torus City Ice Shields Returning Home
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,260. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The mostly abandoned cities of the Clarke Belt Habitat Ring are being dismantled. The old KESTS is crumbling, so they decide to return the water ice back to the Earth and the aluminum to the Moon. But they discover that the remnants of the old TANFL rulers of the Earth are living there; how can they prevent them from discovering that Earth is alive, and returning to enslave the people again?
Building Up
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 121,910. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
Their corporate bosses have given them a dangerous job intended to fail - the building of the first small Space Elevator - but when they succeed at that task, they are transferred to another project, that of finishing building the first classical wheel-type Space Station in LEO - where they discover that it is a prison from where they are intended to never return. (1st in Jim Cline's sci fi saga)
Blindfold
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2010 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Falsely accused of murder on the colony world of Atlas, Troy Boren trusts the young Truthsayer Kalliana . . . until, impossibly, she convicts him. Kalliana doesn't realize her power is fading, but soon the evidence becomes impossible to ignore. The Truthsayer drug Veritas has been diluted and someone in the colony is selling smuggled telepathy. Justice isn't blind — it's been blinded!
Otters In Space
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Series: Otters In Space, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Humans have left the Earth, and dogs rule. Kipper is an oppressed tabby-cat who dreams of a better place, where cats run their own lives. When she discovers a secret that sends her out of this world, Kipper must navigate through the mysterious otter space station and befriend a spaceship full of eccentric otters to find out: is there really a cat paradise?
Leaving the Planet by Space Elevator
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,270. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
The seminal work on the Space Elevator by the controller of the project from the 1990's, together with a Foreword by the late Sir Arthur C Clarke, this explains the Space Elevator concept, how it works, when it will be deployed, and all the detail that goes with it.
Mirror Target
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,520. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011 by Gambler Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Framed for crimes he didn’t commit, Markus is on the run. His plan - to melt into the crowds at Way Station Forty Two (halfway up the space elevator) - is derailed when, on a passing shuttle, he spots a familiar face -- his own face! Caught up in a conspiracy theory he doesn’t remember and with assassins closing in the one thing Markus knows for sure is that his time is running out!
21st Century Space Elevators - Advanced Earth-Space Infrastructure: NASA Report on Technology, Plans, Concepts, Materials, Environmental and Safety Issues
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,960. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
NASA workshop on space elevators based on the findings from the Advanced Space Infrastructure Workshop on Geostationary Orbiting Tether “Space Elevator” Concepts. A space elevator is a physical connection from the surface of the Earth to a geostationary Earth orbit (GEO) above the Earth 35,786 km in altitude.
Where the Purple Grass Grows
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,560. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Star Catcher Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The last thing reporter Steve Gortney expects is pirates raiding the strange space-elevator on the backworld of Vorstogen. While he's thrilled for the exclusive on a pirate raid-in-progress, he soon finds his own life in danger from a secret the pirates are willing to kill to keep hidden. Meanwhile, the space-elevator has a few secrets of its own... A science fiction novelette by J.A. Marlow.
Genesis Earth
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,630. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A coming of age story with spaceships, wormholes, first contact, and a touch of romance.