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Skylab Extravehicular Activity Development Report: How NASA Concepts for Skylab Spacewalks Evolved During the Development of the Space Station Program
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,240. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This official NASA internal document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides an interesting account of the development of spacewalking concepts for the Skylab space station program.
20th Century NASA Space History: Shuttle / Mir Phase 1 Program Joint Report - Space Shuttle Integration with Russian Mir Space Station, Cargo Delivery, Joint Operations, Safety, Crew Training
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,080. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This official NASA document provides a fascinating detailed history of the Shuttle/Mir Phase 1 program, intended as a top-level joint reference document that contains information of interest to both the United States and Russia.
NASA's Nuclear Frontier: The Plum Brook Reactor Facility - Research into Nuclear Propulsion for Rockets and Aircraft
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,840. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a fascinating history of NASA's nuclear research on propulsion at the Plum Brook reactor facility in Sandusky, Ohio.
NASA Space Technology Report: Low Cost Robotic Lunar Lander (COMPASS Final Report), Launch Options including SpaceX, Subsystems, Costs and Risks
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The goal of this COllaborative Modeling for the Parametric Assessment of Space Systems (COMPASS) session was to use Total Low Cost as the objective function, and design a Robotic Lunar Lander to deliver an unspecified payload (greater than zero) to the lunar surface for the lowest cost. The spacecraft designed as the baseline out of this study was a solar powered robotic lander.
Space-Based Weapons - Lasers, Directed Energy Weapons, Weaponization of Space, Orbital Weapons, Bringing the Fight into Space, Attacking Terrestrial Targets, Political Implications
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,900. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The United States Air Force is said to be evolving into an air and space force on its way to becoming a space and air force.
Encyclopedia of NASA Lessons Learned (Part 6): Thousands of Aerospace Technology Engineering Reports, Problems, Accidents, Mishaps, Ideas and Solutions - Space Shuttle, Spacecraft, Rockets, Aircraft
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 221,370. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Discover what NASA has learned during the last few decades of spacecraft and aircraft flight operations and on-the-ground engineering activities! (Part 6 of 6)
NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) Reports - Research into Polar Water, Dust and Atmosphere, Moon Origin and Evolution, Astrophysics, Training and Outreach
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 82,620. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Three reports provide information on the activities of the NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI), founded in March 2008. The Institute is based on the premise that exploration and planetary science are fundamentally intertwined.
NASA Space Technology Report: Goddard's Astrophysics Science Division - Annual Report 2011, Research Highlights, Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope, Rossi, HST, Swift, GALEX, HEASARC, WMAP
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,270. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This NASA Goddard Space Flight Center report provides a comprehensive overview of major astrophysics science missions.
20th Century NASA Space History: Mir Mission Chronicle - Modules, Configuration Changes, Major Events of the Russian/Soviet Space Station
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,610. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This document chronicles dockings, module additions, configuration changes, and major events of Mir Principal Expeditions 17 through 21, November 1994 through August 1996.
NASA Concepts for Lunar Mining, Construction on the Moon, Lunar Surface Reference Missions, Human and Robotic Surface Activities, In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU), Lunar Resources, Crew Facilities
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,280. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Two official NASA internal documents - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide unique details of plans developed by NASA during the Constellation program era for human and robotic lunar surface activities, including the possibility of lunar mining and in-situ resource utilization (ISRU).
Orion: America's Next Generation Spacecraft - A Look at the Design, Development, and Testing of NASA's Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) for Deep-Space Manned Exploration Flights
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This NASA publication provides a concise overview of the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle project. As the flagship of our nation's next-generation space fleet, Orion will push the envelope of human spaceflight.
NASA's Space Shuttle Program: Shortfalls Assessment and STS Life Cycle Cost Reports - Shuttle Lessons Learned, Official Evaluation of Problems with Actual Spacecraft Compared to Plans and Targets
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,440. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Two little-noticed NASA reports provide a unique historical appraisal of the problems and shortfalls of the Space Shuttle program.
NASA's Space Shuttle Program: Shuttle Avionics Design Constraints and Considerations - Guide Book Based on KSC Engineering's Shuttle Turnaround Experience Lessons Learned
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,060. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This unique NASA report provides information and lessons learned from shuttle avionics testing constraints.
NASA Space Exploration Report: International Space Station (ISS) - Lessons Learned as Applied to Exploration - Mission Objectives, Architecture, Operations, Utilization, Communications
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,590. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
As construction of the International Space Station (ISS) approached completion, and the program's Multilateral Coordination Board (MCB) reflected on the process, they thought it would be valuable to future exploration programs to capture the lessons learned over the ISS design, development, assembly, and operations phases.
Sin Thesis
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 95,140. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
“Sin Thesis” the first book from author Robert Torres is a non-fiction book based on the many paranormal events that he began experiencing after he claimed to have alien contact. It was later after a subsequent UFO encounter that he says he first started to notice that he was seeing the world differently than most others. It was these first alien experiences that he says “opened his mind.”
Loss of Signal: Aeromedical Lessons Learned from the STS-107 Columbia Space Shuttle Mishap - Aerospace Medicine, Reentry and Spacecraft Breakup, Search and Recovery, Forensic Sciences
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,400. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Loss of Signal presents the aeromedical lessons learned from the Columbia accident that will result in enhanced crew safety and survival on human space flight missions.
NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services: A New Era in Spaceflight - History of International Space Station (ISS) Cargo and Crew, SpaceX, Orbital Sciences, Bigelow
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,630. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This document provides a history of the NASA Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program executed by the Commercial Crew & Cargo Program Office from 2006 to 2013 at the Johnson Space Center. It provides unique insight into the amazing commercial effort that has seen two companies, SpaceX and Orbital Sciences, supply cargo services to the International Space Station (ISS).
Aeneas And The Sibyl
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 17,330. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Latin
This is the easy to read version of the author's translation of the sixth book of the Aeneid, which describes the Trojan hero Aeneas' voyage to and through the Underworld. Being an adaptation, it is not a literal translation of the Roman poet Vergilius' Latin text. However, in the opinion of the author it does represent the meaning of his text.
We Can Go There: How Did We Miss This?
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Price: Free! Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Every mission we've sent into space beyond Earth's orbit has either carried all its fuel with it or received power from a remote source, but both of these methods are extremely inefficient. There is an efficient and effective way to combine fuel-carrying methods and remote power methods, but we aren't using it. This book describes a new way to provide remote fuel with yesterday's technologies.
15 Minute Reads: Fun Facts About the Moon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
15 Minute Reads are designed to help children do a little bit reading everyday. Learn a little bit about the Earth's Moon as you explore some fun facts about it. How was the Moon created? There are several theories. How many people have been to the Moon? Not that many. Why does the Moon change every day? These questions and others are answered within.