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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.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1997 Missions, STS-81, STS-82, STS-83, STS-84, STS-94, STS-85, STS-86, STS-87
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,510. Language: English. Published: January 16, 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 1997: STS-81, STS-82, STS-83, STS-84, STS-94, STS-85, STS-86, and STS-87. 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.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1996 Missions, STS-72, STS-75, STS-76, STS-77, STS-78, STS-79, STS-80
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,890. Language: English. Published: January 14, 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 1996: STS-72, STS-75, STS-76, STS-77, STS-78, STS-79, and STS-80. 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.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: NASA Engineers and the Age of Apollo - Stories of the Engineers Who Made the Moon Landing Possible (NASA SP-4104)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,090. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
This comprehensive official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a fascinating collection of interviews with engineers involved with the NASA space program and the Apollo moon landing project.
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: 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.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1994 Missions, STS-60, STS-62, STS-59, STS-65, STS-64, STS-68, STS-66
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,870. Language: English. Published: January 11, 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 1994: STS-60, STS-62, STS-59, STS-65, STS-64, STS-68, and STS-66. 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.
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: 1993 Missions, STS-54, STS-56, STS-55, STS-57, STS-51, STS-58, STS-61
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,800. Language: English. Published: January 9, 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 1993: STS-54, STS-56, STS-55, STS-57, STS-51, STS-58, and STS-61. 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.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1992 Missions, STS-42, STS-45, STS-49, STS-50, STS-46, STS-47, STS-52, STS-53
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,700. Language: English. Published: January 9, 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 1992: STS-42, STS-45, STS-49, STS-50, STS-46, STS-47, STS-52, and STS-53. 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.
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.
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.
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.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1986 and 1988 Missions, STS 61-C, STS-26, STS-27
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,540. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
These official final program mission reports issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center cover missions in 1986 and 1988: STS 61-C, STS-26, and STS-27. For obvious reasons, a mission report was not issued for Challenger's final mission 51-L on January 28, 1986. In these thorough reports, with information not available on NASA website descriptions, each orbiter system is reviewed in detail.
Antidisestablishmentarianism
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 210,950. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
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The Bible is a Book of Science Secular Humanism is a Religion of Mythology Antidisestablishmentarianism As the title of a book it is a little cumbersome, a little intimidating, except that it's absolutely essential to the discussion of Secular Humanism as America's Established religion and how we can disestablish it.
A Brief History of Physical Science
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
This book traces the development of the modern scientific understanding of the physical world. The historical approach allows us to see not only how the content of the physical sciences was formed but also how cultural, philosophical and religious influences and attitudes have played a major role in that development.
Pumps and Hydraulic Rams - With Numerous Engravings and Diagrams, Paul Hasluck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,260. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / Plumbing
Written by Paul Hasluck this book was published in 1907. The book has been re-published from the original and contains the whole script, diagrams and formulas. The book has been reformatted to help reading on ebook readers and is not just a scanned copy of the original
Wings in Orbit: Scientific and Engineering Legacies of the Space Shuttle, 1971-2010
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 295,350. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
The printed version of Wings in Orbit, the official history of the Space Shuttle program, is an essential addition to the library of any spaceflight enthusiast. World Spaceflight News now presents this complementary flowing-text version for e-readers. This excellent NASA document has the dramatic tale of the development and operation of the most complex machine in history.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Report: STS-1, April 1981 - Young and Crippen Pilot Columbia on the First Space Shuttle Mission - Complete Technical Details of All Aspects of the Historic Flight
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,800. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This is the official final mission report issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center for the flight of STS-1, the first Space Shuttle mission launched in April 1981 with John Young and Robert Crippen. In addition to technical details, this report includes the report of Young and Crippen on the mission. Over 60 orbiter anomalies are discussed.
Saturn V - America's Apollo Moon Rocket
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,200. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Incorporating the historic Saturn V News Reference, this unique document provides extraordinary detail about America's Apollo moon rocket. Every major component and system on the incredibly successful Saturn V booster is covered in detail.