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Space Pioneers Sputnik Rockets And Satellites
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Sputnik's launch put the United States scientific and military programs up against it. The U.S. Vanguard rockets began orbiting only months later. Yet there was a sense of urgency for the U.S. to catch up to its Cold War rival. U.S. Politicians, especially President Eisenhower, were pressured to step up testing of scientific and military rockets in order to bring the U.S. forward in the Space Age.
Aeneas And The Sibyl
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,870. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Latin
This is the easy to read version of the author's translation of the sixth book of the Aeneid, which describes the Trojan hero Aeneas' voyage to and through the Underworld. Being an adaptation, it is not a literal translation of the Roman poet Vergilius' Latin text. However, in the opinion of the author it does represent the meaning of his text.
We Can Go There: How Did We Miss This?
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Price: Free! Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Every serious space project since we've gone to space has either carried all it's fuel with it away from Earth orbit, or received power from a remote source. These methods are extremely inefficient. There is a way to combine fuel-carrying with remote power that is efficient and effective, but we aren't using it. This book describes a new way to provide remote fuel with yesterday's technology.
15 Minute Reads: Fun Facts About the Moon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
15 Minute Reads are designed to help children do a little bit reading everyday. Learn a little bit about the Earth's Moon as you explore some fun facts about it. How was the Moon created? There are several theories. How many people have been to the Moon? Not that many. Why does the Moon change every day? These questions and others are answered within.
If the Earth Suddenly Stopped Spinning
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Imagine if the earth could suddenly stop spinning. What would happen to Humanity? How would we cope with both the cataclysmic event and the subsequent conditions afterwords. In this premise, Ian investigates the effects of a slow halt, and a far more sudden one. Would mankind survive such a devastation? More to the point, would we want to? Conjecture and facts collide in this fascinating work.
What Are The Threats To Earth From Space?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
We know that the Big Bang of 13 billion years ago saw the birth of the sun and many other planets. It just took an instant for the birth of the universe and the universe has been growing or expanding at the speed of light ever since. There are 100 billion galaxies within the universe and our galaxy is just one of them with over 100 billion stars.
The Solar System Lesson Plan Workbook K-5
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Curricula
Discover why Pluto is no longer a planet and other interesting information about our solar system. This workbook is for K-5 and contains facts about the planets, moons in the solar system, the moon landing, other objects that live in our solar system and exploring space. Engage your students in creative thinking with the writing exercises and fact finding.
Out There - A Small Guide To A Big Universe
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 13,380. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Space is a really big place. The Earth, the Sun, and all the other planets live in a relatively quiet corner of an average sized Galaxy in a pretty nice cosmic neighborhood. There is plenty of space, lush nebulae and families of stars that pretty much keep to themselves. It's a great place to be. It's Only An Hour Away By Car - Let's Go Exploring
Radio Aurora Detector
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Category: 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.
Dune Science Fiction and Santa Rosa Authors
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,680. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Frank Herbert edited our daily newspaper known as The Press Democrat. Santa Rosa has Dune Beach and Dunes in Bodega Bay. Locals say Frank Herbert spent time studying the dunes all the way up to Oregon at the Dunes park along the beach. Frank Herbert wrote the science fiction novels Dune. Santa Rosa has influenced many artists, especially authors. Santa Rosa has more inspiration than Silicon Valley
Space Tourism: How It Can Change Humanity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Category: 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.
NASA Space Technology Report: Deep Space Habitat Concept of Operations for Transit Mission Phases - Mars, Phobos / Deimos, Near Earth Asteroid, Habitats, Crew Systems
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,760. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: 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.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo Meteoroid Shielding Design and Analysis at the Manned Spacecraft Center
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The Apollo program drove the development of spacecraft meteoroid protection in the U.S. and provided the core technology used on succeeding space programs. The uncertain likelihood of a mission-ending collision with a meteoroid and the unknown consequences of a collision with particles at the very large speeds typical of meteoroids made it crucial to better understand the risk of meteoroid impact.
NASA Space Technology Report - Zero G and Other Microgravity Simulations, Human Health and Performance, Experiments including Frying an Egg in Space
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Category: 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.
Stars of the Neighborhood
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
As you get to know your stellar neighborhood, you will find some bizarre and fascinating stars, planets and other strange things. Each one has its own personality, and we are starting to learn more about them, individually. This short ebook describes the nearby stars, and a few other objects, which will be among the first things we encounter, when we start to explore interstellar space
Exploring Our Solar System
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Price: $1.44 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Our Solar System constitutes of Sun in the centre, and then are the nine planets, more than 60 moons are there, millions of rocky meteors, and billions of frozen comets. Every planet of the solar system lying in its orbit revolves round the sun. A tip of Sun’s rays even can create disaster to an extent of 160 kilometer stretch.
Kepler's Law
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This paper explains why solar systems and galaxies appear to obey different laws of motion.
Chase to Space - The Space Race Story
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Treks into space start in the human heart. Chase to Space is the true story about the race to the moon between the United States and Soviet Republic. The US was significantly behind at the beginning of the Space Race. How did the competition lead to the first lunar landing? Why did the US spend $25 billion on the celestial quest? What new items were invented for space travel? Once the US land
Calculations for Science Fiction Writers/Space Travel with Constant Acceleration – The Nonrelativistic Case
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: 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)
Inner Planets of the Solar System
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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!