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Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1995 Missions, STS-63, STS-67, STS-71, STS-70, STS-69, STS-73, STS-74
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,600. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
These official final program mission reports issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center cover missions in 1995: STS-63, STS-67, STS-71, STS-70, STS-69, STS-73, and STS-74. In these thorough reports, with information and specifics not available on NASA website mission descriptions, each orbiter system is reviewed in detail along with technical information on performance and anomalies.
William H. Pickering: America's Deep Space Pioneer - Jet Propulsion Laboratory Leader, Explorer 1, Ranger and Surveyor Lunar Missions for Apollo Preparation, Mars and Venus Probes (NASA SP-2008-4113)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,310. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - tells the amazing story of the life and work of Dr. William H. Pickering, leader of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).
The Difficult Road to Mars, A Brief History of Mars Exploration in the Soviet Union - The Inside Story of Numerous Mission Failures from Russia's Leading Spacecraft Designer (NASA NP-1999-06-251-HQ)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,170. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a fascinating account by the leading designer for Mars and Venus spacecraft in the Soviet Union during the early days of Mars exploration, V.G. Perminov, at a time when many missions to the Red Planet were abject failures.
Rockets and People, Volume III: Hot Days of the Cold War - Memoirs of Russian Space Pioneer Boris Chertok, ICBMs, Cuban Missile Crisis, Gagarin, Vostok and Soyuz, Lunar Landing (NASA SP-2005-4110)
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 310,260. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
In this third volume of the series, Chertok describes the historical launch of the first cosmonaut, Yuriy Gagarin. He also discusses several different aspects of the burgeoning Soviet missile and space programs of the early 1960s, including the development of early ICBMs, reconnaissance satellites, the Cuban missile crisis, the first Soviet communications satellite Molniya-1, and more.
Realizing the Dream of Flight: Biographical Essays in Honor of the Centennial of Flight, 1903-2003 - Wernher von Braun, Robert Gilruth, Willy Ley, Hugh Dryden, Donald Douglas (NASA SP-2005-4112)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,920. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - presents biographies of famous space and aviation pioneers, including Werner von Braun, Hugh Dryden, Bob Gilruth, Donald Douglas, and others. The individuals profiled include barnstormers, entrepreneurs, military strategists, and architects of space flight.
Alchemy in Medieval and Tudor England
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Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 17,660. Language: British English. Published: June 25, 2014 by The New Curiosity Shop. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This book guides you through the arrival and growth of alchemy in England in the medieval and Tudor periods.
Illustrated What Is Science?
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Series: Illustrated Serial Antidisestablishmentarianism, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 80,580. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
Secularists like Charles Watts and Richard Dawkins affirm a single belief, though they vary in their methods of stating it. They believe that there is no evidence for the truth of any "revealed faith and that only secularist science should be permitted to exist.
Illustrated What Are the Results of the Establishment of Secular Humanism?
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Series: Illustrated Serial Antidisestablishmentarianism, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,630. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
"... To establish atheism on the ruins of Christianity [is] to deprive mankind of its best consolations and most animating hopes and to make a gloomy desert of the universe." Alexander Hamilton
Illustrated What Is Secular Humanism?
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Series: Illustrated Serial Antidisestablishmentarianism, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 96,370. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
Almost every American colony had some form of establishment of religion. This was because their religion consisted of proven and necessary facts of existence. Religion was reliable, logical and rational to them. The modern established religion of Secular Humanism teaches that it is the only scientifically-based belief system in existence.
Beyond Reason: Knowledge, Religion and Science in The West
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Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 81,530. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
Where did God come from? Where did He go? What did science inherit from religion? Why does any of this matter? Beyond Reason is a plea for tolerance and understanding in the guise of a 3,000 year intellectual history of religion and science, from the Greeks to the geeks. Critics and readers have enjoyed the conversational, non-academic style and the absence of partisan views.
Factismals for Space Cadets
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 15,780. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Experiments & Projects
Did you ever wonder how they choose the names for astronomical objects (and if you could name a few yourself)? Or what Jupiter sounds like (and if you could listen)? Or whatever happened to atomic rockets (and if you could ride along)? Then this is the book for you!