Books tagged: space flight

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Earth's Knell The First Landing
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 66,700. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
What would you give to begin a new life on a pristine planet with just ten other people. No pollution, no over population of humans. Just fresh air, clear water and fertile ground as far as the eye can see. But then you discover there are some rather large primates living nearby, and those primates have a way of communicating. As a matter of fact they are very human like.
Earth's Knell The Second Landing
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 87,570. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Eight of the ten astronauts sent to colonize a planet revolving around a star fifty-five light years from Earth had perished. With just two to do the work of ten, the mission may be doomed. And, one of the remaining crewmembers has been injured from the cryogenic sleep, leaving Drake VanDam the last man standing.
Dawn of a New Age
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 81,760. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010 by Steel Drake Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
An untested Captain and an untried crew. The year is 2136, and the Star League has been at war with the Brentax Empire for thirty years. It has been a long and bitter war, and both sides are tired of war. The Star League creates a super secret special operations unit called Gamma Strike to end the war. This is their story...
Second Stringers: The Sole Advantage of Power
Series: The Stringers, Book 2 ยท Women of Power, Book 7. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 105,770. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Six young people--each born with a disfiguring and crippling defect--possess the power to access the underlying string structure of the universe and thus violate the most trusted laws of physics. They must master their personal fears and escape pursuit by those who wish to command their powers. As they discover one another, they grow in power and sophistication, becoming more fully human.
Townsend's Revenge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,040. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Greg Townsend is building a shuttle vehicle from an old F-4 Phantom, and launching it from a Boeing 707. What he doesn't know is that a secret government committee is bent on stopping him. On the first flight, the craft has a massive pressurization failure. Townsend and his old comrade from the Navy, Mitch Silvera land the stricken craft. Then the plot emerges. Will the shadow enemy win?
Single Event Upset
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,980. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010 by Brown Wall Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
The trip to Mars takes over two and a half years—that is over nine hundred days with no direct governmental oversight, no laws, and no court systems to give fair trial. The astronauts aboard Seeker 3, the first manned U.S. spacecraft to Mars, experience an unsettling chain of events that they must resolve… and no one on Earth can help them.
The Light of the Earth As Seen From Tartarus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011 by Doomed Muse Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Ian and Jack Talley and the Prometheus Space Program set a record for the fastest manned flight to Jupiter. But the journey ended in disaster, crippling Jack and killing the rest of the crew. Ten years later, an eccentric multi-billionaire offers them all his money, and a second chance, if they'll fly him to Pluto. But they must decide whether they are making history, or repeating it.
Don't Rust On Me Now
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Can romance be real between two androids on a poison planet with beach sand in all the wrong places? Dr. Susan Taft discovers the answer to that question when her ship crashes on a very hostile planet. The only thing not hostile is the other android with her.
Space Primer (AU-18): Comprehensive Spaceflight History and Guidebook, Doctrine, Orbital Mechanics, Military Space, Satellites, Rockets, NASA Programs, Threats, Designs, Operations, Intelligence
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,550. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
In what may be the best single-volume introduction to military and civilian space flight, this up-to-date space primer from the Department of Defense provides comprehensive coverage of modern spaceflight principles and practices, with an extensive and authoritative history of military and NASA programs, along with the fundamentals of space.
Aupes
Price: Free! Words: 90,840. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The world has been devastated by a chemical war; humanity survives only in isolated pockets of civilisation. With a poisonous atmosphere closing in on one such pocket the community must decide what to do. The problem is that there is nowhere else on Earth they can go. Their destination must be somewhere that is not on the planet and they think they've found it. Maybe, just maybe, they have.