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2018 NASA International Space Station (ISS) Transition Report - Ending Government Support or Extending Through the 2020s, Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Commercial Market, Enabling Human Exploration
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,440. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The ISS represents an unparalleled capability in human spaceflight that is increasing knowledge of engineering and physical sciences, biology, the Earth, and the universe. This knowledge is benefiting life here on Earth and enhancing the competitiveness of U.S. private industry.
NASA Oral History Project: Part Two - Shuttle-Mir Space Station with Russian Cosmonauts and American Astronauts, Featuring Lopez-Alegria, Shannon Lucid, Precourt, Readdy, Thagard, Titov, David Wolf
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 376,420. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The oral histories of forty astronauts, engineers and managers for the NASA and the Russian space program provide fascinating insights into the highs and lows of the extraordinary Shuttle-Mir space station program, with hundreds of anecdotes and stories.
NASA Oral History Project: Part One - Shuttle-Mir Space Station with Russian Cosmonauts and American Astronauts, Featuring John Blaha, Frank Culbertson, Bonnie Dunbar, Joe Engle, and Bill Gerstenmaier
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 362,610. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The oral histories of thirty-one astronauts, engineers and managers for the NASA and the Russian space program provide fascinating insights into the highs and lows of the extraordinary Shuttle-Mir space station program, with hundreds of anecdotes and stories.
Aviatrix Pioneers: Unique Insights from Women Who Were Pioneers in the Field of Aviation - NASA Oral History Project Interviews Including Betty Skelton Frankman, Wally Funk, and WASP Pilots
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,980. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This NASA Oral History Project provides a unique insight from women who were pioneers in the field of aviation:
NASA Orion Spacecraft Development Oral Histories by Engineers and Managers Recounting Fascinating Program Stories - Featuring Program Manager Mark Geyer and Astronaut Rex Walheim
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 170,680. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The oral histories of fourteen engineers and managers for the NASA Orion crew capsule program provide fascinating insights into the highs and lows of the extraordinary program, with hundreds of anecdotes and stories. Each history provides unique information about the specialty of the individual.
NASA International Space Station (ISS) Human Spaceflight Program: Commercial Resupply Services Contracts for Cargo including SpaceX Dragon, Orbital ATK, and Sierra Nevada Dream Chaser Spacecraft
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,360. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Released in April 2018, this report by the NASA Office of Inspector General, Office of Audits, examines the latest contracts for commercial resupply services to the International Space Station.
The First Colonist on Mars: Courtesy of the Mars Historical Society
Price: $4.05 USD. Words: 50,980. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The year is 2045 and over fifty thousand people live on Mars, with more arriving all the time. In this anniversary of the planet’s first landing, the Mars Historical Society has chosen to return to the travails of its most famous colonist.
Venus Warning a Novelette
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The year is 2086. A dozen astronauts fly to the cloudy planet, Venus, to explore it in heat-resistant spacesuits. Temperatures at that world's surface are hot enough to melt lead. What the explorers discover astounds the inhabitants of Earth and may well determine the survival of the human race.
Venus Warning & Other Tales
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,980. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
This collection of sixteen short stories and novelettes in several genres by John G. Bluck includes tales about both the past and the future. Most of the book's works are science fiction. The cover story is a novelette called "Venus Warning." Astronauts fly to the cloudy planet, Venus, to explore it in heat-resistant spacesuits and make an astounding discovery. The final story is a murder mystery.
Faces of Mars
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 380. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Graphic novel
The crew of the shuttle Ricochet continues its journey through the solar system towards the giant Jupiter! In exchange for a secret mission, the blacksmiths promised Selfi a watch pointer in Jupiterian metal. On their way they meet the medium Cachalot who predicts an inevitable battle against the terrible Horlogkes droids! 44 pages of comics.