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Liberi Sursum Coeli
Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A traditional gothic horror story from 18th century England sets up an arena for a wornout village priest and an ambitious astronomer, in the time when western celestial science was young. Old patient christianity is mixed with good intentions and personal ambitions as innocent, less educated community is drawn back to lands they once feared.
Trouble in the Triangulum Galaxy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
The Hale Astro was a telescope the size of Texas. It’s task at the moment was research. They had just happened to focus on a corner of the Triangulum Galaxy. What they found raised more questions than it answered.
The Old Telescope
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
It was a long telescope, the kind sea captains and pirates might have used...
Complete Guide to NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) Project - Spacecraft, Instruments and Mirror, Science, Infrared Astronomy, GAO and Independent Review Reports, Congressional Hearings
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,570. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), currently under construction and planned for launch sometime near 2018, is provided in this unique compilation of official NASA material.
Space Primer (AU-18): Comprehensive Spaceflight History and Guidebook, Doctrine, Orbital Mechanics, Military Space, Satellites, Rockets, NASA Programs, Threats, Designs, Operations, Intelligence
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,550. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
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.
Gold Panning and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
This collection of five short stories combines both adventure and education suitable for reading with children. Includes “Agate Logs” (a visit to the Petrified Forest), “Gold Panning” (hunting for gold), “It’s a Big Place” (astronomy outing), “Sky Castles” (contemplation of the sky and clouds), and “The Glacier” (understanding the environment).