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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.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Project Apollo: A Retrospective Analysis - A Narrative Account Starting with the Kennedy Decision, Monograph in Aerospace History
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,230. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - presents a narrative account of the Apollo lunar landing program from its origin through its assessment.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Enchanted Rendezvous, John Houbolt and the Genesis of the Lunar-Orbit Rendezvous Concept and Political and Technical Aspects of Placing a Flag on the Moon
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,600. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
These official NASA history documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - include a Monograph in Aerospace History about the Lunar Orbit Rendezvous (LOR) mission concept for Project Apollo, plus a NASA contractor report on the political and technical aspects of placing the American flag on the moon.
Realizing the Dream of Flight: Biographical Essays in Honor of the Centennial of Flight, 1903-2003 - Wernher von Braun, Robert Gilruth, Willy Ley, Hugh Dryden, Donald Douglas (NASA SP-2005-4112)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,920. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - presents biographies of famous space and aviation pioneers, including Werner von Braun, Hugh Dryden, Bob Gilruth, Donald Douglas, and others. The individuals profiled include barnstormers, entrepreneurs, military strategists, and architects of space flight.
Power To Explore: History of Marshall Space Flight Center 1960-1990 - von Braun, Apollo, Saturn V Rocket, Lunar Rover, Skylab, Space Shuttle, Challenger Accident, Spacelab, Hubble Space Telescope, ISS
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 240,300. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history report - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a comprehensive history of the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, Alabama from its formation through 1990.
Wernher von Braun: His Life and Work from German Missiles to the Saturn V Moon Rocket - An Expansive Compilation of Authoritative NASA History Documents and Selections
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,650. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
With extensive and informative excerpts gathered from over three dozen NASA history and reference publications, this unique compilation provides unprecedented insight into the life and work of Dr. Wernher von Braun on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth in 1912.
Wernher von Braun's 1969 Manned Mars Mission Plans after Apollo and the Boeing 1968 Integrated Manned Interplanetary Nuclear Spacecraft Concept Definition Study
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
With the success of the Apollo 11 landing on the Moon, Wernher von Braun presented an ambitious plan for manned missions to Mars as soon as the 1980s to the Space Task Group for consideration by President Richard Nixon as the next step in America's space program.
Peenemunde: The German Experimental Rocket Center
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the story and details of Peenemünde, the German military rocket development and test site during World War II. It was one of the most modern technological facilities in the world in the years between 1936 and 1945.
Peenemunde: The German Experimental Rocket Center and It’s Rocket Missile Assemblies A-1 Through A-12 Part 1
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,150. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
When one hears the noun "Peenemünde" recalled immediately is the "Heeres Versuchsanstalt", Peenemünde or the German Army Ordinance=s experimental rocket missile research center on a peninsula bordering the Baltic Sea in northeast Germany.
Swiss Impound 166 Shot Up American USAAF Heavy Bombers & Arrest 1,500 Crew Members Between 1943 & 1945
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Enjoy Dr Myhra's ebook about the total of 166 B-17 and B-24 Bombers and 1,327+ crew members, 2 B-25J bombers, 2 P-51B fighters, 2 P-47 fighters and the light observation plane that was interned/imprisoned between 1943 to 1945 in Switzerland.