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Standoff at Europa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
They discovered life in the deep oceans of Europa and it got out. The miners from the moons would not stop mining, the Mining Federation Police, and Earth Central blockaded all transport for fear of contagion. It all came to a head at Europa, and the newest hire, Crystal Murphy just happened to be in the wrong place at the right time.
The Quest for Light Speed
Series: L.S. 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,450. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2017 by Pens Ink. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Are light speed ships to become a reality? The authors believe they will! L.S. 1 is a compelling lighthearted look into the future when a first-ever light speed vehicle will be made. L.S. 1 is a fun voyage filled with what ifs and often edge of your seat pages as the authors explore a fictional future based loosely on current science.
Project Antares
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This is a science fiction thriller bordering on the possible. It is set in the near future around man’s attempts to land on Mars. What secrets did Mars hold that prompted the huge effort behind the first and future manned landing missions? Why were some organizations so desperate to prevent the success of this and future missions at any cost?
America One - War of the Worlds (Book 7)
Series: AMERICA ONE. Price: $5.97 USD. Words: 126,510. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Ryan Richmond has dreamed about going to space since the age of seven. Reading space updates—and seeing pictures of Neil Armstrong on the lunar surface in National Geographic—was the ignition of this dream. Ryan Richmond would like me to tell you that the corridors of space are now officially open for all future space pioneers like you! YOU MAY NOW GO TO SPACE!
NASA Concepts for Lunar Mining, Construction on the Moon, Lunar Surface Reference Missions, Human and Robotic Surface Activities, In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU), Lunar Resources, Crew Facilities
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,280. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Two official NASA internal documents - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide unique details of plans developed by NASA during the Constellation program era for human and robotic lunar surface activities, including the possibility of lunar mining and in-situ resource utilization (ISRU).
To the Rink of War
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,660. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
To rehab a career-ending injury, former Hockey star Alexander Zednik went into space. There, among the asteroids, he attempted to set up a new sport: Microgravity Hockey. Several years later, he runs a warehouse as his plans have been largely forgotten and his ventures failed. A client's cargo needs protection, and his hockey instincts must be drawn on again to save it.
The Snodgrass Incident
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,090. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The Snodgrass is a space vessel testing a new engine design. It is sent to Enceladus to investigate the formation of a new Tiger Stripe. But in space, anything can happen. A new invention sidetracks the mission even before it begins, and once they're underway, they have to face the hazards of alien environments, company bureaucracy, and political intrigue. Then they have to get back. . . .
Spinning Diamonds
Price: Free! Words: 16,410. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00)
When the opportunity to come out of retirement and go on one last space mission presents itself, Vincent Lambert jumps at the chance to go down in history as the first belt miner. Unfortunately, dealing with corporate greed one hundred million kilometers away from Earth was not in the mission outline.
A Thing as Good As Sunshine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,040. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013 by ArtChi's Voice. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Life on a mining colony asteroid is a bleak thing, according to Honey Girl's Mama, unless you have "a thing as good as sunshine" to live for. Because Honey Girl grew up inside the belly of an asteroid, Perseus Two, she has never understood how a good dose of sunshine can make you feel all warm and happy and full of life, until she meets Sheng Tian. Then life gets interesting...
Lifeboats: Tales from the Evacuation
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00)
The Earth has fifty years. How will we live? Where will we go and what will we do? How will we build a future? Is there a future? From presidents to prisoners to the package delivery man, heroes can be found in the oddest places.