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Troublesome Country
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,180. Language: American English. Published: March 10, 2012 by James Hufferd. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » American
Americans agree overwhelmingly with and take vigorous pride in a limited number of familiar, cogent propositions inherited from our Revolutionary/founding era that define our country and comprise the tenets of the unofficial American national creed. Troublesome Country presents an unflinching evaluation of America’s history and the stupendous failure to practice our sterling ideals.
Space Shuttle Columbia STS-107 Tragedy: Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) Transcripts of Board Public Hearings, In-Flight Rescue Options, Crew Survivability
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 346,970. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
Three elements of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) final report are reproduced in this ebook. The CAIB reported on the last flight of space shuttle Columbia, which ended in the horrible, sudden loss of the vehicle and crew during entry on February 1, 2003.
Space Shuttle Columbia STS-107 Tragedy: Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) Final Report, Gehman Board Report to NASA
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,730. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
This is the official final report (Volume One) issued by the Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) (also known as the Gehman Board after its chairman, Harold Gehman) on the last flight of space shuttle Columbia, which ended in the horrible, sudden loss of the vehicle and crew during entry on February 1, 2003.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,370. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: History of the Development Program of the Saturn Rocket and the Saturn V from 1957 to 1968 by the Marshall Space Flight Center
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,930. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - is a comprehensive chronology of development milestones in the Saturn rocket programs for the Saturn 1, Saturn 1B, and Saturn V rockets, covering Saturn's first eleven years from April 1957 through April 1968.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) MAGTF Marine Air-Ground Task Force Aviation Planning Fleet Marine Force Manual (FMFM) 5-70
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,180. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual covers Marine air-ground task force aviation planning.
Remembering the Space Age: Proceedings of the 50th Anniversary Conference - Germans and Nazis, Mythmaking in Russia, American Culture and Music, Heinlein Influence, Apollo, Chinese Program
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,430. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - contains twenty-one essays by noted experts on the history of the space age, with an eclectic selection of fascinating topics ranging from the effect of spaceflight on American music and culture to the role of Nazi Germans in the early days of the program.
A Difficult Passage
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 56,650. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » American
Life on the Canadian prairies in the 1930s and 40s had special challenges. The Great Depression drove Fred Stone from early retirement back to the farm with his young wife and two sons: Fred Jr. and Stan. Poverty, vicious winds, blistering to frigid temperatures, and dust storms ravaged the prairies. Crops failed. Then came an unpredictable change in circumstances. Things got immeasurably worse!
The Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident - The Tragedy of Mission 51-L in 1986 - Volume 5 Hearings Part Two
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,040. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
Volume Five 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) contains the transcripts of hearings conducted by the Commission. The report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
The Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident - The Tragedy of Mission 51-L in 1986 - Volume 5 Hearings Part One
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,720. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
Volume Five 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) contains the transcripts of hearings conducted by the Commission. The report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
The Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident - The Tragedy of Mission 51-L in 1986 - Volume 4 Hearings (February 6 - 25, 1986)
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 287,900. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Volume Four 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) contains the transcripts of hearings conducted from February 6 through February 25, 1986. The report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,280. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
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.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,340. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
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.
River Passage
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 92,410. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012 by Drake Valley Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Native American
Inspired by a true story: The river journey was supposed to take four weeks. Instead, more than four months after they left, a ragtag group of survivors limped into Fort Nashborough with a harrowing tale. They'd faced Indian attacks, disease, near starvation. Some were captured... some killed... and some lived to tell the tale.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,940. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
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.
The Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident - The Tragedy of Mission 51-L in 1986 - Volume One of the Rogers Commission Report
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,200. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
This is the main report (Volume One) issued by the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident (also known as the Rogers Commission after its chairman, William Rogers). The report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
Songbirds are Free
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,810. 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.
Computers Take Flight: A History of NASA's Pioneering Digital Fly-By-Wire Project - Apollo and Shuttle Computers, Airplanes, Software and Reliability (NASA SP-2000-4224)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,420. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
The story of digital fly-by-wire is a story of people, of successes, and of overcoming enormous obstacles and problems. The fundamental concept is relatively simple, but the realization of the concept in hardware and software safe enough for human use confronted the NASA-industry team with enormous challenges. But the team was victorious, and Dr. Tomayko tells the story extremely well.
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.