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In Exchange
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,640. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016 by C. S. Woolley. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology, Fiction » Children’s books » Boys & Men
Michael Morgan is no ordinary boy. His life is an experiment, the first boy to be raised in space. Two hundred and fifty miles above the planet’s surface, on the space station Daedalus, Michael dreams about visiting earth for the first time. On the earth below, Peter Davies dreams about going into space.
The Girl Who Could Dance in Outer Space - An Inspirational Tale About Mae Jemison
Series: The Girls Who Could · Earth Lodge Books for Young Readers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 490. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016 by Earth Lodge. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The Girl Who Could Dance in Outer Space tells the tale of young Mae Jemison, the creative girl who became a doctor, an engineer, a dancer, and an astronaut. The Girls Who Could is a fun, colorful series of stories about real women who have made a difference in the world through inspired action, giving children a template of achievement upon which to grow and expand their own dreams and goals.
NASA Report: International Space Station (ISS) Benefits for Humanity, 2nd Edition - Human Health, Earth Observation, Disaster Response, Technology, Global Education, Economic Development of Space
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,670. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book summarizes the scientific, technological and educational accomplishments of research on the space station that have had and will continue to have an impact to life on Earth.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Managing NASA in the Apollo Era - From the Fire to Apollo 11, Headquarters Organization, Acquisition Process, Manpower, Budgetary Process, DoD Relations
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 185,310. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this official NASA history describes and analyzes the organization of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration during the 1960s and, in so doing, to test certain assumptions about the nature of administrative history.
Science Training History of the Apollo Astronauts (NASA SP-2015-626) - Missions, Shoemaker, Meteor Crater, Field Trips, Rover Simulations, Lunar Geology, Rock and Mineral Lessons, Geologist Schmitt
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 234,400. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this spectacular official NASA history provides a fresh new look at the Apollo program, with fascinating, in-depth reporting on the science training given to the Apollo moon astronauts.
Lunacidal
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,290. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2015 by TWB Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
About to retire, Commander James Secord’s last mission to the moon for Experispace becomes a battle for survival when the water ice they’ve collected releases a deadly alien pathogen inside the spaceship.
NASA's Efforts to Manage Health and Human Performance Risks for Space Exploration - Human Mars Missions, Astronaut Health Care, Radiation, Vision Impairment and Intracranial Pressure, Nutrition
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,320. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015. 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 report provides an update on the status of major astronaut risks and NASA's effort to manage those health risks.
The Would Be Asstronaut
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Hank Larmspitz has a plan. Well, sort of. He's going to be the first man on the moon, dagnabbit, and he's going to do it without the aid of a space suit or even a space ship. Exactly what does he have in mind? Dan Dinkerleaf, a local correspondent for KAAS-LD Eureeka, wants to find out. When he discovers Hank's true intentions, his patience becomes paper thin. "Seriously?" he blurts out.
The Ritual
Price: Free! Words: 12,750. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Inspirational
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Step into your high heels and listen to astronaut Charlie Brick confess his sins in this supernatural tragedy. A complete Novella, no part-two or cliffhanger ending. You can read this for free and know that you will see the whole story.
Red Desert - Back Home
Series: Red Desert, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,060. Language: British English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The two survivors of the Isis mission are welcomed as heroes, but they can’t enjoy the adulation. The intent they are pursuing has priority over everything else. While Anna faces her destiny on Earth, Melissa explores human nature on Mars. But someone is having suspicions about the sudden acceleration of the Isis program. Now that the adventure on Mars is over, what will become of Earth?