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The Air Force Handbook - Comprehensive Guide to the Weapon Systems and Equipment of the USAF, Airplanes, Fighter Jets and Bombers, Missiles, Satellites, Bombs, Munitions for Combat in Air and Space
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 49,640. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
The Air Force Handbook, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, is a comprehensive reference sourcebook about the systems and equipment of the USAF.
Project Mercury: Results of the First United States Manned Orbital Space Flight, February 20, 1962, Friendship 7 Mission of John Glenn (Mercury-Atlas 6, MA-6), Including Air-to-Ground Transcript
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,370. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - presents the results of the first United States manned orbital space flight conducted on February 20, 1962, and includes a complete minute-by-minute air-to-ground transcript, along with John Glenn's flight report.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: The Saturn Management Concept - The Reasons Behind the Success of the Saturn V Moon Rocket Program (NASA CR-129029)
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 16,970. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - is a review of the management of the Saturn launch vehicle program which successfully developed America's Apollo moon rocket.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: History of the Development Program of the Saturn Rocket and the Saturn V from 1957 to 1968 by the Marshall Space Flight Center
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,930. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - is a comprehensive chronology of development milestones in the Saturn rocket programs for the Saturn 1, Saturn 1B, and Saturn V rockets, covering Saturn's first eleven years from April 1957 through April 1968.
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 304,540. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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.
Mach 3+: NASA/USAF YF-12 Flight Research, 1969-1979, Lockheed Blackbird Spyplanes as NASA/USAF Research Platforms (NASA SP-2001-4525)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,810. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides a fascinating look at NASA's research program using the YF-12.
Societal Impact of Spaceflight: Apollo, Shuttle, China, Russia, Reconnaissance, GPS, Earth Satellites, JPL, Food Standards, Spacefaring Species (NASA SP-2007-4801)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 283,230. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - contains thirty-three essays by noted experts on the societal impact of spaceflight.
Remembering the Space Age: Proceedings of the 50th Anniversary Conference - Germans and Nazis, Mythmaking in Russia, American Culture and Music, Heinlein Influence, Apollo, Chinese Program
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,430. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - contains twenty-one essays by noted experts on the history of the space age, with an eclectic selection of fascinating topics ranging from the effect of spaceflight on American music and culture to the role of Nazi Germans in the early days of the program.
U.S. Human Spaceflight: A Record of Achievement, 1961-2006 - Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab, ASTP, Space Shuttle - Monographs in Aerospace History 41 (NASA SP-2007-4541)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,570. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a detailed record of American manned space flights from the inception of Mercury in 1961.
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.
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.
NASA and the Environment: The Case of Ozone Depletion (NASA SP-2005-4538)
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,090. 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 thorough overview of NASA's role in researching the problem of ozone depletion, including the discovery of the ozone hole.
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."
NASA History: Low-Cost Innovation in Spaceflight - The Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR) Shoemaker Mission (NASA SP-2005-4536)
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,500. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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.
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.
The Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident - The Tragedy of Mission 51-L in 1986 - Volume Three, Appendix O, Search, Recovery and Reconstruction Report
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,280. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is the second part of the large Volume Three 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). This section includes Appendix O, NASA Search, Recovery, and Reconstruction Task Force Report and Enclosures.
The Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident - The Tragedy of Mission 51-L in 1986 - Volume Three, Appendix N, Photo and TV Support Team Report
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,940. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is the first part of the large Volume Three 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). This section includes Appendix N, the NASA Photo and TV Support Team Report.
The Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident - The Tragedy of Mission 51-L in 1986 - Volume Two, Appendix L, M: NASA Accident Analysis, Morton Thiokol Comments
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,340. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is the second section of the large Volume Two 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). This section includes Appendix L: NASA Accident Analysis Team Report and Appendix M: Comments by Morton Thiokol on NASA Report.
The Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident - The Tragedy of Mission 51-L in 1986 - Volume Two, Appendix E, F, G, H, I, J, and K, including Feynman Analysis
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,940. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is the first section of the large Volume Two 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). This section includes Appendix E, F, G, H, I, J, and K, including the penetrating analysis of Shuttle safety issues by famed physicist Richard Feynman.
America's Space Shuttle: Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) Systems NASA Astronaut Training Manual (EMU SYS 2102)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,780. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This unique and historic document provides extraordinary detail about the Space Shuttle's extravehicular mobility unit (EMU). 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.