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The Literature of Aeronautics, Astronautics, and Air Power - From Prehistory of Flight, Practical Airplanes, Air Transportation, Turbojet Revolution, Supersonic Breakthrough, Space Age, Aeronautics
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 119,180. Language: English. Published: July 24, 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 provides a guide to the research and technical literature on the history of aeronautics and astronautics.
The Limitless Sky: Air Force Science and Technology Contributions to the Nation - GPS, Precision-Guided Munitions, Radar, Space, Missiles, Rocket Planes, Lifting Bodies, Satellites, Directed Energy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 200,300. Language: English. Published: July 24, 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 presents technological developments that have produced new capabilities or opened new ways for achieving objectives.
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.
X-15: Extending the Frontiers of Flight - Encyclopedic History of America's First Hypersonic Rocket-powered Aircraft and Space Plane - Million Horsepower Engine, Muroc, Edwards AFB (Part 1)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 281,380. Language: English. Published: June 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 is an excellent history of the famous X-15 rocket plane, called by Neil Armstrong "the most successful research airplane in history." This is a truly authoritative work covering all aspects of the historic program. Because of the unusual size of this document, it is presented in two parts.
Destination Moon: A History of the Lunar Orbiter Program - NASA Apollo Moon Landing Preparations, Boeing and Kodak Photo System, Problems with the Spacecraft, Great Lunar Exploration Achievements
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 112,800. Language: English. Published: June 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 is an excellent history of the historic Lunar Orbiter project in the 1960s leading to America's Apollo moon landing.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Partners in Freedom: Contributions of the Langley Research Center to U. S. Military Aircraft of the 1990s - Harrier, C-17, F/A-18, A-10, F-111, A-6, EA-6B, F-14, X-29, C-130, F-16, F-22, F-15, B-2
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,070. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA documents the contributions of Langley Research Center to specific military aircraft that were operational in the 1990's.
The X-43A Flight Research Program: Lessons Learned on the Road to Mach 10 - Hyper-X (HXRV), Hypersonic Scramjet, National Aero-Space Plane (NASP), HySTP, Dan Goldin, Fullerton
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,190. Language: English. Published: April 29, 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 provides a comprehensive history of the X-43A Hyper-X (Hypersonic Experiment) program.
Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Science and Technology Campaign Plans 2015-2035 - Computational Sciences, Materials, Maneuver, Information Sciences, Lethality and Protection, Human Sciences, Analysis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,960. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Research, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study provides unique information about the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), which is the Department of the Army's corporate laboratory, strategically placed within the Army Materiel Command (AMC), an institutional Army Command (ACOM).
Navy Cold War Communication Context: Resources Associated With the Navy's Communication Program, 1946-1989 - Equipment and Facility Histories, Radio, Wireless, Vietnam, Satellite, Receivers, Radars
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,130. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important project report provides a chronological overview of the Navy's communications activities, which examines the technological developments of the Navy's shore-based communications systems and identifies the principal installations involved in the Navy's communications efforts.
Navy Cold War Guided Missile Context: Resources Associated with the Navy's Guided Missile Program, 1946-1989 - History of Tactical, Strategic, Cruise, Shipboard-launched Missiles, Facilities, Vietnam
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,130. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important project report provides a methodological and historical framework for the identification and evaluation of significant Cold War resources associated with the Navy's guided missile program.