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Resumen Extendido: Una Breve Historia Del Tiempo (A Brief History Of Time) - Basado En El Libro De Stephen Hawking
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: Spanish. Published: February 25, 2020 by Sapiens Editorial. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy
ACERCA DEL LIBRO ORIGINAL: El origen y el destino del Universo es un tema que despierta la curiosidad y mueve a la reflexión. “Una Breve Historia Del Tiempo” atiende, precisamente a esos temas. Los diferentes modelos del Universo a través del tiempo y el surgimiento de las teorías de la gravedad, de la relatividad y la mecánica cuántica, son algunas de las explicaciones que se abordan.
Saturn V Flight Manual: Astronaut's Guide to the Apollo Moon Rocket
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,960. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Cosmos, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy
This unique Saturn V Flight Manual, written for the astronauts flying the mammoth Apollo moon rocket, has fascinating information about flight systems, events, and crew interactions. This document, produced for the Apollo 8 first manned Saturn V mission, has a special level of extraordinary technical detail.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: The Apollo Spacecraft - A Chronology - Four Volumes (SP-4009) - Complete Official History of the Apollo Program from Inception Through 1974
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 399,110. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This comprehensive official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is an crucial reference to the day-by-day activities and decisions which led to the overwhelming success of the Apollo moon landing program. All four volumes of the Chronology are included in this massive conversion, which comprises over 1300 pages.
Project Orion Nuclear Pulse Rocket, Technical Reports on the Orion Concept, Atomic Bombs Propelling Massive Spaceships to the Planets, External Pulsed Plasma Propulsion
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,650. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy
This unique ebook features reproductions of technical reports from NASA and General Atomic on Project Orion, an audacious concept involving the sequential detonation of low-yield atomic bombs to propel large spaceships to the planets. These reports were previously secret and have been declassified. The concept was abandoned by NASA in the mid-1960s.
Astro-imaging In a White Zone
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy
Astro-imaging In a White Zone is an urban astrophotography guide for the amateur astronomer. I’ll show you how to do it from inside a light-polluted city environment from your own backyard or even from a high-rise balcony. You'll see which objects in the murky skies can be targeted, the equipment needed to do it, how to put it all together and the astro-imaging results that can be expected.
Nicolaus Copernicus: A Short Biography: The Astronomer Who Moved the Earth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,280. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » European
Nicolaus Copernicus was a brilliant mathematician and astronomer who lived during the Renaissance and Reformation eras and contributed to science with a new model of the universe that placed the Sun instead of the Earth at the center of the universe.
NASA History: Low-Cost Innovation in Spaceflight - The Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR) Shoemaker Mission (NASA SP-2005-4536)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,500. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy
This NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - tells the story of the NEAR asteroid mission, launched in 1996 under the "faster, better, cheaper" effort of NASA Administrator Dan Goldin, from the point of view of the management challenges involved in conducting low-cost missions while daily confronting the possibility of defeat.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Enchanted Rendezvous, John Houbolt and the Genesis of the Lunar-Orbit Rendezvous Concept and Political and Technical Aspects of Placing a Flag on the Moon
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,600. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
These official NASA history documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - include a Monograph in Aerospace History about the Lunar Orbit Rendezvous (LOR) mission concept for Project Apollo, plus a NASA contractor report on the political and technical aspects of placing the American flag on the moon.
The Sun, the Earth, and Near-Earth Space: A Guide to the Sun-Earth System - Comprehensive Information on the Effects of Space Weather on Human Life, Climate, Spacecraft
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,330. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
This beautifully written work by one of America's top solar experts provides an easy-to-read yet thorough guide to our Sun and its impact on planet Earth. It is highly recommended to anyone interested in the Sun and space weather.
Inside the International Space Station (ISS): NASA Environmental Control and Life Support System (ECLSS) Astronaut Training Manual
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,040. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy
This up-to-date training manual covers the crucial Environmental Control and Life Support System. The Environmental Control and Life Support System (ECLSS) maintains a pressurized habitable environment, provides water recovery and storage, and provides fire detection and suppression within the International Space Station (ISS).
Enduring Quests, Daring Visions: NASA Astrophysics in the Next Three Decades - The Search for Life and Exoplanets, History of Galaxies, Origin and Fate of the Universe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,460. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This roadmap, released in early 2014, presents a science-driven 30-year vision for the future of NASA Astrophysics that builds on recent remarkable discoveries to address three defining questions: Are we alone? How did we get here? How does the universe work?
Archaeology, Anthropology, and Interstellar Communication, History of SETI, Astrobiology, Extraterrestrial Intelligence and Space Aliens, Primer on Cosmology, Search for Radio Messages
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,560. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Cosmos
This comprehensive ebook compilation reproduces NASA documents and Congressional testimony about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) and cosmology.
Ancient Alien Empire Megalithia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,800. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013 by Rob Shelsky. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens & UFOs, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy
Ancient Aliens ruled a worldwide empire, Megalithia, at the dawn of civilization. Who were these aliens? Why were they here? This is the first book to take all the information on Ancient Aliens, put it together, and find answers. Were aliens responsible for the Great Flood? Was the Younger Dryas "Big Freeze" a nuclear winter? The answers lie in Ancient Alien Empire Megalithia, an in-depth book!
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 & Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Science & 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.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Stages to Saturn - A Technological History of the Apollo/Saturn Launch Vehicles (NASA SP-4206) - Official Saturn V Development History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 180,730. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a classic study of the development of the Saturn launch vehicle that took Americans to the Moon in the 1960s. Stages to Saturn is one of the finest official histories ever produced. It is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the development of space flight in America.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Suddenly Tomorrow Came... A History of the Johnson Space Center (NASA SP-4307) - Manned Missions from Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo through the Space Shuttle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,720. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is an engaging account of the American manned space program from Mercury through the Space Shuttle as seen from the perspective of the NASA Johnson Space Center (formerly known as the Manned Spacecraft Center) in Houston, Texas.
Inside the International Space Station (ISS): NASA Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC) Astronaut Training Manual
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,050. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy
This training manual covers the ISS guidance, navigation, and control (GNC) system. Contents include: U.S. Guidance, Navigation, and Control Overview * GNC Subsystem Software * Navigation * U.S. Attitude Control Subsystem * Motion Control System (MCS) Operations * GNC Computer System Details * Global Positioning System * ACS Performance Capabilities * GNC OPS
Inside the International Space Station (ISS): NASA Operations and Planning Astronaut Training Manual
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,250. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy
This training manual covers the ISS operations and planning process. Unlike previous projects in U.S. human space flight, the International Space Station (ISS) will operate on a continuous basis, with execution planning, logistics planning, and on-orbit operations occurring simultaneously for long periods of time.
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 & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science & 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: 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 & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science & 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.

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