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NASA Reports: Issues in Maintaining Team Motivation over Long-Duration Exploration Missions, Team Culture Issues for Long-Duration Exploration Missions - Perspective on Cultural Diversity
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 163,340. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Issues in Maintaining Team Motivation over Long-Duration Exploration Missions: This review was commissioned by the Behavioral Health and Performance Research Element (BHP-R) of the NASA Human Research Program (HRP) in order to review the issues that might arise in maintaining team (crew) motivation over long durations.
Hypersonic Global Strike Feasibility and Options - Design Challenges, Propulsion, Fuel, Material, Plasma Interference and Weapons Employment, Current Programs, Weapons Integration, X-37B, AHW
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,770. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the feasibility of hypersonic weapons and aircraft as global strike options in the 2035 timeframe.
Historical Studies in the Societal Impact of Spaceflight - Apollo Moon Landings, Application Satellites, Nuclear Power, Planetary Probes, Role in Integrated Circuits, Medical Tech Spinoff, Environment
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 267,510. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this excellent new book from NASA presents a series of in-depth studies on specific subjects on the societal impact of spaceflight.
U.S. Air Force (USAF) Energy Policy: Horizons Science and Technology Vision, Strategic Plan, Air Domain, Harvesting, Game-changing Concepts, Space, Propulsion, Storage, Cyber Domain, Infrastructure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 135,960. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces three important reports from the U.S. Air Force about energy policy and the service: U.S. Air Force Energy Strategic Plan; Energy Horizons: United States Air Force / Energy S&T Vision 2011-2026; Energy Horizons: A Science and Technology Vision for Air Force Energy.
Counterfeit Electronic Parts Controls in the Department of Defense Supply Chain - Insufficiency of Current Controls, MIL-STD-1556B Policy Gap, Government Industry Data Exchange Program (GIDEP)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,650. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / General
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book considers the history and scope of the counterfeit parts issue and its contributing factors, and proposes a tiered solution to more effectively ensure the safety, quality, and specification conformance of integrated circuit components.
Terrorist and Insurgent Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs): Use, Potentials, and Military Implications - Emerging Threats, Historical Overview, Chronological Narrative, Implications and Policy Responses
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,920. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an interesting academic research paper outlining the threat posed by terrorists using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and drones.
Beam Weapons: Roots of Reagan's Star Wars
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,260. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Lasers & Photonics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
Beam Weapons describes the military technology behind Ronald Reagan's 'Star Wars' strategic defense system, intended to develop radically new beam weapons that destroyed nuclear missiles with directed energy — laser beams or charged particles. Originally published in 1984 as Beam Weapons: The Next Arms Race, this new edition includes an epilogue covering recent development of laser weapons.
The U.S. Air Force in Space 1945 to the Twenty-first Century: Recollections of General Schriever, Balancing Technology and Reliability, Cold War, Space Power, Persian Gulf War, Manned versus Unmanned
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 163,590. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication reviews the role of the USAF in space from the end of World War II to the present, based on a historical symposium on the Air Force's experience in the development of space systems and their military applications.
Significant Milestones in Air Force History - Wright Flyer, Air Corps Tactical School, GHQ Air Force, Army Air Forces, Hiroshima, Lucky Lady II, Hydrogen Bomb, ICBM, Unity of Air Command
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,170. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication describes the major milestones in Air Force history.
Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,010. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Acoustics & Sound
For everyone who didn't win the venture capital lottery, or everyone who wasn't born with a trust fund, for everyone who doesn't have rich relatives... This is the story of how real start-ups work. This is how to turn a dream into a multimillion dollar business—without selling out, without spending a mint on marketing, and without losing your sense of humor.
Milk and dairy products in human nutrition
Price: Free! Words: 146,190. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Food Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This publication is unique in drawing together information on nutrition, and dairy-industry development, providing a rich source of useful material on the role of dairy products in human nutrition and the way that investment in dairy-industry development has changed.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Fire and Nonnative Invasive Plants (Rainbow Series) Part 2 - Invasion Ecology, Use of Fire to Control Plants, Northeast, Southeast, Central, West Bioregions
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,250. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Botany
This state-of-knowledge review of information on relationships between wildland fire and nonnative invasive plants can assist fire managers and other land managers concerned with prevention, detection, and eradication or control of nonnative invasive plants.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Fire and Nonnative Invasive Plants (Rainbow Series) Part 1 - Invasion Ecology, Use of Fire to Control Plants, Northeast, Southeast, Central, West Bioregions
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,800. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Botany
This state-of-knowledge review of information on relationships between wildland fire and nonnative invasive plants can assist fire managers and other land managers concerned with prevention, detection, and eradication or control of nonnative invasive plants.
Encyclopedia of NASA Lessons Learned (Part 6): Thousands of Aerospace Technology Engineering Reports, Problems, Accidents, Mishaps, Ideas and Solutions - Space Shuttle, Spacecraft, Rockets, Aircraft
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 221,370. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Discover what NASA has learned during the last few decades of spacecraft and aircraft flight operations and on-the-ground engineering activities! (Part 6 of 6)
Encyclopedia of NASA Lessons Learned (Part 5): Thousands of Aerospace Technology Engineering Reports, Problems, Accidents, Mishaps, Ideas and Solutions - Space Shuttle, Spacecraft, Rockets, Aircraft
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 205,740. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Quality control
Discover what NASA has learned during the last few decades of spacecraft and aircraft flight operations and on-the-ground engineering activities! (Part 5 of 6)
Encyclopedia of NASA Lessons Learned (Part 4): Thousands of Aerospace Technology Engineering Reports, Problems, Accidents, Mishaps, Ideas and Solutions - Space Shuttle, Spacecraft, Rockets, Aircraft
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 210,650. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Quality control
Discover what NASA has learned during the last few decades of spacecraft and aircraft flight operations and on-the-ground engineering activities! (Part 4 of 6)
Encyclopedia of NASA Lessons Learned (Part 3): Thousands of Aerospace Technology Engineering Reports, Problems, Accidents, Mishaps, Ideas and Solutions - Space Shuttle, Spacecraft, Rockets, Aircraft
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 202,430. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Quality control
Discover what NASA has learned during the last few decades of spacecraft and aircraft flight operations and on-the-ground engineering activities! (Part 3 of 6)
Encyclopedia of NASA Lessons Learned (Part 2): Thousands of Aerospace Technology Engineering Reports, Problems, Accidents, Mishaps, Ideas and Solutions - Space Shuttle, Spacecraft, Rockets, Aircraft
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 210,030. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Quality control
Discover what NASA has learned during the last few decades of spacecraft and aircraft flight operations and on-the-ground engineering activities! (Part 2 of 6)
Encyclopedia of NASA Lessons Learned (Part 1): Thousands of Aerospace Technology Engineering Reports, Problems, Accidents, Mishaps, Ideas and Solutions - Space Shuttle, Spacecraft, Rockets, Aircraft
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 208,080. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Quality control
Discover what NASA has learned during the last few decades of spacecraft and aircraft flight operations and on-the-ground engineering activities!
On Alert: An Operational History of the United States Air Force Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Program, 1945-2011 - Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, Peacekeeper MX, Minuteman III, Nuclear Warhead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 186,290. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
The men and women who eventually built these intercontinental-range rockets, as well as the ones who transformed nuclear weapons to be capable of launching on these rockets, deserve a key place in our nation's history. This book describes their struggles, both on the technical front and on the political front, as they pursued game-changing capabilities.