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Rockets and People: Volume IV: The Moon Race, the N-1 Moon Rocket, Salyut Space Stations, Soyuz 11 Tragedy, Energiya-Buran Space Shuttle, plus Bonus 1967 American Report on Soviet Program
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 304,540. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
In this fourth and final volume of the series, Boris Chertok concludes his monumental trek through a nearly 100-year life, providing fascinating insights into the Soviet moon landing program and the four failed launches of its giant N-1 moon rocket.
Mach 3+: NASA/USAF YF-12 Flight Research, 1969-1979, Lockheed Blackbird Spyplanes as NASA/USAF Research Platforms (NASA SP-2001-4525)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,810. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides a fascinating look at NASA's research program using the YF-12.
Societal Impact of Spaceflight: Apollo, Shuttle, China, Russia, Reconnaissance, GPS, Earth Satellites, JPL, Food Standards, Spacefaring Species (NASA SP-2007-4801)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 283,230. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - contains thirty-three essays by noted experts on the societal impact of spaceflight.
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
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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.
Ocean life: expeditions and essays exploring the abyss
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Series: Ocean Life, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
Follow recent scientific expeditions exploring volcanic vents on the ocean floor, where hot mineral-rich water nourishes lush colonies of deep-sea creatures, with articles about the search for new species of marine life in previously unseen parts of our planet.
5 Easy Rockets
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Experiments & Projects
Written and video instructions are included for 5 easy rockets that can be made at home. Simple items such as straws, balloons, baking soda and vinegar are used to launch a variety of rockets.
An Accidental Discovery: piecing together the history of man-made climate change
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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The theory of man-made climate change is a recent conspiracy, right? Wrong! It is the result of a series of unrelated facts discovered over a century and a half. It begins in the middle of the nineteenth century with an amateur geologist trying to understand how ice ages came about and ends with the study of oceans and polar ice caps that continues to this day.
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)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,570. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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
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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.
From Homo Erectus to Homo Sapiens: The Origins Of Human Behavior
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,540. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
Where did we come from? Every civilization since the dawn of man has asked that question and every one has had its own creation myth. Science, too, has its own explanation of human origins, an explanation we might presume to be based upon objective analysis of all available scientific evidence—but is it?
The Mushroom Rainbow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Mycology
Mushroom hunting guide for Northeast North America. This is a short but sweet guide to finding the most delicious mushrooms and avoiding the most deadly ones. It includes 18 of the best and most identifiable mushrooms and the 5 deadliest mushrooms all sorted by color. Each mushroom is carefully compared with its lookalikes to lessen the chance of false identifications.
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
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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.
NASA and the Environment: The Case of Ozone Depletion (NASA SP-2005-4538)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,090. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a thorough overview of NASA's role in researching the problem of ozone depletion, including the discovery of the ozone hole.
Hypersonics Before the Shuttle: A Concise History of the X-15 Research Airplane - History of the Design, Development, Operations, and Lessons Learned
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,760. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a comprehensive, readable history of the famous X-15 program. The introduction states: "Although it is usually heralded as the most productive flight research program ever undertaken, no serious history has been assembled to capture its design, development, operations, and lessons."
Let’s Build a Human Being
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 14,590. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012 by The New Curiosity Shop. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
‘Let’s Build a Human Being’ is a fun physiology book with a difference. Whilst textbooks inform you about each of the organs of the body and their functions, this straight forward book goes one step further by looking at the reasons behind the intricate design and biological processes that are present in the human species.
As If Aliens In The Oceans
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Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ocean life
Real blue-water experience with the cetaceans leads us to know they are more than clever animals, and to question our relations with them.
NASA History: Low-Cost Innovation in Spaceflight - The Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR) Shoemaker Mission (NASA SP-2005-4536)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,500. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - tells the story of the NEAR asteroid mission, launched in 1996 under the "faster, better, cheaper" effort of NASA Administrator Dan Goldin, from the point of view of the management challenges involved in conducting low-cost missions while daily confronting the possibility of defeat.
Gemini Spacecraft Press Reference Book - Comprehensive Information on All Aspects of America's Two-Man Orbiting Spacecraft, Agena Docking Target, Systems
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
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.
48 Hours to Chaos: An Engineer Looks at Life and How the World Really Works
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,670. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Applied Sciences
"48 Hours to Chaos" is a back-to-basics look at everything you could have learned in school and then later in the college of hard knocks. We explore such subjects as science, history, economics, politics, religion, philosophy & government, and fit it all into one book. Don't let the "engineer" part scare you away; we have no weird math or technical jargon. Find out how the world really works.
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)
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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.