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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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 202,350. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,410. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 396,820. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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.
Wind Tunnels of NASA - History of Their Contribution to Flight Science from the Wright Brothers to the Shuttle, Current NASA Facilities for Aircraft and Spacecraft Tests
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,850. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This ebook provides comprehensive coverage of the history and accomplishments of wind tunnels, featuring a reproduction of the NASA history document, Wind Tunnels of NASA, along with a special section outlining some current NASA wind tunnel capabilities.
Skylab Mission Report: Third Visit - Space Station Mission by Carr, Gibson, Pogue, Mission Activities, Hardware, Anomalies, Science Experiments, Crew Health, EVAs, Comet Kohoutek
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,070. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This official NASA internal document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - is a comprehensive evaluation of the operational and engineering aspects of the third manned visit to the Skylab space station.
Skylab Mission Report: Second Visit - 1973 Space Station Mission by Bean, Garriott, and Lousma, Mission Activities, Hardware, Anomalies, Science Experiments, Crew Health, EVAs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,000. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This official NASA internal document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - is a comprehensive evaluation of the operational and engineering aspects of the second manned visit to the Skylab space station.
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)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,240. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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.
Inside the International Space Station (ISS): Science Research Accomplishments During the Assembly Years, An Analysis of Results from 2000-2008
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,910. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The International Space Station (ISS) celebrated 10 years of operations in November 2008. Today, it is more than a human outpost in low Earth orbit (LEO). It is also an international science laboratory hosting state-of-the-art scientific facilities that support fundamental and applied research across the range of physical and biological sciences.
Inside the International Space Station (ISS): Reports on Visual Impairment and Intracranial Pressure Problems, Behavioral Issues, Fascinating Excerpts from Crew Journals, Cross-Cultural Interactions
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,070. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide unique and illuminating information about life aboard the International Space Station for NASA astronauts.
Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) American and Soviet Press Kits - Detailed Information on the First Joint U.S. and Russian Spaceflight, Docking Module, Experiments, Soyuz Capsule
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,480. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
These American and Soviet Press Kits for the historic 1975 Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) mission provide a wealth of information about the mission and the spacecraft - including the first extensive official description of the Soyuz capsule.
Inside the International Space Station (ISS): Research Summary, Student Experiments, Educational Activities - Human Research for Exploration, Physical and Biological Sciences, Technology Development
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,850. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Two official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide detailed information on the experiments and research aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,880. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.