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NASA Space Technology Report: Pogo in Rockets and Launch Vehicles - Pogo Suppression, Experience with Gemini/Titan, Saturn V and Potential Catastrophic Structural Failure on Apollo 13 Mission
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,550. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Two reports from NASA describe the "pogo" problem found in liquid-propellant rockets and launch vehicles: Prevention of Coupled Structure-Propulsion Instability (Pogo) - NASA Space Vehicle Design Criteria (Structures), NASA Experience with Pogo in Human Spaceflight Vehicles.
NASA Lessons Learned in Engineering: Marshall Engineers Recount Problems and Solutions on Saturn V Rocket, Apollo, Space Shuttle, SSME, Hubble Space Telescope, X-33, Other Vehicles and Systems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,080. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Quality Control
This report is a fascinating and authoritative compilation of lessons learned in approximately 55 years of engineering experience by three Marshall Space Flight Center engineers, James C. Blair, Robert S. Ryan, and Luke A. Schutzenhofer. The lessons are the basis of a course on lessons learned that has been taught at Marshall.
My Lady Olives: The Maiden of Migraines
Series: Olisbeth Mason Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,020. Language: American English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
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Olisbeth Mason is a lifelong sufferer of migraines, until the day she finds out that she can pass them along to other people. But of course she can give others headaches: She's Athena in human flesh. But her Boyfriend and best friend are hiding a dark secret from her... one that fortells her doom.
Jessie
Series: Coastal Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,480. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Nature, tide pools and technology merge in this coming of age tale set amongst countdowns and confrontations.
Message of Fate
Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When Hermes is sent to the Oracle of Delphi, he encounters a plot with human imagination itself at stake, and all the power of the gods might not be enough. Message of Fate serves as a prequel to the forthcoming Oracles of Kurnugi Trilogy where the hero will travel across varied realms in a desperate attempt to return home.
Passage at Delphi, Book One of The Apollo Series
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,000. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » General
A terrorist attack in modern-day Greece causes Apollo, the god of prophecy, to foresee the collapse of Western civilization. He handpicks a husband-and-wife team, college professors Lauren and Zack Fletcher, to travel back in time into the front lines of the war between Greece and Persia. There they learn the hard lessons of history, so they can help him change the course of events in the future.
Envoy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
In this her second anthology Kim Carey weaves her experiences and travels into surreal pivots of life’s mystery, heartache and magic. Envoy springs from a vast palette of life; from surfing to the war in Sarejevo; nuclear disasters to Sufi masters, ancient mythology and modern love and reflects the tenderness, humour and pathos of Kim’s journey and our shared humanity.
NASA Post-Apollo Lunar Exploration Plans: Moonlab Study - Semi-Permanent Lunar Surface Observatory Concept, Personnel, Life Support, Lunar Farm, Moon Base Layout and Design
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,620. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This fascinating 1968 report describes the results of a study of a semi-permanent lunar surface observatory, called Moonlab. Many unusual aspects of a moonbase are explored.
Before Apollo: Project Horizon - 1959 Army Proposal to Build a Lunar Outpost, Manned Military Base on the Moon, Saturn Rockets, Moon Suits, Operations, Launch Site Plans, Life Support
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,190. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This fascinating 1959 report from the U.S. Army describes an unapproved plan for building a large manned military base on the moon in the 1960s. The document - in two volumes - provides many details of the plan, including launch and rocket plans and information about the base, life support, moon suits, and much more.
NASA Space Technology Report: Deep Space Habitat Concept of Operations for Transit Mission Phases - Mars, Phobos / Deimos, Near Earth Asteroid, Habitats, Crew Systems
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,760. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This document describes a concept of operations (ConOps) for a habitat element to be used by human crews on future deep space missions; that is, missions well beyond the low Earth orbit of Space Shuttle and International Space Station missions of the past few decades.