Books tagged: space mining

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Faster Than Light: Dobhriathar
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Price: Free! Words: 25,410. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The second in a series of short stories about the I.S.S. Fenghuang, the last faster-than-light starship in the galaxy. In this volume, Governor Caitlin Adair struggles with her place among the crew while they investigate an isolated solar mining platform.
The Adventures of Zeta Star: The Rescue
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 86,040. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Zeta Star is now fourteen years old and still determined to save all humans on Earth and in the colonies by defeating her evil Cousin BradLi. Her journey takes her to beautiful remote Cortes Island to learn about fusion factories, to the Moon to save her friend in a dramatic rescue, and to Pluto for a surprise rescue which totally changes her life.
Far-called
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,220. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
As many cool ideas per page as possible. Indiana Jones on Mars! This book is half science and half fiction. It describes what life might be like in the 35th Century.
Lifeboats: Tales from the Evacuation
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Earth has fifty years to live. Maybe a hundred. Where will we go and what will we do? How will we build a future, if there even is one? From presidents to prisoners to the package delivery man, heroes can be found in the oddest places.
A Thing as Good As Sunshine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,040. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013 by ArtChi's Voice. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Life on a mining colony asteroid is a bleak thing, according to Honey Girl's Mama, unless you have "a thing as good as sunshine" to live for. Because Honey Girl grew up inside the belly of an asteroid, Perseus Two, she has never understood how a good dose of sunshine can make you feel all warm and happy and full of life, until she meets Sheng Tian. Then life gets interesting...
Spinning Diamonds
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Price: Free! Words: 16,410. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When the opportunity to come out of retirement and go on one last space mission presents itself, Vincent Lambert jumps at the chance to go down in history as the first belt miner. Unfortunately, dealing with corporate greed one hundred million kilometers away from Earth was not in the mission outline.
The Snodgrass Incident
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,130. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Snodgrass is a space vessel testing a new engine design. It is sent to Enceladus to investigate the formation of a new Tiger Stripe. But in space, anything can happen. A new invention sidetracks the mission even before it begins, and once they're underway, they have to face the hazards of alien environments, company bureaucracy, and political intrigue. Then they have to get back. . . .
To the Rink of War
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,660. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
To rehab a career-ending injury, former Hockey star Alexander Zednik went into space. There, among the asteroids, he attempted to set up a new sport: Microgravity Hockey. Several years later, he runs a warehouse as his plans have been largely forgotten and his ventures failed. A client's cargo needs protection, and his hockey instincts must be drawn on again to save it.
NASA Concepts for Lunar Mining, Construction on the Moon, Lunar Surface Reference Missions, Human and Robotic Surface Activities, In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU), Lunar Resources, Crew Facilities
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,280. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Two official NASA internal documents - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide unique details of plans developed by NASA during the Constellation program era for human and robotic lunar surface activities, including the possibility of lunar mining and in-situ resource utilization (ISRU).
America One - War of the Worlds (Book 7)
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Price: $5.97 USD. Words: 126,510. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Ryan Richmond has dreamed about going to space since the age of seven. Reading space updates—and seeing pictures of Neil Armstrong on the lunar surface in National Geographic—was the ignition of this dream. Ryan Richmond would like me to tell you that the corridors of space are now officially open for all future space pioneers like you! YOU MAY NOW GO TO SPACE!