Books tagged: orion

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Fall of the Terran Empire
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,370. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The Orion Star Cluster locks its fledgling navy in combat with one of the most brilliant Terran admirals in its history. But in a routine pirate patrol, a young cruiser commander named Traci Ganner discovers a race of beings that possesses what the Empire does not--strike fighters! But to unleash them means betraying everyone she knows in order to save everyone she cares for.
Orion Gambit
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,760. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Captain Traci Ganner is once again tasked with saving the Orion Clans as she is given the impossible mission of securing strike fighters from the invading Valdi, a warlike race of plant beings. Only her cunning and courage can help her end a civil war and solve a crisis so large, it threatens the security of the entire galaxy.
Project Orion Nuclear Pulse Rocket, Technical Reports on the Orion Concept, Atomic Bombs Propelling Massive Spaceships to the Planets, External Pulsed Plasma Propulsion
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,650. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
This unique ebook features reproductions of technical reports from NASA and General Atomic on Project Orion, an audacious concept involving the sequential detonation of low-yield atomic bombs to propel large spaceships to the planets. These reports were previously secret and have been declassified. The concept was abandoned by NASA in the mid-1960s.
Legend of the Irdisae
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,170. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
In ‘Legend of the Irdisae,’ a young king tries to make peace with a violent alien queen. Shortly after his first attempt, the aliens are plunged into a civil war. The young king must travel to the alien planet with his warriors to ensure that the queen is overthrown. Because if the queen manages to destroy the opposition, her next stop will be the young king’s planet and his people.
NASA's Constellation Program: Lessons Learned (Volume I and II) - Moon and Mars Exploration Program - Ares Rockets and Orion Spacecraft
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,860. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
NASA has produced this two-volume special publication (SP-2011-6127) to document the lessons learned in the execution of the Constellation Program, which was developing the Ares rockets and the Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle for manned missions to the moon and Mars prior its cancellation by the Obama Administration in 2010.
Aggressor Six
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,200. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
An alien armada from the center of Orion makes its deadly way through the galaxy, destroying all human life in the process, and only Marine Corporal Kenneth Jonson and the Aggressor Six team can stop the onslaught.
The Fall of Sirius
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,840. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The sequel to Aggressor Six, one of the major characters is wakened from a two-thousand-year cryostatis, and struggles to come to terms with the changes, including an unthinkable union.
Sahut. À la croisée du Temps et de la Foi.
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 65,920. Language: French. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
7000 ans d'histoire, du 1er Testament à la Bible, du Coran aux Textes Védiques jusqu'à 2012: la fin du monde et la Prophétie Maya. Un fil conducteur unique: Sahut, mon nom de famille et mon histoire 666 ans après le massacre des Templiers, un vendredi 13.
The Undiscovered Country
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,210. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Past and present are intertwined in the life of a writer as his ghost looks back and revisits scenes from his childhood and youth. He relives past love affairs and reviews his successes and failures. As he watches the destinies of old friends and lovers now inexorably unfolding beyond his control, he takes a fresh look at the part he played in their lives.
Skylab Medical Operations Project: Recommendations to Improve Crew Health and Performance for Future Exploration Missions - Fascinating Opinions from Crewmembers on Flight Operations and Systems
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,200. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA internal document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - contains extraordinary commentary from astronauts associated with the Skylab program on a variety of operational issues and spacecraft systems, with fascinating opinions on medical issues, EVA umbilicals, spacecraft recovery options, communications, and much more.