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Training "The Right Stuff": An Assessment of Team Training Needs For Long-Duration Spaceflight (LDSF) Crews - Astronaut Interviews, Human Task Interdependency, Tempo, Mission to Mars Crew Issues
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,230. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The present report details the first part of our training needs analysis. This component is dedicated to identifying characteristics of the task environment LDSF crews face that are both unique to this type of team and are expected to have a significant impact on team competency requirements and the strategies used to address those training needs based on prior research.
Wild at Heart: Adolescents: Horses & Other Kindred Spirits
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,060. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Heather Kirby's insightful, groundbreaking guide for better understanding the dynamics behind the often mystifying behavior of adolescents. By highlighting similarities between horses and teens, Heather presents a unique perspective on both and challenges us to better appreciate the forces at play during the tumultuous stage of adolescence.
Science and Technology Intellectual Capital, A Critical U.S. Asset - STEM, Capitalizing on Foreign Graduates, Implications for Deterrence in 2035, Problems in the Future for Space Dominance
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,050. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
The potential for losing intellectual dominance in science and technology is a major threat to the ability of the US to maintain national security and economic superiority. The US must ensure it exercises the best possible options to grow, attract and maintain enough qualified individuals to stay ahead of all adversaries.
Vermilion Sea: A Naturalist’s Journey in Baja California
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,800. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
John Janovy had two dreams: to see a live, wild whale and to explore the mythical place John Steinbeck wrote about in his Log from the Sea of Cortez. There, in an unfamiliar and magical landscape, in the company of fellow biologists and their students, he recaptured the sense of innocent wonder that had led him to become a biologist in the first place.
Historical Studies in the Societal Impact of Spaceflight - Apollo Moon Landings, Application Satellites, Nuclear Power, Planetary Probes, Role in Integrated Circuits, Medical Tech Spinoff, Environment
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 267,510. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this excellent new book from NASA presents a series of in-depth studies on specific subjects on the societal impact of spaceflight.
Teaching With Simulations
Price: Free! Words: 52,410. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Computers & technology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology
How can whole-class science teaching benefit from computer simulations? This dissertation is about the use of computer simulations as support for inquiry-based learning, the interaction between teachers and their students, and the role of the teacher.
Another Level of Reality
Price: Free! Words: 58,470. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
This is a new discovery of the universe. It's a new discovery of the inside of the universe and a new discovery of the creation of the universe. It's the second discovery of the universe, because now we know what it is all the way through. This is ANOTHER LEVEL OF REALITY and the beginning of understanding what the future will be like This is truly a Revolution in Understanding.
Mistere fascinante (Fantezii și reflecții)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,750. Language: Romanian. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Lucrarea prezintă câteva mistere deosebite: destinul omenirii, civilizaţiile extraterestre, fenomenele paranormale...
The Impact of Science on Society - Accomplishments of Science by the Year 2000, Our Future in the Cosmos - Computers and Space, The Legacy of Science, Fascinating Philosophical Concepts, Robotics
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,400. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this historic legacy by NASA contains essays from three prominent figures, British historian James Burke, ABC TV science editor and reporter Jules Bergman, and scientist and science fiction writer Dr. Isaac Asimov, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in 1983.
Because They Needed Me: Rita Miljo and the Orphaned Baboons of South Africa
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,210. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
In May of 2007, noted American poet and novelist and son of Holocaust refugees Michael Blumenthal went to South Africa to volunteer at C.A.R.E., a rehabilitation center for orphaned and injured baboons founded by Rita Miljo. Rita was a Lithuanian-born childhood member of the Hitler Youth who had gone on to have a life as adventure-filled as Beryl Markham’s in West With the Night.
Fishing operations. 3. Best practices to improve safety at sea in the fisheries sector
Price: Free! Words: 57,820. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
These guidelines have been produced to support implementation of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries with regard to safety at sea in the fisheries sector. Their purpose is to enable relevant authorities to develop and implement strategies aimed at improved safety, health and conditions of service at sea in capture fisheries and aquaculture operations.
Global guidelines for the restoration of degraded forests and landscapes in drylands
Price: Free! Words: 50,760. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
These guidelines target two main groups – policymakers and other decision-makers, and practitioners – because both have the power to bring about positive change. They present the essential components for the design, implementation and sustainability of restoration initiatives that can help build ecological and social resilience and generate benefits for local livelihoods.
Lessons from Fukushima: Relocation and Recovery from Nuclear Catastrophe - Radiological, Chernobyl, Risk Communication, Public Information, Property Compensation, Radiation Dose Range, Dosimeters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,660. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Radiation
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the objective of this study was to assess lessons the United States can incorporate into its disaster management plans from Japan's experience managing the relocation of communities due to the widespread contamination from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
C космическим путеводителем по Земле
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,720. Language: Russian. Published: March 4, 2016 by izdat-knigu.ru. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
Земля исхожена, изъезжена и, казалось бы, досконально изучена. Но наблюдение её с космической высоты открывает планету заново. Эта книга о том, что добавила к нашим знаниям «География из космоса»
A Ciencia da Dor
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,920. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science, Nonfiction » Psychology » Stress
Análise profunda sobre a fibromialgia e sobre as demais síndromes dolorosas crônicas funcionais, em uma linguagem científica, mas acessível. O livro contextualiza essas condições sob pontos de vista evolucionista, biológico e psico-social, e propõe uma nova abordagem baseada nos recentes avanços no tratamento da síndrome do estresse pós-traumático.
Biology of the new Intellligent Design
Price: $9.75 USD. Words: 50,120. Language: Simple English. Published: February 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
Without the new discoveries from the new Intelligent Design, we will never fully understand Biology and reality. Now, it is the time for real and new science.
Wild Men
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,270. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Mammals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Primatology
Beast or man? 220 news articles, most over 100 years old, from 42 states, Canada, etc. Hairy, bipedal, elusive, mostly naked, ape or man-like, sometimes it's obvious what people saw, other times it's not. The wild men-related stories include the 1839 capture of a bipedal hairy creature in Minnesota, an 1829 deadly attack by a monstrous beast in Georgia, and the Leed's Devil of New Jersey.
Oil and Water: An Oilman's Quest to Save the Source of America's Most Endangered River
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016 by UCRA. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
The story of the epic struggle to save the headwaters of the Colorado River.
Piedra Verde Moldavita
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,440. Language: Spanish. Published: February 15, 2016 by The Little French eBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth Sciences / Mineralogy
Originalmente se encontró en una pequeña región de la República Checa cerca del río Moldavia, y ahora está aquí en Venezuela. Piedra de Ra según los egipcios y tal vez por otros nombres que no conocemos. Importante gema preciosa y poderosa, que hay que tratarla con respeto. Es energía activada, fuego inmortal, poder atrapado sobre la vida humana. Es nuestra compañera. Confiemos en ella.
National Space Weather Action Plan and Strategy: Potential Effects - Power Outages, Infrastructure, Communication, Mitigation Plans, Forecasting, Induced Geo-Electric Fields, Solar Radio Bursts (SRBs)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,660. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / General, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this collection reproduces two major Federal documents about space weather: the National Space Weather Action Plan, and the National Space Weather Strategy, issued in October 2015.