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Entering the Race to the Moon - Autobiography of an Apollo Rocket Scientist
Price: Free! Words: 84,830. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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This is the autobiography of a rocket scientist during the early years of NASA’s Apollo Mission to the moon. This writing describes four chapters of his life. Three were significant in U.S. history; early school integration in the deep south, a period of brutality in the Marine Corps, and the race to land a man on the moon. A fourth chapter includes short stories of his Sea Scout adventures.
2018 US Combat Aeroplane Accident Compilation
Price: Free! Words: 50,580. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
A compilation of US Air Force aeroplane accidents during 2018, including accidents from man occupied flights and remotely controlled UAVs.
A330 Normal Law: Putting Fly-by-Wire Into Perspective
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This document describes the A330 in particular though other Airbus fly-by-wire aircraft are similar but have subtle differences inconsequential to most readers. Normal Law is the normal operating mode of the Airbus fly-by-wire flight control system. Described is a short history of fly-by-wire technology and how the Normal Law handling characteristics and flight envelope protections function and wo
Bogeys and Bandits
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,580. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science
Former naval aviator and award-winning military writer Robert Gandt had the chance to return to his old base to fly one of the fastest, sleekest jets in the world. In Bogeys and Bandits he takes the reader along for the ride.
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.
Kidastronaut
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / science & technology, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Kid Astronaut was now concealing this idea of reality into a true phase of factual actions into works in his genius scientist brain.
Moggy's Tuna Manual
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,180. Language: British English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Transportation
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'Moggy's Tuna manual' is based on five years of experience flying helicopters off fishing boats in mid-ocean. Francis Meyrick describes the risks, the thrills and the beauty of nature, But his main emphasis is on safety: tips, anecdotes and techniques to fly safely and successfully. He dedicates his book "To all my tuna friends and in memory of too many guys who didn't make it home..."
Fly Low Fly Fast
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,460. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Robert Gandt’s inside account of the National Championship Air Race ignites with the fierce rivalries, the heroic struggles to keep hypertuned ex-fighter planes flying, and the heart-stopping drama of the world’s fastest motorsport.
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.
Science Training History of the Apollo Astronauts (NASA SP-2015-626) - Missions, Shoemaker, Meteor Crater, Field Trips, Rover Simulations, Lunar Geology, Rock and Mineral Lessons, Geologist Schmitt
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 234,400. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this spectacular official NASA history provides a fresh new look at the Apollo program, with fascinating, in-depth reporting on the science training given to the Apollo moon astronauts.
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.
The Rise and Fall of Dyna-Soar: A History of Air Force Hypersonic R&D, 1944-1963 - Pathfinding Effort to Develop a Transatmospheric Boost Glider and Spaceplane, Manned Military Space Program
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,930. Language: English. Published: April 1, 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 informative history of the USAF Dyna-Soar manned spaceplane program.
Teleportation Physics Study: Analysis for the Air Force Research Laboratory of Teleportation of Physical Objects, Wormholes, Parallel Universes, Remote Viewing, Psychokinesis PK, Quantum Entanglement
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This Pentagon "special technical report" presents research performed for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFMC) at Edwards AFB, California, by Eric W. Davis of Warp Drive Metrics. Yes, the report is authentic, and the subject is really teleportation.
Loss of Signal: Aeromedical Lessons Learned from the STS-107 Columbia Space Shuttle Mishap - Aerospace Medicine, Reentry and Spacecraft Breakup, Search and Recovery, Forensic Sciences
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,400. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Loss of Signal presents the aeromedical lessons learned from the Columbia accident that will result in enhanced crew safety and survival on human space flight missions.
Can the Outer Space Treaty (OST) Prevent Conflicts in Orbit in the 21st Century? Critical Emerging Problems - Orbital Space Debris, Space Weaponization, Anti-Satellite ASAT, Asteroid and Moon Mining
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,680. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The rapid increase of space activity in the 21st century has raised questions about the adequacy of the 1967 Outer Space Treaty (OST) to govern orbital activities and prevent future international conflicts. This study analyzes the OST's ability to address critical emerging problems across three issue areas: orbital space debris, the weaponization of space, and asteroid and Moon mining.
Spies in Space: Reflections on National Reconnaissance and the Manned Orbiting Laboratory (MOL) - Dorian NRO Official Report, Pilot Astronaut Interviews, Debate over Necessity of Man, NASA/DoD Overlap
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 64,730. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Remote Sensing & Geographic Information Systems
This report, released by the NRO in May 2019, has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. Between 1965 and 1969, quietly and without fanfare, 17 non-NASA individuals were astronaut-trained in order to meet the reconnaissance needs of the United States. They came from across the military services.
Gemini Program Mission Report: Gemini 12 - November 1966, Astronauts Lovell and Aldrin, Complete Details of the Spacecraft, Mission Operations, Experiments, EVA, Spacewalk, Agena Target Docking
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
This official NASA internal program document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - is a comprehensive account of Gemini 12, the final mission of Project Gemini, the two-man orbital capsule that pioneered rendezvous and docking techniques used in the Apollo lunar landing missions.
U.S. Air Force Mishap Prevention Program - Air Force Instruction (AFI) 91-202 - Main USAF Document and Air National Guard Supplement, Aviation, Nuclear, Space Safety
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,630. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Two critical mishap program documents, one for the USAF and one for the Air National Guard, are reproduced in this ebook. This instruction implements Air Force Policy Directive (AFPD) 91-2, Safety Programs.
Lonely Skies: Air-to-Air Training for a 5th Generation Fighter Force, and Are You Experienced? Fresh Look at the Fifth-Generation Fighter Pilot Experience Model, F-22 and F-35 Aircraft, Simulator Use
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,940. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This study analyzes how the U.S. Air Force can use training to prepare its F-22 and F-35 pilots to meet future operational requirements. The author begins by reviewing six historic examples of the Air Force's use of combined flight and simulator training to provide a representative environment for pilot training.
Space Launch System (SLS): America's Next Manned Rocket for NASA Deep Space Exploration to the Moon, Asteroids, Mars - Rocket Plans, Ground Facilities, Tests, Saturn V Comparisons, Configurations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,440. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
This is an essential guide to NASA's next manned rocket for deep space exploration, the Space Launch System (SLS), which was authorized by Congress after the cancellation of the Ares rockets of the Constellation program. In the Block 2 configuration, the rocket will be larger than the famous Saturn V moon rocket.