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Sailors of Science
Price: Free! Words: 54,140. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
Short stories about scientist
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1990 Missions, STS-32, STS-36, STS-31, STS-41, STS-38, STS-35
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,080. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
These official final program mission reports issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center cover missions in 1990: STS-32, STS-36, STS-31, STS-41, STS-38, and STS-35. 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.
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)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,170. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of 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.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Analysis of Apollo 12 Lightning Incident - Technical Report on the Triggered Lightning Strike on the Apollo Saturn V Rocket in 1969
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
This official NASA technical report - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides an analysis of the famous 1969 triggered lightning strike on the Apollo 12 rocket during its launch.
Project Gemini Technology and Operations: A Chronology - Comprehensive Official History of the Pioneering Two-Man Missions Paving the Way for the Apollo Moon Landings (NASA SP-4002)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,980. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive account of the events of Project Gemini, which paved the way for the successful Apollo moon landing program.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1995 Missions, STS-63, STS-67, STS-71, STS-70, STS-69, STS-73, STS-74
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,600. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
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.
On Mars: Exploration of the Red Planet 1958-1978 (NASA SP-4212) - Comprehensive Official History of the Viking Program and Man's First Successful Landing on Mars, Voyager and Mariner Programs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,180. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive and insightful account of America's Mars exploration program in the early days of the space program, culminating in the successful Viking landings in 1976.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1991 Missions, STS-37, STS-39, STS-40, STS-43, STS-48, STS-44
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,410. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
These official final program mission reports issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center cover missions in 1991: STS-37, STS-39, STS-40, STS-43, STS-48, and STS-44. 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.
A Legacy of Lancashire: Its Chemists, Biochemists and Industrialists
Price: Free! Words: 38,160. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chemistry, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
A chronological collation of those chemists, biochemists and Industrialists born in the county of Lancashire in the UK who have made a notable contribution to their subject and to mankind in general starting with William Henry in 1774..
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)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,920. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of 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.
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)
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 310,260. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
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.
Родовая книга
Series: Звенящие кедры России, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,470. Language: Russian. Published: October 8, 2015 by Ringing Cedars Publishing House LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Developmental / general, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
В новой - шестой книге В. Н. Мегре - представлена необычная трактовка представления о прошлом человечества и о прекрасном будущем человеческого сообщества. «...Совсем немного дней пройдёт, и будут родовую книгу создавать, своей рукой писать, страницы заполняя, миллионы отцов и матерей. Их будет множество великое - книг родовых. И в каждой - истина, идущая от сердца, для детей своих...
Intelligent Design Explains
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 37,180. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
How do the new Intelligent Design explain some of the world's most difficult topics? Read it and you will see.
The Impact of Science on Society - Accomplishments of Science by the Year 2000, Our Future in the Cosmos - Computers and Space, The Legacy of Science, Fascinating Philosophical Concepts, Robotics
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,400. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this historic legacy by NASA contains essays from three prominent figures, British historian James Burke, ABC TV science editor and reporter Jules Bergman, and scientist and science fiction writer Dr. Isaac Asimov, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in 1983.
Nature and Nature's Laws: Themes in Science and Literature
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,290. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
The 'two cultures' debate is half a century old. But the question of how science and literature interact - or fail to do so - goes back to long before that. Reactions to science were already a matter of interest in the seventeenth century. The two cultures' argument emphasized the differences between the scientific and the literary cultures.
Brief Lives
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 90,280. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Reference
Over the past five centuries, scientific imagination and technological ingenuity have created a deep understanding of the physical world. In a wide-ranging set of closely interrelated brief biographies of scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, philosophers, artists and an economist they give a comprehensive overview of how the modern world emerged.
The Forbidden History of Science
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,080. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
In this book, we are going to do something remarkable. We will show you how easily science could have taken an entirely different route from the one it did take. Science need not be scientific empiricism and materialism. It could be scientific rationalism and idealism.
FitzRoy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,880. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
The Remarkable Story of Darwin's Captain and the Invention of the Weather Forecast The name of Robert FitzRoy, captain of the Beagle, is forever linked with that of his most famous passenger, Charles Darwin. This exceptionally interesting biography brings FitzRoy out of Darwin's shadow for the first time, revealing a man who experienced high adventure, and suffered tragic disappointments.
Factismals for Space Cadets
Series: Factismals. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,780. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Experiments & Projects, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
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!
Illustrated What Is Secular Humanism?
Series: Illustrated Serial Antidisestablishmentarianism, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,370. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » History » World
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.