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Songbirds are Free
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,820. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012 by Drake Valley Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Based on a true story: on a summer afternoon in 1780, Shawnee warriors attacked and killed William Neely and captured his 19-year-old daughter Mary. Taken hundreds of miles from home, deep into Indian Territory, Mary must depend on her own courage and determination to escape from her captors and make her way back home.
For Our Beloved Country
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 204,670. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
War is never more horrifying, and perhaps never more compelling, than when experienced firsthand. The personal accounts collected here — diaries and memoirs written by men on the front lines — constitute a little-known history of American wars. Seven individual narratives cover seven different wars, from the Revolution to the Gulf War.
Skylab: A Chronology (NASA SP-4011) - The Story of the Planning, Development, and Implementation of America's First Manned Space Station
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,740. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history series document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive chronology of the Skylab space station, launched in 1973 and manned by three crews through 1974.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,420. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
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).
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Unconventional, Contrary, and Ugly: The Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (NASA SP-2004-4535) - Design and Development, LLTV, Armstrong
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,280. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is the complete story of the important training vehicle for the Apollo moon landings, the Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (LLRV) and the later version, the Lunar Landing Training Vehicle (LLTV).
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 and 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 and 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 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 and 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 and 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).
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 and 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 and 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.
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.
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 and 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.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Suddenly Tomorrow Came... A History of the Johnson Space Center (NASA SP-4307) - Manned Missions from Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo through the Space Shuttle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,720. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is an engaging account of the American manned space program from Mercury through the Space Shuttle as seen from the perspective of the NASA Johnson Space Center (formerly known as the Manned Spacecraft Center) in Houston, Texas.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 12 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - 1969 Second Lunar Landing by Astronauts Conrad, Gordon, and Bean
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,060. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - chronicle the amazing journey of Apollo 12, which performed the second manned lunar landing in November 1969. It was conducted by astronauts Conrad, Gordon, and Bean.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Chariots for Apollo: A History of Manned Lunar Spacecraft (NASA SP-4205) - Lunar and Command Module Development, First Lunar Landing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 210,340. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a great review of the development of the Apollo spacecraft - the lunar module (LM) and the Command Service Module (CSM) - and the overall history of the moon landing program.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 10 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - 1969 LM Test Flight in Lunar Orbit by Astronauts Stafford, Cernan, and Young
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 133,300. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - chronicle the incredible journey of Apollo 10, which tested the Lunar Module in lunar orbit for the first time, paving the way for the Apollo 11 landing mission. It was conducted by astronauts Stafford, Cernan, and Young in May 1969.
Shuttle-Mir: The United States and Russia Share History's Highest Stage (NASA SP-2001-4225) - Forerunner to International Space Station (ISS) Operations, Human Side of Successes and Accidents on Mir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,550. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This remarkable NASA history publication provides a gripping account of the Shuttle-Mir program from 1994 through 1998. This volume was converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction by World Spaceflight News.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 180,730. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
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.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 9 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - 1969 First Manned Flight of the Lunar Module in Earth Orbit by McDivitt, Scott, and Schweickart
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,090. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - chronicle the vital first manned test flight of the Apollo lunar module, Apollo 9, conducted by astronauts McDivitt, Scott, and Schweickart in early 1969.