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Working On The Kiewa Hydro-Electric Scheme 1953-1963 The Final years of Construction Part One
Price: Free! Words: 33,320. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
Within eighteen months of returning to Australia in debt, I had purchased a car and courted a lady who I hoped to marry. All this came about when I found work in my trade on the Kiewa Hydro electric Scheme on my beloved Bogong high Plains. I learned many new skills in my trade and I also learned to watercolour a challenge I had set myself. Part One comes to an end on my last day as a single man
On The Frontier: Flight Research at Dryden, 1946-1981 - Exploring the Supersonic Frontier, Muroc, Into Space, X-15, Serving Gemini and Apollo, Lifting Bodies Prelude to Shuttle, Center at Crossroads
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,550. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. 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 is a wonderful account of flight research at the Dryden Flight Research Center, with a history of the center from its origins through the early research leading to America's Space Shuttle.
Exploring the Unknown: Selected Documents in the History of the U.S. Civil Space Program - Volume VII: Human Spaceflight: Projects Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo - Political and Engineering Insights
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 361,210. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. 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 phenomenal collection of over 150 fascinating documents provides unique political and engineering insights into the pathfinding days of American manned spaceflight, with coverage of the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs.
The Spoken Word III: Recollections of Dryden's History - The Space Shuttle Years - Oral Histories from Major NASA Figures including Gordon Fullerton, Joseph Engle, Kenneth Szalai
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 105,750. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. 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 is the third in a series of oral histories about NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.
Leadership in Space: Selected Speeches of NASA Administrator Michael Griffin, May 2005 - October 2008 - Hubble Telescope, Moon Exploration, Human Exploration of Mars, Shuttle and Constellation
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 137,110. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. 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 NASA report presents selected speeches of former NASA Administrator Michael Griffin from 2005 through 2008.
The Space Shuttle Decision: NASA's Search for a Reusable Space Vehicle - Excellent Account of the Political and Engineering Challenges, Space Station Concepts, Mars, Air Force Role, Nixon and Budget
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 184,450. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. 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 NASA report presents a fascinating history of the decision to proceed with the Space Shuttle program.
A History of Suction-Type Laminar-Flow Control with Emphasis on Flight Research - From the 1930s to the X-21 and the Boeing 757, Swept Wings, Noise, Insect Contamination, Ice Particles, Supersonic
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 47,820. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report presents a history of that portion of laminar-flow technology known as active laminar-flow control, which employs suction of a small quantity of air through airplane surfaces.
An Organizational Assessment of the United States Military's Ability to Control the Electromagnetic Spectrum in the 21st Century - Electronic Warfare, Titan Rain Attack by Chinese Hackers
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 136,080. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electrical
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this military study executed a contingency theory based organizational analysis of command level EW organizations responsible for EW plans and management within the Department of Defense.
Separating the Real from the Imagined: Flight Research at NACA and NASA, 1915-1998 - Experimental Planes and Spacecraft, X-1, X-15, XV-15, X-planes, Muroc, Lifting Bodies, Dryden, Armstrong, Shuttle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 192,030. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA book documents the historical R&D program of NASA by focusing on flight research.
Wallops Station and the Creation of an American Space Program - Sputnik, NASA, and Independence, Manned Space Flight, Mercury, Space Science Research, TIROS, V-2 to Sounding Rockets
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,110. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. 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 unique and informative history covers the political, administrative, and social aspects of the Wallops Station from 1957 to 1966.
The History of the XV-15 Tilt Rotor Research Aircraft: From Concept to Flight - XV-3 Program, Stability Issues, Army and Navy Participation, VTOL, Flight Research Incidents and Crash, V-22 Osprey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,220. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this wonderful NASA history document tells the story of the successful development of the tilt rotor aircraft.
Crafting Flight: Aircraft Pioneers and the Contributions of the Men and Women of NASA Langley Research Center - NACA Aviation History, Apollo Moon Landing, Viking Mars, Jet Airplanes, Wind Tunnels
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,500. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this exceptional book provides a great history of NASA Langley Research Center's contributions to aviation and spaceflight.
Wilbur and Orville Wright: Chronology Commemorating the Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Orville Wright - Engaging History of the Aeronautics Pioneers, including Flight Logs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,670. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book marks a lasting contribution to the observance of this ultimate aviation milestone.
Innovation in Flight: Research of the NASA Langley Research Center on Revolutionary Advanced Concepts for Aeronautics - SST, Supersonic Civil Aircraft, Blended Wing Body, Laminar Flow, Vortex Flap
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,680. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA publication provides an overview of the topic of revolutionary research in aeronautics at Langley, including many examples of research efforts that offer significant potential benefits, but have not yet been applied.
Shared Voyage: Learning and Unlearning from Remarkable Projects - Advanced Composition Explorer ACE, Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile JASSM , Pathfinder Solar Airplane, AMRAAM Missile
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 130,040. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report is about four remarkable projects: the Advanced Composition Explorer (NASA), the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (U.S. Air Force), the Pathfinder Solar-Powered Airplane (NASA), and the Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (U.S. Air Force).
Fairing Well: Aerodynamic Truck Research at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center - From Shoebox to Bat Truck and Beyond, Drag, Mack, Kenworth, Peterbilt, International, Fuel Efficiency, Cabover
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,570. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Automotive
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report reviews research conducted by NASA on the aerodynamic efficiency of long-haul trucks.
Asteroid, Lunar, and Planetary Regolith Management - A Layered Engineering Defense - Spacesuits, EVA, EMU, Moon Dust Contamination, Moon Base Concepts, Duricrust, Glove Boxes, Airlock, Cleaning
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,890. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. 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 NASA report presents an end-to-end approach to ensure system reliability, crew health, and planetary protection in regolith environments.
Shooting the Moon: How NASA Found Water on the Moon, the LCROSS Mission - Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite - Managing Success, Bad Day, Lunacy, Stakeholders, Having a Lasting Impact
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,330. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. 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 NASA document by the Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) project manager, Daniel Andrews.
Inventors & Impostors: A Sordid History of Innovation & Imitation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,270. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 by RavenswoodPublishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions, Nonfiction » History » World
What if everything you learned in school about the heroes of science, technology and invention was a lie?
Next-Generation Microbiological Requirements for Space Flight - Human Research Program, Space Human Factors & Habitability - Pathogens, Potable Water, Life Sciences, Manned Mars Missions
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 63,440. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report details microbiological requirements for spaceflight.