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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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
The Scientist and the Sociopath
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,200. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
THE SCIENTIST AND THE SOCIOPATH presents 16 remarkable nonfiction stories, some of real-life scientists tackling theories and discoveries that will change our world, others of laymen grappling with some aspect of science in their lives. Culled from the author’s reporting for magazines such as Discover, Wired and Seed, these tales are presented together for the first time.
21st Century Essential Guide to the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) - Historic Scientific Accomplishments and Pioneering Science from Astronomy and Space to Robotics and Computer Science
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,500. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This ebook presents a compilation of authoritative documents providing an excellent, up-to-date overview of the research work of one of America's top research organizations, the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL). NRL has been involved in many historic scientific achievements, including gamma-ray radiography, radar, radio propagation, nuclear subs, spacecraft, and much more.
Bad Science
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,730. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
(5.00 from 1 review)
2011 Silver Award Winner for Humor in the Independent Publishers Awards! "Bad Science" takes a humorous look at bloodletting, alchemy, quack devices, the worship of meteorites, faked data, and secret testing on people. The history of science has been fraught with persecution, fraud,and ignorance on a massive scale, but that doesn't mean we can't laugh about it!
The Intelligent Man's Guide to Flying Saucers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,820. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
This book, the first ever by T. M. Wright, is an extensive, probing survey of the state of UFO experiences circa the late 1960s. It is a thoughtful, well-written book with photographs. Contents Include: 12 Questions Most Often Asked About Flying Saucers Classic Cases -- Twenty Cases Typical of the UFO Phenomena Explanations Flap Periods Contactees A Summary