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Calculations for Science Fiction Writers/Circular Orbits
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Astrophysics
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.)
Sally Ride: The First American Woman in Space
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
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
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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
Series: The Meteor Men, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,830. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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
Series: The Meteor Men, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,960. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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]
Series: The Meteor Men, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,530. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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
Series: The Meteor Men, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » 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.
Rogue Martian Squirrels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,930. Language: British English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Failed rocket scientist, Doug, suddenly finds himself at the centre of the global effort to land the first man on Mars - all because of an idea he once had about squirrels.
Into the Unknown
Series: Orbit the Sun, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00)
A hotel at the edge of space; a close encounter with an asteroid, and a journey that no-one expected, go to prove that space tourism is the destination for those who have been everywhere, but not the place you want to be when things go wrong.
A Far Longer Journey
Series: Orbit the Sun, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00)
Earthrise has left orbit, and with its reluctant passengers is thrust into the unknown; but as the crew and guests come to terms with their journey, they are unaware that the encounter with Nemesis has affected them in a way that they have yet to discover.