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An Analysis and Comparison of Orbit Rendezvous Techniques for Spacecraft Flying in Low Earth Orbit
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
In this thesis three methods for solving Lambert’s orbit rendezvous problem are compared. Methods that use the relative states between vehicles to calculate Lambert transfers are the easiest methods to use. But these methods are only applicable in certain scenarios.
Calculations for Science Fiction Writers/Circular Orbits
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Circular orbits are the simplest kind, and some quick and easy calculations will make your science fiction stories involving planets and satellites a lot more credible. Circular motion, in general, can be described without calculus and vectors. All you need is a calculator. (Exponents don't come out right in the online version.)
Pyramid
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Series: Australian. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,070. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
We may never know where all the ancient voyages of exploration took man. Many are a matter of record; others would have lost contact, be assumed lost and been written off as failures: yet others maybe are best forgotten
Roger.
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Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When the world changes dramatically and irreversibly, there's no rulebook for how to face the brave new world. Ava wants answers as to how the unthinkable has become reality, but Mike just wants to move forwards with the woman he loves. They say love conquers all, but can there really be a happily ever after for a couple living in constant fear that each day could very well be their last?
Sally Ride: The First American Woman in Space
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Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
The morning of June 18, 1983, was an important date for women. On that day, Sally Ride became the first American woman to fly in space. At age 32, she was also the youngest to orbit the Earth. This historic flight took Sally and four men on a six-day trip in the space shuttle Challenger. Find out more about the first American woman in space in this 15-Minute biography for kids.
Sally Ride: The First American Woman in Space: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
The morning of June 18, 1983, was an important date for women. On that day, Sally Ride became the first American woman to fly in space. At age 32, she was also the youngest to orbit the Earth. This historic flight took Sally and four men on a six-day trip in the space shuttle Challenger. Find out about the life of this first American woman in space Educational Versions have CCSS Activities.
The Meteor Men - Katamma Reach
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Series: The Meteor Men, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,830. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A century from now, our hero must do battle with a big chunk of Africa as well as the estranged wit of his own unit as he attempts to de-mystify an unusual construction project in this twisted science fiction. In this ‘world’ Troopers rule and the Lunar surface provides the economic basis for our first colonizations of inner space – the ‘Outworld’. Katamma Reach. Lagos High. Tranquility Badlands.
The Meteor Men - Lagos High
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Series: The Meteor Men, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,960. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
It is the turn of this century - Lt. Keaton and his unit must use a ‘clandestine audacity’ to do battle with the Nigerian Underground. Their mission complicates when space proves the larger obstacle in this somewhat bent science fiction. Katamma Reach. Lagos High. Tranquility Badlands. Come meet the man who has a ‘rocket in his pocket and a roll in his soul’.
The Meteor Men - Tranquility Badlands [Location Four-Seven]
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Series: The Meteor Men, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,530. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Vastly outnumbered, the Troopers need every iota of their wit, wile, and wisdom as their task begins to take on a face. From Switzerland to the farthest reach of the Outworld, the enemy proves to be as boundless as they are mysterious in this science fiction gone warped. Come meet the man who has a ‘rocket in his pocket and a roll in his soul’. Katamma Reach. Lagos High. Tranquility Badlands.
The Meteor Men - Delta Rise
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Series: The Meteor Men, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This short pictorial offers an inside look at the ‘OutWorld’ and the craft that get us there – the place where science fiction meets science fact – somewhere beyond the edge of reason. Katamma Reach. Lagos High. Tranquility Badlands.