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Starcrossed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
An incredible scientific breakthrough--one that will affect all of mankind--goes tragically wrong. It unleashes a destructive force with potential to annihilate all life on Earth--and beyond. The only hope for the future of the galaxy is the fragile connection between two human hearts, and the power of unconditional love.
NASA Space Technology Report: Deep Space Habitat Concept of Operations for Transit Mission Phases - Mars, Phobos / Deimos, Near Earth Asteroid, Habitats, Crew Systems
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,760. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This document describes a concept of operations (ConOps) for a habitat element to be used by human crews on future deep space missions; that is, missions well beyond the low Earth orbit of Space Shuttle and International Space Station missions of the past few decades.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo Meteoroid Shielding Design and Analysis at the Manned Spacecraft Center
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The Apollo program drove the development of spacecraft meteoroid protection in the U.S. and provided the core technology used on succeeding space programs. The uncertain likelihood of a mission-ending collision with a meteoroid and the unknown consequences of a collision with particles at the very large speeds typical of meteoroids made it crucial to better understand the risk of meteoroid impact.
Space
Price: $1.55 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: British English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
A collection of poems about space. Inside you will find poems describing planets of the solar system, exploration, astronomy and the various phenomena. These have been inspired mainly by music and photography.
Hidden
Price: Free! Words: 13,240. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Jerry Williams has been on many space missions before in his life. However, after something goes wrong in his current mission, can he turn everything around?
NASA Space Technology Report - Zero G and Other Microgravity Simulations, Human Health and Performance, Experiments including Frying an Egg in Space
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This document represents a summary of medical and scientific evaluations conducted on board the Zero G and other NASA sponsored aircraft from June 2011 to June 2012. A general overview of investigations manifested and coordinated by the Human Adaptation and Countermeasures Division is included.
NASA Space Technology Reports - Astronaut Health and Medical Issues, Long-Duration Mission Countermeasures, Cancer, Mental Health, Dental, Injuries and Illness, Training, Carbon Dioxide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,870. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Twelve NASA research papers provide unique and up-to-date information about space medicine issues that face astronauts on long-duration missions.
NASA Space Technology Report - Desert Research and Technology Studies (DRATS) 2009: A 14-Day Evaluation of the Space Exploration Vehicle Prototype in a Lunar Analog Environment
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,920. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The Space Exploration Vehicle (SEV) concept is an integral part of NASA's plans for future human space exploration. Each SEV includes a small pressurized cabin to safely sustain two crewmembers for 14 to 28 days.
NASA Space Technology Report - Antarctic Exploration Parallels for Future Human Planetary Exploration: The Role and Utility of Long Range, Long Duration Traverses
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,300. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This report describes a two-day workshop at the NASA Johnson Space Center discussing lessons learned from traverses, driven largely by science objectives, in the Earth's polar regions.
Ice Phoenix
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 150,820. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
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From across the distant stars and galaxies they watched Terrana, baffled at how a young, uncivilised girl from Sector Thirteen could possess the power to traverse back and forth through Space and into their worlds. Terrana's idyllic life changes forever when she is wrenched from her home and transported to Sector One, an area in Space teeming with powerful beings and mind-blowing technology.