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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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,330. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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.
Mars 2020 Exploration Rover Mission: Overview and Report of the Mars 2020 Science Definition Team (Mustard Report) - Potential Martian Biosignatures, Mars Sample Return Cache
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,750. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This comprehensive ebook provides a complete guide to the ongoing plans for NASA's Mars 2020 rover mission. The Mars 2020 mission would explore a site likely to have been habitable, seek signs of past life, fill a returnable cache with the most compelling samples, and demonstrate technology needed for the future human and robotic exploration of Mars.
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, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
“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.
Army Ballistic Missile Programs at Cape Canaveral 1953 through 1988 - Research Using V-1 and V-2, Redstone, Jupiter, Pershing Missile Programs, Range Control, Radar Tracking, Overcast, Paperclip
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,430. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This study begins with a summary of the major events leading up to the REDSTONE missile program at Cape Canaveral. It includes an overview of RAF Bomber Command's raid against Peenemunde in August 1943 and the U.S. Army's recruitment of Wernher von Braun and his 'hand-picked' team of rocket experts in 1945.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Apollo Terminology - Comprehensive Dictionary of Aerospace Terms and Acronyms
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,250. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This invaluable reference work, Apollo Terminology, belongs in the library of every student of the Apollo lunar landing program. The preface states, "Apollo Terminology definitions presented herein are intended to provide Apollo program participants with an updated collection of terminology used on the Apollo program."
Stars of the Neighborhood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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
Complete Guide to the Kepler Space Telescope Mission and the Search for Habitable Planets and Earth-like Exoplanets - Planet Detection Strategies, Mission History and Accomplishments
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,230. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This is a comprehensive guide to the search for planets outside our solar system (called exoplanets), particularly Earth-like habitable worlds, and the work of the pioneering NASA planet-finding space telescope, Kepler. In addition to detailed coverage of the Kepler spacecraft and its discoveries, there is coverage of the ongoing worldwide search for exoplanets.
Histories of the Soviet / Russian Space Program - Volume 5: Soviet Space Programs: 1981-87 - Piloted Space Activities, Launch Vehicles, Launch Sites, and Tracking Support
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,710. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This fascinating and informative series of Soviet space program history reports concludes with a reproduction of a truly historic document: Soviet Space Programs, 1981-87, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
Histories of the Soviet / Russian Space Program - Volume 4: Soviet Space Programs: 1976-80 - Launch Vehicles, Political Goals and Purposes, International Cooperation In Space, Future
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,170. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This fascinating and informative series of Soviet space program history reports continues with a reproduction of a truly historic document: Soviet Space Programs, 1976-1980, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
Histories of the Soviet / Russian Space Program - Volume 3: Soviet Space Programs, 1971-75 - Facilities and Hardware, Manned and Unmanned, Bioastronautics, Civil and Military
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 239,150. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This fascinating and informative series of Soviet space program history reports continues with a reproduction of a truly historic document: Soviet Space Programs, 1971-1975, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
Histories of the Soviet / Russian Space Program - Volume 2: Soviet Space Programs 1971 - Kosmos, Lunokhod, Salyut, Soyuz, Zond, FOBS, Military Satellites, Mars Attempts, Tracking Ships
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,720. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This fascinating and informative series of Soviet space program history reports continues with a reproduction of a truly historic document: Soviet Space Programs, 1971, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
Histories of the Soviet / Russian Space Program - Volume 1: Review of the Soviet Space Program 1967, Soviet Space Programs, 1966-70 - Sputnik, Vostok, Luna, Zond, Soyuz, Manned Moon Plans
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 331,560. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This fascinating and informative series of Soviet space program history reports begins with this reproduction of two truly historic documents: Review of the Soviet Space Program 1967 and Soviet Space Programs, 1966-70.
Exploring Our Solar System
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Astrophysics
This paper explains why solar systems and galaxies appear to obey different laws of motion.
Pursuit of Power: NASA's Propulsion Systems Laboratory (PSL) No. 1 and 2 - NACA, Aircraft Engine Research, Cold War Research, Nuclear Navaho, Rockets, Missiles, RL-10 Hydrogen Engine, Supersonic
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,710. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is the official history of an important NACA/NASA propulsion research facility located in Ohio, which began operations in 1952 and was demolished in 2009. By the late 1950s, Pratt & Whitney, Wright Aeronautical, and the U.S. Air Force began building their own propulsion labs and altitude facilities.
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 » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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.
Chase to Space - The Space Race Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space 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!
An Analysis and Comparison of Orbit Rendezvous Techniques for Spacecraft Flying in Low Earth Orbit
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Mathematical & Computational
In this thesis three methods for solving Lambert’s orbit rendezvous problem are compared. Methods that use the relative states between vehicles to calculate Lambert transfers are the easiest methods to use. But these methods are only applicable in certain scenarios.