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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.
NASA Space Technology Report: Goddard's Astrophysics Science Division - Annual Report 2011, Research Highlights, Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope, Rossi, HST, Swift, GALEX, HEASARC, WMAP
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,270. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This NASA Goddard Space Flight Center report provides a comprehensive overview of major astrophysics science missions.
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.
NASA Concepts for Lunar Mining, Construction on the Moon, Lunar Surface Reference Missions, Human and Robotic Surface Activities, In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU), Lunar Resources, Crew Facilities
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,280. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Two official NASA internal documents - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide unique details of plans developed by NASA during the Constellation program era for human and robotic lunar surface activities, including the possibility of lunar mining and in-situ resource utilization (ISRU).
NASA's Space Shuttle Program: Shortfalls Assessment and STS Life Cycle Cost Reports - Shuttle Lessons Learned, Official Evaluation of Problems with Actual Spacecraft Compared to Plans and Targets
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,440. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Two little-noticed NASA reports provide a unique historical appraisal of the problems and shortfalls of the Space Shuttle program.
NASA's Space Shuttle Program: Shuttle Avionics Design Constraints and Considerations - Guide Book Based on KSC Engineering's Shuttle Turnaround Experience Lessons Learned
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,060. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This unique NASA report provides information and lessons learned from shuttle avionics testing constraints.
NASA Space Exploration Report: International Space Station (ISS) - Lessons Learned as Applied to Exploration - Mission Objectives, Architecture, Operations, Utilization, Communications
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,590. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
As construction of the International Space Station (ISS) approached completion, and the program's Multilateral Coordination Board (MCB) reflected on the process, they thought it would be valuable to future exploration programs to capture the lessons learned over the ISS design, development, assembly, and operations phases.
Sin Thesis
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 95,140. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
“Sin Thesis” the first book from author Robert Torres is a non-fiction book based on the many paranormal events that he began experiencing after he claimed to have alien contact. It was later after a subsequent UFO encounter that he says he first started to notice that he was seeing the world differently than most others. It was these first alien experiences that he says “opened his mind.”
Loss of Signal: Aeromedical Lessons Learned from the STS-107 Columbia Space Shuttle Mishap - Aerospace Medicine, Reentry and Spacecraft Breakup, Search and Recovery, Forensic Sciences
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,400. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Loss of Signal presents the aeromedical lessons learned from the Columbia accident that will result in enhanced crew safety and survival on human space flight missions.
NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services: A New Era in Spaceflight - History of International Space Station (ISS) Cargo and Crew, SpaceX, Orbital Sciences, Bigelow
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,630. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This document provides a history of the NASA Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program executed by the Commercial Crew & Cargo Program Office from 2006 to 2013 at the Johnson Space Center. It provides unique insight into the amazing commercial effort that has seen two companies, SpaceX and Orbital Sciences, supply cargo services to the International Space Station (ISS).
NASA Mishap Board Report on Serious Spacesuit Anomaly July 2013 ISS Space Station EVA EMU Suit Helmet Water Intrusion - Threatened Astronaut Luca Parmitano with Drowning
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is the NASA Mishap Investigation Board (MIB) report released to the public in February 2014 about the serious problem encountered with a spacesuit during a space station spacewalk in July 2013.
Leaving Earth: Why One-Way to Mars Makes Sense
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,750. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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The timeline for a Mission to Mars is still over 20 years off, but it doesn't have to be. This book demonstrates why we should go to Mars, and why when we do going one-way - not to die, but to live - actually makes a lot of sense. Accessible to a non-technical audience, 'Leaving Earth' is fast-paced, and full of fascinating scientific, historical, and personal stories. On to Mars!
Leaving Earth: Why One-Way to Mars Makes Sense
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,230. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
We are now at the cusp of settling other worlds, but the timeline for a Mission to Mars is still over 20 years off. But it doesn't have to be. This book demonstrates why we should go to Mars, and why when we do going one-way - not to die, but to live - actually makes a lot of sense.
Something Not Nothing
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 39,350. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Gens Kohl explores the leading edge of big physical and mathematical concepts, peeking under the covers of the very structure of reality. This journey requires an open mind, as intuition, time, logic and even meaning itself break down in realms that are far removed from the savannah we evolved to understand.
NASA Post-Apollo Lunar Exploration Plans: Moonlab Study - Semi-Permanent Lunar Surface Observatory Concept, Personnel, Life Support, Lunar Farm, Moon Base Layout and Design
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,620. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This fascinating 1968 report describes the results of a study of a semi-permanent lunar surface observatory, called Moonlab. Many unusual aspects of a moonbase are explored.
Before Apollo: Project Horizon - 1959 Army Proposal to Build a Lunar Outpost, Manned Military Base on the Moon, Saturn Rockets, Moon Suits, Operations, Launch Site Plans, Life Support
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,190. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This fascinating 1959 report from the U.S. Army describes an unapproved plan for building a large manned military base on the moon in the 1960s. The document - in two volumes - provides many details of the plan, including launch and rocket plans and information about the base, life support, moon suits, and much more.
NASA Space Technology Reports - Astronaut Health and Medical Issues, Long-Duration Mission Countermeasures, Cancer, Mental Health, Dental, Injuries and Illness, Training, Carbon Dioxide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,870. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Twelve NASA research papers provide unique and up-to-date information about space medicine issues that face astronauts on long-duration missions.
NASA Space Technology Report - Desert Research and Technology Studies (DRATS) 2009: A 14-Day Evaluation of the Space Exploration Vehicle Prototype in a Lunar Analog Environment
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,920. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The Space Exploration Vehicle (SEV) concept is an integral part of NASA's plans for future human space exploration. Each SEV includes a small pressurized cabin to safely sustain two crewmembers for 14 to 28 days.
NASA Space Technology Report - Antarctic Exploration Parallels for Future Human Planetary Exploration: The Role and Utility of Long Range, Long Duration Traverses
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,300. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This report describes a two-day workshop at the NASA Johnson Space Center discussing lessons learned from traverses, driven largely by science objectives, in the Earth's polar regions.
Deadly Auroras? The Carrington Event Threat: Solar Superstorms and the Risk of Devastating Blackouts and Electric Grid Damage from Massive Geomagnetic Disturbances (GMD)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 241,880. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electrical
This comprehensive and up-to-date ebook presents the complex story behind the threat posed by massive solar storms to the electric grid. There is growing concern that a repeat of the colossal "Carrington-event" storm of 1859, or even the lesser 1921 solar storm, could wreak unprecedented havoc on America's electric power system, potentially causing prolonged blackouts.