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Bogeys and Bandits
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,580. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science
Former naval aviator and award-winning military writer Robert Gandt had the chance to return to his old base to fly one of the fastest, sleekest jets in the world. In Bogeys and Bandits he takes the reader along for the ride.
From Runway to Orbit: Reflections of a NASA Engineer - Revelations about the Space Shuttle, Challenger Accident, X-15, Lifting Body Program, NASP, Hypersonics and the X-33 (NASA SP 2004-4109)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 175,290. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a fascinating account by the former chief scientist of the Dryden Flight Research Center of the major space and aeronautical developments of the last 40 years, including the Space Shuttle, X-15, X-33, the lifting body program, the National Aerospace Plane (NASP), and more.
21st Century IED and Roadside Bomb Encyclopedia: The Fight Against Improvised Explosive Devices in Afghanistan and Iraq, Plus the Convoy Survivability Training Guide
Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 166,600. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
The effort to defeat improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and roadside bombs in Afghanistan and Iraq is fully explained in this comprehensive two-part encyclopedia compilation, featuring the Convoy Survivability Training Support Package presenting information on enemy tactics, techniques, and procedures for attacking convoys, as well as U.S. measures in effect to counter them.
The Smell of Kerosene: A Test Pilot's Odyssey - NASA Research Pilot Stories, XB-70 Tragic Collision, M2-F1 Lifting Body, YF-12 Blackbird, Apollo LLRV Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (NASA SP-4108)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is the fascinating account of the life of Donald Mallick, a NASA research test pilot. This book puts the reader in the pilot's seat for a "day at the office" unlike any other.
U.S. Navy Equipment Encyclopedia: Aircraft, Ships, Weapons, Programs, and Systems - Fighter Jets, Aircraft Carriers, Submarines, Surface Combatants, Missiles, plus the Navy Program Guide
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 118,910. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Naval Science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science
Hundreds of U.S. Navy systems - from patrol craft to nuclear submarines - are comprehensively described in this detailed, up-to-date encyclopedia of naval equipment. This massive 500-page report also includes the latest Navy Program Guide document, providing an overview of key systems, programs, and initiatives of the Navy.
Space Primer (AU-18): Comprehensive Spaceflight History and Guidebook, Doctrine, Orbital Mechanics, Military Space, Satellites, Rockets, NASA Programs, Threats, Designs, Operations, Intelligence
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,550. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy
In what may be the best single-volume introduction to military and civilian space flight, this up-to-date space primer from the Department of Defense provides comprehensive coverage of modern spaceflight principles and practices, with an extensive and authoritative history of military and NASA programs, along with the fundamentals of space.

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