Books tagged: spaceflight

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Venus Warning & Other Tales
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,980. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
This collection of sixteen short stories and novelettes in several genres by John G. Bluck includes tales about both the past and the future. Most of the book's works are science fiction. The cover story is a novelette called "Venus Warning." Astronauts fly to the cloudy planet, Venus, to explore it in heat-resistant spacesuits and make an astounding discovery. The final story is a murder mystery.
Moondust Memories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,300. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Moondust Memories brings together eleven of Vaughan Stanger's personal favourites from his published science fiction tales. These innovative and imaginative short stories explore a wide variety of themes, from flesh-crawling virtual reality simulations to monetised SETI dreaming. If you crave intelligent, literate, thought-provoking science-fiction, then this collection is for you.
NASA's Management and Development of Spacesuits: Critical Report of the Inspector General, Shortage of Extravehicular Mobility Units (EMUs) for Space Station, Development of Exploration and Mars Suits
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,570. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Despite spending nearly $200 million on NASA's next-generation spacesuit technologies, the NASA remains years away from having a flight-ready spacesuit capable of replacing the EMU or suitable for use on future exploration missions.
The Listener
Series: Alone in Spacetime, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 630. Language: Australian English. Published: March 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What does a disembodied brain, a brain-in-a-box, think about on its way to the Oort Cloud? It thinks about why it was picked to make this journey. Which is difficult because its memories were erased before it was launched. A flash fiction story
Human Adaptation to Space Flight: The Role of Nutrition - Conducting Research on the ISS Space Station, Energy Metabolism, Muscle, Protein, Bone and Cardiovascular Health, Eyes and Ophthalmic Changes
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This NASA reference provides a review the history of and current state of knowledge about the role of nutrition in human space flight. We have attempted to organize this from a more physiological point of view, and to highlight systems, and the nutrients that support them, rather than the other way around.
Developing and Applying Synthesis Models of Emerging Space Systems - Military Small Satellites, DoD MILSATCOM, ISR, Commercial Small Satellites, Research, Cost Estimation and Acquisition, Launchers
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,270. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The Department of Defense's (DOD) large satellites provide robust capabilities, but they are ill designed to combat emerging threats and concerns like anti-satellite weapons and a shrinking defense budget. Small satellites are a potential solution to this challenge, but the technology is too nascent for the DOD to deploy.
NASA Report: Aeronautics and Space Report of the President - Fiscal Year 2015 Activities - Human Exploration, International Space Station, Aeronautics, Science, Defense Dept., Other Federal Agencies
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,950. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
For decades, NASA has produced a comprehensive overview of all federal space and aeronautics programs on an annual basis, providing unique details of the flight activities and programs of NASA, the Department of Defense, and other agencies.
Globalness: Toward a Space Power Theory - Military Spaceflight, Strategic Theory, Weaponization, ASAT Anti-Satellite, GPS, Prompt Global Strike, Global Connectivity, Weapons Delivery
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,430. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The purpose of this study is to take the first steps toward a military space power theory. It begins by answering the question: Why does the US military need space power theory?
Ten Propositions Regarding Spacepower - Theories, Global Access and Presence, Coercive Force, Commercial Assets, Career-long Specialization, Weaponization, Central Control by Space Professional
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,200. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
As political and military leaders ponder the future of space operations, the time has come to frame propositions regarding spacepower. Specifically, this study seeks to answer the question, "What is the nature of spacepower?"
NASA Report on Mars Exploration: Frontier In-Situ Resource Utilization for Enabling Sustained Human Presence on Mars - ISRU, Surface Habitats, Entry Descent and Landing, Fuels, Food, Robotics
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 50,860. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016. 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 up-to-date review covers the use of on-planet resource utilization to sustain a permanent human presence on Mars.