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The Would Be Asstronaut
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. 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
(2.00)
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
(4.00)
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?
Historical Analogs for the Stimulation of Space Commerce - Case Studies of the Transcontinental Railroad, Aerospace Industry, Telephone Industry, Scientific Research in Antarctica, Public Works
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 89,310. Language: English. Published: June 2, 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 is an excellent study that investigates and analyzes historical episodes in America in which the federal government undertook public-private efforts to complete critical activities valued for their public good.
Flights of Discovery - 50 Years at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC) - X-Planes, X-15, Lifting Bodies, Jet-Powered Research, Winglets, X-29, Fly-by-Wire, Lunar Landing LLRV, Space Shuttle
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 89,090. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. 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 is an excellent history of NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.
On The Frontier: Flight Research at Dryden, 1946-1981 - Exploring the Supersonic Frontier, Muroc, Into Space, X-15, Serving Gemini and Apollo, Lifting Bodies Prelude to Shuttle, Center at Crossroads
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,550. Language: English. Published: May 17, 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 is a wonderful account of flight research at the Dryden Flight Research Center, with a history of the center from its origins through the early research leading to America's Space Shuttle.
Exploring the Unknown: Selected Documents in the History of the U.S. Civil Space Program - Volume VII: Human Spaceflight: Projects Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo - Political and Engineering Insights
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 361,210. Language: English. Published: May 17, 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 phenomenal collection of over 150 fascinating documents provides unique political and engineering insights into the pathfinding days of American manned spaceflight, with coverage of the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs.
The Spoken Word III: Recollections of Dryden's History - The Space Shuttle Years - Oral Histories from Major NASA Figures including Gordon Fullerton, Joseph Engle, Kenneth Szalai
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 105,750. Language: English. Published: May 16, 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 is the third in a series of oral histories about NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.
The Orthogonal Galaxy
Series: The Galaxy Series. Price: Free! Words: 134,260. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.40)
In this near future sci-fi, a college professor's dream of discovering a parallel Earth is in jeopardy when an astronomical phenomenon sends a trio of research students scrambling to unravel its mystery. Their only hope to answer all of its questions lies in a pair of unlikely astronauts who risk everything to learn more about the galaxy in which they live.
Asteroid
Series: Tales of Solus Station. Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(4.00)
Interstellar astronaut Helene Kirsch surveyed asteroids for a privately funded research station in an outlying star system. Overworked and underpaid, she flew through the belt until her ship's scanning equipment met a rocky mass with high interference. If her intuition was correct, good things would follow and Hammond could deliver a steady paycheck for once.