Books tagged: space technology

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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
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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.
Dead on Arrival? The Development of the Aerospace Concept, 1944-58 - Space Age After Sputnik, Debates About Aerospace, Truman and Eisenhower, Air Force, ORDCIT, von Braun, von Karman, Schriever
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,980. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This study chronologically traces the historical development of the aerospace concept, from its initial inception in 1944 as it was embodied in the far-reaching vision of Gen Henry H. "Hap" Arnold, until its public appearance in 1958.
Zero 'g'
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,900. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
What would happen if the world we know was literally turned upside down—if the Earth lost gravity, the very force that holds all of nature and society together?Zero g takes readers to the year 2074, where environmental destruction has progressed to an unimaginable point, and the unthinkable has actually become a reality.A simple NASA janitor and two teenage science prodigies are our only hope.
Separating the Real from the Imagined: Flight Research at NACA and NASA, 1915-1998 - Experimental Planes and Spacecraft, X-1, X-15, XV-15, X-planes, Muroc, Lifting Bodies, Dryden, Armstrong, Shuttle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 192,030. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA book documents the historical R&D program of NASA by focusing on flight research.
Shared Voyage: Learning and Unlearning from Remarkable Projects - Advanced Composition Explorer ACE, Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile JASSM , Pathfinder Solar Airplane, AMRAAM Missile
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 130,040. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report is about four remarkable projects: the Advanced Composition Explorer (NASA), the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (U.S. Air Force), the Pathfinder Solar-Powered Airplane (NASA), and the Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (U.S. Air Force).
Fairing Well: Aerodynamic Truck Research at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center - From Shoebox to Bat Truck and Beyond, Drag, Mack, Kenworth, Peterbilt, International, Fuel Efficiency, Cabover
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,570. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Automotive
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report reviews research conducted by NASA on the aerodynamic efficiency of long-haul trucks.
Asteroid, Lunar, and Planetary Regolith Management - A Layered Engineering Defense - Spacesuits, EVA, EMU, Moon Dust Contamination, Moon Base Concepts, Duricrust, Glove Boxes, Airlock, Cleaning
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,890. Language: English. Published: May 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 NASA report presents an end-to-end approach to ensure system reliability, crew health, and planetary protection in regolith environments.
Shooting the Moon: How NASA Found Water on the Moon, the LCROSS Mission - Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite - Managing Success, Bad Day, Lunacy, Stakeholders, Having a Lasting Impact
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,330. Language: English. Published: May 1, 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 NASA document by the Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) project manager, Daniel Andrews.
Application of Advances in Telemedicine for Long-Duration Space Flight - Robotic Telepresence and Teletrauma Support, Body Sensors, Security, Field Testing on Mt. Everest, Video Consultations
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,640. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report explores the topic of telemedicine, a technologically driven field that encourages innovation and creative solutions.
SEAMS16: Friends and Foes
Series: SEAMS16, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,560. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Strange things are happening on Space Equipment Authority's Maintenance Station 16 (SEAMS16). Things that blur the line between good and bad...right and wrong...friend and foe... Join Charlie and Susan as they search for answers in SEAMS16: Friends and Foes