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NASA Space Technology Reports - Astronaut Health and Medical Issues, Long-Duration Mission Countermeasures, Cancer, Mental Health, Dental, Injuries and Illness, Training, Carbon Dioxide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,870. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Twelve NASA research papers provide unique and up-to-date information about space medicine issues that face astronauts on long-duration missions.
ERO
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,130. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
A stranded astronaut draws upon confused and contradictory memories to recall his involvement in UFO Black Operations—and Humanity’s not-so-pleasant future.
Homecoming
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Fortan’s space mission ends ten years later (for him) and one hundred years later (for everyone else). He expects changes when he returns. He doesn’t expect to get arrested upon landing. He really doesn’t expect all the charges for back family support, considering he had no child or wife or girlfriend when he left. Will he go to prison for a crime he hasn’t committed?
The Earth Agreements
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 78,100. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
What are the Earth Agreements? What are those things that lie within man’s subconscious that keep the human race at war? That cause man’s inhumanity to man? That allow cruelty to exist? The heroes of this story, three doomed astronauts who are rescued by an advanced civilization find that it has answers for these questions.
Quiet!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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It's been 40 years since men last visited the moon. Since then it feels like we've abandoned manned space exploration. What if that's not all we abandoned? I've taken some liberties with the Apollo 17 transcripts, but this is fiction, right? Read “Quiet!” and find out for yourself. “Quiet!” is a sci-fi short story, and is also available in the collection “Things I Could Get OUT OF MY MIND.”
Tribute
Price: Free! Words: 680. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
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Four astronauts embark on a mysterious mission across the vast deserts of Mars.
Planet Explorers Space Mountain: A Travel Guide for Kids
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks
Space Mountain is one of the most famous theme park rides of all time. And with good reason—this super-fun indoor roller coaster lets riders feel as if they're traveling through outer space. This guidebook has a section for each of the five versions of the ride. Check out the pictures, click on the hyperlinked text, and most of all, share all the fun facts about Space Mountain with your family!
NASA History Series: "Read You Loud and Clear!" The Story of NASA's Spaceflight Tracking and Data Network (NASA SP-2007-4232) Mercury, Apollo, Shuttle, Ground Stations, TDRSS, Satellites
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,400. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history series document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a historical account of the STDN, starting with its formation in the late 1950s to what it is today in the first decade of the twenty-first century.
NASA History Series: The Birth of NASA - The Diary of T. Keith Glennan, The First Years of America's Space Agency, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Saturn, Moon Landing, Communications Satellites (NASA SP-4105)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 218,220. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history series document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - contains the journal of NASA's first administrator, T. Keith Glennan, appointed in August 1958. It reveals the inner workings of the agency as it struggled to gain a foothold amid the politics of Washington.
Human Health and Performance Risks of Space Exploration Missions: Evidence Reviewed by the NASA Human Research Program - Radiation and Cancer, Behavioral Health, EVA, Spacesuits (NASA SP-2009-3405)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,830. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This official NASA scientific report - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - discusses the current state of knowledge for many of the important risks to human health on future space exploration missions to the Moon, Mars, and asteroids, examining the evidence gathered by the NASA Human Research Program on manned flights including Apollo and ISS missions.