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Invoking the Avatar Doctrine: Genesis, Development & Decline of the U.S. Economy, 1776-2012
By Vance Hawthorne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,860. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
How did the U.S. economy sprint to global dominance so rapidly? Do the math: How did the U.S. economy sprint to global dominance so rapidly? Do the math: Free natural resources (stolen from the Native American) + Free labor (from African slaves) = GNP on steroids. The Founding Fathers made a fatal decision to keep blacks enslaved following the American Revolution. That set a bad precedent.
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
By Progressive Management
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.
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,930. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,180. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,430. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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
By Ray Wiseman
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 56,670. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,040. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,720. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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)
By Progressive Management
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 287,900. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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
By Progressive Management
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.
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
By Progressive Management
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.
River Passage
By P.M. Terrell
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 92,410. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012 by Drake Valley Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » 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
By Progressive Management
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.
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,200. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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.
Feeling Better Instead of Bitter about the Latino Immigrant
By Max T Russell
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 58,790. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
You can find reasons to be mad at almost anybody. America is a far more interesting place when you stop to consider the many beautiful and different things about the people who live here. This book shows the fun differences among groups who have been here for ages and groups who are newer to our soil. The emphasis is on newer Latino arrivals because the author knows them so well.
Songbirds are Free
By P.M. Terrell
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,820. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012 by Drake Valley Press. Category: 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
By Speer Morgan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 204,670. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: 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)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,420. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,740. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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 17 Technical Crew Debriefing with Unique Observations about the Final Lunar Mission - Astronauts Cernan, Schmitt, and Evans
By Progressive Management
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.