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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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,400. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
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 Program Summary Report (April 1975) - Flight Program, Science, Vehicle Performance, Crew, Mission Operations, Biomedical, Spacecraft, Launch Site
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 167,460. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This comprehensive official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is the authoritative post-program summary document for the Apollo moon landing project, produced in 1975 by the Johnson Space Center (JSC).
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 12 Technical Crew Debriefing with Unique Observations about the Second Lunar Landing - Astronauts Conrad, Gordon, Bean
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,200. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
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.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 11 Technical Crew Debriefing with Unique Observations about the First Lunar Landing - Astronauts Armstrong, Aldrin, Collins
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,940. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
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 17 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - 1972 Sixth and Final Lunar Landing - Astronauts Cernan, Evans, and Schmitt
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,360. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - chronicle the flight of Apollo 17, the sixth and final Apollo lunar landing featuring the first scientist-astronaut, Harrison "Jack" Schmitt.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - "Before This Decade is Out...." Personal Reflections on the Apollo Program (NASA SP-4223) by von Braun, Kranz, Lunney, Duke, Schmitt, Low, Faget, Webb
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,690. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides enlightening tales about the Apollo lunar landing program by those who were there: astronauts (Duke and Schmitt), managers and scientists (von Braun, Webb, Paine, Gilruth, Mueller, Low, Faget, Rogers, Guin).
Gullah Ghosts: Stories and Folktales from Brookgreen Gardens in the South Carolina Lowcountry with Notes on Gullah Culture and History
Series: Tales from Brookgreen. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
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Meet . . . the shrieking ghost of Crab Boy lost forever to a fierce marsh creature ~ an ingenious slave matching wits with his plantation owner ~ the unique residents of isolated Sandy Island . . . all "ghosts" of the African-American Gullah culture once so alive along the South Carolina coast (10,000 words, 4 illustrations, 84 pages in paperback) from the longer book, "Tales from Brookgreen."
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 16 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - 1972 Fifth Lunar Landing at Descartes - Astronauts Young, Mattingly, and Duke
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,300. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - chronicle the flight of Apollo 16, which landed at Descartes in 1972. Two technical mission reports, the Manned Spacecraft Center (MSC) Apollo Mission Report and the NASA Headquarters Mission Operation Report (MOR), provide complete details about every aspect of the mission.
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)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 218,220. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
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.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Project Apollo: The Tough Decisions (Seamans Report), and Managing the Moon Program: Lessons Learned From Project Apollo (Oral History Workshop)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,290. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
These official NASA history documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provide unique accounts of the Apollo lunar landing program from the NASA decision makers and leaders of the era: Robert C. Seamans, Jr., Howard Tindall, George Mueller, Owen Morris, Maxime Faget, Robert Gilruth, and Christopher Kraft.
Look Up, Fort Wayne! A Walking Tour of Fort Wayne, Indiana
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
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 Fort Wayne, Indiana 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 Diary of a Southern Lady: Georgina B. Devlin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,020. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Georgina B. Devlin was an immigrant from England to Mississippi. In 1852 she began keeping her diary of her life, primarily in Yazoo City and for a few years in Winona. From then until 1912 she recorded events at home and in the world around her. Edited to include introductory materials and well footnoted.
Nixon: Perfectly Clear. How Richard M. Nixon, in Death, in Love, Saved the Universe, and Himself. Maybe.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,040. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Richard Nixon, in Hell,is given the chance to become President of the American Sector of Hell. But before he can win the prize, Nixon must not merely audition for the Devil but revisit the most painful hell-spots in his own heart: his failures in love.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,700. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
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.
Project Mercury: A Chronology - A History of America's First Manned Spacecraft for the Shepard, Grissom, Glenn, Carpenter, Schirra, Cooper Flights (NASA SP-4001)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,970. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
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.
Look Up, Springfield! A Walking Tour of Springfield, Illinois
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
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 Springfield, Illinois 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 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - 1971 Third Lunar Landing - Astronauts Shepard, Roosa, and Mitchell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,380. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
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.
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
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,780. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
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.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,670. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
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 - Enchanted Rendezvous, John Houbolt and the Genesis of the Lunar-Orbit Rendezvous Concept and Political and Technical Aspects of Placing a Flag on the Moon
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,600. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
These official NASA history documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - include a Monograph in Aerospace History about the Lunar Orbit Rendezvous (LOR) mission concept for Project Apollo, plus a NASA contractor report on the political and technical aspects of placing the American flag on the moon.