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Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 15 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - 1971 Fourth Lunar Landing, First with Lunar Roving Vehicle - Astronauts Scott, Irwin, Worden
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,700. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - chronicle the scientifically productive flight of Apollo 15, which was the first moon landing mission to use the LRV, or lunar rover.
Look Up, Kansas City! A Walking Tour of The Central Business District - West of Main Street
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: September 29, 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 Kansas City west of Main Street 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 14 Technical Crew Debriefing with Unique Observations about the Third Lunar Landing - Astronauts Shepard, Mitchell and Roosa
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,520. Language: English. Published: December 12, 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 14 post-flight debriefing given by astronauts Shepard, Mitchell, and Roosa, , with their first-hand description of the third moon landing.
Look Up, Portland, Oregon! A Walking Tour West of Broadway
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: September 29, 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 Portland, Oregon west of Broadway 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.
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.
The Schooner Mildred E
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 14,120. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1898, a two masted schooner, the Mildred E, departed Boston, Massachusetts, bound for Seattle and the gold fields of Alaska. On board were two brothers out to make their fortune by taking cargo from Seattle to Alaska. The crew included a captain who liked the bottle too much, a second mate with two wooden legs, and a cook with an obsession that would threatened the lives of the whole crew.
NASA History Series: "Read You Loud and Clear!" The Story of NASA's Spaceflight Tracking and Data Network (NASA SP-2007-4232) Mercury, Apollo, Shuttle, Ground Stations, TDRSS, Satellites
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,400. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history series document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a historical account of the STDN, starting with its formation in the late 1950s to what it is today in the first decade of the twenty-first century.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 8 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - The Epic 1968 First Flight to the Moon by Borman, Lovell and Anders
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,050. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - chronicle the epic December 1968 mission of Apollo 8, the first manned lunar orbit mission by Frank Borman, James Lovell, and Bill Anders.
A Walking Tour of Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: February 12, 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 Williamsport, Pennsylvania 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.
Look Up, Montpelier! A Walking Tour of Montpelier, Vermont
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. 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 self-guided walking tour. This walking tour of Montpelier, Vermont 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.
Larger Than Life: The Exploits of the Miner and Adventurer David E. Buel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Mariner, soldier, prospector, sheriff, legislator, Indian agent, politician, town founding father, mining district developer, mining magnate, bon vivant, civic leader, philanthropist, explorer, businessman, promoter…. David E. Buel did it all in his lifetime.
Look Up, Los Angeles! A Walking Tour of The Historic Core - Financial District
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,280. 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 Los Angeles - Financial District from 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.
Charles Lindbergh, The Rogue Aviator
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Charles Lindbergh flew solo non-stop from New York to Paris and became a national hero. What many didn't know about this national hero was that he was an unfaithful husband. After father five children with his wife Anne, he father three other children with German mistresses.
The Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident - The Tragedy of Mission 51-L in 1986 - Volume Two, Appendix E, F, G, H, I, J, and K, including Feynman Analysis
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,940. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is the first 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 E, F, G, H, I, J, and K, including the penetrating analysis of Shuttle safety issues by famed physicist Richard Feynman.
A Walking Tour of Easton, Maryland
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,340. 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 Easton, 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.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 13 Accident Cortright Review Board Report with Findings and Recommendations about the In-flight Oxygen Tank Explosion - Lovell, Haise, and Swigert
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,780. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA accident investigation board report - named after its chairman, Edgar Cortright - provides unique details, including a complete incident timeline, about the causes of the Apollo 13 accident in April 1970.
Tombstone Tragedy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,870. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Based on eyewitness accounts, this is a concise and informative description of the incident which came to be known as the gunfight at the OK Corral. The difficulty which ended in a deadly confrontation of firearms left six men dead or wounded and secured their names in the annals of America's Old Wild West; but why did the situation get out of hand?
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Report: STS-2, November 1981 - Second Flight of Columbia, Complete Technical Details of Orbiter Performance and Problems, Mission Events
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,800. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This is the official final orbiter mission report issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center for the flight of STS-2, the second Space Shuttle mission, launched in November 1981 with Joe Engle and Richard Truly. Fifty orbiter anomalies are discussed. Each orbiter system is reviewed in detail, with technical information on performance and anomalies.
El incidente Roswell. Qué hay detras del enigma de los Ovnis
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 39,560. Language: Spanish. Published: December 11, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Este libro trata del supuesto hallazgo de restos de extraterrestres, incluyendo cadaveres, de un raro artefacto que se estralló cerca de Roswell, estado de Nuevo México, en Estados Unidos, en Julio de 1947. Este hecho desató innumerables controversias acerca de la visita en nuestro planeta de seres inteligentes.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 17 Technical Crew Debriefing with Unique Observations about the Final Lunar Mission - Astronauts Cernan, Schmitt, and Evans
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,170. 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 17 post-flight debriefing given by astronauts, with their first-hand description of the sixth and final lunar landing, and the only mission to feature a scientist-astronaut, Jack Schmitt.