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Sin Thesis
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 95,140. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
“Sin Thesis” the first book from author Robert Torres is a non-fiction book based on the many paranormal events that he began experiencing after he claimed to have alien contact. It was later after a subsequent UFO encounter that he says he first started to notice that he was seeing the world differently than most others. It was these first alien experiences that he says “opened his mind.”
First Among Equals: The Selection of NASA Space Science Experiments - Origins of NASA, Early Satellites, Webb's Influence on Science (NASA SP-4215)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,150. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - describes the origin and evolution of the NASA space science selection process. Contents: The Origins of the Selection Process * The Origins of NASA * The Space Science Board * NASA Organizes * 1959: A Year of Trouble and Conflict * The NASA Process for Selecting Scientists
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,400. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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.
NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services: A New Era in Spaceflight - History of International Space Station (ISS) Cargo and Crew, SpaceX, Orbital Sciences, Bigelow
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,630. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This document provides a history of the NASA Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program executed by the Commercial Crew & Cargo Program Office from 2006 to 2013 at the Johnson Space Center. It provides unique insight into the amazing commercial effort that has seen two companies, SpaceX and Orbital Sciences, supply cargo services to the International Space Station (ISS).
Deadly Auroras? The Carrington Event Threat: Solar Superstorms and the Risk of Devastating Blackouts and Electric Grid Damage from Massive Geomagnetic Disturbances (GMD)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 241,880. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This comprehensive and up-to-date ebook presents the complex story behind the threat posed by massive solar storms to the electric grid. There is growing concern that a repeat of the colossal "Carrington-event" storm of 1859, or even the lesser 1921 solar storm, could wreak unprecedented havoc on America's electric power system, potentially causing prolonged blackouts.
NASA Mishap Board Report on Serious Spacesuit Anomaly July 2013 ISS Space Station EVA EMU Suit Helmet Water Intrusion - Threatened Astronaut Luca Parmitano with Drowning
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the NASA Mishap Investigation Board (MIB) report released to the public in February 2014 about the serious problem encountered with a spacesuit during a space station spacewalk in July 2013.
NASA Post-Apollo Lunar Exploration Plans: Moonlab Study - Semi-Permanent Lunar Surface Observatory Concept, Personnel, Life Support, Lunar Farm, Moon Base Layout and Design
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,620. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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.
"We Freeze to Please" - A History of NASA's Icing Research Tunnel and the Quest for Flight Safety (NASA SP-2002-4226)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,610. 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 comprehensive account of NASA research on aircraft icing, a major threat to air safety.
Wernher von Braun's 1969 Manned Mars Mission Plans after Apollo and the Boeing 1968 Integrated Manned Interplanetary Nuclear Spacecraft Concept Definition Study
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
With the success of the Apollo 11 landing on the Moon, Wernher von Braun presented an ambitious plan for manned missions to Mars as soon as the 1980s to the Space Task Group for consideration by President Richard Nixon as the next step in America's space program.
NASA Space Technology Report: The Antarctic Search for Meteorites - A Model for Deep Space Exploration, An Astronaut's Report Comparing ANSMET to Space Flight, Recommendations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,400. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) is an annual expedition to the southern continent to collect meteorites. In addition to its goal of gathering extraterrestrial material, it is a realistic model for human space flight.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Lunar Module Touchdown Dynamics, An Analysis and a Historical Review of the Apollo Program
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,180. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The primary objective of this paper is to present an analysis and a historical review of the Apollo Lunar Module landing dynamics from the standpoint of touchdown dynamic stability, landing system energy absorption performance, and evaluation of the first-order terms of lunar soil mechanical properties at the Apollo 11 landing site.
Recommended Practices for Human Space Flight Occupant Safety - Integration of Occupant and Public Safety, Radiation, Manufacturing, Operations, Medical Considerations
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,050. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: 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
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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.
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
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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.
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,190. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: 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.
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
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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.
NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) Reports - Research into Polar Water, Dust and Atmosphere, Moon Origin and Evolution, Astrophysics, Training and Outreach
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 82,620. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Three reports provide information on the activities of the NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI), founded in March 2008. The Institute is based on the premise that exploration and planetary science are fundamentally intertwined.
Encyclopedia of NASA Lessons Learned (Part 6): Thousands of Aerospace Technology Engineering Reports, Problems, Accidents, Mishaps, Ideas and Solutions - Space Shuttle, Spacecraft, Rockets, Aircraft
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 221,370. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: 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)
21st Century Complete Guide to Space Weather: Solar Storms, Impacts on Human Activity, Flares and Coronal Mass Ejections, Satellite Sun Observation, Forecasting, Carrington Event
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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.
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
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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.