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On The Frontier: Flight Research at Dryden, 1946-1981 - Exploring the Supersonic Frontier, Muroc, Into Space, X-15, Serving Gemini and Apollo, Lifting Bodies Prelude to Shuttle, Center at Crossroads
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,550. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is a wonderful account of flight research at the Dryden Flight Research Center, with a history of the center from its origins through the early research leading to America's Space Shuttle.
Exploring the Unknown: Selected Documents in the History of the U.S. Civil Space Program - Volume VII: Human Spaceflight: Projects Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo - Political and Engineering Insights
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 361,210. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this phenomenal collection of over 150 fascinating documents provides unique political and engineering insights into the pathfinding days of American manned spaceflight, with coverage of the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs.
The Spoken Word III: Recollections of Dryden's History - The Space Shuttle Years - Oral Histories from Major NASA Figures including Gordon Fullerton, Joseph Engle, Kenneth Szalai
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 105,750. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is the third in a series of oral histories about NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.
Leadership in Space: Selected Speeches of NASA Administrator Michael Griffin, May 2005 - October 2008 - Hubble Telescope, Moon Exploration, Human Exploration of Mars, Shuttle and Constellation
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 137,110. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report presents selected speeches of former NASA Administrator Michael Griffin from 2005 through 2008.
The Space Shuttle Decision: NASA's Search for a Reusable Space Vehicle - Excellent Account of the Political and Engineering Challenges, Space Station Concepts, Mars, Air Force Role, Nixon and Budget
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 184,450. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report presents a fascinating history of the decision to proceed with the Space Shuttle program.
Growing Up With Spaceflight- Apollo Part One
Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 63,190. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
“Growing Up With Spaceflight- Project Apollo Part One” is the true story of an average kid who came of age watching the US space program and evolved from a casual observer to raving space buff. This volume the first release of the 6 book series. It covers Apollo 1 through Apollo 13 and is garnished with humor and technical information. Readers may well see themselves in these stories.
Wallops Station and the Creation of an American Space Program - Sputnik, NASA, and Independence, Manned Space Flight, Mercury, Space Science Research, TIROS, V-2 to Sounding Rockets
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,110. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique and informative history covers the political, administrative, and social aspects of the Wallops Station from 1957 to 1966.
Shooting the Moon: How NASA Found Water on the Moon, the LCROSS Mission - Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite - Managing Success, Bad Day, Lunacy, Stakeholders, Having a Lasting Impact
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,330. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA document by the Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) project manager, Daniel Andrews.
The X-43A Flight Research Program: Lessons Learned on the Road to Mach 10 - Hyper-X (HXRV), Hypersonic Scramjet, National Aero-Space Plane (NASP), HySTP, Dan Goldin, Fullerton
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,190. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report provides a comprehensive history of the X-43A Hyper-X (Hypersonic Experiment) program.
Way Station to Space: A History of the John C. Stennis Space Center - Mississippi Test Facility, Apollo Program, Saturn V, Space Shuttle STS Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME), Challenger Accident
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 196,200. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an informative history of NASA's rocket engine test facility, the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.
The Rise and Fall of Dyna-Soar: A History of Air Force Hypersonic R&D, 1944-1963 - Pathfinding Effort to Develop a Transatmospheric Boost Glider and Spaceplane, Manned Military Space Program
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,930. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an informative history of the USAF Dyna-Soar manned spaceplane program.
1961 History of the Early Era of Space and Rocket Development: Chronology of Missile and Astronautic Events, Time Capsule of Fascinating News and Milestones, Mercury, Atlas, Titan ICBM, Soviet Claims
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 121,020. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This professionally-formatted free-flowing ebook reproduces a truly fascinating chronology of space events from 1686 through 1961, compiled by famous space historian Dr. Charles Sheldon II for Congress.
Rumors of UFOs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,950. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Although this book thoroughly investigates some of the older and more controversial cases on record, it also examines some of the most recent ones. It does this with fact and "real" scientific analysis to enlighten the reader while carrying the precise intention of debunking the "debunkers."
Recommended Practices for Human Space Flight Occupant Safety - Integration of Occupant and Public Safety, Radiation, Manufacturing, Operations, Medical Considerations
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,050. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The document is intended to enable a dialogue among, and perhaps consensus of, government, industry, and academia on practices that will support the continuous improvement of the safety of launch and reentry vehicles designed to carry humans.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Lunar Module Touchdown Dynamics, An Analysis and a Historical Review of the Apollo Program
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,180. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The primary objective of this paper is to present an analysis and a historical review of the Apollo Lunar Module landing dynamics from the standpoint of touchdown dynamic stability, landing system energy absorption performance, and evaluation of the first-order terms of lunar soil mechanical properties at the Apollo 11 landing site.
NASA Space Technology Report: The Antarctic Search for Meteorites - A Model for Deep Space Exploration, An Astronaut's Report Comparing ANSMET to Space Flight, Recommendations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,400. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) is an annual expedition to the southern continent to collect meteorites. In addition to its goal of gathering extraterrestrial material, it is a realistic model for human space flight.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,080. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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.
Encyclopedia of NASA Lessons Learned (Part 6): Thousands of Aerospace Technology Engineering Reports, Problems, Accidents, Mishaps, Ideas and Solutions - Space Shuttle, Spacecraft, Rockets, Aircraft
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 221,370. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 82,620. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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.
20th Century NASA Space History: Mir Mission Chronicle - Modules, Configuration Changes, Major Events of the Russian/Soviet Space Station
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,610. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This document chronicles dockings, module additions, configuration changes, and major events of Mir Principal Expeditions 17 through 21, November 1994 through August 1996.