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Essential Guide to Space Nuclear Power and Propulsion: Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generators RTGs, Plutonium, NASA Kilopower Fission Reactor KRUSTY and NTP Rockets for Human Moon and Mars Exploration
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 52,700. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics / Nuclear
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces important government documents, reports, and studies dealing with spaceflight nuclear power and propulsion technologies, including RTGs, Plutonium, Kilopower Fission Reactor (KRUSTY) and nuclear thermal propulsion (NTP) rockets for human Moon and Mars exploration.
NASA Orbiting Quarantine Facility: The Antaeus Report - Early Astrobiology Plans for Mars Sample Return Handling to Prevent Possible Alien Pathogens Posing a Bio-contamination Hazard to Earth
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,620. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
NASA studied the feasibility of establishing an orbiting quarantine facility where samples returned from Mars could be analyzed. The particular advantage in this approach is that any pathogens the samples might contain would be less likely to pose a hazard to Earth. Like Antaeus, for whom the project is named, such an organism might thrive on contact with the terrestrial biosphere.
Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39 Pad A Historic American Engineering Record, Details of the Apollo-Saturn V and Space Shuttle Rocket Launch Facilities at Cape Canaveral, Florida
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,450. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
The "Missile Launch Complex 39A Site" was originally listed in the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) on May 24, 1973, for its association with the Man in Space Program. It was reevaluated in 1996 in the context of the Apollo Program, ca. 1961 through 1975, and on January 21, 2000, the newly defined Launch Complex 39: Pad A Historic District was listed in the NRHP.
Can the Outer Space Treaty (OST) Prevent Conflicts in Orbit in the 21st Century? Critical Emerging Problems - Orbital Space Debris, Space Weaponization, Anti-Satellite ASAT, Asteroid and Moon Mining
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,680. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The rapid increase of space activity in the 21st century has raised questions about the adequacy of the 1967 Outer Space Treaty (OST) to govern orbital activities and prevent future international conflicts. This study analyzes the OST's ability to address critical emerging problems across three issue areas: orbital space debris, the weaponization of space, and asteroid and Moon mining.
National Near-Earth Object Preparedness Strategy and Action Plan - Interagency Working Group for Detecting and Mitigating the Impact of Earth-Bound Near-Earth Objects (NEO) - Asteroids and Comets
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,230. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This June 2018 report was issued by the Interagency Working Group for Detecting and Mitigating the Impact of Earth-Bound Near-Earth Objects (NEO) and has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
Aeronautics and Space Report of the President Fiscal Year 2016 Activities: Comprehensive Survey of Spacecraft, Satellites, Airplanes, and Research Activities of Eleven U.S. Federal Agencies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,140. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This comprehensive 2017 report on the aeronautical and space activities of the U.S. Federal Government for Fiscal Year 2016 has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
Neil Armstrong: The Incredible Life and Career of a True Hero, From Test Pilot to First Man on the Moon on Apollo 11 - An Expansive Compilation of Authoritative NASA History Documents and Selections
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 166,560. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
With extensive and informative excerpts gathered from over fifty official technical and historical publications, this unique compilation provides unprecedented insight into the life and work of Armstrong, from his early test pilot work on the X-15 rocket plane, to the Gemini manned orbital capsule program, and finally the Apollo 11 lunar landing.
NASA Oral History Project: Part Two - Shuttle-Mir Space Station with Russian Cosmonauts and American Astronauts, Featuring Lopez-Alegria, Shannon Lucid, Precourt, Readdy, Thagard, Titov, David Wolf
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 376,420. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The oral histories of forty astronauts, engineers and managers for the NASA and the Russian space program provide fascinating insights into the highs and lows of the extraordinary Shuttle-Mir space station program, with hundreds of anecdotes and stories.
NASA Oral History Project: Part One - Shuttle-Mir Space Station with Russian Cosmonauts and American Astronauts, Featuring John Blaha, Frank Culbertson, Bonnie Dunbar, Joe Engle, and Bill Gerstenmaier
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 362,610. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The oral histories of thirty-one astronauts, engineers and managers for the NASA and the Russian space program provide fascinating insights into the highs and lows of the extraordinary Shuttle-Mir space station program, with hundreds of anecdotes and stories.
