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Conversaciones con Hermanos de las Estrellas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,550. Language: Spanish. Published: June 11, 2012 by The Little French eBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Este es el relato de un suceso con apariencia de absurdo que transformó la vida de la autora y su entorno, permitiéndoles realizar un auténtico viaje que convirtió lo ilusorio en innegable.
Leaving Earth: Why One-Way to Mars Makes Sense
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,750. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
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. Accessible to a non-technical audience, 'Leaving Earth' is fast-paced, and full of fascinating scientific, historical, and personal stories. On to Mars!
The Air Force Role in Developing International Outer Space Law - Space Law Debates, Project West Ford, Legal Concepts
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,660. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Air & Space, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The impact of the US defense and space initiatives on bilateral and multilateral treaties and on international outer space law in general, a topic of much current discussion, is better understood by an analysis of the development of that body of law.
International Space Station (ISS) Systems Engineering Case Study: History and Development of the Station, Hardware and Software, Anomaly Resolution, Russian Participation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,400. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This case study on the International Space Station considers what many believe to have been the ultimate international engineering project in history.
The Universe - A short history of everything we know
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,160. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
Join us on a journey billions of years in the making. A complete view of science in a simple logical sense - discover the true scale of our cosmos, your quantum twin and our fading hopes of interstellar travel. In part 2 we discover mother natures blueprints and a parallel Universe, all of which may help to explain the present crisis humanity faces.
Sin Thesis
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 95,140. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
“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.”
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,400. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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.
Leaving Earth: Why One-Way to Mars Makes Sense
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,230. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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.
Deadly Auroras? The Carrington Event Threat: Solar Superstorms and the Risk of Devastating Blackouts and Electric Grid Damage from Massive Geomagnetic Disturbances (GMD)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 241,880. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electrical
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.
First Among Equals: The Selection of NASA Space Science Experiments - Origins of NASA, Early Satellites, Webb's Influence on Science (NASA SP-4215)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,150. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Scientific Instruments
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
Hubble Space Telescope Systems Engineering Case Study - Technical Information and Program History of NASA's Famous HST Telescope
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,240. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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 Hubble Space Telescope program.
NASA Post-Apollo Lunar Exploration Plans: Moonlab Study - Semi-Permanent Lunar Surface Observatory Concept, Personnel, Life Support, Lunar Farm, Moon Base Layout and Design
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,620. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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.
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
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services: A New Era in Spaceflight - History of International Space Station (ISS) Cargo and Crew, SpaceX, Orbital Sciences, Bigelow
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,630. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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).
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Lunar Module Touchdown Dynamics, An Analysis and a Historical Review of the Apollo Program
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,180. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Saturn V Flight Manual, Astronaut's Guide to the Apollo Moon Rocket, plus Flight Safety Plan and Review of Pogo Problems (Part 1)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,460. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Learn about the Saturn V moon rocket with this unique collection of documents, anchored by the illustrated Saturn V Flight Manual, written for the astronauts flying the mammoth Apollo moon rocket.
NASA's Efforts to Identify Near-Earth Objects (NEOs) and Mitigate Hazards - Asteroids, Meteors, Comets, Chelyabinsk-type Events, Problems with NEO Program, Management Issues
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,750. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This recently released audit report of the NASA Office of Inspector General provides unique information about NASA's efforts to identify Near-Earth Objects (NEOs).
Wernher von Braun's 1969 Manned Mars Mission Plans after Apollo and the Boeing 1968 Integrated Manned Interplanetary Nuclear Spacecraft Concept Definition Study
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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.
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 » Science and Nature » Space Science
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.
"We Freeze to Please" - A History of NASA's Icing Research Tunnel and the Quest for Flight Safety (NASA SP-2002-4226)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,610. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
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.