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Mankind's Worst Fear
By David L Erickson
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 131,550. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2009. Category: Fiction
Fast paced and action packed, this science fiction novel will catapult you through time and space in a desperate gamble to turn back the hands of time. Two skillfully woven story lines will take you to the Pacific Ocean aboard a submerged futuristic submarine, you’ll tread the dusty red landscape of Mars, battle nine foot aliens aboard their ship and more!
Career in Aerospace Science
By Institute For Career Research
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 9,630. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2009 by Institute For Career Research. Category: Nonfiction
You can be an astronomer or astronaut, a pioneer in aerospace technology. From the depths of the oceans to the outer reaches of space, we will explore and discover places and phenomena. Advancing technologies will help us bridge horizons to go where no Earthly human has ever gone. If you like science, are good in math, are curious about space and what lies out there, then read this book!
Orbital Maneuvers
By RC Davison
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 132,820. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2010. Category: Fiction
Orbital Maneuvers takes you for the ride of a lifetime! Damaged and stranded in orbit by a catastrophic asteroid impact on the Earth, the crew of the space shuttle Endeavour has only one chance for survival — get to the International Space Station. But a crew member’s homicidal actions to save himself at any cost, threaten everyone on board, and their only chance to return to Earth.
Rockets, mice and men
By Brian Lawrenson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This is the story of how a small white mouse named Mickey became one of the earliest contributors to the US Space Program. It tells a largely untold story of how a group of young rocket enthusiasts in South Africa were at the cutting edge of rocket research and how they successfully fired over 500 liquid and solid fuel rockets, one of which reached the zone of lower earth orbit.
Ignition
By Kevin J Anderson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,920. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction
In this high-tech action adventure from Kevin J. Anderson and Doug Beason, terrorists seize control of the Kennedy Space Center and hold the shuttle Atlantis and its crew hostage on the launchpad. Anderson and Beason have packed Ignition with insider information to create an extremely plausible, action-packed thriller.
2010 NASA Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP) Annual Report, Issued January 2011 - Space Shuttle, International Space Station, Commercial Crew and Cargo, Human Rating, Exploration Program
By Progressive Management
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,680. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
The 2010 report by the ASAP safety advisory panel to NASA, released in January 2011, presents findings on the shuttle, station, and exploration programs, acquisition strategy, human rating requirements for commercial crew capsules, the relationship between the FAA and NASA, workforce and safety culture, infrastructure, mishap investigation and followup, astronaut health, and more.
Rover Flight
By Jim Walker
You set the price! Words: 144,740. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011. Category: Fiction
When the World is closing in and all the villains are at your door, your only escape is the ultimate road trip to the stars. Peter Taylor, his wife Sandy and their companions, Christine and Mike take a beat-up motor home on a visit to the International Space Station. What was a publicity stunt turned into a rescue mission. A fable of adventure, romance and the Pacific Northwest.
Cascade - The Last Flight of Endeavour
By Tom Moureau
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,230. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011. Category: Fiction
Random debris slams into the International Space Station, making it a tumbling, powerless hulk and a tomb for its crew. As NASA prepares a desperate attempt to rescue its astronauts, Jake McSorley discovers the Station was sabotaged and must stop the conspirators from an even greater attack--creating a massive debris cloud that will wipe out satellite systems and eviscerate America's defenses.
Space Primer (AU-18): Comprehensive Spaceflight History and Guidebook, Doctrine, Orbital Mechanics, Military Space, Satellites, Rockets, NASA Programs, Threats, Designs, Operations, Intelligence
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,550. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Kennedy Space Center - 1-Day Itinerary
By Kimberly Faye
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Find out what there is to see and do at Kennedy Space Center, and how to make the most of your day there.