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Neil Armstrong: The Incredible Life and Career of a True Hero, From Test Pilot to First Man on the Moon on Apollo 11 - An Expansive Compilation of Authoritative NASA History Documents and Selections
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 166,560. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
With extensive and informative excerpts gathered from over fifty official technical and historical publications, this unique compilation provides unprecedented insight into the life and work of Armstrong, from his early test pilot work on the X-15 rocket plane, to the Gemini manned orbital capsule program, and finally the Apollo 11 lunar landing.
The Glove.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,310. Language: British English. Published: November 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » General
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A collection of short stories. The gloves tells the real story of the Moon landing conspiracies. Ice explains why sometimes a little less water is a good thing. Read Fortune Cookie before you risk ignoring a premonition. Peeper, do you really know who's watching you? Four stories to amuse and entertain.
Way Station to Space: A History of the John C. Stennis Space Center - Mississippi Test Facility, Apollo Program, Saturn V, Space Shuttle STS Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME), Challenger Accident
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 196,200. Language: English. Published: April 5, 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 informative history of NASA's rocket engine test facility, the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.
NASA Space Technology Report: Low Cost Robotic Lunar Lander (COMPASS Final Report), Launch Options including SpaceX, Subsystems, Costs and Risks
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The goal of this COllaborative Modeling for the Parametric Assessment of Space Systems (COMPASS) session was to use Total Low Cost as the objective function, and design a Robotic Lunar Lander to deliver an unspecified payload (greater than zero) to the lunar surface for the lowest cost. The spacecraft designed as the baseline out of this study was a solar powered robotic lander.
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.
Hugh L. Dryden's Career in Aviation and Space - NACA Aeronautics, X-15 Rocketplane, NASA Mercury Astronaut and Apollo Lunar Landing Program
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This account of the life of Dr. Hugh Latimer Dryden describes his enormous contributions to aviation and space. Hugh Dryden was a research scientist of the highest order, an aeronautics pioneer, the Director of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), and then the first NASA Deputy Administrator.
Sea of Crises
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,320. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
What really happened to the crew of Apollo 18 in the Sea of Crises? Thirty-six years after the command capsule splashed down with three dead bodies - victims of a failed heat shield - the sons of the mission commander make a shocking discovery: The capsule containing those charred remains was not their father’s capsule. And the body they buried all those years before was not their father.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Enchanted Rendezvous, John Houbolt and the Genesis of the Lunar-Orbit Rendezvous Concept and Political and Technical Aspects of Placing a Flag on the Moon
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,600. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
These official NASA history documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - include a Monograph in Aerospace History about the Lunar Orbit Rendezvous (LOR) mission concept for Project Apollo, plus a NASA contractor report on the political and technical aspects of placing the American flag on the moon.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Project Apollo: A Retrospective Analysis - A Narrative Account Starting with the Kennedy Decision, Monograph in Aerospace History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,230. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - presents a narrative account of the Apollo lunar landing program from its origin through its assessment.