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Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Astronaut Oral Histories, Group 2, including Lovell, McDivitt, Mitchell, Schirra, Schmitt, Schweickart, Shepard, Stafford, and Worden
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 202,200. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The fascinating oral histories of nine famous Apollo lunar program astronauts - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary effort, with vital observations about an era of space history that changed the world.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Astronaut Oral Histories, Group 1, including Anders, Armstrong, Bean, Borman, Cernan, Collins, Cunningham, Duke, Evans, Gordon, Haise, Mattingly
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 232,460. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The fascinating oral histories of a dozen famous Apollo lunar program astronauts - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary effort, with vital observations about an era of space history that changed the world.
Mir Space Station NASA Astronaut Training Manual - Complete Details of Russian Station Onboard Systems, History, Operations Profile, EVA System, Payloads, Progress, Soyuz, Salyut
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,680. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - is a reproduction of the actual Mir Space Station astronaut training manual used during the Mir-Shuttle program.
Developing and Flight Testing the HL-10 Lifting Body: A Precursor to the Space Shuttle - NASA M2-F2, First Supersonic Flight, Future and Legacy, Accomplishments and Lessons
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 25,070. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - tells the exciting story of the HL-10 NASA lifting body.
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.
Global Positioning System (GPS) Systems Engineering Case Study - Technical Information and Program History of America's NAVSTAR Navigation Satellites
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,110. 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 Global Positioning System (GPS). It is a satellite-based radio navigation system.
The Eclipse Project (NASA SP-2000-4523) - Experiments with Unique Rocket Launch Technique Using Rope Aerotow, F-106A, QF-106A, Gordon Fullerton, Tethered Flights
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the fascinating story of a little-known futuristic research project which investigated a concept brought to the Dryden Flight Research Center by Kelly Space. Kelly hoped to demonstrate a new approach to satellite launching by towing a rocket to altitude behind a transport airplane.
Flight Research: Problems Encountered and What They Should Teach Us - Lunar Landing Research Vehicle, X-15, YF-12 Blackbird, P-51 Mustang, Lifting Bodies
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,410. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Milt Thompson's account of lessons to be learned involves aspects of the history of flight research at what was then called the Flight Research Center and its predecessor organizations— redesignated in 1976 the Hugh L. Dryden Flight Research Center. Many fascinating topics are covered: lifting bodies, the P-51 Mustang, X-planes, XS-1, X-15, the YF-12 Blackbird, the Space Shuttle, and more.
Black Magic and Gremlins: Analog Flight Simulations at NASA's Flight Research Center (NASA SP-2000-4520), X-15 Simulator, Lifting Body Simulation, Short Take-off and Landing, Boost Vehicles
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,390. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This history of the Flight Research Center (FRC) Simulation Laboratory (FSL) describes the development of experimental flight-test simulators and the rapid evolution of the computers that made them run.
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.
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.
Space Shuttle Orbiter Approach and Landing Test (ALT) Program Final Evaluation Report - Complete Details on the 1977 Captive and Free Flight Tests on the 747 STS Carrier Aircraft
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,390. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA internal program document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - is a comprehensive final report on the historic test flights of the Enterprise with the Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft in 1977.
Gemini Program Mission Report: Gemini 12 - November 1966, Astronauts Lovell and Aldrin, Complete Details of the Spacecraft, Mission Operations, Experiments, EVA, Spacewalk, Agena Target Docking
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA internal program document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - is a comprehensive account of Gemini 12, the final mission of Project Gemini, the two-man orbital capsule that pioneered rendezvous and docking techniques used in the Apollo lunar landing missions.
Apollo Medical Operations Project: Recommendations to Improve Crew Health and Performance for Future Exploration Missions and Lunar Surface Operations - EVA, Food, Hygiene, Illness, Radiation Issues
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,740. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides a comprehensive review of the inputs and recommendations of Apollo astronauts for future lunar exploration missions.
NASA Space Shuttle Program Tacit Knowledge Capture Project: Oral Histories from Twenty Program Officials and Managers, Challenger and Columbia Accident Insights and Lessons Learned
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 202,350. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The oral histories of twenty Space Shuttle program officials and managers - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary program, with important discussions of lessons learned, including unique information about the Challenger and Columbia tragedies.
Skylab Mission Report: First Visit - 1973 Space Station Mission by Conrad, Kerwin, Weitz - Workshop Damage and Problems, Activities, Hardware, Anomalies, Experiments, Crew Health, EVAs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,790. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This official NASA internal document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - is a comprehensive evaluation of the operational and engineering aspects of the first manned visit to the Skylab space station.
Skylab Mission Report: Saturn Workshop, Marshall Space Flight Center - Technical and Engineering Details of Station Hardware, Subsystems, Experiments, Missions, Crew Systems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,410. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This official NASA internal document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides comprehensive details about the Skylab Orbital Workshop - operations, anomalies, and much more.
They Made it Happen: Oral Histories of the Unsung Heroes of NASA's Space Shuttle Program - Engineers and Managers Recount Amazing Stories about America's Winged Space Marvel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 396,820. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The oral histories of thirty-one engineers and managers for the Space Shuttle program - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide fascinating insights into the highs and lows of the extraordinary program.
Wind Tunnels of NASA - History of Their Contribution to Flight Science from the Wright Brothers to the Shuttle, Current NASA Facilities for Aircraft and Spacecraft Tests
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,850. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This ebook provides comprehensive coverage of the history and accomplishments of wind tunnels, featuring a reproduction of the NASA history document, Wind Tunnels of NASA, along with a special section outlining some current NASA wind tunnel capabilities.
Skylab Medical Operations Project: Recommendations to Improve Crew Health and Performance for Future Exploration Missions - Fascinating Opinions from Crewmembers on Flight Operations and Systems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,200. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This official NASA internal document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - contains extraordinary commentary from astronauts associated with the Skylab program on a variety of operational issues and spacecraft systems, with fascinating opinions on medical issues, EVA umbilicals, spacecraft recovery options, communications, and much more.