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Highest Moral Standards
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,650. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
This book is written in a similar genre as John Grisham. A story of a young engineer who gets caught up in a harrowing world of work that he never imagined. Young Harry graduates engineering school, and with his brand-new diploma fresh in hand Harry starts working at an engineering design firm in Albuquerque. Trouble begins right away when stories of the death of Harry's predecessor surface.
Complete Guide to the 1961 SL-1 Fatal Nuclear Power Plant Accident - Accident and Recovery Operations Reports, Official Findings, Timeline of Events, Technical Details, Safety Implications
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,000. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear
Four official federal government reports provide the full details of the tragic SL-1 prototype nuclear power plant accident of January 3, 1961, the first and only immediately fatal American reactor accident.
Complete Guide to the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) - History from Atomic Reactors to Nuclear Waste Cleanup, Rickover and the Nuclear Navy, SL-1 Fatal Reactor Accident, Uranium and Plutonium
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 232,620. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Two comprehensive histories of the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) provide extensive information about the lab's role in the development of nuclear reactors and other technologies, covering the period from before its establishment in 1949 through 2010.
Advanced Commercial Nuclear Reactor Licensing, Report to Congress - Innovative New Designs, Gas-Cooled, Sodium Fast, Small Module, Liquid Metal, Next Generation Nuclear Plant
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 69,360. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear
This report, prepared in response to the Congressional request and follow-on discussions with Congressional staff, addresses the NRC's overall strategy for and approach to preparing for the licensing of advanced reactors.
Loss of Signal: Aeromedical Lessons Learned from the STS-107 Columbia Space Shuttle Mishap - Aerospace Medicine, Reentry and Spacecraft Breakup, Search and Recovery, Forensic Sciences
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,400. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Loss of Signal presents the aeromedical lessons learned from the Columbia accident that will result in enhanced crew safety and survival on human space flight missions.
MiGs Over Nevada
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Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Acoustics & Sound
An Area 51 veteran's account of the exploitation of Soviet MiG aircraft at Area 51 that reversed the dismal kill ratio of American air crews in the Vietnam War and was the genesis of the Navy Top Gun Weapons School, the Air Force Red Flag exercises, the Red Hats, and the Red Eagle MiG squadron based in Nevada. The author was a member of the secret Special Projects team at the CIA Area 51 facility.
STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths Principles V10
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Series: Educational eBooks with accompanying software., Book 53 ยท Education eBooks, Apps and Software, Book 53. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 150,870. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radio
STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths Principles V10 eBook covers all the topics of this popular software title used in schools and colleges worldwide for over twenty years and now available as a Tablet and Smartphone App.
Naval Air Training: Air to Air Intercept Procedures Workbook - Pursuit, Radar, Displays and Flight Path Visualization, Intercept Geometry Fundamentals, Counterturn, Missiles
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,460. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This fascinating guide by the Navy covers training for intercepts by fighter plane pilots.
NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services: A New Era in Spaceflight - History of International Space Station (ISS) Cargo and Crew, SpaceX, Orbital Sciences, Bigelow
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,630. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This document provides a history of the NASA Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program executed by the Commercial Crew & Cargo Program Office from 2006 to 2013 at the Johnson Space Center. It provides unique insight into the amazing commercial effort that has seen two companies, SpaceX and Orbital Sciences, supply cargo services to the International Space Station (ISS).
Comprehensive History of American Aviation Pressure Suits - Early Pioneers to Space Shuttle, Kittinger, Crossfield, Neil Armstrong, SR-71, U-2, Navy and Air Force Suits, Asteroid Mission Suit
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 161,450. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
From the earliest aviation pressure suit pioneers to today's plans for space suits for the planned manned asteroid retrieval mission, this unique ebook compilation will be of great interest to aviation and space enthusiasts.
A Welder’s Handbook to Robotic Programming
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,560. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Robotics
If you are thinking about buying a robot, trying to learn how to program a robot, or teaching someone else to program and need a text book, then this book is definitely the one you are looking for. Welders that are learning how to program a robot will find everything that you need to get started programming an MIG welding robot. All of the secret tricks of the trade are here for the taking.
The United States Army Air Arm - April 1861 to April 1917, Wright Brothers, Curtiss and Burgess Airplanes, Air Fatalities, Balloons, Airships, Early Planes, Signal Corps, Aviation School
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 177,980. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This important official monograph recounts the development of aviation in the United States Army from April 1861, when the Army first became interested in balloons as a means of observation, to April 1917, when America entered World War I.
Europe's Dependence on Russian Natural Gas: Perspectives and Recommendations for a Long-term Strategy, Putin, Politics, and Gazprom, Ukraine, Diversification Options
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 82,090. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
This paper argues that the European Union must take decisive action to diversify its future energy needs away from Russian natural gas.
NASA Mishap Board Report on Serious Spacesuit Anomaly July 2013 ISS Space Station EVA EMU Suit Helmet Water Intrusion - Threatened Astronaut Luca Parmitano with Drowning
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the NASA Mishap Investigation Board (MIB) report released to the public in February 2014 about the serious problem encountered with a spacesuit during a space station spacewalk in July 2013.
NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission, Asteroid Initiative, Grand Challenge, Science, Deflection and Human Exploration Plans, Crew Systems, Solar Electric Propulsion, NEO Campaign
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,920. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This unique ebook provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the ambitious and controversial proposal by NASA to redirect a small asteroid into lunar orbit for later exploration by a human crew.
Nuclear Fusion Energy Encyclopedia: ITER Project, Burning Plasma, American and International Fusion Research Facilities, Spinoffs, FESAC Reports, Toroidal Magnetic Fusion
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 673,990. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Nuclear
With twenty-six chapters and thousands of pages of text, this unique compilation of official information provides an incredibly comprehensive overview of all aspects of the worlds' quest for nuclear fusion energy, including the ambitious ITER experimental burning plasma project, U.S. fusion research and facilities, international efforts in China, Russia, South Korea, and other countries, and more.
Miracle on the Hudson: Official Reports on US Airways Flight 1549 Ditching in the Hudson River, January 2009, Captain Sullenberger, Bird Strike Risk to Aircraft
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,280. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The complete story of the amazing flight of US Airways 1549 is contained in this reproduction of the official National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) report on the incident, along with the transcript of a hearing before a House of Representatives committee.
2013 NASA Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP) Annual Report, Issued January 2014 - International Space Station, Commercial Crew Risk and Budget, SpaceX, Exploration Program
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,350. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The 2013 report by the ASAP safety advisory panel to NASA, released in January 2014, presents findings on various important spaceflight safety topics, including the Commercial Crew Program and the Space Launch System (SLS).
Enduring Quests, Daring Visions: NASA Astrophysics in the Next Three Decades - The Search for Life and Exoplanets, History of Galaxies, Origin and Fate of the Universe
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,460. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This roadmap, released in early 2014, presents a science-driven 30-year vision for the future of NASA Astrophysics that builds on recent remarkable discoveries to address three defining questions: Are we alone? How did we get here? How does the universe work?
The Case for Space Solar Power
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 150,270. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This book makes the case for Space Solar Power; recounting the history of this fascinating concept and summarizing the many different ways in which it might be accomplished.