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NASA History Series: The Birth of NASA - The Diary of T. Keith Glennan, The First Years of America's Space Agency, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Saturn, Moon Landing, Communications Satellites (NASA SP-4105)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 218,220. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history series document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - contains the journal of NASA's first administrator, T. Keith Glennan, appointed in August 1958. It reveals the inner workings of the agency as it struggled to gain a foothold amid the politics of Washington.
Look Up, Pierre! A Walking Tour of Pierre, South Dakota
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Pierre, South Dakota is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 13 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - April 1970 Aborted Third Lunar Landing Attempt "Successful Failure" - Lovell, Haise, and Swigert
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,670. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - chronicle the incredible flight of Apollo 13, which returned safely to Earth after aborting its planned lunar landing in April 1970. (Please note that due to space constraints, the Cortright Apollo 13 Review Board report is available as a separate ebook.)
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 11 Technical Crew Debriefing with Unique Observations about the First Lunar Landing - Astronauts Armstrong, Aldrin, Collins
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,940. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides the complete transcription of the historic Apollo 11 post-flight debriefing given by astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins on July 31, 1969.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 16 Technical Crew Debriefing with Unique Observations about the Fifth Lunar Mission - Astronauts Young, Duke and Mattingly
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,420. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides the complete transcription of the Apollo 16 post-flight debriefing given by astronauts, with their first-hand description of the fifth moon landing - featuring the second use of the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV).
American History (According to Roaches): How Roaches and Pocahontas Helped Save Jamestown
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of the first English colony in America in Jamestown, Virginia--from a roach's point of view! These pesky little insects believe that without their help the first settlers of Jamestown would have all starved. This volume gives a summary of this historic settlement even for skeptics who don't believe roaches helped at all. The second of fifty books in the roach history series.
A Walking Tour of Frederick, Maryland
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Frederick, Maryland is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident - The Tragedy of Mission 51-L in 1986 - Volume Three, Appendix O, Search, Recovery and Reconstruction Report
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,280. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is the second part of the large Volume Three of the report issued by the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident (also known as the Rogers Commission after its chairman, William Rogers). This section includes Appendix O, NASA Search, Recovery, and Reconstruction Task Force Report and Enclosures.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 14 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - 1971 Third Lunar Landing - Astronauts Shepard, Roosa, and Mitchell
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,380. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - chronicle the successful flight of Apollo 14, which resumed the lunar landing program following the Apollo 13 accident.
Project Mercury: Results of the First United States Manned Orbital Space Flight, February 20, 1962, Friendship 7 Mission of John Glenn (Mercury-Atlas 6, MA-6), Including Air-to-Ground Transcript
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,370. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - presents the results of the first United States manned orbital space flight conducted on February 20, 1962, and includes a complete minute-by-minute air-to-ground transcript, along with John Glenn's flight report.
The Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident - The Tragedy of Mission 51-L in 1986 - Volume Two, Appendix L, M: NASA Accident Analysis, Morton Thiokol Comments
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,340. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is the second section of the large Volume Two of the report issued by the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident (also known as the Rogers Commission after its chairman, William Rogers). This section includes Appendix L: NASA Accident Analysis Team Report and Appendix M: Comments by Morton Thiokol on NASA Report.
Look Up, Truckee! A Walking Tour of Truckee, California
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Truckee, California is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The Indian Battles of the American West
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Price: $11.95 USD. Words: 19,100. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The government used harsh tactics to bring the Indians under its control. The Navajo were starved into submission and forced to march hundreds of miles to a Reservation. No promises made under any treaty were fulfilled completely. Yet the terms restricting the Utes activities were enforced to the letter.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Stages to Saturn - A Technological History of the Apollo/Saturn Launch Vehicles (NASA SP-4206) - Official Saturn V Development History
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 180,730. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a classic study of the development of the Saturn launch vehicle that took Americans to the Moon in the 1960s. Stages to Saturn is one of the finest official histories ever produced. It is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the development of space flight in America.
Crosses, Cannons & Coffins
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In Crosses, Cannons & Coffins author Georgiann Baldino brings a little-known, but true, story to readers, a human account of Civil War service rendered by Sisters of Mercy. Relatively few records exist from women who served as nurses in America's Civil War. Few historians include women nurses in their manuscripts. Nuns served under battlefield conditions unnerving even for veteran officers.
Look Up, Concord! A Walking Tour of Concord, New Hampshire
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Concord, New Hampshire is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Simple Contentment
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1910 the U.S. Government opened the Flathead Indian Reservation to white settlers. A flood of immigrants made their way to the Little Bitterroot Valley in western Montana. This is their story.
Project Mercury: A Chronology - A History of America's First Manned Spacecraft for the Shepard, Grissom, Glenn, Carpenter, Schirra, Cooper Flights (NASA SP-4001)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,970. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive account of the events of Project Mercury, America's first manned spacecraft.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 12 Technical Crew Debriefing with Unique Observations about the Second Lunar Landing - Astronauts Conrad, Gordon, Bean
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,200. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides the complete transcription of the historic Apollo 12 post-flight debriefing given by astronauts Pete Conrad, Al Bean, and Dick Gordon. Every aspect of the incredible adventure of the second moon landing, which landed next to the Surveyor 3 spacecraft, is discussed.
Robert E. Lee, the Supreme Patriot
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
With the exception of George Washington, the most famous general in American history is Robert E. Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870). Lee’s fame came in spite of the fact that he led the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia against the Union Army in the Civil War.