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Ukraine & the United States: Unexpected Ways Two Nations Affected Each Other
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 28,770. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Condensed and exciting story of the great country of Ukraine from the time it was the greatest Kingdom of Medieval Europe known as Kiev Rus to the present days. It's about Vikings, Cossacks, planes, helicopters, rockets, ballistic missiles and much more. The book will try to explain why Ukraine is not Russia and what vital role Ukraine played in the world history including WWII
The Draper Diaries
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,420. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history
In remembrance of heroic deeds we sometimes forget sub plots that secretly change events. Actors brace themselves against the wind of deceit, to give, as magicians, the greatest misdirection in human history.
Left Brains for the Right Stuff: Computers, Space, and History
Price: $7.20 USD. Words: 118,130. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015 by SDP Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Software development & engineering / systems analysis & design
What made the Space Race possible? What made it necessary? How close a race was it? And what did it achieve? The answers are connected in surprising ways. Left Brains for the Right Stuff briefly summarizes the history of three technologies-rockets, navigation, and computers-and recounts how they were woven into the rise and rivalry of superpowers in the twentieth century.
Titan Showdown
Series: Czarian Wars, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,850. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A disaster on Titan starts a chain of events that leads to the first space war and the possible collapse of the western world or worse the destruction of the entire surface of the Earth. Mark Garrette must prove his theories and perfect his discoveries in time to divert annihilation.
Ghosts of Engines Past
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,930. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Award winning steampunk from a master! Balloons were the only way to fly in 1840, and air safety standards were the stuff of science fiction... When you think about it, they had the skills and materials to build a steam engine in 1449...
The Insider: NASA’s Man at Baikonur (Second Edition)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,760. Language: American English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Star Publish LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » General
This story of American John Patrick Meehan (aka Tad Benson) is true. He spent 9 years in and out of the USSR during the Space Race, helping to keep Soviet cosmonauts alive. Meehan did his humanitarian work as a physician and scientist without recognition. It is now possible to reveal the name of “The Insider.” However, in order to disguise others, this book is a novel and not a history.
Sputnik The Soviet Challenge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Technology / Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science
Sputnik's launch put the United States scientific and military programs up against it. The U.S. Vanguard rockets began orbiting only months later. Yet there was a sense of urgency for the U.S. to catch up to its Cold War rival. U.S. Politicians, especially President Eisenhower, were pressured to step up testing of scientific and military rockets in order to bring the U.S. forward in the Space Age.
Chase to Space - The Space Race Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Treks into space start in the human heart. Chase to Space is the true story about the race to the moon between the United States and Soviet Republic. The US was significantly behind at the beginning of the Space Race. How did the competition lead to the first lunar landing? Why did the US spend $25 billion on the celestial quest? What new items were invented for space travel? Once the US land
Alt Hist Issue 3: The Magazine of Historical Fiction and Alternate History
Series: Alt Hist, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Historical » General
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Alt Hist is the leading biannual magazine dedicated to publishing the very best short stories from the historical fiction and alternate history genres. The third issue of Alt Hist includes two stories about the American Civil War, one about the great Tesla, a tale of post-war revenge set in Dublin, and a compelling story about the early years of the space race.
A Disruptive Invention
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,250. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
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In the year 2011 John Sykes accidentally discovers the Fifth Force, which has been discussed amongst physicists for the last 30 years but never found. The resulting new UFO like "LeviStar" technology for flying vehicles will replace rocket science. See the aerospace industry turned upside down. Be there as the first flight into space in the UFO like vehicle shows that they are not alone!