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Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo Meteoroid Shielding Design and Analysis at the Manned Spacecraft Center
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The Apollo program drove the development of spacecraft meteoroid protection in the U.S. and provided the core technology used on succeeding space programs. The uncertain likelihood of a mission-ending collision with a meteoroid and the unknown consequences of a collision with particles at the very large speeds typical of meteoroids made it crucial to better understand the risk of meteoroid impact.
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.
Rogue Martian Squirrels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,930. Language: British English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Failed rocket scientist, Doug, suddenly finds himself at the centre of the global effort to land the first man on Mars - all because of an idea he once had about squirrels.
NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission, Asteroid Initiative, Grand Challenge, Science, Deflection and Human Exploration Plans, Crew Systems, Solar Electric Propulsion, NEO Campaign
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,920. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This unique ebook provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the ambitious and controversial proposal by NASA to redirect a small asteroid into lunar orbit for later exploration by a human crew.
The Space Dreamers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,690. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Three fourteen year old kids from Florida dream of becoming Astronauts. They get that chance when an Alien Prince from another planet crashes his spaceship. The kids help the stranded Alien and go on a wild space adventure to save the Prince’s future kingdom and save Earth from attack.
The Libran Exchange
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,500. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by Cooper's Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Another imaginative science fiction tale by Thomas Stone. Aliens, astronauts, and social commentary mix to make a thrilling story.
The Little Green Astronaut
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
The story of a little lizard who accidentally hops on a spacecraft headed for the moon. Fully-illustrated and perfect for 5 to 7 year olds.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: On The Moon With Apollo 16 - A Guidebook to the Descartes Region
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,370. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is the second in a series of three pre-flight guidebooks to Apollo lunar landing missions written for the public. (Similar books were made for Apollo 15 and Apollo 17.)
Future Spacemen
Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
On a vast space station rotating in the void of space, two babies are born. Their lives will be connected from this day forward.
Draq Queen Astronaut and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
Transgender.Transvestite. Bisexual. These four groundbreaking stories center on people whose sexuality and gender don't fit into tidy boxes. From a WWII battleship to the lunar landscape, they struggle with identity, intimacy, and romance in a world that rejects who they are or want to be. Includes stories noted by Tiptree and Lambda Literary Awards.