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NASA and the Environment: The Case of Ozone Depletion (NASA SP-2005-4538)
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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
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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)
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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
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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 4 Hearings (February 6 - 25, 1986)
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 287,900. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Volume Four 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 from February 6 through February 25, 1986. 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 Three, Appendix O, Search, Recovery and Reconstruction Report
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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
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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
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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
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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)
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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.
America's Space Shuttle: EVA Contingency Operations NASA Astronaut Training Manual (CONT OPS 2102)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,350. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This unique and historic document provides extraordinary detail about the Space Shuttle's extravehicular activity (EVA) contingency operations plans. 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.
The Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident - The Tragedy of Mission 51-L in 1986 - Volume One of the Rogers Commission Report
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,200. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is the main report (Volume One) issued by the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident (also known as the Rogers Commission after its chairman, William Rogers). The report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
America's Space Shuttle: Reaction Control System NASA Astronaut Training Manual (RCS 2102A)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,020. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This unique and historic document provides extraordinary detail about the Space Shuttle's reaction control system (RCS). 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.
America's Space Shuttle: Electrical Power System NASA Astronaut Training Manual (EPS 2102)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,660. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This unique and historic document provides extraordinary detail about the Space Shuttle's electrical power system. 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.
From Runway to Orbit: Reflections of a NASA Engineer - Revelations about the Space Shuttle, Challenger Accident, X-15, Lifting Body Program, NASP, Hypersonics and the X-33 (NASA SP 2004-4109)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 175,290. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a fascinating account by the former chief scientist of the Dryden Flight Research Center of the major space and aeronautical developments of the last 40 years, including the Space Shuttle, X-15, X-33, the lifting body program, the National Aerospace Plane (NASP), and more.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Analysis of Apollo 12 Lightning Incident - Technical Report on the Triggered Lightning Strike on the Apollo Saturn V Rocket in 1969
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA technical report - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides an analysis of the famous 1969 triggered lightning strike on the Apollo 12 rocket during its launch.
The Difficult Road to Mars, A Brief History of Mars Exploration in the Soviet Union - The Inside Story of Numerous Mission Failures from Russia's Leading Spacecraft Designer (NASA NP-1999-06-251-HQ)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,170. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a fascinating account by the leading designer for Mars and Venus spacecraft in the Soviet Union during the early days of Mars exploration, V.G. Perminov, at a time when many missions to the Red Planet were abject failures.
Mission to Jupiter: A History of the Galileo Project - Comprehensive History of the Epic Exploration of Jupiter and its Moons, Io, Europa, Callisto, Failures and Triumphs (NASA SP-2007-4231)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 135,850. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive account of the epic Galileo probe of Jupiter and its moons, recounting the difficult path to launch, the change in Shuttle upper stages after the Challenger accident, the high gain antenna and tape recorder anomalies, and the enormous scientific success of the mission.
Uplink - Downlink: A History of the Deep Space Network 1957-1997, Mariner, Viking, Voyager, Galileo, Cassini Eras, DSN as a Scientific Instrument (NASA SP-2001-4227)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 205,150. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a comprehensive, readable history of NASA's Deep Space Network (DSN), the network of antennas communicating with interplanetary probes including the eras of the Mariner, Viking, Voyager, Galileo, Cassini spacecraft.
To See the Unseen: A History of Planetary Radar Astronomy - A Comprehensive History of Radar Observations of Venus, Mars, Comets, Asteroids, the Magellan Mission, Arecibo Observatory (NASA SP-4218)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,360. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a comprehensive scientific and management history of planetary radar astronomy, with the story of radar observations from Earth of Mars, Venus, comets, and asteroids, as well as the successful mission of Magellan to map Venus.