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The Aquila Mission
Series: The Second World. Price: Free! Words: 121,080. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
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The crew starts to wonder whether they’ll ever make it back to Earth. Their only hope is to trust in, rely on, and love one another. The Aquila Mission is both a thrilling story of man’s first journey beyond the Earth-Moon system and a carefully researched proposal for such a mission in the real world. Rigorously scientific and emotionally stirring all at once. An adventure in hard sci-fi.
Project Mars. A Technical Tale
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 122,760. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015 and represented by Ebooks World Editor. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
The Mars Project is a technical specification for a manned mission to Mars that von Braun wrote in 1948. The expected launch date was 1965. He envisioned an "enormous scientific expedition" involving a fleet of ten spacecraft with 70 crew members that would spend 443 days on the surface of Mars before returning to Earth.
From This Green Earth: Essays on Looking Outward
Series: Collected Essays, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 59,240. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2019 by Ad Stellae Books. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
For the past 50 years space advocates have been frustrated by the slowness of progress in space and the failure of the public to grasp its importance not only to the future of humankind, but to the preservation of Earth's environment. But in the light of history, it's not surprising that acceptance of a new outlook on the universe is slow. All past human advances were made by visionary minorities.
Space Shuttle Columbia STS-107 Tragedy: Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) Final Report, Gehman Board Report to NASA
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,730. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
This is the official final report (Volume One) issued by the Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) (also known as the Gehman Board after its chairman, Harold Gehman) on the last flight of space shuttle Columbia, which ended in the horrible, sudden loss of the vehicle and crew during entry on February 1, 2003.
The Sun, the Earth, and Near-Earth Space: A Guide to the Sun-Earth System - Comprehensive Information on the Effects of Space Weather on Human Life, Climate, Spacecraft
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,330. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
This beautifully written work by one of America's top solar experts provides an easy-to-read yet thorough guide to our Sun and its impact on planet Earth. It is highly recommended to anyone interested in the Sun and space weather.
Wernher von Braun: His Life and Work from German Missiles to the Saturn V Moon Rocket - An Expansive Compilation of Authoritative NASA History Documents and Selections
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,650. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
With extensive and informative excerpts gathered from over three dozen NASA history and reference publications, this unique compilation provides unprecedented insight into the life and work of Dr. Wernher von Braun on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth in 1912.
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.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Astronaut Oral Histories, Group 1, including Anders, Armstrong, Bean, Borman, Cernan, Collins, Cunningham, Duke, Evans, Gordon, Haise, Mattingly
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 232,460. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The fascinating oral histories of a dozen famous Apollo lunar program astronauts - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary effort, with vital observations about an era of space history that changed the world.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Astronaut Oral Histories, Group 2, including Lovell, McDivitt, Mitchell, Schirra, Schmitt, Schweickart, Shepard, Stafford, and Worden
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 202,200. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
The fascinating oral histories of nine famous Apollo lunar program astronauts - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary effort, with vital observations about an era of space history that changed the world.
Fire on Earth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,710. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
Doomday, Dinosaurs, and Humankind An engaging and ominous history of how asteroid and comet collisions with the Earth have shaped the course of human events--and the dangers that may lie ahead.
Rockets and People: Volume IV: The Moon Race, the N-1 Moon Rocket, Salyut Space Stations, Soyuz 11 Tragedy, Energiya-Buran Space Shuttle, plus Bonus 1967 American Report on Soviet Program
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 304,540. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » Russian
In this fourth and final volume of the series, Boris Chertok concludes his monumental trek through a nearly 100-year life, providing fascinating insights into the Soviet moon landing program and the four failed launches of its giant N-1 moon rocket.
21st Century Complete Guide to Space Weather: Solar Storms, Impacts on Human Activity, Flares and Coronal Mass Ejections, Satellite Sun Observation, Forecasting, Carrington Event
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 302,820. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
Uncover the mysteries of space weather and solar activity, and learn about the practical consequences on human activity from astronaut safety to power grid blackouts with this authoritative compilation of up-to-date official documents. The sixteen parts of this massive, thousand-page compilation report on every aspect of the vital role of the sun and space weather.
NASA Concepts for Lunar Mining, Construction on the Moon, Lunar Surface Reference Missions, Human and Robotic Surface Activities, In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU), Lunar Resources, Crew Facilities
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,280. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Two official NASA internal documents - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide unique details of plans developed by NASA during the Constellation program era for human and robotic lunar surface activities, including the possibility of lunar mining and in-situ resource utilization (ISRU).
NASA Human Spaceflight Astronaut Health Research for Exploration and Manned Mars Missions, Risk Report WSN-02, Sleep Loss, Circadian, Work Overload, Bone Fracture, Medication, Renal Stone Formation
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,150. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this series of reports deals with ongoing research by NASA into a risk reduction strategy for human space exploration and planned manned missions to Mars. Each report deals with a unique aspect of the human research needed to pursue long-duration missions.
NASA Post-Apollo Lunar Exploration Plans: Moonlab Study - Semi-Permanent Lunar Surface Observatory Concept, Personnel, Life Support, Lunar Farm, Moon Base Layout and Design
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,620. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
This fascinating 1968 report describes the results of a study of a semi-permanent lunar surface observatory, called Moonlab. Many unusual aspects of a moonbase are explored.
Aeronautics and Space Report of the President Fiscal Year 2016 Activities: Comprehensive Survey of Spacecraft, Satellites, Airplanes, and Research Activities of Eleven U.S. Federal Agencies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,140. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This comprehensive 2017 report on the aeronautical and space activities of the U.S. Federal Government for Fiscal Year 2016 has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Oral Histories of Managers, Engineers, and Workers (Set 3) - including Jay Greene, Griffin, Milt Heflin, Holloway, Jeffs, Kelly (Lunar Module Manager)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 417,330. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
The fascinating oral histories of two dozen Apollo lunar program pioneers - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary effort, with vital observations about an era of space history that changed the world.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Lunar Scientist Oral Histories, including George Carruthers, Edgar Cortright, Farouk El-Baz, James Head, Wilmot Hess, William Muehlberger, Leon Silver
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 256,050. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The fascinating oral histories of important Apollo lunar program scientists and researchers - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary effort, with vital observations about an era of space history that changed the world.
NASA Orbiting Quarantine Facility: The Antaeus Report - Early Astrobiology Plans for Mars Sample Return Handling to Prevent Possible Alien Pathogens Posing a Bio-contamination Hazard to Earth
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,620. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
NASA studied the feasibility of establishing an orbiting quarantine facility where samples returned from Mars could be analyzed. The particular advantage in this approach is that any pathogens the samples might contain would be less likely to pose a hazard to Earth. Like Antaeus, for whom the project is named, such an organism might thrive on contact with the terrestrial biosphere.
Skylab Mission Report: Third Visit - Space Station Mission by Carr, Gibson, Pogue, Mission Activities, Hardware, Anomalies, Science Experiments, Crew Health, EVAs, Comet Kohoutek
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,070. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This official NASA internal document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - is a comprehensive evaluation of the operational and engineering aspects of the third manned visit to the Skylab space station.