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Calculations for Science Fiction Writers/Space Travel with Constant Acceleration – The Nonrelativistic Case
By William Haloupek
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
This article explains basic calculations related to constant acceleration. It should be of interest to science fiction writers who want to make their stories realistic, and to anyone interested in space travel, real or fictional. The number of scary looking equations is kept to a necessary minimum. I just give you the equations you need, with no calculus or vectors required. (online version bad)
Inner Planets of the Solar System
By Jason Elliott
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
This 20 page showcases the inner planets of our Solar System. Students will love the 3D clipart and vibrant photographs. The powerpoint covers Earth, Mercury, Venus, and Mars and includes information about the Earth's Moon. This would a great book for home school students!
An Analysis and Comparison of Orbit Rendezvous Techniques for Spacecraft Flying in Low Earth Orbit
By Edward Meek
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
In this thesis three methods for solving Lambert’s orbit rendezvous problem are compared. Methods that use the relative states between vehicles to calculate Lambert transfers are the easiest methods to use. But these methods are only applicable in certain scenarios.
The 7 Strangest Trojan Asteroids
By Stephen S Alison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,000. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is the story of seven of the solar system’s strangest Trojan asteroids: APOPHIS BAPTISTINA CERES HEKTOR KLEOPATRA THEMIS TOUTATIS
Fast Things in the Solar System
By William Haloupek
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Some amazingly fast and surprisingly slow things move on Earth and in the rest of the solar system. We begin with some Earthly examples, including World speed records of various kinds, and progress toward faster things, moving among the planets.
Worst Case Scenario: Evacuate Earth!
By David Bartell
Price: Free! Words: 18,280. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
An unofficial companion to the National Geographic television special, "Evacuate Earth". A rogue neutron star is headed for our solar system. Total destruction of the Earth is certain. Can we work together to design, assemble, supply, and launch a starship? Can some fraction of humanity be saved by evacuating the planet? This book is an insider's look at the docudrama. Includes photos. Now Rev 2!
2012 NASA Human Exploration Programs and Plans: Destinations (Moon, Near-Earth Asteroids, Lagrange Points, Mars), Goals, International Collaboration, Science, Path from LEO to Mars, Obama Speech
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 46,160. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
NASA's latest human exploration plans and programs, endorsed by President Obama, are detailed in the seven documents reproduced in this unique compilation.
Robotic Mars Exploration Encyclopedia: Science Goals, Mars Sample Return Mission Planning and Technology, Astrobiology, the Search for Life on Mars, Orbiters, Landers, Geology, Habitable Environments
By Progressive Management
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 440,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Thirty-three vital papers, studies, reports, and proposals from 1996 through September 2012 are included in this unique compilation with over a 1000 pages of detailed material, providing extraordinary details about planning for robotic Mars exploration - focusing on rovers, landers, orbiters, and sample return missions.
Human Missions to Mars: Comprehensive Collection of NASA Plans, Proposals, Current Thinking and Ongoing Research on Manned Mars Exploration, Robotic Precursors, Science Goals, Design Reference Mission
By Progressive Management
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 313,920. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Sixteen landmark papers, studies, reports, and proposals from 1968 through September 2012 trace the evolution of NASA-related concepts for the human exploration of Mars.
Wernher von Braun's 1969 Manned Mars Mission Plans after Apollo and the Boeing 1968 Integrated Manned Interplanetary Nuclear Spacecraft Concept Definition Study
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
With the success of the Apollo 11 landing on the Moon, Wernher von Braun presented an ambitious plan for manned missions to Mars as soon as the 1980s to the Space Task Group for consideration by President Richard Nixon as the next step in America's space program.
Mars Wars: The Rise and Fall of the Space Exploration Initiative - President George H. W. Bush, Quayle, Truly, NASA's 90-Day Study, Washington Space Policy Power Struggle over the Moon - Mars Program
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,040. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Winner of the 2007 AIAA History Manuscript Award, Mars Wars: The Rise and Fall of the Space Exploration Initiative investigates one of the most important chapters in the history of the American space program.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Oral Histories of Managers, Engineers, and Workers (Set 6) - including Brock Stone, Ernst Stuhlinger, von Ehrenfried
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 481,400. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The fascinating oral histories of nineteen Apollo lunar program pioneers - 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 - Oral Histories of Managers, Engineers, and Workers (Set 5) - including Edward Pavelka, William Reeves, Robert Seamans, and Joseph Shea
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 502,170. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The fascinating oral histories of twenty-one Apollo lunar program pioneers - 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 - Oral Histories of Managers, Engineers, and Workers (Set 4) - including Kohrs, Eugene Kranz, Seymour Liebergot, Robert McCall, Dale Myers, John O'Neill
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 640,220. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The fascinating oral histories of two dozen Apollo lunar program pioneers - 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 - Oral Histories of Managers, Engineers, and Workers (Set 3) - including Jay Greene, Griffin, Milt Heflin, Holloway, Jeffs, Kelly (Lunar Module Manager)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 417,330. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The fascinating oral histories of two dozen Apollo lunar program pioneers - 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 - Oral Histories of Managers, Engineers, and Workers (Set 2) - Including Cohen, Fendell, Frank, Fuqua, Garman, Gavin (Lunar Module Program Director)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 485,620. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The fascinating oral histories of two dozen Apollo lunar program pioneers - 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 - Oral Histories of Managers, Engineers, and Workers (Set 1) - Including Aaron, Arabian, and Calio
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 444,860. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The fascinating oral histories of two dozen Apollo lunar program pioneers - 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.
Space Shuttle Program History: Lessons Learned From Space Shuttle External Tank Development - A Technical History of the External Tank
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,530. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This report details the technical history of developing the Space Shuttle External Tank and documents lessons learned during that effort. Development is chronicled beginning with the pre-proposal phase, then the proposal phase, through early design and test programs, continuing through Lightweight External Tank development, Challenger impacts, and beyond.
Memories of the Golden Age of American Space Flight (Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab) - Oral Histories of Managers, Engineers, and Workers (Set 4) - Including Sjoberg, Wendt, and Yardley
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 338,140. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The fascinating oral histories of a fourth set of thirteen pioneers of the "golden age" of American manned spaceflight (Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, and Skylab)- 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.
Memories of the Golden Age of American Space Flight (Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab) - Oral Histories of Managers, Engineers, and Workers (Set 3) - Including Maynard, George Mueller, Warren North
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 436,770. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The fascinating oral histories of a third set of fifteen pioneers of the "golden age" of American manned spaceflight (Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, and Skylab)- 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.