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Full Circle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In a near-future when squatters live in whatever salvageable bits of spacecraft keep the vacuum out, feeling haunted by the ghosts of those who died and left those bits of shuttle or spacestation behind is understandable. April certainly understands the feeling. And she’s created quite the career for herself expelling the ghosts that haunt the salvage that people need for living space.
Destiny: Space - Ten Innovations That Will Change How We Live, Work, and Explore in Space
Price: Free! Words: 14,450. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
(4.00)
Space Shuttle experiment engineer Darren Beyer shares the top ten innovations that will define humanity's future in space. From planetary rovers to manned missions to Mars, he delves into technologies that will help us conquer the solar system.
Asteroid Zirxon Will Destroy Earth In October
Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The President announced that an asteroid had been discovered headed straight for Earth and would make impact in October. Life on Earth, as we know it, would be destroyed. World leaders were at a loss knowing how to avoid having this calamity occur. Finally, Wilma Brown found herself next to this asteroid faced with finding a method of avoiding the catastrophe. Was she able to measure up?
In Exchange
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,640. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016 by C. S. Woolley. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology, Fiction » Children’s books » Boys & Men
Michael Morgan is no ordinary boy. His life is an experiment, the first boy to be raised in space. Two hundred and fifty miles above the planet’s surface, on the space station Daedalus, Michael dreams about visiting earth for the first time. On the earth below, Peter Davies dreams about going into space.
Salvage
Price: Free! Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(3.50)
The Argoss III is derelict, abandoned; a ghost ship. A salvage team is sent aboard. But something is watching them with malice and hatred. Something that has no love for Humanity. Salvage is the terrifying reality of first contact a long way from Earth.
Proceedings of the X-15 First Flight 30th Anniversary Celebration - NASA Conference Publication 3105 - Historic Hypersonic Rocket-powered Spaceplane and Aircraft Tales, X-30 and Space Shuttle
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 65,870. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an excellent report on the historic X-15 program. A technical symposium and pilots' panel discussion were held on June 8,1989, to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the first free flight of the X-15 rocket-powered research aircraft.
Historical Analogs for the Stimulation of Space Commerce - Case Studies of the Transcontinental Railroad, Aerospace Industry, Telephone Industry, Scientific Research in Antarctica, Public Works
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 89,310. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an excellent study that investigates and analyzes historical episodes in America in which the federal government undertook public-private efforts to complete critical activities valued for their public good.
X-15: Extending the Frontiers of Flight - Encyclopedic History of America's First Hypersonic Rocket-powered Aircraft and Space Plane - Million Horsepower Engine, Muroc, Edwards AFB (Part 2)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 540. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an excellent history of the famous X-15 rocket plane, called by Neil Armstrong "the most successful research airplane in history." This is a truly authoritative work covering all aspects of the historic program. Because of the unusual size of this document, it is presented in two parts.
Flights of Discovery - 50 Years at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC) - X-Planes, X-15, Lifting Bodies, Jet-Powered Research, Winglets, X-29, Fly-by-Wire, Lunar Landing LLRV, Space Shuttle
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 89,090. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an excellent history of NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.
The Spoken Word III: Recollections of Dryden's History - The Space Shuttle Years - Oral Histories from Major NASA Figures including Gordon Fullerton, Joseph Engle, Kenneth Szalai
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 105,750. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is the third in a series of oral histories about NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.