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NASA Space Technology Report - Zero G and Other Microgravity Simulations, Human Health and Performance, Experiments including Frying an Egg in Space
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This document represents a summary of medical and scientific evaluations conducted on board the Zero G and other NASA sponsored aircraft from June 2011 to June 2012. A general overview of investigations manifested and coordinated by the Human Adaptation and Countermeasures Division is included.
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 » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,720. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, 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.
Global Positioning System (GPS) Systems Engineering Case Study - Technical Information and Program History of America's NAVSTAR Navigation Satellites
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,110. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the Global Positioning System (GPS). It is a satellite-based radio navigation system.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, 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.
Radio Aurora Detector
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Circuits / Integrated, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Circuits / Integrated
An aurora detector is a device that detects when auroras are going to occur. An aurora is caused due to various elements and factors that are later discussed between our Earth and the Sun, and only happen in the Polar Regions on Earth. An aurora can cause havoc and lead to the loss of radio signals, telephone network, and electrical power in Polar Regions on Earth.
Human Space Flight Industrial Base in the Post-Space Shuttle/Constellation Environment - Industry Viability, NASA-Dependent HSF Suppliers, Sustainable HSF Supply Chain
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,270. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This final report will benefit NASA and other USG agencies that are involved in space activities, as well as the corresponding U.S. space industrial base community.
Inner Planets of the Solar System
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science, 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!
NASA Space Technology Report: Deep Space Habitat Concept of Operations for Transit Mission Phases - Mars, Phobos / Deimos, Near Earth Asteroid, Habitats, Crew Systems
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,760. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This document describes a concept of operations (ConOps) for a habitat element to be used by human crews on future deep space missions; that is, missions well beyond the low Earth orbit of Space Shuttle and International Space Station missions of the past few decades.
Something Not Nothing
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 39,350. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Gens Kohl explores the leading edge of big physical and mathematical concepts, peeking under the covers of the very structure of reality. This journey requires an open mind, as intuition, time, logic and even meaning itself break down in realms that are far removed from the savannah we evolved to understand.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,200. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, 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.
Before Apollo: Project Horizon - 1959 Army Proposal to Build a Lunar Outpost, Manned Military Base on the Moon, Saturn Rockets, Moon Suits, Operations, Launch Site Plans, Life Support
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,190. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This fascinating 1959 report from the U.S. Army describes an unapproved plan for building a large manned military base on the moon in the 1960s. The document - in two volumes - provides many details of the plan, including launch and rocket plans and information about the base, life support, moon suits, and much more.
Encyclopedia of NASA Lessons Learned (Part 6): Thousands of Aerospace Technology Engineering Reports, Problems, Accidents, Mishaps, Ideas and Solutions - Space Shuttle, Spacecraft, Rockets, Aircraft
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 221,370. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Discover what NASA has learned during the last few decades of spacecraft and aircraft flight operations and on-the-ground engineering activities! (Part 6 of 6)
Skylab Extravehicular Activity Development Report: How NASA Concepts for Skylab Spacewalks Evolved During the Development of the Space Station Program
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,240. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This official NASA internal document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides an interesting account of the development of spacewalking concepts for the Skylab space station program.
Calculations for Science Fiction Writers/Space Travel with Constant Acceleration – The Nonrelativistic Case
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
This article explains basic calculations related to constant acceleration. It should be of interest to science fiction writers who want to make their stories realistic, and to anyone interested in space travel, real or fictional. The number of scary looking equations is kept to a necessary minimum. I just give you the equations you need, with no calculus or vectors required. (online version bad)
Space Tourism: How It Can Change Humanity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Have you ever wondered how humans will colonize space? This book addresses the major players in the private space industry, NASA’s role in privatized space tourism, how the general population will be able to travel to space sooner and what we can do to achieve a more forward-thinking society.
Asteroid, Comet, and Near Earth Object (NEO) Encyclopedia: Sweeping Coverage of Impact Threats, Spacecraft Research, Detection, Deflection, Mitigation, Tunguska, Chelyabinsk, Planetary Defense, PHAs
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 370,820. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, 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.
The Dark of the Moon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,780. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
“The Dark of the Moon” is a collection of five hard science fiction short stories and three supporting science essays. It is volume one in a series of e-books called “Hard Squared Science Fiction” that intentionally set out to provide the vision people need to solve the great problems of the 21st century.
Space Shuttle Program History: Historical Documentation about the Jake Garn Mission Simulator And Training Facility, Building Five at the Johnson Space Center
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides a survey of the Jake Garn Mission Simulator and Training Facility (Building 5) at NASA's Johnson Space Center.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: NASA Recommendations to Space-Faring Entities - How to Protect and Preserve the Historic and Scientific Value of U.S. Government Lunar Artifacts
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
NASA recognizes the steadily increasing technical capabilities of space-faring commercial entities and nations throughout the world and further recognizes that many are on the verge of landing spacecraft on the surface of the moon.