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2011 NASA Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP) Annual Report, Issued January 2012 - Space Shuttle, International Space Station, Commercial Crew and Cargo, SpaceX, Human Rating, Exploration Program
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,660. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
The 2011 report by the ASAP safety advisory panel to NASA, released in January 2012, presents findings on the space station, shuttle program completion, noteworthy launches, Soyuz return to earth, commercial crew, Space Launch System (SLS) and Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV), how safe is safe enough, and more.
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.
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 » Science and Nature » Space Science
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.
NASA History: Low-Cost Innovation in Spaceflight - The Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR) Shoemaker Mission (NASA SP-2005-4536)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,500. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - tells the story of the NEAR asteroid mission, launched in 1996 under the "faster, better, cheaper" effort of NASA Administrator Dan Goldin, from the point of view of the management challenges involved in conducting low-cost missions while daily confronting the possibility of defeat.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Analysis of Apollo 12 Lightning Incident - Technical Report on the Triggered Lightning Strike on the Apollo Saturn V Rocket in 1969
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
This official NASA technical report - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides an analysis of the famous 1969 triggered lightning strike on the Apollo 12 rocket during its launch.
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 » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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.
Inside the International Space Station (ISS): Science Research Accomplishments During the Assembly Years, An Analysis of Results from 2000-2008
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,910. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The International Space Station (ISS) celebrated 10 years of operations in November 2008. Today, it is more than a human outpost in low Earth orbit (LEO). It is also an international science laboratory hosting state-of-the-art scientific facilities that support fundamental and applied research across the range of physical and biological sciences.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Oral Histories of Managers, Engineers, and Workers (Set 1) - Including Aaron, Arabian, and Calio
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 444,860. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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.
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 and 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.
They Made it Happen: Oral Histories of the Unsung Heroes of NASA's Space Shuttle Program - Engineers and Managers Recount Amazing Stories about America's Winged Space Marvel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 396,820. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The oral histories of thirty-one engineers and managers for the Space Shuttle program - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide fascinating insights into the highs and lows of the extraordinary program.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-14.1: Counterspace Operations - Space Situation Awareness, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, Targeting, ISR, GPS, Space Order of Battle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,400. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Counterspace operations are critical to success in modern warfare. The rapid maturation of space capabilities and the evolution of contingency operations have greatly enhanced the effectiveness of air and space power.
Mars Wars: The Rise and Fall of the Space Exploration Initiative - President George H. W. Bush, Quayle, Truly, NASA's 90-Day Study, Washington Space Policy Power Struggle over the Moon - Mars Program
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,040. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Winner of the 2007 AIAA History Manuscript Award, Mars Wars: The Rise and Fall of the Space Exploration Initiative investigates one of the most important chapters in the history of the American space program.
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 and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and 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.
The Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident - The Tragedy of Mission 51-L in 1986 - Volume 5 Hearings Part Two
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,040. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
Volume Five of the report issued by the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident (also known as the Rogers Commission after its chairman, William Rogers) contains the transcripts of hearings conducted by the Commission. The report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
NASA's Space Shuttle Program: Astronaut Oral Histories (Set 2) - Duffy, Dunbar, Engle, Fabian, Fisher, Fullerton, Gregory, Hartsfield, Hart, Hauck, Hawley, Hoffman - Columbia, Challenger Accidents
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 359,150. 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.
The U.S. Response to China's ASAT Test: An International Security Space Alliance for the Future, Anti-Satellite Capabilities and China's Space Weapons Strategy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,860. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
From the Foreword: (Author) Lt Col Anthony Mastalir has done policy makers a welcome service by exploring the enigma wrapped in a conundrum which is Chinese space policy, focusing on the Chinese kinetic energy antisatellite (KE-ASAT) test of January 2007.
NASA Astronauts on Soyuz: Experience and Lessons for the Future - Working with the Russians from the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project to the Mir Space Station and the International Space Station (ISS)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This official NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides an interesting review of NASA's experience working with the Russians and lessons on astronaut safety assurance of the Soyuz spacecraft.
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.
Flight Research: Problems Encountered and What They Should Teach Us - Lunar Landing Research Vehicle, X-15, YF-12 Blackbird, P-51 Mustang, Lifting Bodies
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,410. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Milt Thompson's account of lessons to be learned involves aspects of the history of flight research at what was then called the Flight Research Center and its predecessor organizations— redesignated in 1976 the Hugh L. Dryden Flight Research Center. Many fascinating topics are covered: lifting bodies, the P-51 Mustang, X-planes, XS-1, X-15, the YF-12 Blackbird, the Space Shuttle, and more.