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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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,500. Language: English. Published: May 9, 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 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.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,440. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,400. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,960. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,860. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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
Price: Free! Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,710. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,660. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Air & Space, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,910. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 226,950. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,250. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
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
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,660. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
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.
Space Shuttle Columbia STS-107 Tragedy: Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) Transcripts of Board Public Hearings, In-Flight Rescue Options, Crew Survivability
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 346,970. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
Three elements of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) final report are reproduced in this ebook. The CAIB reported on the last flight of space shuttle Columbia, which ended in the horrible, sudden loss of the vehicle and crew during entry on February 1, 2003.
Space Shuttle Columbia STS-107 Tragedy: Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) Final Report, Gehman Board Report to NASA
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,730. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
This is the official final report (Volume One) issued by the Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) (also known as the Gehman Board after its chairman, Harold Gehman) on the last flight of space shuttle Columbia, which ended in the horrible, sudden loss of the vehicle and crew during entry on February 1, 2003.
International Space Station (ISS): Planning for the Extension of Utilization Through 2020, including Spare Parts, Safety, and Reliability - GAO Study of NASA Plans
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
In 2010 the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was authorized to extend the life of the International Space Station (ISS) from 2015 through at least September 30, 2020.
Seize the High Ground: The Army in Space and Missile Defense - NIKE-ZEUS, Safeguard, Ballistic Missile Defense, Sentry, Strategic Defense Initiative, Anti-satellite, Laser, Space Shuttle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,480. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
This official Army history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a unique account of the history of Army involvement in space programs and missile defense efforts.
Science in Flux: NASA's Nuclear Program at Plum Brook Station, 1955 - 2005 (NASA SP-2006-4317) - Nuclear Rockets, NERVA, Atomic Airplanes, Aircraft Nuclear Propulsion
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,040. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Nuclear, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a dramatic account of the history of NASA's nuclear reactors at the Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio.
Venture into Space: Early Years of Goddard Space Flight Center - Vanguard, Mercury Tracking, Explorer, Pioneer, Tiros, Telstar, Relay, Syncom Satellites (NASA SP-4301)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,170. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is an interesting account of the early history of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.
Facing the Heat Barrier: A History of Hypersonics - V-2, Sanger, Missile Nose Cones, X-15, Scramjets, Space Shuttle, National Aerospace Plane (NASP), X-33, X-34 (NASA SP-2007-4232)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,560. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a fascinating and comprehensive account of the history of hypersonics, the study of flight where aerodynamic heating dominates the physics of the problem, normally at Mach 5 and higher.