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Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Project Apollo: The Tough Decisions (Seamans Report), and Managing the Moon Program: Lessons Learned From Project Apollo (Oral History Workshop)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,290. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
These official NASA history documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provide unique accounts of the Apollo lunar landing program from the NASA decision makers and leaders of the era: Robert C. Seamans, Jr., Howard Tindall, George Mueller, Owen Morris, Maxime Faget, Robert Gilruth, and Christopher Kraft.
Look Up, Fort Wayne! A Walking Tour of Fort Wayne, Indiana
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Fort Wayne, Indiana is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The Diary of a Southern Lady: Georgina B. Devlin
By Katharine Jones
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,020. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Georgina B. Devlin was an immigrant from England to Mississippi. In 1852 she began keeping her diary of her life, primarily in Yazoo City and for a few years in Winona. From then until 1912 she recorded events at home and in the world around her. Edited to include introductory materials and well footnoted.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 15 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - 1971 Fourth Lunar Landing, First with Lunar Roving Vehicle - Astronauts Scott, Irwin, Worden
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,700. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - chronicle the scientifically productive flight of Apollo 15, which was the first moon landing mission to use the LRV, or lunar rover.
Project Mercury: A Chronology - A History of America's First Manned Spacecraft for the Shepard, Grissom, Glenn, Carpenter, Schirra, Cooper Flights (NASA SP-4001)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,970. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive account of the events of Project Mercury, America's first manned spacecraft.
Look Up, Springfield! A Walking Tour of Springfield, Illinois
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Springfield, Illinois is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 14 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - 1971 Third Lunar Landing - Astronauts Shepard, Roosa, and Mitchell
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,380. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - chronicle the successful flight of Apollo 14, which resumed the lunar landing program following the Apollo 13 accident.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 13 Accident Cortright Review Board Report with Findings and Recommendations about the In-flight Oxygen Tank Explosion - Lovell, Haise, and Swigert
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,780. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA accident investigation board report - named after its chairman, Edgar Cortright - provides unique details, including a complete incident timeline, about the causes of the Apollo 13 accident in April 1970.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 13 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - April 1970 Aborted Third Lunar Landing Attempt "Successful Failure" - Lovell, Haise, and Swigert
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,670. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - chronicle the incredible flight of Apollo 13, which returned safely to Earth after aborting its planned lunar landing in April 1970. (Please note that due to space constraints, the Cortright Apollo 13 Review Board report is available as a separate ebook.)
Nelson Mandela’s Poetic Biography: How to Live Before You Die - Experience Leadership Academy, Best Business Quotes and Freedom Struggle
By UrbaneBooksPublishing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
"Nelson Mandela’s Poetic Biography: How to Live Before You Die - Experience Leadership Academy, Best Business Quotes and Freedom Struggle" is an ebook about Nelson Mandela's remarkable life and commitment to the Freedom struggle. This ebook was written to introduce
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Enchanted Rendezvous, John Houbolt and the Genesis of the Lunar-Orbit Rendezvous Concept and Political and Technical Aspects of Placing a Flag on the Moon
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,600. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
These official NASA history documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - include a Monograph in Aerospace History about the Lunar Orbit Rendezvous (LOR) mission concept for Project Apollo, plus a NASA contractor report on the political and technical aspects of placing the American flag on the moon.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Project Apollo: A Retrospective Analysis - A Narrative Account Starting with the Kennedy Decision, Monograph in Aerospace History
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,230. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - presents a narrative account of the Apollo lunar landing program from its origin through its assessment.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Suddenly Tomorrow Came... A History of the Johnson Space Center (NASA SP-4307) - Manned Missions from Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo through the Space Shuttle
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,720. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is an engaging account of the American manned space program from Mercury through the Space Shuttle as seen from the perspective of the NASA Johnson Space Center (formerly known as the Manned Spacecraft Center) in Houston, Texas.
Betrayers of the Trust
By Jack Dunlap
Price: Free! Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
An American thriller novel about former NSA employees that betrayed their nation's trust.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 12 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - 1969 Second Lunar Landing by Astronauts Conrad, Gordon, and Bean
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,060. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - chronicle the amazing journey of Apollo 12, which performed the second manned lunar landing in November 1969. It was conducted by astronauts Conrad, Gordon, and Bean.
Exploring da Vinci’s Last Supper
By Catherine Jaime
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
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How did Leonardo paint his Last Supper mural? Why is it so famous? Why is it in such bad shape? This short e-book attempts to give the reader a look at those questions and numerous other ones. A great intro those who want "just a little bit more" on this intriguing topic.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Chariots for Apollo: A History of Manned Lunar Spacecraft (NASA SP-4205) - Lunar and Command Module Development, First Lunar Landing
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 210,340. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a great review of the development of the Apollo spacecraft - the lunar module (LM) and the Command Service Module (CSM) - and the overall history of the moon landing program.
Great Western Railway
By Ciamar Price
Series: Age of Engineering, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the Great Western Railway was one of the fastest and most efficient of its time. This is a brief 5,000 word article on the achievements and history of the GWR, designed as an introduction for children or quick reference for older readers. Available free to download, or read online.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 10 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - 1969 LM Test Flight in Lunar Orbit by Astronauts Stafford, Cernan, and Young
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 133,300. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - chronicle the incredible journey of Apollo 10, which tested the Lunar Module in lunar orbit for the first time, paving the way for the Apollo 11 landing mission. It was conducted by astronauts Stafford, Cernan, and Young in May 1969.
Look Up, Madison! A Walking Tour of Madison, Wisconsin
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Madison, Wisconsin is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.