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The Antiterrorist: A Jake Corby Sci-Fi Thriller
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,290. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Satellites are disappearing one by one. Not exploding, not dropping out of the sky, just disappearing. When the Hubble Space Telescope vanishes, reluctant hero Jake Corby is dispatched to figure out who or what is responsible. He's used to solving problems for the FBI, but hunting down missing satellites? That's a new one.
Historical Analogs for the Stimulation of Space Commerce - Case Studies of the Transcontinental Railroad, Aerospace Industry, Telephone Industry, Scientific Research in Antarctica, Public Works
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 89,310. Language: English. Published: June 2, 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 excellent study that investigates and analyzes historical episodes in America in which the federal government undertook public-private efforts to complete critical activities valued for their public good.
Destination Moon: A History of the Lunar Orbiter Program - NASA Apollo Moon Landing Preparations, Boeing and Kodak Photo System, Problems with the Spacecraft, Great Lunar Exploration Achievements
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 112,800. Language: English. Published: June 1, 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 excellent history of the historic Lunar Orbiter project in the 1960s leading to America's Apollo moon landing.
Tranquility, At Last
Price: Free! Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00)
When man first landed on the moon, he almost didn't make it. What would have happened if he hadn't? Read on and find out.
Flights of Discovery - 50 Years at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC) - X-Planes, X-15, Lifting Bodies, Jet-Powered Research, Winglets, X-29, Fly-by-Wire, Lunar Landing LLRV, Space Shuttle
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 89,090. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an excellent history of NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.
The Spoken Word III: Recollections of Dryden's History - The Space Shuttle Years - Oral Histories from Major NASA Figures including Gordon Fullerton, Joseph Engle, Kenneth Szalai
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 105,750. Language: English. Published: May 16, 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 the third in a series of oral histories about NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.
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, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and 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, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and 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.
Growing Up With Spaceflight- Apollo Part One
Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 63,190. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
“Growing Up With Spaceflight- Project Apollo Part One” is the true story of an average kid who came of age watching the US space program and evolved from a casual observer to raving space buff. This volume the first release of the 6 book series. It covers Apollo 1 through Apollo 13 and is garnished with humor and technical information. Readers may well see themselves in these stories.
The Orthogonal Galaxy
Series: The Galaxy Series. Price: Free! Words: 134,260. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.40)
In this near future sci-fi, a college professor's dream of discovering a parallel Earth is in jeopardy when an astronomical phenomenon sends a trio of research students scrambling to unravel its mystery. Their only hope to answer all of its questions lies in a pair of unlikely astronauts who risk everything to learn more about the galaxy in which they live.