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The Need for a Global Space Traffic Control Service: An Opportunity for U.S. Leadership - Avoiding Orbital Satellite Collisions, Space Debris, Tracking Systems, Space Situational Awareness (SSA)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,950. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study examines the need for a global space-traffic-control service must be addressed by the space-faring nations of the world, especially the United States. Losing a satellite to an accidental on-orbit collision is no longer hypothetical, but real and increasingly likely.
Navy Additive Manufacturing (AM): Adding Parts, Subtracting Steps - 3D Printing, Tooling, Aerospace, Binder Jetting, Directed Energy Deposition, Material Extrusion, Powder Fusion, Photopolymerization
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,710. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Manufacturing, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report examines additive manufacturing (AM) and describes its potential impact on the Navy's Supply Chain Management processes.
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.
Benefits of a Space-Based Group System Architecture - Payload Integration, On-Orbit Operations, Launch Segment, Communications, DARPA, Low Earth Orbit, ISS International Space Station, Geostationary
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 112,260. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study examines the use of smaller space-based group satellites.
Vida Orgánica - Camino al Futuro
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,090. Language: Spanish. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Green living, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture
Un agricultor orgánico ecuatoriana revela que la solución a nuestra salud, la economía, el agua y el problema del calentamiento global es un tema político. Tenemos la tecnología microbiológica del suelo, que siempre se puede mejorar, pero lo que se necesita es unificar los productores y consumidores para hacer los cambios políticos necesarios en nuestro sistema alimentario real y permanente.
The Vulnerability of U.S. Agriculture to Foot and Mouth Disease - Livestock Industry at Risk, Entry into the United States, Farmer Protections, Case Studies of FMD in the United Kingdom, Taiwan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 116,180. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Agronomy / General
This unique report is professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. The U.S. livestock industry represents a critical economic infrastructure, due to its size and influence on national and international agricultural systems.
Lessons from Fukushima: Relocation and Recovery from Nuclear Catastrophe - Radiological, Chernobyl, Risk Communication, Public Information, Property Compensation, Radiation Dose Range, Dosimeters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,660. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Radiation
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the objective of this study was to assess lessons the United States can incorporate into its disaster management plans from Japan's experience managing the relocation of communities due to the widespread contamination from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
The High Plains Patrol 1959-1963
Price: Free! Words: 75,510. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
With the Kiewa Hydro-Electric Scheme very near to completion, year-round maintenance of the infrastructure on the Bogong High Plains (BHP) into the future, would be a necessity. To carry out this work, the High Plains Patrol was formed. The author and Wally Deans were selected to become the initial members of the patrol to carry out this important work.
Working On the Kiewa Hydro-Electric Scheme 1953-1959
Price: Free! Words: 65,210. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Soil & Rock
Working on the Kiewa Hydro-Electric Scheme 1953-1959, is about working as a mechanical fitter on the Kiewa Scheme for the first 6 years of the 10 years I worked there. I have described the plant, equipment and work practices of the various projects of on which I worked, especially working on boring out an underground power station. I married and lived on the Scheme raising two boys and a girl.
National Space Weather Action Plan and Strategy: Potential Effects - Power Outages, Infrastructure, Communication, Mitigation Plans, Forecasting, Induced Geo-Electric Fields, Solar Radio Bursts (SRBs)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,660. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / General, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this collection reproduces two major Federal documents about space weather: the National Space Weather Action Plan, and the National Space Weather Strategy, issued in October 2015.
NASA Report: International Space Station (ISS) Benefits for Humanity, 2nd Edition - Human Health, Earth Observation, Disaster Response, Technology, Global Education, Economic Development of Space
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,670. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book summarizes the scientific, technological and educational accomplishments of research on the space station that have had and will continue to have an impact to life on Earth.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Managing NASA in the Apollo Era - From the Fire to Apollo 11, Headquarters Organization, Acquisition Process, Manpower, Budgetary Process, DoD Relations
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 185,310. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this official NASA history describes and analyzes the organization of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration during the 1960s and, in so doing, to test certain assumptions about the nature of administrative history.
Oil for the Lamps of China - Beijing's 21st-Century Search for Energy: Coal, Oil, Natural Gas, Power Distribution System, Environment, Defense, Nuclear, Renewable, Solar, Wind, Geothermal
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 137,820. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / General
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report examines energy sources and planning in the People's Republic of China.
Science Training History of the Apollo Astronauts (NASA SP-2015-626) - Missions, Shoemaker, Meteor Crater, Field Trips, Rover Simulations, Lunar Geology, Rock and Mineral Lessons, Geologist Schmitt
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 234,400. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this spectacular official NASA history provides a fresh new look at the Apollo program, with fascinating, in-depth reporting on the science training given to the Apollo moon astronauts.
Military Payloads Hosted on Commercial Satellites: How Can the Space and Missile Systems Center Increase the Number of Commercially Hosted Military Payload Contract Awards? Spectrum Certifications
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 112,250. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study examines the case for commercially hosted military payloads (CHMP).
Mega Project Assurance - Volume One - The Terminological Dictionary
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 130,130. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Reference, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
The Mega Project Assurance Series provides effective tools, guidance and instruction for professional accounting, audit, construction, design, engineering, finance, infrastructure, legal, project management and operations practitioners. Volume One addresses the terminology used throughout the Mega Project Assurance Series and is a useful reference for practicing professionals and students.
Complete Guide to Weather Satellites: NOAA Polar and Geostationary Satellites, GOES, POES, JPSS, DMSP, Potential Critical Gaps in Data, Program History, Military and Earth Observation, Forecasting
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,900. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique collection of government documents provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of current and planned American weather satellites, with material from NOAA, NASA, and independent reviews of the troubled replacement program.
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.
World Peace - The Transition
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 101,950. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Analytic
World Peace - The Transition - is a Plan taken from well-supported explanations in economics, technology, history, business, leadership, and transformation (project management), to create a simple straight-forward series of next steps that lead on to a Good Life (as Aristotle called it) - the American Dream for seven billion people.