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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
(4.50)
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.
The Saudi Asteroid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,080. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
This novel describes Russia’s attempt to highjack the asteroid Apophis, now heading for a close approach to Earth in 2029. Russia’s attempts to redirect Apophis to impact the oil fields of Saudi Arabia in order to destroy that country’s oil fields and halt the devastating drop in the world market price of oil. Russia’s plan is thwarted by the efforts of a U.S. Navy Delta Force team.
Alien Of Our Own
Price: Free! Words: 54,700. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015 by Bridges & Channels Enterprises, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Inspirational
(3.50)
Conceived on one planet. Raised on another. Who would have ever thought that an alien of our own would be the one to help save planet Earth?
Red Desert - Invisible Enemy
Series: Red Desert, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,680. Language: British English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The joy of finding the small community living in Ophir is soon shattered by the news of the loss of contact with Station Alpha. Assailed by dread about Hassan’s fate, Anna sets out for Lunae Planum again, together with Jack. However, having to face Michelle’s murderer will be only the first of her problems. Third book in the science fiction series “Red Desert”.
Space Invader
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
A short story. Hank won’t back down. His middle name is ‘Bulldog’ and persistence is what helps him to reach his lofty goal.