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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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,460. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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?
The Case for Space Solar Power
By Virginia Edition
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 150,270. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This book makes the case for Space Solar Power; recounting the history of this fascinating concept and summarizing the many different ways in which it might be accomplished.
21st Century Complete Guide to Space Weather: Solar Storms, Impacts on Human Activity, Flares and Coronal Mass Ejections, Satellite Sun Observation, Forecasting, Carrington Event
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 302,820. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Uncover the mysteries of space weather and solar activity, and learn about the practical consequences on human activity from astronaut safety to power grid blackouts with this authoritative compilation of up-to-date official documents. The sixteen parts of this massive, thousand-page compilation report on every aspect of the vital role of the sun and space weather.
UFOs Over Earth
By John Kuykendall
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,250. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
UFOs are real! With no prevarication or qualification of terms, there are physical objects of unknown origin that do transit our universe. The evidence that supports those statements is simply overwhelming. That evidence includes both hard data collected via multispectral sensors and from high-quality eyewitnesses that are neither misreporting facts nor delusional.
Alien Invasion
By John Kuykendall
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,380. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Recent national attention given to a number of cases in this country suggests to me that we may be tiring of the game. Various public information media seem to be awakening simul­taneously to the ominous importance of the subject.
Complete Guide to the Kepler Space Telescope Mission and the Search for Habitable Planets and Earth-like Exoplanets - Planet Detection Strategies, Mission History and Accomplishments
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,230. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is a comprehensive guide to the search for planets outside our solar system (called exoplanets), particularly Earth-like habitable worlds, and the work of the pioneering NASA planet-finding space telescope, Kepler. In addition to detailed coverage of the Kepler spacecraft and its discoveries, there is coverage of the ongoing worldwide search for exoplanets.
Our Universal Cycle
By Giancarlo Varnier
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,970. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
The Wonderful immensity of the Universe has always fascinated the human mind. The progress of knowledge around the bodies that fill the sky has marked the key stages of its evolution. We will look at theories of origin of the universe and the celestial bodies that comprise it,including Earth and development of life,from beginning to end, as part of our universal Cycle.
Mission to Jupiter: A History of the Galileo Project - Comprehensive History of the Epic Exploration of Jupiter and its Moons, Io, Europa, Callisto, Failures and Triumphs (NASA SP-2007-4231)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 135,850. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive account of the epic Galileo probe of Jupiter and its moons, recounting the difficult path to launch, the change in Shuttle upper stages after the Challenger accident, the high gain antenna and tape recorder anomalies, and the enormous scientific success of the mission.
Uplink - Downlink: A History of the Deep Space Network 1957-1997, Mariner, Viking, Voyager, Galileo, Cassini Eras, DSN as a Scientific Instrument (NASA SP-2001-4227)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 205,150. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a comprehensive, readable history of NASA's Deep Space Network (DSN), the network of antennas communicating with interplanetary probes including the eras of the Mariner, Viking, Voyager, Galileo, Cassini spacecraft.
To See the Unseen: A History of Planetary Radar Astronomy - A Comprehensive History of Radar Observations of Venus, Mars, Comets, Asteroids, the Magellan Mission, Arecibo Observatory (NASA SP-4218)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,360. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a comprehensive scientific and management history of planetary radar astronomy, with the story of radar observations from Earth of Mars, Venus, comets, and asteroids, as well as the successful mission of Magellan to map Venus.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1997 Missions, STS-81, STS-82, STS-83, STS-84, STS-94, STS-85, STS-86, STS-87
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,510. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,890. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,090. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,180. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,600. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,870. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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.
The Partnership: A History of the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (NASA SP-4209) - Comprehensive Official History of NASA's Work with the Soviet Union and Russia Leading to the Historic 1975 ASTP Mission
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 205,420. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive and insightful account of the painstaking efforts of NASA to partner with the Soviet Union, starting in the Kennedy years and culminating in the successful 1975 Apollo-Soyuz Test Project.
Vanguard: A History (NASA Historical Series SP-4202) - Comprehensive Official History of America's First Satellite Program at the Start of the Space Race
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,520. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive account "of the origin, course of development, and results of the first American earth satellite project, one of several programs planned for the International Geophysical Year.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1993 Missions, STS-54, STS-56, STS-55, STS-57, STS-51, STS-58, STS-61
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,800. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,700. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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.