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Space Tourism: How It Can Change Humanity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Have you ever wondered how humans will colonize space? This book addresses the major players in the private space industry, NASA’s role in privatized space tourism, how the general population will be able to travel to space sooner and what we can do to achieve a more forward-thinking society.
NASA Space Technology Report: Deep Space Habitat Concept of Operations for Transit Mission Phases - Mars, Phobos / Deimos, Near Earth Asteroid, Habitats, Crew Systems
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,760. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This document describes a concept of operations (ConOps) for a habitat element to be used by human crews on future deep space missions; that is, missions well beyond the low Earth orbit of Space Shuttle and International Space Station missions of the past few decades.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo Meteoroid Shielding Design and Analysis at the Manned Spacecraft Center
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The Apollo program drove the development of spacecraft meteoroid protection in the U.S. and provided the core technology used on succeeding space programs. The uncertain likelihood of a mission-ending collision with a meteoroid and the unknown consequences of a collision with particles at the very large speeds typical of meteoroids made it crucial to better understand the risk of meteoroid impact.
NASA Space Technology Report - Zero G and Other Microgravity Simulations, Human Health and Performance, Experiments including Frying an Egg in Space
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This document represents a summary of medical and scientific evaluations conducted on board the Zero G and other NASA sponsored aircraft from June 2011 to June 2012. A general overview of investigations manifested and coordinated by the Human Adaptation and Countermeasures Division is included.
Stars of the Neighborhood
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
As you get to know your stellar neighborhood, you will find some bizarre and fascinating stars, planets and other strange things. Each one has its own personality, and we are starting to learn more about them, individually. This short ebook describes the nearby stars, and a few other objects, which will be among the first things we encounter, when we start to explore interstellar space
Exploring Our Solar System
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Price: $1.44 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Our Solar System constitutes of Sun in the centre, and then are the nine planets, more than 60 moons are there, millions of rocky meteors, and billions of frozen comets. Every planet of the solar system lying in its orbit revolves round the sun. A tip of Sun’s rays even can create disaster to an extent of 160 kilometer stretch.
Kepler's Law
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This paper explains why solar systems and galaxies appear to obey different laws of motion.
Chase to Space - The Space Race Story
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Treks into space start in the human heart. Chase to Space is the true story about the race to the moon between the United States and Soviet Republic. The US was significantly behind at the beginning of the Space Race. How did the competition lead to the first lunar landing? Why did the US spend $25 billion on the celestial quest? What new items were invented for space travel? Once the US land
Calculations for Science Fiction Writers/Space Travel with Constant Acceleration – The Nonrelativistic Case
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
This article explains basic calculations related to constant acceleration. It should be of interest to science fiction writers who want to make their stories realistic, and to anyone interested in space travel, real or fictional. The number of scary looking equations is kept to a necessary minimum. I just give you the equations you need, with no calculus or vectors required. (online version bad)
Inner Planets of the Solar System
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
This 20 page showcases the inner planets of our Solar System. Students will love the 3D clipart and vibrant photographs. The powerpoint covers Earth, Mercury, Venus, and Mars and includes information about the Earth's Moon. This would a great book for home school students!
An Analysis and Comparison of Orbit Rendezvous Techniques for Spacecraft Flying in Low Earth Orbit
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
In this thesis three methods for solving Lambert’s orbit rendezvous problem are compared. Methods that use the relative states between vehicles to calculate Lambert transfers are the easiest methods to use. But these methods are only applicable in certain scenarios.
The 7 Strangest Trojan Asteroids
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,000. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is the story of seven of the solar system’s strangest Trojan asteroids: APOPHIS BAPTISTINA CERES HEKTOR KLEOPATRA THEMIS TOUTATIS
Fast Things in the Solar System
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Some amazingly fast and surprisingly slow things move on Earth and in the rest of the solar system. We begin with some Earthly examples, including World speed records of various kinds, and progress toward faster things, moving among the planets.
Worst Case Scenario: Evacuate Earth!
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Price: Free! Words: 18,280. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
An unofficial companion to the National Geographic television special, "Evacuate Earth". A rogue neutron star is headed for our solar system. Total destruction of the Earth is certain. Can we work together to design, assemble, supply, and launch a starship? Can some fraction of humanity be saved by evacuating the planet? This book is an insider's look at the docudrama. Includes photos. Now Rev 2!
NASA Astronauts on Soyuz: Experience and Lessons for the Future - Working with the Russians from the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project to the Mir Space Station and the International Space Station (ISS)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides an interesting review of NASA's experience working with the Russians and lessons on astronaut safety assurance of the Soyuz spacecraft.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-14.1: Counterspace Operations - Space Situation Awareness, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, Targeting, ISR, GPS, Space Order of Battle
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,400. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Counterspace operations are critical to success in modern warfare. The rapid maturation of space capabilities and the evolution of contingency operations have greatly enhanced the effectiveness of air and space power.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-14: Space Operations - Global and Theater Space Forces, Spacelift, Types of Orbits, Operational Advantages, Integrating Civil, Commercial, Foreign Space Assets
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,960. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Our space forces perform functions that are critical for the joint force— intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; command and control; positioning, navigation, and timing; weather services; counterspace; communications; and spacelift.
21-12-12
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Price: Free! Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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2012 ... Fiction ? Science ? or just Predictions ? Who the heck were Mayans? And how could they predict the future of today's man? What were the predictions? If you are searching for answers of these questions, this book was made specially for you then ! Learn all the fuss about 2012 - what's real and what's fake - in easy and understandable form in your hand. Get yourself answered!
International Space Station (ISS): Planning for the Extension of Utilization Through 2020, including Spare Parts, Safety, and Reliability - GAO Study of NASA Plans
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
In 2010 the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was authorized to extend the life of the International Space Station (ISS) from 2015 through at least September 30, 2020.
American X-Vehicles, An Inventory from X-1 to X-50 - NACA, NASA, Air Force Experimental Airplanes and Spacecraft (NASA SP-2003-4531)
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive survey of America's experimental aircraft from the pathfinding supersonic X-1 to the X-50.