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Destination Moon: A History of the Lunar Orbiter Program - NASA Apollo Moon Landing Preparations, Boeing and Kodak Photo System, Problems with the Spacecraft, Great Lunar Exploration Achievements

by Progressive Management

<p>Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an excellent history of the historic Lunar Orbiter project in the 1960s leading to America&apos;s Apollo moon landing.<br />Lunar Orbiter brought several ...

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Developing and Applying Synthesis Models of Emerging Space Systems: Military Small Satellites, DoD MILSATCOM, ISR, Commercial Small Satellites, Research, Cost Estimation and Acquisition, Launchers

by Progressive Management

<p>This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. The Department of Defense&apos;s (DOD) large satellites provide robust capabilities, but they are ill designed to combat emerging ...

ISBN: 9781370070947

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Diagnosis

Interpreting the Shadows

by Pat Croskerry, Karen Cosby, Mark L. Graber & others

<p>Despite diagnosis being the key feature of a physician's clinical performance, this is the first book that deals specifically with the topic. In recent years, however, considerable interest has been shown in this area and significant ...

ISBN: 9781351650199

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Differential Game Theory with Applications to Missiles and Autonomous Systems Guidance

by Farhan A. Faruqi

<p><em>Differential Game Theory with Applications to Missiles and Autonomous Systems</em> explains the use of differential game theory in autonomous guidance and control systems.</p> <p>The book begins with an introduction to the basic ...

ISBN: 9781119168492

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DIY Drone and Quadcopter Projects

A Collection of Drone-Based Essays, Tutorials, and Projects

by The Editors of Make:

<p>Drones, quadcopters, Uncrewed Aerial Vehicles (UAVs): whatever they're called, remotely-controlled aircraft have changed the way we see the world, the way we manage crops, the way we sell real estate, and the way we make war. This book ...

ISBN: 9781680451252

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Domesticating Drones

The Technology, Law, and Economics of Unmanned Aircraft

by Henry H Perritt, Jr & Eliot O Sprague

<p>The public debate over civilian use of drones is intensifying. Variously called &quot;unmanned aircraft systems&quot;, &quot;unmanned aerial vehicles&quot;, &quot;remotely piloted aircraft&quot;, or simply &quot;drones&quot;, they are ...

ISBN: 9781317148357

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Dr. Wernher von Braun: A Short Biography - Pioneer of Rocketry and Space Exploration

by Doug West

<p>Most of us, young or old, have dreams of grand things, but it is the rare souls that sees their dreams standing before them, taller than the Statue of Liberty, with enough raw power to launch men to the moon. Wernher von Braun was such a ...

ISBN: 9781370893225

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Drones in Society

Exploring the strange new world of unmanned aircraft

by Ron Bartsch, James Coyne & Katherine Gray

<p>The integration of drones into society has attracted unprecedented attention throughout the world. The change, for aviation, has been described as being equally as big as the arrival of the jet engine. This book examines the issues that ...

ISBN: 9781315409634

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Early-Day Flying in Kansas City

by Ken Weyand

<p>"Early-Day Flying in Kansas City" is based on a trade paperback published in 1970. The original book, Aviation History in Greater Kansas City, was compiled by "Historic Aviation" magazine, edited and published by Ken Weyand, a private pilot ...

ISBN: 9781310709531

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Efficient Airports

by sbarthelson

<p>This airport efficiency book outlines the author&apos;s ideas for reducing the time airline passengers spend on the ground, using for example a faster way to load or unload aircraft. Also covered are faster ways to refuel aircraft and service

ISBN: 9781311481573

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Eight Years to the Moon

The History of the Apollo Missions

by Nancy Atkinson

<p><strong>A Behind-the-Scenes Look At NASA’s incredible Journey to the Moon</strong></p> <p>Space journalist and insider Nancy Atkinson weaves together the riveting story of NASA’s mission to complete “the greatest adventure on which humankind

ISBN: 9781624144912

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Enduring Quests, Daring Visions: NASA Astrophysics in the Next Three Decades - The Search for Life and Exoplanets, History of Galaxies, Origin and Fate of the Universe

by Progressive Management

<p>This roadmap, released in early 2014, presents a science-driven 30-year vision for the future of NASA Astrophysics that builds on recent remarkable discoveries to address three defining questions: Are we alone? How did we get here? How does ...

ISBN: 9781310395499

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Erosion of Geomaterials

by Stephane Bonelli

<p>This book aims to deliver significant scientific progress on the problem of the erosion of geomaterials, focusing on the mechanical/physical aspect. The chapters oscillate between a phenomenological outlook that is well grounded in ...

ISBN: 9781118587652

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Essential Guide to Supersonic Passenger Aircraft: NASA Low Boom Flight Demonstrator X-59 QueSST (LBFD) Project, Early SST History, Sonic Boom Research, Standards, Renewed Interest in Civilian Travel

by Progressive Management

<p>Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces important NASA, FAA, and other government documents, reports, and studies about the history and current state of supersonic passenger ...

ISBN: 9781370083183

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European Air Traffic Management

Principles, Practice and Research

by Andrew Cook

<p>European Air Traffic Management: Principles, Practice and Research is a single source of reference on the key subject areas of air traffic management in Europe. It brings together material that was previously unobtainable, hidden within ...

ISBN: 9781351938839

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Exploring the Unknown: Selected Documents in the History of the U.S. Civil Space Program - Volume VII: Human Spaceflight: Projects Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo - Political and Engineering Insights

by Progressive Management

<p>Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this phenomenal collection of over 150 fascinating documents provides unique political and engineering insights into the pathfinding days of American manned ...

ISBN: 9781310459313

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Facing the Heat Barrier

A History of Hypersonics

by T.A. Heppenheimer

<p>This volume from The NASA History Series presents an overview of the science of hypersonics, the study of flight at speeds at which the physics of flows is dominated by aerodynamic heating. The survey begins during the years immediately ...

ISBN: 9780486834511

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Fatigue in Aviation

A Guide to Staying Awake at the Stick

by John A. Caldwell & J. Lynn Caldwell

<p>This updated edition includes fatigue and sleep definitions as well as strategies for the measurement and assessment of fatigue. The aviation performance, mood, and safety problems associated with sleep restriction and circadian disruptions ...

ISBN: 9781317136231

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Finding the Secret Space Programme

by Andrew Johnson

<p>The &quot;Space Age&quot; began in 1957 and since then, we are told, missions have studied all the planets in the Solar System. Most people believe that one of the greatest technological achievements happened in 1969, when Neil Armstrong ...

ISBN: 9781386540779

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Finding the Shape of Space - Future Space Situational Awareness (SSA) Technologies Preserving U.S. Military Freedom of Action in Space, Full Motion Video, Networks, Scramjet Access, Carbon Nanotubes

by Progressive Management

<p>This excellent report, professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, is concerned with the direction space technologies will take over the next 20-30 years. Specifically, this research takes a purposeful look ...

ISBN: 9781370005376

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