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Wings in Orbit: Scientific and Engineering Legacies of the Space Shuttle - Select Astronaut Observations and Highlights of Shuttle Program Payloads and Experiments Supplement (NASA TM-2011-216150)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,240. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This NASA technical memorandum is an invaluable supplement to the acclaimed Shuttle history, Wings in Orbit, compiled to provide selected highlights of the science and engineering payloads, experiments, engineering and scientific tests, and other technical activities that were carried out during the Space Shuttle era.
Inside the International Space Station (ISS): Science Research Accomplishments During the Assembly Years, An Analysis of Results from 2000-2008
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,910. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The International Space Station (ISS) celebrated 10 years of operations in November 2008. Today, it is more than a human outpost in low Earth orbit (LEO). It is also an international science laboratory hosting state-of-the-art scientific facilities that support fundamental and applied research across the range of physical and biological sciences.
Inside the International Space Station (ISS): Reports on Visual Impairment and Intracranial Pressure Problems, Behavioral Issues, Fascinating Excerpts from Crew Journals, Cross-Cultural Interactions
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,070. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Three official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide unique and illuminating information about life aboard the International Space Station for NASA astronauts.
Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) American and Soviet Press Kits - Detailed Information on the First Joint U.S. and Russian Spaceflight, Docking Module, Experiments, Soyuz Capsule
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,480. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
These American and Soviet Press Kits for the historic 1975 Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) mission provide a wealth of information about the mission and the spacecraft - including the first extensive official description of the Soyuz capsule.
Inside the International Space Station (ISS): Research Summary, Student Experiments, Educational Activities - Human Research for Exploration, Physical and Biological Sciences, Technology Development
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,850. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Two official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide detailed information on the experiments and research aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
NASA Astronauts on Soyuz: Experience and Lessons for the Future - Working with the Russians from the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project to the Mir Space Station and the International Space Station (ISS)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides an interesting review of NASA's experience working with the Russians and lessons on astronaut safety assurance of the Soyuz spacecraft.
Project Gemini: A Technical Summary and Report - Extraordinary Detail of the Spacecraft, Test Program, Flight Performance, Systems, Mission Planning, and Experiments of America's Second Manned Program
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,880. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA internal program document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - is an extraordinarily impressive technical account of the spacecraft and hardware of Project Gemini, the two-man orbital capsule that pioneered rendezvous and docking techniques used in the Apollo lunar landing missions.
Project Gemini Summary Conference: Comprehensive Overview of All Aspects of the Second American Manned Space Flight Program Leading to the Apollo Lunar Landing Missions - Operations, Missions, Science
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,500. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This official NASA internal program document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive account of Project Gemini, the two-man orbital capsule that pioneered rendezvous and docking techniques used in the Apollo lunar landing missions.
Inside the International Space Station (ISS): NASA Independent Safety Task Force Final Report and Long-Term ISS Risk Reduction Activities - Loss of Crewmember, Destruction, Abandonment, Crew Health
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,360. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Two major documents reveal the risks and safety issues about the International Space Station (ISS).
Space Launch System (SLS): America's Next Manned Rocket for NASA Deep Space Exploration to the Moon, Asteroids, Mars - Rocket Plans, Ground Facilities, Tests, Saturn V Comparisons, Configurations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,440. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is an essential guide to NASA's next manned rocket for deep space exploration, the Space Launch System (SLS), which was authorized by Congress after the cancellation of the Ares rockets of the Constellation program. In the Block 2 configuration, the rocket will be larger than the famous Saturn V moon rocket.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-14.1: Counterspace Operations - Space Situation Awareness, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, Targeting, ISR, GPS, Space Order of Battle
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,400. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Counterspace operations are critical to success in modern warfare. The rapid maturation of space capabilities and the evolution of contingency operations have greatly enhanced the effectiveness of air and space power.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-14: Space Operations - Global and Theater Space Forces, Spacelift, Types of Orbits, Operational Advantages, Integrating Civil, Commercial, Foreign Space Assets
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,960. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Our space forces perform functions that are critical for the joint force— intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; command and control; positioning, navigation, and timing; weather services; counterspace; communications; and spacelift.
The U.S. Response to China's ASAT Test: An International Security Space Alliance for the Future, Anti-Satellite Capabilities and China's Space Weapons Strategy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,860. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
From the Foreword: (Author) Lt Col Anthony Mastalir has done policy makers a welcome service by exploring the enigma wrapped in a conundrum which is Chinese space policy, focusing on the Chinese kinetic energy antisatellite (KE-ASAT) test of January 2007.
21-12-12
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Price: Free! Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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2012 ... Fiction ? Science ? or just Predictions ? Who the heck were Mayans? And how could they predict the future of today's man? What were the predictions? If you are searching for answers of these questions, this book was made specially for you then ! Learn all the fuss about 2012 - what's real and what's fake - in easy and understandable form in your hand. Get yourself answered!
Reflections of a Technocrat: Managing Defense, Air, and Space Programs during the Cold War, National Reconnaissance and NRO, Commercial Space Programs, Comsat
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,710. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
John McLucas accrued almost 50 years' experience on both sides of the government procurement table. From that perspective, he also hoped to analyze various acquisition strategies, such as the value of prototyping (which he had employed with great success to bring the A-10 and F-16 aircraft to fruition) and a willingness to accept risks when appropriate.
The Air Force Role in Developing International Outer Space Law - Space Law Debates, Project West Ford, Legal Concepts
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,660. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Air & Space
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.
Engineering the Space Age: A Rocket Scientist Remembers - Aeronautical Engineering, Missiles, ICBMs, Manned Spacecraft, Mercury, Gemini, Space Shuttle, McDonnell Aircraft, Cyclogiro
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,910. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This Air Force book presents the many interesting stories of a McDonnell Aircraft engineer on everything from aeronautical engineering to manned spacecraft.
Into the Unknown Together: The DOD, NASA, and Early Spaceflight - Human Spaceflight, Manned Orbiting Laboratory (MOL), Dynasoar, Mercury, Gemini, Apollo Programs, Space Exploration
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 226,950. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Into the Unknown Together is a comprehensive review of the political and management terrain involved in the early US space program—especially those aspects dealing with human spaceflight.
Saturn IB Flight Manual (Skylab Saturn 1B Rocket) - Comprehensive Details of H-1 and J-2 Engines, S-IB and S-IVB Stages, Launch Facilities, Emergency Detection and Procedures
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,250. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This unique Saturn IB Flight Manual, written for the astronauts flying the Skylab missions to the station in the Apollo Command Service Module, has fascinating information about flight systems, events, and crew interactions.
2011 NASA Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP) Annual Report, Issued January 2012 - Space Shuttle, International Space Station, Commercial Crew and Cargo, SpaceX, Human Rating, Exploration Program
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,660. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The 2011 report by the ASAP safety advisory panel to NASA, released in January 2012, presents findings on the space station, shuttle program completion, noteworthy launches, Soyuz return to earth, commercial crew, Space Launch System (SLS) and Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV), how safe is safe enough, and more.