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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.
First Among Equals: The Selection of NASA Space Science Experiments - Origins of NASA, Early Satellites, Webb's Influence on Science (NASA SP-4215)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,150. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - describes the origin and evolution of the NASA space science selection process. Contents: The Origins of the Selection Process * The Origins of NASA * The Space Science Board * NASA Organizes * 1959: A Year of Trouble and Conflict * The NASA Process for Selecting Scientists
The Human Factor: Biomedicine in the Manned Space Program to 1980 - Unique Insights into Biological and Life Science Research from Mercury, Gemini and Apollo through Skylab (NASA SP-4213)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,240. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides unique information about NASA's biomedicine program in the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, and Skylab era, with fascinating insights into medical issues faced by the early astronauts.
William H. Pickering: America's Deep Space Pioneer - Jet Propulsion Laboratory Leader, Explorer 1, Ranger and Surveyor Lunar Missions for Apollo Preparation, Mars and Venus Probes (NASA SP-2008-4113)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,310. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - tells the amazing story of the life and work of Dr. William H. Pickering, leader of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1999 Missions, STS-96, STS-93, STS-103
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,390. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
These official final program mission reports issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center cover missions in 1999: STS-96, STS-93, and STS-103. In these thorough reports, with information and specifics not available on NASA website mission descriptions, each orbiter system is reviewed in detail along with technical information on performance and anomalies.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1998 Missions, STS-89, STS-90, STS-91, STS-95, STS-88
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,470. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
These official final program mission reports issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center cover missions in 1998: STS-89, STS-90, STS-91, STS-95, and STS-88. In these thorough reports, with information and specifics not available on NASA website mission descriptions, each orbiter system is reviewed in detail along with technical information on performance and anomalies.
Realizing the Dream of Flight: Biographical Essays in Honor of the Centennial of Flight, 1903-2003 - Wernher von Braun, Robert Gilruth, Willy Ley, Hugh Dryden, Donald Douglas (NASA SP-2005-4112)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,920. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - presents biographies of famous space and aviation pioneers, including Werner von Braun, Hugh Dryden, Bob Gilruth, Donald Douglas, and others. The individuals profiled include barnstormers, entrepreneurs, military strategists, and architects of space flight.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1989 Missions, STS-29, STS-30, STS-28, STS-34, STS-33
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,500. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
These official final program mission reports issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center cover missions in 1989: STS-29, STS-30, STS-28, STS-34, and STS-33. In these thorough reports, with information and specifics not available on NASA website mission descriptions, each orbiter system is reviewed in detail along with technical information on performance and anomalies.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1989 Missions, STS-29, STS-30, STS-28, STS-34, STS-33
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,500. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
These official final program mission reports issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center cover missions in 1989: STS-29, STS-30, STS-28, STS-34, and STS-33. In these thorough reports, with information and specifics not available on NASA website mission descriptions, each orbiter system is reviewed in detail along with technical information on performance and anomalies.
Go to Mars now!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Stop to think about this one simple little fact. Our species exists only on the Earth - we have all our eggs in the one basket. One simple mishap could wipe out all of humankind, every single moment of our existence would become worthless overnight. Or we could show some intelligence and actually have a plan to get off the planet and spread our species far and wide. We need to get to Mars, first.
The Theory and Reality of Multiverses and Time Travel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Time
Multiverses, or multiple universes. Do they exist? The author suggests they do in this novel approach to the issue, with some interesting consequences for fans of time travel. A short yet thought provoking look at the idea of multiverses in a simple to understand text.