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Leadership in Space: Selected Speeches of NASA Administrator Michael Griffin, May 2005 - October 2008 - Hubble Telescope, Moon Exploration, Human Exploration of Mars, Shuttle and Constellation

by Progressive Management

<p>Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report presents selected speeches of former NASA Administrator Michael Griffin from 2005 through 2008. Contents:<br />Part 1 - Exploration and Our Future

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Life Force Mars

Creating a New Home for Mankind

by Bert Tucker

<p>Tim, Joan, Rob and Mary worked for NASA. Using robotics and with JPL support they made site discovery, developed and then traveled to Mars in Ares rockets. They move into an incomplete habitat on Mars that was built with native resources. ...

ISBN: 9781462012480

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Living in Space

A Handbook for Work and Exploration Beyond the Earth's Atmosphere

by G. Harry Stine

<p>We are the first species with the ability to leave planet Earth and expand the horizons of existence into the infinite realm of the universe. Humanity has been working, learning and building toward this accomplishment throughout ...

ISBN: 9781590772584

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Low-Energy Lunar Trajectory Design

by Jeffrey S. Parker & Rodney L. Anderson

<p>Based on years of research conducted at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, <i>Low-Energy Lunar Trajectory Design</i> provides high-level information to mission managers and detailed information to mission designers about low-energy transfers

ISBN: 9781118855317

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Making Contact: Jill Tarter and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

by Sarah Scoles

<p>*<em>For anyone who has ever looked up at the night sky and wondered, &quot;Are we alone?&quot; * <em>A brilliant examination of the science behind the search for extraterrestrial intelligence and its pioneer, Jill Tarter, the inspiration for

ISBN: 9781681774916

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Making Jet Engines in World War II

Britain, Germany, and the United States

by Hermione Giffard

<p>Our stories of industrial innovation tend to focus on individual initiative and breakthroughs. With <em>Making Jet Engine**s</em> <em>in World War II</em>, Hermione Giffard uses the case of the development of jet engines to offer a different ...

ISBN: 9780226388625

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Man and Machine

The Story of Jimmy Doolittle, the Granville Brothers and the Gee Bee R1 Racer

by Adam Beckman

<p>How does a troubled boy from California would come to be one of the world's most renowned aviators? How does a group of brothers who were high school dropouts go from New Hampshire go on to build some of the most advanced aircraft of the ...

ISBN: 9781642371994

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Managing Large Systems

Organizations for the Future

by Leonard R. Sayles

<p>Managing Large Systems examines a range of human, organizational, and managerial challenges associated with large systems. Special attention is given to the behavioral relationships among scientists and engineers, business and technical ...

ISBN: 9781351507219

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Mars 2020 Exploration Rover Mission: Overview and Report of the Mars 2020 Science Definition Team (Mustard Report) - Potential Martian Biosignatures, Mars Sample Return Cache

by Progressive Management

<p>This comprehensive ebook provides a complete guide to the ongoing plans for NASA&apos;s Mars 2020 rover mission. The Mars 2020 mission would explore a site likely to have been habitable, seek signs of past life, fill a returnable cache with ...

ISBN: 9781301649365

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Mathematical Aspects of Subsonic and Transonic Gas Dynamics

by Lipman Bers

<DIV>This concise volume by a prominent mathematician offers an important survey of mathematical aspects of the theory of compressible fluids. The treatment is geared toward advanced undergraduates and graduate students in physics, applied ...

ISBN: 9780486816333

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Military Payloads Hosted on Commercial Satellites: How Can the Space and Missile Systems Center Increase the Number of Commercially Hosted Military Payload Contract Awards? Spectrum Certifications

by Progressive Management

<p>Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study examines the case for commercially hosted military payloads (CHMP).</p><p>In many instances, what initially appears to be a common-sense solution with ...

ISBN: 9781311206725

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Miscellany 51: Apparent Wind Speed and True Wind Speed

by Joseph George Caldwell

<p>This article describes the mathematical relationship of apparent wind speed and true wind speed, for a sailboat.</p> ...

ISBN: 9780944848210

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Mission Control

Inventing the Groundwork of Spaceflight

by Michael Peter Johnson

<p>Brave astronauts, flaring rockets, and majestic launches are only one side of the story of spaceflight. Any mission to space depends on years--if not decades--of work by thousands of dedicated individuals on the ground. These are the people ...

ISBN: 9780813059501

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Modeling of Complex Systems

Application to Aeronautical Dynamics

by Tuan Anh Pham & Emanuel Grunn

In the field of aeronautical dynamics, this book offers readers a design tool which enables them to solve the different problems that can occur during the planning stage of a private project. The authors present a system for the modeling, design

ISBN: 9781118579862

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Modelling and Managing Airport Performance

by Konstantinos Zografos, Giovanni Andreatta & Amedeo Odoni

<p><em>Modelling and Managing Airport Performance</em> provides an integrated view of state-of-the-art research on measuring and improving the performance of airport systems with consideration of both airside and landside operations. The ...

ISBN: 9781118535479

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Moonshots and Snapshots of Project Apollo

A Rare Photographic History

by John Bisney & J. L. Pickering

<p><em>Winner of the Bronze Medal for Science in the 2016 Independent Publisher (IPPY) Book Awards</em></p>In this companion volume to John Bisney and J. L. Pickering’s extraordinary book of rare photographs from the Mercury and Gemini missions,

ISBN: 9780826352606

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Morphing Aerospace Vehicles and Structures

by John Valasek

<p>Morphing Aerospace Vehicles and Structures provides a highly timely presentation of the state-of-the-art, future directions and technical requirements of morphing aircraft. Divided into three sections it addresses morphing aircraft, ...

ISBN: 9781119940302

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NASA Human Spaceflight Astronaut Health Research for Exploration and Manned Mars Missions, Risk Report WSN-01, Behavioral and Psychiatric Disorders, Cognitive, Performance Decrements, Psychosocial

by Progressive Management

<p>Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this series of reports deals with ongoing research by NASA into a risk reduction strategy for human space exploration and planned manned missions to Mars. Each ...

ISBN: 9781311866790

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NASA Human Spaceflight Astronaut Health Research for Exploration and Manned Mars Missions, Risk Report WSN-02, Sleep Loss, Circadian, Work Overload, Bone Fracture, Medication, Renal Stone Formation

by Progressive Management

<p>Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this series of reports deals with ongoing research by NASA into a risk reduction strategy for human space exploration and planned manned missions to Mars. Each ...

ISBN: 9781311056108

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NASA Human Spaceflight Astronaut Health Research for Exploration and Manned Mars Missions, Risk Report WSN-03, Intervertebral Disc Damage, Altered Immune Response, Cardiac Rhythm, Osteoporosis

by Progressive Management

<p>Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this series of reports deals with ongoing research by NASA into a risk reduction strategy for human space exploration and planned manned missions to Mars. Each ...

ISBN: 9781311826541

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