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Platinum Moon
By Bill White
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 115,020. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2010. Category: Fiction
Power abhors a vacuum. After NASA abandons plans to return to the Moon, New Hampshire native & global entrepreneur Harold Hewitt ("Mage of the Merrimac") founds Lunar Materials LLC & beats NASA back to the lunar surface. But is Hewitt a "Yankee trader" or a "Yankee traitor"? Platinum Moon offers international intrigue, action, adventure & suspense wrapped around a moon landing.
A Monument More Lasting Than Brass
By Steven Mohan, Jr.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010 by Blue Shark Publishing. Category: Fiction
It is a fact of history that when Neil Armstrong set Apollo 11 down on the moon he was running dangerously low on fuel. This Pushcart Prize-nominated story recounts an alternate history in which the lunar module crashed and man's journey to the moon ended not in triumph--but tragedy. A decade later, two astronauts finally return to the moon. And what they'll find is something no one expects.
Para News The Very Best of Richard Thomas
By Richard Thomas
You set the price! Words: 95,030. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
A gripping account of the very latest developments in the esoteric worlds of conspiracy theories, Ufology, paranormal investigations and the bizarre. The book takes a critical look at timeslips, ghosts, UFOs, cryptids, mind control, aliens, disinformation, black-ops, the Bermuda Triangle and a host of other paranormal phenomena. Includes interviews with the main players in the field.
NASA and The Moon Landing
By Paul Herbert
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
These unusual stories provide an insider's view of the moon landings, such as: To play a joke on the NASA scientists, Neil Armstrong joked about taking rocks from the earth to the moon and bringing them back to earth as "moon rocks." Buzz Aldrin's mother's maiden name is Moon. Astronauts took all kinds of things to outer space, including a sandwich from the local deli.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 1 Tragedy (Grissom, White, and Chaffee) Apollo 204 Pad Fire, Complete Review Board Report, Technical Appendix Material, Medical Analysis Panel
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,640. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Incorporating a complete reproduction of the final review board report, this authoritative compilation of official NASA documents provides unique insights into NASA s first major tragedy, the Apollo 1 launch pad fire. These documents have been converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: NASA's Management of Moon Rocks and Other Astromaterials Loaned for Research, Education, and Public Display (NASA Inspector General Report 2011)
By Progressive Management
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,830. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
NASA Inspector General Paul K. Martin released a report in December 2011 examining NASA's controls over loans of moon rocks and other astromaterials to researchers and educators. The report found that NASA lacks sufficient controls over its loans of these materials, which increases the risk that these unique resources may be lost or stolen.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Unconventional, Contrary, and Ugly: The Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (NASA SP-2004-4535) - Design and Development, LLTV, Armstrong
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,280. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is the complete story of the important training vehicle for the Apollo moon landings, the Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (LLRV) and the later version, the Lunar Landing Training Vehicle (LLTV).
Realizing the Dream of Flight: Biographical Essays in Honor of the Centennial of Flight, 1903-2003 - Wernher von Braun, Robert Gilruth, Willy Ley, Hugh Dryden, Donald Douglas (NASA SP-2005-4112)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,920. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - presents biographies of famous space and aviation pioneers, including Werner von Braun, Hugh Dryden, Bob Gilruth, Donald Douglas, and others. The individuals profiled include barnstormers, entrepreneurs, military strategists, and architects of space flight.
Sea of Crises
By Marty Steere
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,320. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Fiction
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.
The Big Book of Lunar Firsts
By Michael Canfield
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by Vauk House Press. Category: Fiction
For Jack - an old space-jock always at odds with the settlement’s ever-expanding bureaucracy - another jaunt across the frontier, baby-sitting tourists, just goes to show how fouled-up the priorities of the Lunar colonies can get. Now against the stark beauty of his world, he makes a final stab at carving out a future worth living for. A Jack Hauser Moon Colonies short story.