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Does the United States Need Space-Based Weapons? - Lasers, Directed Energy Weapons, Weaponization of Space, Orbital Weapons, Bringing the Fight into Space
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,810. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
A decision to put weapons in space—or to refrain from doing so—should be based on a firm understanding about what such weapons can be expected to achieve. More specifically since numerous orbital weapons concepts have been advocated as natural evolutions of surface and airborne weapons, it would appear useful to compare those proposed space-based systems with their terrestrial counterparts.
Aurora Terminalis
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,450. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Aurora Terminalis is the story of two people working at the frontiers of science; she with the Earth's shifting magnetic fields; he with the turbulent emissions from the sun. They meet and the interaction of the two of them is played out against a backdrop of the changing interaction between the deadly Coronal Mass Discharges of our sun and the protective shield of the earth's magnetosphere.
The Baobab Accord
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 53,680. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The winds of change are blowing through the sub continent, where a ruthless despot supported by his vicious military generals, and on their payroll are many hundreds of foreign mercenaries; collectively they have been, and currently are practicing mass genocide on a population of five million people, in an attempt to make them compliant and docile.
Making a Superstar Company
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,720. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Sadie Books. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business administration
'Making a Superstar Company' has front to back data, descriptions and examples of Marketing, Traditional Media and Internet services to help small business owners build their businesses.
While Others Sleep
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
This is a very short fiction story about clandestine operations flying intelligence-gathering missions.
The Vanguard Satellite Launching Vehicle, An Engineering Summary - Details of America's Early Rocket for the First Satellites, Program History, Vehicle Design
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,210. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the official comprehensive technical report on the historic Vanguard satellite rocket. Project Vanguard was conceived in 1955 for the purpose of establishing a scientific satellite in orbit about the earth during the International Geophysical Year (July 1957 to December 1958).
NASA Space Technology Report: GPS Lessons Learned from the International Space Station (ISS), Space Shuttle and X-38, Software, INS Integration
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,690. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This document is a collection of writings concerning the application of Global Positioning System (GPS) technology to the International Space Station (ISS), Space Shuttle, and X-38 vehicles. An overview of how GPS technology was applied is given for each vehicle, including rationale behind the integration architecture, and rationale governing the use (or non-use) of GPS data during flight.
NASA Space Technology Report: EVA Radio - Desert Research and Technology Studies DRATS 2011 Report, Analog Testing of Technologies for Human Space Exploration
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 17,050. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This report describes the Extravehicular Activity (EVA) Dual-Band Radio Communication System which was demonstrated during the 2011 outing. The EVA radio system is designed to transport both voice and telemetry data through a mobile ad hoc wireless network and employs a dual-band radio configuration.
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume Four, Into the Missile Age 1956-1960 - New Look, Suez and Hungary, Shock of Sputnik, IRBM and ICBM, Satellites
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 496,770. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The range of the volume for the period August 1956-January 1961 is extensive. These were years of great international challenges and enormous technological change that profoundly affected the making of national security policy. The instability of the world manifested itself in all parts of the globe.
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume Five: The McNamara Ascendancy 1961-1965 - Berlin Wall, Bay of Pigs Fiasco, Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam, Nuclear Test Ban
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 317,920. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the fifth volume in the history of the Office of the Secretary of Defense. It covers the first four and one-half years of Robert S. McNamara's term as secretary of defense, an exceptionally important and fateful time in the history of the United States and the Department of Defense (DoD).