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While Others Sleep
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,210. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,690. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 17,050. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 496,770. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 317,920. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: 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).
Float City (A Sci-Fi Novelette #8)
Series: SCI-FI STORIES, # 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,000. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
An agoraphobic police lieutenant tasked with thickening security for the Christmas rush on New Paris, a satellite orbiting Earth, investigates on a series of ever more dangerous incidents which threaten to bring it down along with eighty thousand unaware vacationers. It's a Sci-Fi novelette of about 16,000 words. Enjoy!
Float City (Una Novelette Sci-Fi #8)
Series: STORIE SCI-FI, # 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,850. Language: Italian. Published: September 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Un tenente di polizia agorafobico incaricato di rafforzare la sicurezza per la ressa natalizia di Nuova Parigi, un satellite che orbita attorno alla Terra, investiga su una serie di incidenti sempre più pericolosi che minacciano di farlo precipitare insieme a ottantamila ignari vacanzieri. E' una novelette di circa 16.000 parole.
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 - 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.