Books tagged: space program

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The Future Revisited
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 83,210. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Something old and something new-The Future Revisited, is a collection of tales from the future including a previously published mystery novella and an award winning short story, as well as two new novellas. Well-seasoned with space science, both the mysteries and the Mars stories present an optimistic, upbeat vision of that future.
Zachary Dixon: Officer Apprentice
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 69,860. Language: American English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
“What are your plans after you flunk out of school?” Confronted with this question from his father, Zack Dixon, explained that he wanted to attend RT Academy, the officer’s training school run by Reaction Transport, the huge interstellar shipping company founded by his grandfather.
History of the South Atlantic Division (SAD) U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1945-2011 - Tenn-Tom, Panama Canal, Space Race, NASA Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Hurricane Damage, Desert Shield
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,730. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Atlantic Division was formally established in 1929 with headquarters in Richmond, Virginia, but Corps of Engineers service to the southeastern United States extends back to the founding of the nation. This history covers the modern period, from the end of World War II to the end of 2010.
First on the Moon: Based Upon Actual Events
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 118,760. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
With the dismantling of the Soviet Union, state secrets kept for many years have begun to come to light. Who was the first man to orbit the earth? John Glenn? Not exactly; he was the first American to orbit the earth. Yuri Gagarin? Officially, yes, but the truth is a long and well kept secret revealed exclusively in this book. Check out the blog at http://mannengineering.ca/blog
Tenderfoot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
An immigrant boy quickly learns that his new home on Mars is a long way from Kolkata. Kumar Sharma is not a happy camper when he discovers that he has lost his Scout ranking and is a Tenderfoot again.
Rogue Martian Squirrels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,930. Language: British English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Failed rocket scientist, Doug, suddenly finds himself at the centre of the global effort to land the first man on Mars - all because of an idea he once had about squirrels.
In the Ocean of Storms
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013 by Petra Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Stranded half a million miles from home, cosmonaut Alexei grapples with his existence as the loneliest man in the universe.
The First Creatured Mission
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Although monkeys and dogs were the first creatures to go into space, at one point seemed inevitable that the first deep space pilots would be humans. Of course things didn't work out that way, and this is the story as it unfolded.
From Orbit
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: British English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
As the Raven reaches orbit all seems routine. The orbiter moves to rendezvous with the orbital platform so they can cycle the crew and resupply. Little do the multinational crew know that events on the planet below will begin to overtake them all, leading to heartbreaking consequences that none of them could have expected. A science-fiction short story by Rob G. Goforth.
Ribbon To The Sky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,880. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A rogue asteroid threatens all life on Earth! Ascend the fabulous space elevator with Captain Andy Anderson on a mission with a group of scientists to investigate Scranton Asteroid, a mission that leads to an amazing discovery. When Andy discovers a sinister plot to sabotage the mission, only a race against time can save the day.