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Profiles of Women Past & Present – Peggy Whitson Biochemist, Astronaut, Space Station Commander (1960 -)
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Peggy Whitson, biochemist, astronaut, and space station commander. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes, and more. Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California branch, I to make women's history come alive.
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Sally Ride, Astronaut (1951-2012)
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Sally Ride, astronaut. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes, and more. Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California branch, I to make women's history come alive.
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Ellen Ochoa, Engineer, Inventor and Astronaut (1958 -)
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Ellen Ochoa, Engineer, Inventor and Astronaut. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes, and more. Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California branch, I to make women's history come alive.
The Friendly Robot Conspiracy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,070. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
This story uses only what is available today, or will be developed from what we have now. Some say we cannot go to Mars using the systems we now use. We can - and we will. Read on to see how it is not only possible, but easier than going to the moon with 1950's technology. The astronauts on the Orion program thought they were alone when they were alone when building a spaceship to go to Mars.
A Trillion-Dollar Rock
Series: Antigravel. Price: $2.99 $1.02 USD. (66% off until Feb. 7, 2022!) Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When the dumbest woman on the planet sets her eyes on the nearest asteroid, she ignores all logical problems and tries to claim it for herself. But will she manage to launch a rocket that far and claim the mining rights, when a rocket seems to cost quite a bit of money, when the Brainiacs at NASA say it cannot be done and when stupid issues like physics and rocket science try to get in her way?
Profiles of Women Past & Present –Katherine G. Johnson, Mathematician (1918-)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Katherine G. Johnson, mathematician. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes and more. This text is one of many monologues, Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California Branch, Inc to make women's history come alive.
Undaunted
Series: Jessie Cole Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,940. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical
The morning Alan Shepherd rocketed into the sky to become the first American astronaut in space, changed everything for Jessie Cole, a 10-year-old boy living in the shadow of America’s fledgling space program. “One day, I am going to ride one of those rockets,” he declares to his skeptical brothers. Jessie, determined and passionate about his dream, falls prey to disillusionment as his family life
Destiny's Call
Series: Jessie Cole Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,080. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
Jessie Cole has relentlessly pursued his dream of becoming a member of the elite astronaut corps. Now, an officer in the U.S. Navy and an ace pilot, he can almost taste success. The distraction of love is not a part of his plan and he fights his attraction to no one, but two beautiful redheads-one past, one present.
NASA's Management and Utilization of the International Space Station - 2018 Report Exposing Obstacles to Privatization of the ISS, Lack of Emergency Deorbiting Capabilities, and Health Research Goals
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
Released in July 2018, this report by the NASA Office of Inspector General, Office of Audits, assessed NASA's progress in maximizing utilization of the ISS to accomplish its human exploration objectives and evaluated the options and challenges associated with a transition to commercial operation, potential extension, and the Station's eventual retirement.
Voyager
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,650. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Voyager One is more than twelve billion miles from Earth. It is the remotest human object in existence. NASA project Manager Callie Woolf is stunned when it sends a series of impossible images back to Mission Control. She fears a glitch, or perhaps the probe has been hacked. Within 24 hours, Callie's team is dead and she is running for her life. Whatever is messing with Voyager, it's not friendly.