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Computers Take Flight: A History of NASA's Pioneering Digital Fly-By-Wire Project - Apollo and Shuttle Computers, Airplanes, Software and Reliability (NASA SP-2000-4224)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,420. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
The story of digital fly-by-wire is a story of people, of successes, and of overcoming enormous obstacles and problems. The fundamental concept is relatively simple, but the realization of the concept in hardware and software safe enough for human use confronted the NASA-industry team with enormous challenges. But the team was victorious, and Dr. Tomayko tells the story extremely well.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: 1983 and 1984 Missions, STS-7, STS-8, STS-9, STS 41-B, STS 41-C, STS-41-D, STS 41-G, STS 51-A
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,310. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
These official final orbiter mission reports issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center cover missions in 1982 and 1983: STS-7, STS-8, STS-9, STS 41-B, STS 41-C, STS-41-D, STS 41-G, STS 51-A. In these thorough reports, with information and specifics not available on NASA website mission descriptions, each orbiter system is reviewed in detail.
Shuttle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,180. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Edwards Air Force Base: the giant Hypersonic Jet Yorktown with the Shuttle Columbia clasped to her back, climbs to the sky. Their pioneering mission: to launch the Shuttle into space from the edge of the atmosphere. Neither craft will reach its destination. One will never return. This dramatic bestselling novel of a space mission gone perilously wrong, first published in 1981, thrills again.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: STS-4, STS-5, and STS-6 Missions in 1982 and 1983 - Complete Technical Details of Orbiter Performance and Problems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,130. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
These official final orbiter mission reports issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center cover three missions in 1982 and 1983: STS-4, STS-5, and STS-6. In these thorough reports, with information and specifics not available on NASA website mission descriptions, each orbiter system is reviewed in detail along with technical information on performance and anomalies.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Report: STS-3, March 1982 - Third Columbia Mission, Complete Technical Details of Orbiter Performance and Problems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,130. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This is the official final orbiter mission report issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center for the flight of STS-3, the third Space Shuttle mission, launched in March 1982 with Mattingly and Hartsfield. Forty-seven orbiter anomalies are discussed.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Report: STS-2, November 1981 - Second Flight of Columbia, Complete Technical Details of Orbiter Performance and Problems, Mission Events
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,800. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This is the official final orbiter mission report issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center for the flight of STS-2, the second Space Shuttle mission, launched in November 1981 with Joe Engle and Richard Truly. Fifty orbiter anomalies are discussed. Each orbiter system is reviewed in detail, with technical information on performance and anomalies.
Shuttle-Mir: The United States and Russia Share History's Highest Stage (NASA SP-2001-4225) - Forerunner to International Space Station (ISS) Operations, Human Side of Successes and Accidents on Mir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,550. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This remarkable NASA history publication provides a gripping account of the Shuttle-Mir program from 1994 through 1998. This volume was converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction by World Spaceflight News.
America's Space Shuttle: Main Propulsion System (SSME) NASA Astronaut Training Manual
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,860. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This unique and historic document provides extraordinary detail about the Space Shuttle's Main Propulsion System, including the Space Shuttle Main Engines. The official NASA astronaut training manuals comprised a major part of the formal flight crew training process, and were used by flight controllers as well.
Empyreania
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,720. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
On a planet not too far away there are two land masses. One is an hereditary monarchy, the other is a fully democratic society despite its population originating on the other land mass. The two are at war. Slowly, rudimentary technological advances are being made. But the arrival of a spaceship triggers fear and reaction. The outcome is truly, surprisingly gruesome.
Wings in Orbit: Scientific and Engineering Legacies of the Space Shuttle, 1971-2010
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 295,350. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
The printed version of Wings in Orbit, the official history of the Space Shuttle program, is an essential addition to the library of any spaceflight enthusiast. World Spaceflight News now presents this complementary flowing-text version for e-readers. This excellent NASA document has the dramatic tale of the development and operation of the most complex machine in history.