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NASA Orbiting Quarantine Facility: The Antaeus Report - Early Astrobiology Plans for Mars Sample Return Handling to Prevent Possible Alien Pathogens Posing a Bio-contamination Hazard to Earth
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,620. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
NASA studied the feasibility of establishing an orbiting quarantine facility where samples returned from Mars could be analyzed. The particular advantage in this approach is that any pathogens the samples might contain would be less likely to pose a hazard to Earth. Like Antaeus, for whom the project is named, such an organism might thrive on contact with the terrestrial biosphere.
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 & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & 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.
NASA Report on Mars Exploration: Frontier In-Situ Resource Utilization for Enabling Sustained Human Presence on Mars - ISRU, Surface Habitats, Entry Descent and Landing, Fuels, Food, Robotics
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 50,860. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this up-to-date review covers the use of on-planet resource utilization to sustain a permanent human presence on Mars.
Red Soil Through Our Fingers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,880. Language: American English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A Mars colonist accepts a deal with a mining company to start a new life on humanity's off-world frontier. But idealism turns to unease when reality becomes darker than the fine print foretold. With his farm under bio-genetic attack and the most powerful player on the planet as an enemy, Mahela has no choice but to run... and expose economic slavery on an interplanetary scale.
NASA's Efforts to Manage Health and Human Performance Risks for Space Exploration - Human Mars Missions, Astronaut Health Care, Radiation, Vision Impairment and Intracranial Pressure, Nutrition
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,320. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this excellent report provides an update on the status of major astronaut risks and NASA's effort to manage those health risks.
Leadership in Space: Selected Speeches of NASA Administrator Michael Griffin, May 2005 - October 2008 - Hubble Telescope, Moon Exploration, Human Exploration of Mars, Shuttle and Constellation
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 137,110. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report presents selected speeches of former NASA Administrator Michael Griffin from 2005 through 2008.
The Space Shuttle Decision: NASA's Search for a Reusable Space Vehicle - Excellent Account of the Political and Engineering Challenges, Space Station Concepts, Mars, Air Force Role, Nixon and Budget
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 184,450. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report presents a fascinating history of the decision to proceed with the Space Shuttle program.
Next-Generation Microbiological Requirements for Space Flight - Human Research Program, Space Human Factors & Habitability - Pathogens, Potable Water, Life Sciences, Manned Mars Missions
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 63,440. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report details microbiological requirements for spaceflight.
2014 International Workshop on Research and Operational Considerations for Artificial Gravity Countermeasures - Mars Missions, Astronaut Performance, Long Duration Space Flight, Centrifugal Force
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,720. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA document outlines the work of the 2014 International Workshop on Research and Operational Considerations for Artificial Gravity (AG) Countermeasures.
Application of Advances in Telemedicine for Long-Duration Space Flight - Robotic Telepresence and Teletrauma Support, Body Sensors, Security, Field Testing on Mt. Everest, Video Consultations
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,640. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report explores the topic of telemedicine, a technologically driven field that encourages innovation and creative solutions.