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Prejudicial Counsel: A Multidimensional Study of Tactical Airpower Between the Korean and Vietnam Wars - Soviets, Atomic Weapons, Nuclear Options, Dropshot, ICBMs, Sputnik, F-100, F-101, F-104, F-105
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 142,070. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book analyzes the Air Force's decisions made concerning the advancement of tactical conventional airpower from 1953 to 1961.
Sputnik The Soviet Challenge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » 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.
Histories of the Soviet / Russian Space Program - Volume 5: Soviet Space Programs: 1981-87 - Piloted Space Activities, Launch Vehicles, Launch Sites, and Tracking Support
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,710. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This fascinating and informative series of Soviet space program history reports concludes with a reproduction of a truly historic document: Soviet Space Programs, 1981-87, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
Histories of the Soviet / Russian Space Program - Volume 4: Soviet Space Programs: 1976-80 - Launch Vehicles, Political Goals and Purposes, International Cooperation In Space, Future
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,170. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This fascinating and informative series of Soviet space program history reports continues with a reproduction of a truly historic document: Soviet Space Programs, 1976-1980, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
Histories of the Soviet / Russian Space Program - Volume 3: Soviet Space Programs, 1971-75 - Facilities and Hardware, Manned and Unmanned, Bioastronautics, Civil and Military
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 239,150. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This fascinating and informative series of Soviet space program history reports continues with a reproduction of a truly historic document: Soviet Space Programs, 1971-1975, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
Histories of the Soviet / Russian Space Program - Volume 2: Soviet Space Programs 1971 - Kosmos, Lunokhod, Salyut, Soyuz, Zond, FOBS, Military Satellites, Mars Attempts, Tracking Ships
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,720. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This fascinating and informative series of Soviet space program history reports continues with a reproduction of a truly historic document: Soviet Space Programs, 1971, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
Histories of the Soviet / Russian Space Program - Volume 1: Review of the Soviet Space Program 1967, Soviet Space Programs, 1966-70 - Sputnik, Vostok, Luna, Zond, Soyuz, Manned Moon Plans
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 331,560. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This fascinating and informative series of Soviet space program history reports begins with this reproduction of two truly historic documents: Review of the Soviet Space Program 1967 and Soviet Space Programs, 1966-70.
The Winds of Longing Blow
Price: $1.68 USD. Words: 87,250. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Biographical
There is hope, there is loss, there is joy...there is longing carried on the Winds. This is about what we were and those who came before us. This is about a family making their way through the turbulent Twentieth Century. This is about Ireland. This epic book is one you will not forget.
Titus Andronicus Scott
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,940. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
February 25, 1956: “Ship down and all is well.” These six words recorded the landing of the first manned spacecraft on Mars. This book tells the story of the events that led to that momentous, but heretofore unrecorded occasion, and the story of the fabulous character who wrote those words.
Sputnik's Child
You set the price! Words: 126,130. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
This engaging novel recalls the events that shaped the ideas and lives of the baby boom generation and laid the groundwork for an age of technology and its challenges. It is a story about a child coming of age in an Age of Aquarius to experience a time of irrational exhuberance in the power of technology, and her confrontation with a disease that has no known cure.