Books tagged: spaceflight

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The Belt Mines of Sol
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,920. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A group of young adults start there life setting out to work on the Mining station on the edge of the asteroid belt. Larry, a second generation Belt Miner has a second agenda in mind. Larry's father found several pieces of alien metal while mining and Larrys determined to find where they came from. Join Larry and his friends as they find more than they bargan for and change history as we know it.
The Fiery Re-Entry of Boris Volynov
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Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The amazing yet rarely told true story of a Russian cosmonaut and his trouble-plagued mission.
SEAMS16:A New Home
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Series: SEAMS16, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,460. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Someone wants Charlie to come work at the Space Equipment Authority Maintenance Station 16, the best of all the repair depots in the system. Life hasn’t been easy for Charlie, but the one shining light in his life is and has always been his beautiful wife, Susan. So is this the chance of a lifetime, or is it too good to be true? Join Charlie and Susan as they discover A New Home.
Cold Comfort
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
A science fiction short story with a Twilight Zone twist by bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. About to die a horrible death alone in the asteroid belt, his crew members already dead, Ben discovers that he might yet have a future. And he might get to see his wife once again. But it’s not the visit or the future he ever would have imagined possible.
Godspeed (Short Story)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010 by Tsunami Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
When Air Force One sends a mayday call, President John Glenn has only moments to make a momentous decision: Take the controls and try to save the plane? Or accept the offer to go back, change his life, and try to save the space program? He only has seconds, and lives hang in the balance. What will he choose?
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.
2010 NASA Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP) Annual Report, Issued January 2011 - Space Shuttle, International Space Station, Commercial Crew and Cargo, Human Rating, Exploration Program
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,680. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
The 2010 report by the ASAP safety advisory panel to NASA, released in January 2011, presents findings on the shuttle, station, and exploration programs, acquisition strategy, human rating requirements for commercial crew capsules, the relationship between the FAA and NASA, workforce and safety culture, infrastructure, mishap investigation and followup, astronaut health, and more.
Layman's License
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,480. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
There are people, mostly self-appointed, who tend to lump the balance of humanity into a rather broad category known as laymen, lay-women, or lay-person, if you prefer. There seem to be more answers than problems bobbing about on the sea of humanity. Layman’s License poses a few more answers as well as a few more questions. This book is a little bit about a lot!
Space Primer (AU-18): Comprehensive Spaceflight History and Guidebook, Doctrine, Orbital Mechanics, Military Space, Satellites, Rockets, NASA Programs, Threats, Designs, Operations, Intelligence
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,550. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
In what may be the best single-volume introduction to military and civilian space flight, this up-to-date space primer from the Department of Defense provides comprehensive coverage of modern spaceflight principles and practices, with an extensive and authoritative history of military and NASA programs, along with the fundamentals of space.
NASA's Management of the Mars Science Laboratory Project (MSL): Inspector General Report on Technical and Financial Problems with Mars Exploration Program Rover
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,680. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
NASA's Office of Inspector General issued this status report on the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) slated for launch in late 2011. The findings indicated that unresolved technical problems and cost issues could delay the launch.