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When We Landed on the Moon: A Memoir
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 14,030. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
I worked on Apollo missions at NASA in Houston for four years, during which time Apollo went from its first manned mission to its death throes. In a mere four years, the future had died. Fifty years later, I still can’t shake the sadness. This is the story of my part in Apollo.
The Gravitisphere
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Gravity, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Create a gravity meter that reads the entire shell of the cosmos, readings in line with polar coordinates for the universe. This mapping is the gravitisphere. It should resolve 3 body problems, provide a G-scope to view dark matter. It would be one hell of a gizmo.
Dr. Wernher von Braun: A Short Biography - Pioneer of Rocketry and Space Exploration
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,350. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The German-American Wernher von Braun started his career in rocketry as a young man in Adolf Hitler’s Germany and would go on to become one of the driving forces in America’s quest for space exploration and travel.
Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) Systems Engineering Case Study - Laser Transmitter Pointer/Tracker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) system.
Orion: America's Next Generation Spacecraft - A Look at the Design, Development, and Testing of NASA's Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) for Deep-Space Manned Exploration Flights
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This NASA publication provides a concise overview of the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle project. As the flagship of our nation's next-generation space fleet, Orion will push the envelope of human spaceflight.
Efficient Airports
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This book presents ideas for making airports more efficient via measures to reduce the time airline passengers spend on the ground.
Paper Flight
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Paper Flight Epic long distance flyers 6 models of famous aircraft - Easy to build and trim Created in CAD - Aeronautically Engineered Designed to fly up to 100+ meters with ease ! by M.J. La Grange
Warbirds of USA 60 Flashcards
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012 and represented by Alan Phillips. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The fighting aircraft of the USA are amazing. The pinnacle of warfare is in these war machines. Not only the greatest killing machines in history but also works of art. Poetry in motion while capable of murdering millions. Love them or hate them one has to stand in awe. They cost trillions and trillions of dollars.
X-15: Extending the Frontiers of Flight - Encyclopedic History of America's First Hypersonic Rocket-powered Aircraft and Space Plane - Million Horsepower Engine, Muroc, Edwards AFB (Part 2)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 540. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an excellent history of the famous X-15 rocket plane, called by Neil Armstrong "the most successful research airplane in history." This is a truly authoritative work covering all aspects of the historic program. Because of the unusual size of this document, it is presented in two parts.
U.S. Air Force Aerospace Mishap Reports: Accident Investigation Board Report - McKinley Climatic Laboratory Fire 2017 at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida - Facility for Tests on Aircraft and Systems
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,320. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Contractor workers were performing structural repairs when a fire broke out on July 5, 2017 resulting in an estimated $30 million in damage to an air-mixing facility at the McKinley Climatic Laboratory, located at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., according to a recently released Air Force Materiel Command Ground Accident Investigation Board report.
Screw Ballistics: An Essay
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Is hyper-rifling a possible alternative method to produce cannon fire, armor piercing, ground piercing munitions? Is the screw a possible space cannon spaceship insertion method? Could it help with mole machine and mining, tunneling? Is the screw a possible torpedo weapon? A screw propulsion submarine?
Super Long Tom: An Essay
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Hyper-velocity big guns and other guns considered. Greater speed, range and accuracy win out over missiles at close range and longer ranges. ICBG's even possible, lobbing shells across oceans. Types of shells and accelerant considered, even a gigantic super long tom airgun.
Tolerating High G: An Essay
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Offers a contraption to mitigate g-forces in flight. Proposes new fighter techniques in conjunction with contraption. Opens up high g-force space transport to enhance man's space age capabilities.
SDI: An Essay
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science
Resolution suggestions for problems with strategic defense. Use hyper-velocity ack-ack guns, maybe gunships, and cheap insertion space capsules for fire control of anti-missile missile defense. Integrate with economic wealth generation for US.
David McCullough's The Wright Brothers | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Inventions
This is a Summary of The #1 New York Times bestseller from David McCullough, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize—the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly—Wilbur and Orville Wright.
NASA's Management and Development of Spacesuits: Critical Report of the Inspector General, Shortage of Extravehicular Mobility Units (EMUs) for Space Station, Development of Exploration and Mars Suits
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,570. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Despite spending nearly $200 million on NASA's next-generation spacesuit technologies, the NASA remains years away from having a flight-ready spacesuit capable of replacing the EMU or suitable for use on future exploration missions.
E-10A MC2A Systems Engineering Case Study - The E-10 Story, Systems Engineering Principles, Multi-role Military Aircraft for AWACS Duty
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the E-10A MC2A program. The Northrop Grumman E-10 MC2A was planned as a multi-role military aircraft.
2019 State of the Space Industrial Base: Threats to Space Dominance, Challenges and Actions - China Strategy Including Intellectual Property Theft, Penetration of American Companies, Predatory Pricing
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,100. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This May 2019 white paper is a call to action to address present and emerging challenges and threats to the U.S. space industrial base and space dominance.
Dirigiplane: An Essay
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
An airship airplane hybrid design that transforms in flight by deflation/inflation. A target speed of 300 knots (320 for brief periods) and the typical airship cruise speed of 85 knots for maximum velocity is the goal. It is a compromise between speed and lift.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-14: Space Operations - Global and Theater Space Forces, Spacelift, Types of Orbits, Operational Advantages, Integrating Civil, Commercial, Foreign Space Assets
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,960. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
Our space forces perform functions that are critical for the joint force— intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; command and control; positioning, navigation, and timing; weather services; counterspace; communications; and spacelift.

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