NASA Orion Spacecraft Development Oral Histories by Engineers and Managers Recounting Fascinating Program Stories - Featuring Program Manager Mark Geyer and Astronaut Rex Walheim
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 170,680. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
The oral histories of fourteen engineers and managers for the NASA Orion crew capsule program provide fascinating insights into the highs and lows of the extraordinary program, with hundreds of anecdotes and stories. Each history provides unique information about the specialty of the individual.
The Aquila Mission
Price: Free! Words: 121,080. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
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The crew starts to wonder whether they’ll ever make it back to Earth. Their only hope is to trust in, rely on, and love one another. The Aquila Mission is both a thrilling story of man’s first journey beyond the Earth-Moon system and a carefully researched proposal for such a mission in the real world. Rigorously scientific and emotionally stirring all at once. An adventure in hard sci-fi.
Trillion Theory
Series: Trillion Theory, Book 1. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Cosmos, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
1st of 7 books in cosmology Trillion Theory series by author EdLukowich. Trillion Theory (Epub)(Also in PB at Amazon)(also at Kindle) TT rids us of Big Bang’s explosion origin. Today's current rendition of stars and solar systems make us believe cosmos is only 13.7 billion years old. TT shows cosmos as an ancient trillion-year entity recycled by black holes. www.trillionist.com
What's Hot on the Moon Tonight?: The Ultimate Guide to Lunar Observing
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,630. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
"What's Hot on the Moon Tonight?" is the ultimate guide to lunar observing. There are 10,000 craters on the Moon that are within the grasp of even small telescopes. This book takes you by the hand and guides you to the Moon’s most interesting features as they appear night-by-night throughout the lunar month.
Human Adaptation to Space Flight: The Role of Nutrition - Conducting Research on the ISS Space Station, Energy Metabolism, Muscle, Protein, Bone and Cardiovascular Health, Eyes and Ophthalmic Changes
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This NASA reference provides a review the history of and current state of knowledge about the role of nutrition in human space flight. We have attempted to organize this from a more physiological point of view, and to highlight systems, and the nutrients that support them, rather than the other way around.
The Gravity Well
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,000. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016 by Gavia Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
The Gravity Well reveals the true, poorly understood challenge of space, while making an inspiring case for meeting that challenge. Conquering the Well offers our best hope for America’s renewal―and, in the long run, for the survival of our species.
NASA Report: Aeronautics and Space Report of the President - Fiscal Year 2015 Activities - Human Exploration, International Space Station, Aeronautics, Science, Defense Dept., Other Federal Agencies
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,950. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
For decades, NASA has produced a comprehensive overview of all federal space and aeronautics programs on an annual basis, providing unique details of the flight activities and programs of NASA, the Department of Defense, and other agencies.
Fire on Earth
Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 73,710. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
Doomday, Dinosaurs, and Humankind An engaging and ominous history of how asteroid and comet collisions with the Earth have shaped the course of human events--and the dangers that may lie ahead.
NASA Report on Mars Exploration: Frontier In-Situ Resource Utilization for Enabling Sustained Human Presence on Mars - ISRU, Surface Habitats, Entry Descent and Landing, Fuels, Food, Robotics
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 50,860. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this up-to-date review covers the use of on-planet resource utilization to sustain a permanent human presence on Mars.
Bringing the Future Within Reach - Celebrating 75 Years of the NASA John H. Glenn Research Center - Lewis Center, Jet and Nuclear Propulsion, Wind Tunnels, Liquid Hydrogen, Centaur, Mercury, Apollo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,630. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this 2016 book seeks to spotlight the NASA Glenn Research Center's accomplishments, people, and research tools.
NASA International Space Station (ISS) Oral History Project: Interviews with Astronauts, Managers - Cabana, Chilton, Suffredini, Voss, Whitson, Williams, Columbia Shuttle Accident, Chilean Mine Rescue
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 293,040. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The fascinating oral histories of twenty International Space Station (ISS) 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 continues today.

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