Books tagged: space science

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Adventures Beyond the Solar System - Planetron and Me
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology
The faster-than-light sequel to the best-selling Adventures in the Solar System. Planetron, the remarkable transformer robot, and young Will, travel thousands of light years through the heart of our Milky Way galaxy. Exploding stars, black holes, neutron stars, even a planet that might be a future home for humans - are explored and explained in fun, clear terms, with full-color illustrations.
Connor Black Hole Bubble Theory - Origins of Big Bang and Where Black Holes Lead To
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
Discovered in the 1980s, Richard's "Black Hole Bubble Theory" is a larger view of our reality. Our universe is within a bubble within a black ocean of tar that we mistake for "black holes." Richard hopes to help Prof. Hawking with his Big Bang theories and provide the missing concepts that are befuddling today's theorists, astronomers, and scientists. A black hole is a hole in our bubble.
NASA Astrophysics Missions: Reviews of Operating Missions - Hubble Space Telescope, Chandra X-ray Observatory, Fermi Gamma-ray Telescope, Kepler, Planck, Suzaku, Swift, Spitzer, XMM-Newton
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,580. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This is a compilation of the reports of the NASA Senior Review Committee (SRC) for 2012, 2010, and 2008 evaluating the scientific productivity of major astrophysics missions with recommendations for continued funding.
The 7 Strangest Trojan Asteroids
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,000. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is the story of seven of the solar system’s strangest Trojan asteroids: APOPHIS BAPTISTINA CERES HEKTOR KLEOPATRA THEMIS TOUTATIS
Atmosphere of Freedom: 70 Years at the NASA Ames Research Center - Pioneer, Galileo Jupiter Probe, Kepler, Apollo, Space Shuttle, Planetary Sciences, Space Life Sciences, plus 2012 ASAP Annual Report
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 183,400. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is a comprehensive history of NASA's Ames Research Center in California. This 70th anniversary edition begins with a history of the Center from the perspective of the Center directors— there have been ten since 1958.
Contested Ground: The Historical Debate Over NASA's Mission - From Sputnik to the Apollo Moon Landing, Space Shuttle and Space Station Decisions, Commercial Space
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 198,100. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This book will examine the changing views of NASA's mission(s) held by government officials over the years. Drawing upon relevant concepts in political science and public administration, it will attempt to account for the shifts in space policy, by describing the political, economic, and technical factors that helped bring them about.
Sputnik The Soviet Challenge
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Sputnik's launch put the United States scientific and military programs up against it. The U.S. Vanguard rockets began orbiting only months later. Yet there was a sense of urgency for the U.S. to catch up to its Cold War rival. U.S. Politicians, especially President Eisenhower, were pressured to step up testing of scientific and military rockets in order to bring the U.S. forward in the Space Age.