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The Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident - The Tragedy of Mission 51-L in 1986 - Volume One of the Rogers Commission Report
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,200. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is the main report (Volume One) issued by the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident (also known as the Rogers Commission after its chairman, William Rogers). The report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
American X-Vehicles, An Inventory from X-1 to X-50 - NACA, NASA, Air Force Experimental Airplanes and Spacecraft (NASA SP-2003-4531)
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive survey of America's experimental aircraft from the pathfinding supersonic X-1 to the X-50.
The Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident - The Tragedy of Mission 51-L in 1986 - Volume 5 Hearings Part One
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,720. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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.
Space Shuttle Columbia STS-107 Tragedy: Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) Transcripts of Board Public Hearings, In-Flight Rescue Options, Crew Survivability
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 346,970. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Three elements of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) final report are reproduced in this ebook. The CAIB reported 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: Reaction Control System NASA Astronaut Training Manual (RCS 2102A)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,020. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This unique and historic document provides extraordinary detail about the Space Shuttle's reaction control system (RCS). 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.
Leaving Earth: Why One-Way to Mars Makes Sense
By Andrew Rader
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,230. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
We are now at the cusp of settling other worlds, but the timeline for a Mission to Mars is still over 20 years off. But it doesn't have to be. This book demonstrates why we should go to Mars, and why when we do going one-way - not to die, but to live - actually makes a lot of sense.
Inner Planets of the Solar System
By Jason Elliott
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
This 20 page showcases the inner planets of our Solar System. Students will love the 3D clipart and vibrant photographs. The powerpoint covers Earth, Mercury, Venus, and Mars and includes information about the Earth's Moon. This would a great book for home school students!
Hypersonics Before the Shuttle: A Concise History of the X-15 Research Airplane - History of the Design, Development, Operations, and Lessons Learned
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,760. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a comprehensive, readable history of the famous X-15 program. The introduction states: "Although it is usually heralded as the most productive flight research program ever undertaken, no serious history has been assembled to capture its design, development, operations, and lessons."
Gemini Spacecraft Press Reference Book - Comprehensive Information on All Aspects of America's Two-Man Orbiting Spacecraft, Agena Docking Target, Systems
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is the Gemini spacecraft press reference book, providing comprehensive information on all aspects of America's second manned spacecraft program which paved the way for the success of the Apollo lunar landing missions by demonstrating rendezvous, docking, EVA, and long-duration capabilities.
Memories of the Golden Age of American Space Flight (Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab) - Oral Histories of Managers, Engineers, and Workers (Set 2) - Including Lunney, Haney, Kleinknecht, and Kraft
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 537,710. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The fascinating oral histories of a second set of sixteen 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.
Inside the International Space Station (ISS): Reports on Visual Impairment and Intracranial Pressure Problems, Behavioral Issues, Fascinating Excerpts from Crew Journals, Cross-Cultural Interactions
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,070. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Three official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide unique and illuminating information about life aboard the International Space Station for NASA astronauts.
Facing the Heat Barrier: A History of Hypersonics - V-2, Sanger, Missile Nose Cones, X-15, Scramjets, Space Shuttle, National Aerospace Plane (NASP), X-33, X-34 (NASA SP-2007-4232)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,560. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a fascinating and comprehensive account of the history of hypersonics, the study of flight where aerodynamic heating dominates the physics of the problem, normally at Mach 5 and higher.
21st Century Complete Guide to Space Weather: Solar Storms, Impacts on Human Activity, Flares and Coronal Mass Ejections, Satellite Sun Observation, Forecasting, Carrington Event
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 302,820. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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.
Asteroid, Comet, and Near Earth Object (NEO) Encyclopedia: Sweeping Coverage of Impact Threats, Spacecraft Research, Detection, Deflection, Mitigation, Tunguska, Chelyabinsk, Planetary Defense, PHAs
By Progressive Management
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 370,820. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Discover all aspects of asteroids, comets, near earth objects (NEOs), and their impact threat to Earth in this massive, authoritative compilation of up-to-date official documents from NASA and other federal sources.
Venture into Space: Early Years of Goddard Space Flight Center - Vanguard, Mercury Tracking, Explorer, Pioneer, Tiros, Telstar, Relay, Syncom Satellites (NASA SP-4301)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,170. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is an interesting account of the early history of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.
Gemini Program Mission Report: Gemini 12 - November 1966, Astronauts Lovell and Aldrin, Complete Details of the Spacecraft, Mission Operations, Experiments, EVA, Spacewalk, Agena Target Docking
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This official NASA internal program document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - is a comprehensive account of Gemini 12, the final mission of Project Gemini, the two-man orbital capsule that pioneered rendezvous and docking techniques used in the Apollo lunar landing missions.
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,330. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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.
The Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident - The Tragedy of Mission 51-L in 1986 - Volume 4 Hearings (February 6 - 25, 1986)
By Progressive Management
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 287,900. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Volume Four 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 from February 6 through February 25, 1986. The report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,040. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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.
Skylab Mission Report: First Visit - 1973 Space Station Mission by Conrad, Kerwin, Weitz - Workshop Damage and Problems, Activities, Hardware, Anomalies, Experiments, Crew Health, EVAs
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,790. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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 first manned visit to the Skylab space station.