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Skylab, America's First Space Station Program: Astronaut Oral Histories, including Bean, Carr, Garriott, Gibson, Kerwin, Lousma, Weitz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 164,350. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The fascinating oral histories of seven Skylab space station program astronauts - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this historic program, with vital observations about an era of space history that changed the world.
William H. Pickering: America's Deep Space Pioneer - Jet Propulsion Laboratory Leader, Explorer 1, Ranger and Surveyor Lunar Missions for Apollo Preparation, Mars and Venus Probes (NASA SP-2008-4113)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,310. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - tells the amazing story of the life and work of Dr. William H. Pickering, leader of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1989 Missions, STS-29, STS-30, STS-28, STS-34, STS-33
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,500. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
These official final program mission reports issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center cover missions in 1989: STS-29, STS-30, STS-28, STS-34, and STS-33. In these thorough reports, with information and specifics not available on NASA website mission descriptions, each orbiter system is reviewed in detail along with technical information on performance and anomalies.
Memories of the Golden Age of American Space Flight (Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab) - Oral Histories of Managers, Engineers, and Workers (Set 4) - Including Sjoberg, Wendt, and Yardley
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 338,140. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The fascinating oral histories of a fourth set of thirteen pioneers of the "golden age" of American manned spaceflight (Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, and Skylab)- 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.
Developing and Flight Testing the HL-10 Lifting Body: A Precursor to the Space Shuttle - NASA M2-F2, First Supersonic Flight, Future and Legacy, Accomplishments and Lessons
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 25,070. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - tells the exciting story of the HL-10 NASA lifting body.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Apollo Terminology - Comprehensive Dictionary of Aerospace Terms and Acronyms
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,250. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This invaluable reference work, Apollo Terminology, belongs in the library of every student of the Apollo lunar landing program. The preface states, "Apollo Terminology definitions presented herein are intended to provide Apollo program participants with an updated collection of terminology used on the Apollo program."
Skylab Medical Operations Project: Recommendations to Improve Crew Health and Performance for Future Exploration Missions - Fascinating Opinions from Crewmembers on Flight Operations and Systems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,200. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This official NASA internal document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - contains extraordinary commentary from astronauts associated with the Skylab program on a variety of operational issues and spacecraft systems, with fascinating opinions on medical issues, EVA umbilicals, spacecraft recovery options, communications, and much more.
Seize the High Ground: The Army in Space and Missile Defense - NIKE-ZEUS, Safeguard, Ballistic Missile Defense, Sentry, Strategic Defense Initiative, Anti-satellite, Laser, Space Shuttle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,480. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
This official Army history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a unique account of the history of Army involvement in space programs and missile defense efforts.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-14: Space Operations - Global and Theater Space Forces, Spacelift, Types of Orbits, Operational Advantages, Integrating Civil, Commercial, Foreign Space Assets
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,960. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Our space forces perform functions that are critical for the joint force— intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; command and control; positioning, navigation, and timing; weather services; counterspace; communications; and spacelift.
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
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,430. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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.
NASA's Space Shuttle Program: Astronaut Oral Histories (Set 3) - Leestma, Lenoir, Lounge, Lousma, Mattingly, Melroy, Mullane, Nagel, Nelson, O'Connor, Parker, Peterson - Columbia, Challenger Accidents
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 314,620. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The fascinating oral histories of a dozen Space Shuttle program astronauts - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this historic program, with vital observations about an era of space history that changed the world.
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 and 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.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1999 Missions, STS-96, STS-93, STS-103
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,390. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
These official final program mission reports issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center cover missions in 1999: STS-96, STS-93, and STS-103. In these thorough reports, with information and specifics not available on NASA website mission descriptions, each orbiter system is reviewed in detail along with technical information on performance and anomalies.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Oral Histories of Managers, Engineers, and Workers (Set 5) - including Edward Pavelka, William Reeves, Robert Seamans, and Joseph Shea
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 502,170. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The fascinating oral histories of twenty-one 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.
The Eclipse Project (NASA SP-2000-4523) - Experiments with Unique Rocket Launch Technique Using Rope Aerotow, F-106A, QF-106A, Gordon Fullerton, Tethered Flights
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the fascinating story of a little-known futuristic research project which investigated a concept brought to the Dryden Flight Research Center by Kelly Space. Kelly hoped to demonstrate a new approach to satellite launching by towing a rocket to altitude behind a transport airplane.
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, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and 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.
To See the Unseen: A History of Planetary Radar Astronomy - A Comprehensive History of Radar Observations of Venus, Mars, Comets, Asteroids, the Magellan Mission, Arecibo Observatory (NASA SP-4218)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,360. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a comprehensive scientific and management history of planetary radar astronomy, with the story of radar observations from Earth of Mars, Venus, comets, and asteroids, as well as the successful mission of Magellan to map Venus.
Robotic Mars Exploration Encyclopedia: Science Goals, Mars Sample Return Mission Planning and Technology, Astrobiology, the Search for Life on Mars, Orbiters, Landers, Geology, Habitable Environments
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 440,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Thirty-three vital papers, studies, reports, and proposals from 1996 through September 2012 are included in this unique compilation with over a 1000 pages of detailed material, providing extraordinary details about planning for robotic Mars exploration - focusing on rovers, landers, orbiters, and sample return missions.
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 and 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.
America's Space Shuttle: EVA Contingency Operations NASA Astronaut Training Manual (CONT OPS 2102)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,350. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This unique and historic document provides extraordinary detail about the Space Shuttle's extravehicular activity (EVA) contingency operations plans. The official NASA astronaut training manuals comprised a major part of the formal flight crew training process, and were used by flight controllers as well.