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How Not to Register an ELT & Avoiding a Registration Mess
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Price: Free! Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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"The following incident really happened – more or less. Names have been eliminated and circumstances changed to protect any idiots involved." That is the first paragraph of two companion articles (8,700 words combined) written for anyone who has to register a 406 MHz ELT with NOAA or has a part in the process. Rev. 4 posted on Feb. 4, 2015.
NASA Space Technology Report: Deep Space Habitat Concept of Operations for Transit Mission Phases - Mars, Phobos / Deimos, Near Earth Asteroid, Habitats, Crew Systems
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,760. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This document describes a concept of operations (ConOps) for a habitat element to be used by human crews on future deep space missions; that is, missions well beyond the low Earth orbit of Space Shuttle and International Space Station missions of the past few decades.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo Meteoroid Shielding Design and Analysis at the Manned Spacecraft Center
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The Apollo program drove the development of spacecraft meteoroid protection in the U.S. and provided the core technology used on succeeding space programs. The uncertain likelihood of a mission-ending collision with a meteoroid and the unknown consequences of a collision with particles at the very large speeds typical of meteoroids made it crucial to better understand the risk of meteoroid impact.
NASA Space Technology Report - Zero G and Other Microgravity Simulations, Human Health and Performance, Experiments including Frying an Egg in Space
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This document represents a summary of medical and scientific evaluations conducted on board the Zero G and other NASA sponsored aircraft from June 2011 to June 2012. A general overview of investigations manifested and coordinated by the Human Adaptation and Countermeasures Division is included.
NASA Space Technology Reports - Astronaut Health and Medical Issues, Long-Duration Mission Countermeasures, Cancer, Mental Health, Dental, Injuries and Illness, Training, Carbon Dioxide
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,870. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Twelve NASA research papers provide unique and up-to-date information about space medicine issues that face astronauts on long-duration missions.
NASA Space Technology Report - Desert Research and Technology Studies (DRATS) 2009: A 14-Day Evaluation of the Space Exploration Vehicle Prototype in a Lunar Analog Environment
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,920. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The Space Exploration Vehicle (SEV) concept is an integral part of NASA's plans for future human space exploration. Each SEV includes a small pressurized cabin to safely sustain two crewmembers for 14 to 28 days.
NASA Space Technology Report - Antarctic Exploration Parallels for Future Human Planetary Exploration: The Role and Utility of Long Range, Long Duration Traverses
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,300. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This report describes a two-day workshop at the NASA Johnson Space Center discussing lessons learned from traverses, driven largely by science objectives, in the Earth's polar regions.
Mars 2020 Exploration Rover Mission: Overview and Report of the Mars 2020 Science Definition Team (Mustard Report) - Potential Martian Biosignatures, Mars Sample Return Cache
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,750. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This comprehensive ebook provides a complete guide to the ongoing plans for NASA's Mars 2020 rover mission. The Mars 2020 mission would explore a site likely to have been habitable, seek signs of past life, fill a returnable cache with the most compelling samples, and demonstrate technology needed for the future human and robotic exploration of Mars.
Encyclopedia of Military Space Operations at Cape Canaveral: From Early Ballistic Missile Launches in 1953 through Titan, Atlas, Delta, and EELV Launches with Mission Details
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 306,400. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Combining six excellent titles, this unique ebook encyclopedia provides unprecedented information about military space operations at Cape Canaveral from post-war testing beginning in 1953 through Atlas and Titan launches in 2009.
Delta II & III Space Operations at Cape Canaveral 1989-2009, Origins, Military Missions, Civil Missions, Commercial Missions
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 51,730. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This study addresses DELTA II and DELTA III space operations at Cape Canaveral, Florida, from the DELTA II's first launch in 1989 through the DELTA II's most recent launch in late March 2009.
The Development of Ballistic Missiles in the United States Air Force 1945-1960 - Atomic Missiles, Project MX-774, Thor, ICBM Squadrons, Atlas and Titan, IRBM, Pilotless Aircraft
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,420. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume attempts to correct the imbalance by telling the story of the development of Air Force ballistic missiles. It concentrates on the first generation of ballistic missiles: the intercontinental Atlas and Titan, and the intermediate range Thor.
Atlas and Titan Space Operations at the Cape, 1993 - 2006 - Atlas V and Titan IV, Complex 41, EELV Program
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,150. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study addresses ATLAS and TITAN programs, ATLAS V facility improvements, and individual missions involving ATLAS and TITAN space launches at Cape Canaveral from 1993 through 2006.
The Cape: Military Space Operations 1971-1992 - USAF Space Programs, Space Shuttle, Titan Rocket, Delta II, Navstar, Atlas/Centaur, Starbird, Red Tigress
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the companion volume to an earlier work, "The 6555th: Missile and Space Launches Through 1970." It presents the Air Force's space launch operations at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) from the beginning of 1971 through 2 July 1992.
The 6555th Missile and Space Launches Through 1970, Post-War Legacy, Matador, Bomarc, Snark, Navaho, Thor, Atlas and Minuteman Ballistic Missile, Thor, Titan II and Gemini Program
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,940. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The present work is a mosaic of the 6555th's history over the first two decades of its existence. It covers the golden age of Air Force missile and space launch vehicle flight tests at Cape Canaveral, and it ends shortly after the 6555th closed out its last ballistic missile flight test program (the MINUTEMAN III) in 1970.
Evolved Expendable Launch Operations at Cape Canaveral 2002-2009 - EELV Atlas V and Delta IV Rockets, Launch Operations, Commercial, Civil, and Military Space Operations, Complex 41
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,100. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This study addresses ATLAS V and DELTA IV Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) operations at Cape Canaveral, Florida. It features all the EELV missions launched from the Cape through the end of Calendar Year (CY) 2009.
History of the Redstone Missile System - Design, Test, Project Orbiter, Jupiter-C, Explorer, Operation Hardtack, Army Missile Transport Program, Project Mercury
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,140. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This fascinating and informative history of the Army's Redstone missile traces its complex development from the beginning through its use in the Mercury manned space program for NASA.
"We Develop Missiles, Not Air!" The Legacy of Early Missile, Rocket, Instrumentation, and Aeromedical Research Development at Holloman Air Force Base, Project Manhigh
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,000. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This report contains an investigation of the history of missile, rocket, instrumentation, and aeromedical research programs conducted at and around Holloman Air Force Base.
Air Force Reports on the Cause of F-22 Raptor Unexplained Physiological Incidents, Hypoxia, and Aircraft Oxygen Generation Systems (OBOGS), Air Force and Navy AOG Systems
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,410. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This ebook reproduces two important Air Force reports on the hypoxia problem which plagued the F-22 Raptor fighter plane.
Army Ballistic Missile Programs at Cape Canaveral 1953 through 1988 - Research Using V-1 and V-2, Redstone, Jupiter, Pershing Missile Programs, Range Control, Radar Tracking, Overcast, Paperclip
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,430. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This study begins with a summary of the major events leading up to the REDSTONE missile program at Cape Canaveral. It includes an overview of RAF Bomber Command's raid against Peenemunde in August 1943 and the U.S. Army's recruitment of Wernher von Braun and his 'hand-picked' team of rocket experts in 1945.
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,630. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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.