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The Mortgage Lady
Series: Science Fiction. Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Flash fiction- Kelly is stranded on a space station. Life support is failing and he can't contact help.
Blind Man's Run, First Blind Astronaut
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,660. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Will NASA put a blind man in space to pilot a billion dollar spacecraft?
Venus Warning a Novelette
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The year is 2086. A dozen astronauts fly to the cloudy planet, Venus, to explore it in heat-resistant spacesuits. Temperatures at that world's surface are hot enough to melt lead. What the explorers discover astounds the inhabitants of Earth and may well determine the survival of the human race.
Walking on the Sea of Clouds
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 134,450. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2017 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Two pioneering couples go Walking on the Sea of Clouds in this near-future technological drama about the risks people will take, the emergencies they'll face, and the sacrifices they'll make to survive and thrive as part of the first independent, commercial lunar colony. In the end, one will leave, one will stay, one will dither ... and one will die so another can live.
Space Salad
Series: The Space Seed Adventures. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,030. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
The strange seeds from outer space have been planted in the school greenhouse but as Archie Arbuckle watches over them, he feels something is watching over him – something extra-terrestrial. Archie’s school is taking part in the Rocket Science experiment, an experiment to grow rocket from seeds that had been on the ISS. Find out if Archie’s wacky suspicions are right in this space seed adventure.
Diary of an Abducted Space Seed
Series: The Space Seed Adventures. Price: Free! Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Tozer had splendid plans for his life as a salad seed before he was rocketed into space. Terrified, but determined to save the day, he soon discovers he’s under the care of astronaut Tim Peake on board the ISS. Based on the Rocket Science Experiment of 2016 in which thousands of schoolchildren grew rocket from seeds that had been in space, here you can follow the journey those seeds had to make.
NASA's Management and Development of Spacesuits: Critical Report of the Inspector General, Shortage of Extravehicular Mobility Units (EMUs) for Space Station, Development of Exploration and Mars Suits
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,570. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Despite spending nearly $200 million on NASA's next-generation spacesuit technologies, the NASA remains years away from having a flight-ready spacesuit capable of replacing the EMU or suitable for use on future exploration missions.
Virgo 97
Price: Free! Words: 34,840. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A French reporter mysteriously disappears in Russia. Two brothers sneak into a cutting-edge research facility in San Jose to score the heist of their lives. It's 2024 and life on Earth is coming to its end. Bee extinction, plant infertility and consequent human decimation: all this is now a reality. Only the astronauts on Virgo 97 stand between humanity and the Apocalypse. Will they be enough?
The Twisted Galaxy
Series: The Galaxy Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 134,260. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Astronauts Paol Joonter and Blade Slater have landed on a planet thousands of light years from their home world, but what will they find there and will they survive the rest of their twelve-year-long mission? In the meantime, Carlton Zimmer and his research students continue to discover more about the superluminal comet and what it portends to the outcome of the mission.
If Not Earth, What Planet?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Among billions of Earth-like planets in the galaxy, only four seem suitable for life as we know it on Earth. Will Mr. Machiko succeed in finding a new world to allow people to survive?