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The Aztlán Kid
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,610. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
What if the Mexica people had defeated Cortez in 1519? This novel imagines what would have happened if this once flourishing and highly advanced nation did not succumb to the onslaught of Herman Cortez and the Spanish Empire. What if they had pushed Cortez and his men back into the sea? What if the Aztlans were a thriving global power today? What role would they play in 21st century?
Moonbane
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,270. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
When amateur astronomer Jason Blake and his son are out star-gazing one night, thousands of meteors suddenly fill the sky. Some of them fall nearby, but when Jason and Ritchie go to investigate, they are attacked by a werewolf-like creature, and Ritchie is injured. This is a novel of relationships, of apocalyptic adventure, and very personal sacrifice.
Leaving the Planet by Space Elevator
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,270. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
The seminal work on the Space Elevator by the controller of the project from the 1990's, together with a Foreword by the late Sir Arthur C Clarke, this explains the Space Elevator concept, how it works, when it will be deployed, and all the detail that goes with it.
Poppycock Place Series -Sky Sailing Heroes
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Price: Free! Words: 32,370. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
NASA had a successful failure. Seven sophisticated Bio-Teks (5 "human-robots" and 2 "pet-robots"), were created for a deep space mission. The money ran out, the spaceship was cancelled and these colourful characters moved out to live in the community and report back their experiences yearly. They set up 5 small businesses in adjacent shops, happily mixing with the neighbours, in Poppycock Place.
Godspeed (Short Story)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010 by Tsunami Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
When Air Force One sends a mayday call, President John Glenn has only moments to make a momentous decision: Take the controls and try to save the plane? Or accept the offer to go back, change his life, and try to save the space program? He only has seconds, and lives hang in the balance. What will he choose?
2010 NASA Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP) Annual Report, Issued January 2011 - Space Shuttle, International Space Station, Commercial Crew and Cargo, Human Rating, Exploration Program
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,680. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
The 2010 report by the ASAP safety advisory panel to NASA, released in January 2011, presents findings on the shuttle, station, and exploration programs, acquisition strategy, human rating requirements for commercial crew capsules, the relationship between the FAA and NASA, workforce and safety culture, infrastructure, mishap investigation and followup, astronaut health, and more.
Space Primer (AU-18): Comprehensive Spaceflight History and Guidebook, Doctrine, Orbital Mechanics, Military Space, Satellites, Rockets, NASA Programs, Threats, Designs, Operations, Intelligence
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,550. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
In what may be the best single-volume introduction to military and civilian space flight, this up-to-date space primer from the Department of Defense provides comprehensive coverage of modern spaceflight principles and practices, with an extensive and authoritative history of military and NASA programs, along with the fundamentals of space.
Kennedy Space Center - 1-Day Itinerary
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Find out what there is to see and do at Kennedy Space Center, and how to make the most of your day there.
Para News The Very Best of Richard Thomas
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You set the price! Words: 95,030. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
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.
Critical Chain Project Management - A Concept Used By The Great Military and Aerospace Companies of The World.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,560. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Business
Projects have a reputation for being over schedule, over cost and under scope. What can be done to improve this reputation? This ebook starts by explaining the Theory of Constraints (TOC) methodology, which is the basis of the Critical Chain (CC) method and is used to control schedules within project management.