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Space Shuttle NASA Mission Report: STS-2, November 1981 - Second Flight of Columbia, Complete Technical Details of Orbiter Performance and Problems, Mission Events
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,800. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This is the official final orbiter mission report issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center for the flight of STS-2, the second Space Shuttle mission, launched in November 1981 with Joe Engle and Richard Truly. Fifty orbiter anomalies are discussed. Each orbiter system is reviewed in detail, with technical information on performance and anomalies.
Rockets and People, Volume II: Creating a Rocket Industry - Memoirs of Russian Space Pioneer Boris Chertok, Sputnik, Moon, Mars, Launch Pad Disasters, ICBMs (NASA SP-2005-4110)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 304,560. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Much has been written in the West on the history of the Soviet space program but few Westerners have read direct first-hand accounts of the men and women who were behind the many Russian accomplishments in exploring space. The memoirs of Academician Boris Chertok, translated from the original Russian, fills that gap.
Inside the International Space Station (ISS): NASA International Space Station Familiarization Astronaut Training Manual - Comprehensive Review of ISS Systems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,910. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This large manual covers all ISS systems, providing a comprehensive review of the space station. Contents include: Introduction to ISS * Command and Data Handling * Electrical Power System Overview * Communications and Tracking Overview * Thermal Control System * much more.
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 and 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.
Inside the International Space Station (ISS): NASA Thermal Control System (TCS) and Simplified Aid for EVA Rescue (SAFER) Astronaut Training Manuals
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,380. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
These training manuals cover the ISS thermal control system (TCS) and the Simplified Aid for EVA Rescue (SAFER). TCS overview: Throughout the life of the Space Station, experiments, equipment, and crewmembers inside the modules are generating heat that must be removed. Outside the modules, experiments and equipment must be protected from the environment in low Earth orbit.
Inside the International Space Station (ISS): NASA Payloads, Operations, and Interfaces, Structures and Mechanisms, and Lighting Astronaut Training Manuals
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,070. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
These three training manuals cover the ISS payloads, structures, and lighting systems. The first manual provides an overview of the Payload Operations and Interfaces concept for the International Space Station (ISS). The material presented focuses on critical elements of realtime ISS payload operations, including ground operations, interfaces, and more.
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 and 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
Rockets and People, Volume I - Memoirs of Russian Space Pioneer Boris Chertok, Early Years Through World War II, Nazi Missile Technology (NASA SP-2005-4110)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 173,380. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Much has been written in the West on the history of the Soviet space program but few Westerners have read direct first-hand accounts of the men and women who were behind the many Russian accomplishments in exploring space. The memoirs of Academician Boris Chertok, translated from the original Russian, fills that gap.
Inside the International Space Station (ISS): NASA Electrical Power System Astronaut Training Manual
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,760. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This training manual covers the ISS electrical power system (EPS). The International Space Station (ISS) requires electrical power for all ISS functions: command and control, communications, lighting, life support, etc. Both the Russian Orbital Segment (ROS) and U.S. On-orbit Segment (USOS) have the capability and responsibility for providing on-orbit power sources for their own segments.
Inside the International Space Station (ISS): NASA Communication and Tracking Astronaut Training Manual
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,920. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This up-to-date training manual covers the (ISS) communication and tracking system. Communication is an integral component of the International Space Station (ISS). Without extensive communication with the ground, scientific research, along with the safe, efficient, and reliable operation of ISS is not possible.
Inside the International Space Station (ISS): NASA Command and Data Handling (CDH) Astronaut Training Manual
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,530. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This up-to-date training manual covers the (ISS) Command and Data Handling (CDH) System. It details the fundamentals of CDH including basic architecture, hardware, and software. These topics are covered from the Station level down to the Orbital Replaceable Unit (ORU) level.
Skylab: A Chronology (NASA SP-4011) - The Story of the Planning, Development, and Implementation of America's First Manned Space Station
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,740. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history series document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive chronology of the Skylab space station, launched in 1973 and manned by three crews through 1974.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 17 Technical Crew Debriefing with Unique Observations about the Final Lunar Mission - Astronauts Cernan, Schmitt, and Evans
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,170. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides the complete transcription of the Apollo 17 post-flight debriefing given by astronauts, with their first-hand description of the sixth and final lunar landing, and the only mission to feature a scientist-astronaut, Jack Schmitt.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 16 Technical Crew Debriefing with Unique Observations about the Fifth Lunar Mission - Astronauts Young, Duke and Mattingly
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,420. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides the complete transcription of the Apollo 16 post-flight debriefing given by astronauts, with their first-hand description of the fifth moon landing - featuring the second use of the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV).
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Lunar Receiving Laboratory (LRL) Project History and To Create Space on Earth: The Space Environment Simulation Laboratory (SESL) and Project Apollo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,820. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
These official NASA history documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provide unique accounts of two Apollo-era facilities at the Johnson Space Center in Houston: the Lunar Receiving Laboratory (LRL) and the Space Environment Simulation Laboratory.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 15 Technical Crew Debriefing with Unique Observations about the Fourth Lunar Landing - Astronauts Scott, Irwin, Worden
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,930. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides the complete transcription of the Apollo 15 post-flight debriefing given by astronauts, with their first-hand description of the fourth moon landing - featuring the first use of the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV).
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 14 Technical Crew Debriefing with Unique Observations about the Third Lunar Landing - Astronauts Shepard, Mitchell and Roosa
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,520. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides the complete transcription of the Apollo 14 post-flight debriefing given by astronauts Shepard, Mitchell, and Roosa, , with their first-hand description of the third moon landing.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Catalog of Apollo Experiment Operations (NASA Reference Publication 1317) ALSEP, Geology and Microgravity Experiments
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,090. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides comprehensive information on the lunar and microgravity experiments on the Apollo moon missions, including the ALSEP experiment package. This ebook is an invaluable addition to the library of anyone interested in the Apollo moon landings.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 13 Technical Crew Debriefing with Unique Observations about the Aborted Mission - Astronauts Lovell, Haise, and Swigert
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,880. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides the complete transcription of the Apollo 13 post-flight debriefing given by astronauts Lovell, Haise, and Swigert, with their first-hand description of the harrowing flight.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Unconventional, Contrary, and Ugly: The Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (NASA SP-2004-4535) - Design and Development, LLTV, Armstrong
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,280. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is the complete story of the important training vehicle for the Apollo moon landings, the Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (LLRV) and the later version, the Lunar Landing Training Vehicle (LLTV).