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NASA Space Shuttle Program Tacit Knowledge Capture Project: Oral Histories from Twenty Program Officials and Managers, Challenger and Columbia Accident Insights and Lessons Learned
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 202,350. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The oral histories of twenty Space Shuttle program officials and managers - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary program, with important discussions of lessons learned, including unique information about the Challenger and Columbia tragedies.
Skylab Mission Report: Saturn Workshop, Marshall Space Flight Center - Technical and Engineering Details of Station Hardware, Subsystems, Experiments, Missions, Crew Systems
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,410. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA internal document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides comprehensive details about the Skylab Orbital Workshop - operations, anomalies, and much more.
They Made it Happen: Oral Histories of the Unsung Heroes of NASA's Space Shuttle Program - Engineers and Managers Recount Amazing Stories about America's Winged Space Marvel
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 396,820. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The oral histories of thirty-one engineers and managers for the Space Shuttle program - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide fascinating insights into the highs and lows of the extraordinary program.
Wings in Orbit: Scientific and Engineering Legacies of the Space Shuttle - Select Astronaut Observations and Highlights of Shuttle Program Payloads and Experiments Supplement (NASA TM-2011-216150)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,240. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This NASA technical memorandum is an invaluable supplement to the acclaimed Shuttle history, Wings in Orbit, compiled to provide selected highlights of the science and engineering payloads, experiments, engineering and scientific tests, and other technical activities that were carried out during the Space Shuttle era.
Project Gemini: A Technical Summary and Report - Extraordinary Detail of the Spacecraft, Test Program, Flight Performance, Systems, Mission Planning, and Experiments of America's Second Manned Program
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,880. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA internal program document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - is an extraordinarily impressive technical account of the spacecraft and hardware of Project Gemini, the two-man orbital capsule that pioneered rendezvous and docking techniques used in the Apollo lunar landing missions.
Reflections of a Technocrat: Managing Defense, Air, and Space Programs during the Cold War, National Reconnaissance and NRO, Commercial Space Programs, Comsat
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,710. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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.
Into the Unknown Together: The DOD, NASA, and Early Spaceflight - Human Spaceflight, Manned Orbiting Laboratory (MOL), Dynasoar, Mercury, Gemini, Apollo Programs, Space Exploration
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 226,950. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,250. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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.
Space Shuttle Columbia STS-107 Tragedy: Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) Transcripts of Board Public Hearings, In-Flight Rescue Options, Crew Survivability
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 346,970. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,730. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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.
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,480. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,040. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Nuclear
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.
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)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,560. Language: English. Published: February 29, 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 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.
Wernher von Braun: His Life and Work from German Missiles to the Saturn V Moon Rocket - An Expansive Compilation of Authoritative NASA History Documents and Selections
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,650. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
With extensive and informative excerpts gathered from over three dozen NASA history and reference publications, this unique compilation provides unprecedented insight into the life and work of Dr. Wernher von Braun on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth in 1912.
Power To Explore: History of Marshall Space Flight Center 1960-1990 - von Braun, Apollo, Saturn V Rocket, Lunar Rover, Skylab, Space Shuttle, Challenger Accident, Spacelab, Hubble Space Telescope, ISS
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 240,300. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history report - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a comprehensive history of the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, Alabama from its formation through 1990.
Rockets and People: Volume IV: The Moon Race, the N-1 Moon Rocket, Salyut Space Stations, Soyuz 11 Tragedy, Energiya-Buran Space Shuttle, plus Bonus 1967 American Report on Soviet Program
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 304,540. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
In this fourth and final volume of the series, Boris Chertok concludes his monumental trek through a nearly 100-year life, providing fascinating insights into the Soviet moon landing program and the four failed launches of its giant N-1 moon rocket.
Societal Impact of Spaceflight: Apollo, Shuttle, China, Russia, Reconnaissance, GPS, Earth Satellites, JPL, Food Standards, Spacefaring Species (NASA SP-2007-4801)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 283,230. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - contains thirty-three essays by noted experts on the societal impact of spaceflight.
Remembering the Space Age: Proceedings of the 50th Anniversary Conference - Germans and Nazis, Mythmaking in Russia, American Culture and Music, Heinlein Influence, Apollo, Chinese Program
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,430. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - contains twenty-one essays by noted experts on the history of the space age, with an eclectic selection of fascinating topics ranging from the effect of spaceflight on American music and culture to the role of Nazi Germans in the early days of the program.
The Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident - The Tragedy of Mission 51-L in 1986 - Volume 5 Hearings Part Two
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,040. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Volume Five 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 by the Commission. 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 5 Hearings Part One
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,720. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Volume Five 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 by the Commission. The report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.