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Asteroid, Lunar, and Planetary Regolith Management - A Layered Engineering Defense - Spacesuits, EVA, EMU, Moon Dust Contamination, Moon Base Concepts, Duricrust, Glove Boxes, Airlock, Cleaning
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,890. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report presents an end-to-end approach to ensure system reliability, crew health, and planetary protection in regolith environments.
Shooting the Moon: How NASA Found Water on the Moon, the LCROSS Mission - Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite - Managing Success, Bad Day, Lunacy, Stakeholders, Having a Lasting Impact
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,330. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA document by the Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) project manager, Daniel Andrews.
Next-Generation Microbiological Requirements for Space Flight - Human Research Program, Space Human Factors & Habitability - Pathogens, Potable Water, Life Sciences, Manned Mars Missions
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 63,440. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report details microbiological requirements for spaceflight.
Partners in Freedom: Contributions of the Langley Research Center to U. S. Military Aircraft of the 1990s - Harrier, C-17, F/A-18, A-10, F-111, A-6, EA-6B, F-14, X-29, C-130, F-16, F-22, F-15, B-2
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,070. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA documents the contributions of Langley Research Center to specific military aircraft that were operational in the 1990's.
2014 International Workshop on Research and Operational Considerations for Artificial Gravity Countermeasures - Mars Missions, Astronaut Performance, Long Duration Space Flight, Centrifugal Force
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,720. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA document outlines the work of the 2014 International Workshop on Research and Operational Considerations for Artificial Gravity (AG) Countermeasures.
The X-43A Flight Research Program: Lessons Learned on the Road to Mach 10 - Hyper-X (HXRV), Hypersonic Scramjet, National Aero-Space Plane (NASP), HySTP, Dan Goldin, Fullerton
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,190. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report provides a comprehensive history of the X-43A Hyper-X (Hypersonic Experiment) program.
Application of Advances in Telemedicine for Long-Duration Space Flight - Robotic Telepresence and Teletrauma Support, Body Sensors, Security, Field Testing on Mt. Everest, Video Consultations
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,640. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report explores the topic of telemedicine, a technologically driven field that encourages innovation and creative solutions.
Tornado Buster: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Prevent tornadoes by discharging electric energy into the earth via flying lightning rods. Build heavy lift high torque engine, slow moving planes to do so. Large propellers, big air foil area, extended landing gear and discharge cables.
Navy Cold War Guided Missile Context: Resources Associated with the Navy's Guided Missile Program, 1946-1989 - History of Tactical, Strategic, Cruise, Shipboard-launched Missiles, Facilities, Vietnam
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,130. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important project report provides a methodological and historical framework for the identification and evaluation of significant Cold War resources associated with the Navy's guided missile program.
Way Station to Space: A History of the John C. Stennis Space Center - Mississippi Test Facility, Apollo Program, Saturn V, Space Shuttle STS Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME), Challenger Accident
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 196,200. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an informative history of NASA's rocket engine test facility, the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.
Historical Overview of the Space and Missile Systems Center 1954-2003 - Ballistic Missiles and Launch Vehicles, Atlas, Thor, Titan, EELV, Minuteman, Peacekeeper, MX, Delta, Satellites, MOL, Milstar
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 54,080. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this publication provides a historical overview of the Space and Missile Systems Center and its antecedents during approximately the first 50 years of their existence.
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, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an informative history of the USAF Dyna-Soar manned spaceplane program.
Comparative Study of KC-135 Operations in Vietnam, Desert Storm, and Allied Force - Historical Perspective on the Development of Air Refueling, Tanker Issues
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,030. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper examines the operational employment of the KC-135 in three major conflicts. Air refueling is central not only to the tactical operations of a campaign, but the strategic goal of supporting two near simultaneous wars.
1961 History of the Early Era of Space and Rocket Development: Chronology of Missile and Astronautic Events, Time Capsule of Fascinating News and Milestones, Mercury, Atlas, Titan ICBM, Soviet Claims
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 121,020. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This professionally-formatted free-flowing ebook reproduces a truly fascinating chronology of space events from 1686 through 1961, compiled by famous space historian Dr. Charles Sheldon II for Congress.
Dirigiplane: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and 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.
2014 Final NTSB Aircraft Incident Report on Boeing 787 Dreamliner Airplane Yuasa Lithium Battery Fire Japan Airlines JA829J - Tests, Analysis, Conclusions and Recommendations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,350. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This ebook provides the complete National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Aircraft Incident Report issued in November 2014 (plus a full compilation of documents and additional information) about the fires and smoke incidents involving lithium-ion batteries on Boeing 787 Dreamliner commercial airplanes in 2013.
A Real Apprentice
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,320. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Retired Aircraft Engineer progressed from apprentice to Planning, Production Engineer to Senior Prod: Engineer, following 5 year diversion into Traffic Management. From early retirement became a sub contract consultant using engineering experience in Space Engineering, Aircraft, Nuclear. During the cold war I traveled East & West Germany, Czechoslovakia, France, Belgium, Ardenne by motorcycle.
Warp Factor 10: Travel Faster than Light
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
This short technical paper presents the first practical technology solution for traveling faster than the speed of light. Most of the hardware & technology necessary for the first tests have already been developed, although faster computer processors may be required for synchronization. Light-years of distance can be traversed by performing millions of “hops."
NASA's Efforts to Identify Near-Earth Objects (NEOs) and Mitigate Hazards - Asteroids, Meteors, Comets, Chelyabinsk-type Events, Problems with NEO Program, Management Issues
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,750. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This recently released audit report of the NASA Office of Inspector General provides unique information about NASA's efforts to identify Near-Earth Objects (NEOs).
V-22 Osprey Guidebook: Systems Descriptions, Mission Snapshots from Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Haiti, Tactical, Operational, and Strategic Reach, Current and Future Capabilities, Suppliers
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,520. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The V-22 Osprey is the world's first production tiltrotor aircraft. Unlike any aircraft before it, the V-22 successfully blends the vertical flight capabilities of helicopters with the speed, range, altitude, and endurance of fixed-wing transports.