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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 » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
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 » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
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 » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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 » Science and Nature » Space Science
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 » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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 » Science and 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.
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 » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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 » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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 » Electrical
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 » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
(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 » Science and Nature » Physics
(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 » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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 » History » Military
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.
Extending the Operational Life of the International Space Station (ISS) Until 2024 - Overly Optimistic Cost Projections, Technical Risks and Issues, Human Health Issues, Cargo Transport, Solar Panels
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,600. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This recently released audit report of the NASA Office of Inspector General provides unique information about the challenges facing NASA as it hopes to extend the life of the International Space Station (ISS) through 2024.
A Vehicle for Time Travel
Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This short technical note describes an approximate mathematical solution for Time Travel involving relativity and very brief time intervals. Basic configuration for a vehicle is shown. This paper will only be meaningful to those with a background in calculus, physics, and/or engineering. Each reader must comprehend that our universe blinks off and on, more than 1 trillion times each second.
Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap FY2013-2038 - Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), Drones, Unmanned Maritime Systems, Technologies, Logistics, Sustainment, Training, International, Foreign Sales
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,730. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Unmanned systems continue to deliver new and enhanced battlefield capabilities to the warfighter. While the demand for unmanned systems continues unabated today, a number of factors will influence unmanned program development in the future.
Miscellany 51: Apparent Wind Speed and True Wind Speed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This article describes the mathematical relationship of apparent wind speed and true wind speed, for a sailboat.
Recommended Practices for Human Space Flight Occupant Safety - Integration of Occupant and Public Safety, Radiation, Manufacturing, Operations, Medical Considerations
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,050. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The document is intended to enable a dialogue among, and perhaps consensus of, government, industry, and academia on practices that will support the continuous improvement of the safety of launch and reentry vehicles designed to carry humans.
History of Research in Space Biology and Biodynamics at Air Force Missile Development Center, Holloman AFB, 1946 - 1958 - V-2 Rockets, Balloons, Man-High, Monkeys in Space, Kittinger, Zero Gravity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,890. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Here is the fascinating story of the early years of research into the effects of space on biology and the human body, focusing on the famous work at the Holloman Air Force Base Missile Development Center in New Mexico.