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Growing Up With Spaceflight- Apollo Part One
Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 63,190. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
“Growing Up With Spaceflight- Project Apollo Part One” is the true story of an average kid who came of age watching the US space program and evolved from a casual observer to raving space buff. This volume the first release of the 6 book series. It covers Apollo 1 through Apollo 13 and is garnished with humor and technical information. Readers may well see themselves in these stories.
April 11: The Story of a Special Day
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,840. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Trivia, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
April 11: The Story of a Special Day covers everything that makes this day very special. From celebrations around the world to significant moments in history, birthdays, zodiac signs, and all-month events, this ebook makes a perfect birthday present or anniversary gift, one that will be kept and remembered long after an ordinary birthday card has been forgotten!
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 13 Technical Crew Debriefing with Unique Observations about the Aborted Mission - Astronauts Lovell, Haise, and Swigert
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,880. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides the complete transcription of the Apollo 13 post-flight debriefing given by astronauts Lovell, Haise, and Swigert, with their first-hand description of the harrowing flight.
Sputnik's Child
You set the price! Words: 126,130. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
This engaging novel recalls the events that shaped the ideas and lives of the baby boom generation and laid the groundwork for an age of technology and its challenges. It is a story about a child coming of age in an Age of Aquarius to experience a time of irrational exhuberance in the power of technology, and her confrontation with a disease that has no known cure.
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
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,780. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,670. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
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.)
NASA and The Moon Landing
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
These unusual stories provide an insider's view of the moon landings, such as: To play a joke on the NASA scientists, Neil Armstrong joked about taking rocks from the earth to the moon and bringing them back to earth as "moon rocks." Buzz Aldrin's mother's maiden name is Moon. Astronauts took all kinds of things to outer space, including a sandwich from the local deli.
Rockets, mice and men
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
This is the story of how a small white mouse named Mickey became one of the earliest contributors to the US Space Program. It tells a largely untold story of how a group of young rocket enthusiasts in South Africa were at the cutting edge of rocket research and how they successfully fired over 500 liquid and solid fuel rockets, one of which reached the zone of lower earth orbit.
Out of Time: A Time Travel Novel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,880. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
In the future, scientists discover that all time is fluid. Past, present, and future all exist at once, but time can still be changed. The US government decides to go to the past and right what once went wrong. The story takes place mostly in the 20th century, where our heroes meet Anne Frank, John F. Kennedy, just to name a few. Find out what happens when they return to their present.