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2018 Report on James Webb Space Telescope (JWST): Integration and Test Challenges Have Delayed Launch and Threaten to Push Costs Over Cap
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
JWST, a large, deployable telescope intended to be the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope, is one of NASA's most complex and expensive projects, at an anticipated cost of $8.8 billion.
Astro-imaging In a White Zone
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Astro-imaging In a White Zone is an urban astrophotography guide for the amateur astronomer. I’ll show you how to do it from inside a light-polluted city environment from your own backyard or even from a high-rise balcony. You'll see which objects in the murky skies can be targeted, the equipment needed to do it, how to put it all together and the astro-imaging results that can be expected.
What's Hot on the Moon Tonight?: The Ultimate Guide to Lunar Observing
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,630. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
"What's Hot on the Moon Tonight?" is the ultimate guide to lunar observing. There are 10,000 craters on the Moon that are within the grasp of even small telescopes. This book takes you by the hand and guides you to the Moon’s most interesting features as they appear night-by-night throughout the lunar month.
Shards of the Abyss
Price: Free! Words: 9,340. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Jesse Ownsman has survived boot camp and made it to his first assignment. No sooner does he arrive though and the planet's observatory discovers an intruder attempting to sneak up on them. With no hope of reinforcements before this stranger descends upon them, the very survival of Jesse and his compatriots rests solely on their shoulders.
Astrophotography, Just the Facts!
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 10,010. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
The purpose of "Astrophotography, Just the Facts!" is to outline a practical and concise approach to the collection and processing of astrophotography imagery using PixInsight and Photoshop. The author's astrophotography has been featured in many magazines including National Geographic, Astronomy, Sky and Telescope and Better Photography as well as many websites such as Space.com.
Galileo: Short Stories: Galileo’s Telescope and the Catholic Lie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions
From the bestselling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, They Laughed at Galileo and many more...  This is the short story of Galileo Galilee and how he has been proved right about everything.
Galileo Galilei – A Short Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » History » European
Galileo Galilei has been called the father of modern science, and rightly so, his discoveries confirmed that the Sun, not the Earth, was at the center of the solar system. His work on motion laid the groundwork for the science of physics. As well as an early scientist, he was also an inventor – perfecting the telescope, microscope, and the thermometer.
Flipspace: Close Encounters For Their Kind
Series: Flipspace, Book 8. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,320. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Recouping from their losses, and breaking in replacements, Colonel Rama is briefed for a mission that potentially violates exo-solar planetary research treaties. Rediscovered among archives of a telescope considered lost in the prior century, the data includes surface changes on the alien world that may suggest intelligent life.
NASA Space Technology Report: Goddard's Astrophysics Science Division - Annual Report 2011, Research Highlights, Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope, Rossi, HST, Swift, GALEX, HEASARC, WMAP
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,270. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This NASA Goddard Space Flight Center report provides a comprehensive overview of major astrophysics science missions.
Jeremy's Space Rock
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology
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An eleven year old boy who loves astronomy, while looking at the stars in the night sky, notices one star getting bigger. The more he stares the bigger it gets, but wait -- it's not moving! Then he realizes there is a REASON it's not moving. Too late to act, he freezes with fear and awaits the inevitable catastrophe that approaches his house!. PLEASE “RATE“ THIS STORY at the bottom of this site