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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!
U.S. Human Spaceflight: A Record of Achievement, 1961-2006 - Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab, ASTP, Space Shuttle - Monographs in Aerospace History 41 (NASA SP-2007-4541)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,570. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a detailed record of American manned space flights from the inception of Mercury in 1961.
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.
Gemini Spacecraft Press Reference Book - Comprehensive Information on All Aspects of America's Two-Man Orbiting Spacecraft, Agena Docking Target, Systems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is the Gemini spacecraft press reference book, providing comprehensive information on all aspects of America's second manned spacecraft program which paved the way for the success of the Apollo lunar landing missions by demonstrating rendezvous, docking, EVA, and long-duration capabilities.
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 Three, Appendix N, Photo and TV Support Team Report
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,940. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
This is the first 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 N, the NASA Photo and TV Support Team Report.
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.
I, the People: How Marvin Zindler Busted the Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,190. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Behind the scenes of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas lies an authentic true crime history yarn just as entertaining and as much a part of the Lone Star State’s many fabled legends. In I, the People, veteran Houston journalist Gary Taylor recreates the real story behind the closing of the Chicken Ranch and explains the forces that unleashed TV icon Marvin Zindler upon the national scene.
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.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Remembering The Giants - Apollo Rocket Propulsion Development (NASA SP-2009-4545) - Saturn V, CSM, and Lunar Module Engines Including F-1, J-2, and SPS
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,260. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides a historical compendium of what will likely be remembered as one of the most remarkable achievements in the evolution of rocket propulsion for the Apollo lunar landing program.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1983 and 1984 Missions, STS-7, STS-8, STS-9, STS 41-B, STS 41-C, STS-41-D, STS 41-G, STS 51-A
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,310. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
These official final orbiter mission reports issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center cover missions in 1982 and 1983: STS-7, STS-8, STS-9, STS 41-B, STS 41-C, STS-41-D, STS 41-G, STS 51-A. In these thorough reports, with information and specifics not available on NASA website mission descriptions, each orbiter system is reviewed in detail.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: STS-4, STS-5, and STS-6 Missions in 1982 and 1983 - Complete Technical Details of Orbiter Performance and Problems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,130. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
These official final orbiter mission reports issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center cover three missions in 1982 and 1983: STS-4, STS-5, and STS-6. In these thorough reports, with information and specifics not available on NASA website mission descriptions, each orbiter system is reviewed in detail along with technical information on performance and anomalies.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Report: STS-3, March 1982 - Third Columbia Mission, Complete Technical Details of Orbiter Performance and Problems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,130. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This is the official final orbiter mission report issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center for the flight of STS-3, the third Space Shuttle mission, launched in March 1982 with Mattingly and Hartsfield. Forty-seven orbiter anomalies are discussed.