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X-15 Rocket Plane Pilot's Flight Operating Manual By Periscope Film.com
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The X-15 rocket plane flew at Mach 6.72 and at altitudes above 67 miles -- at the threshold of space! The men who flew this amazing plane became the USAF's first astronauts. Powered by an XLR-99... More > engine capable of producing 70,000 pounds of thrust at peak altitude, the X-15 pushed the envelope for manned aircraft past the post office. Notably, both Apollo commander Neil Armstrong and Space Shuttle commander Joe Engle piloted the X-15. Originally highly restricted, the manual was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. This affordable black and white facsimile has been reformatted. Due to the historic nature of this text, image quality can vary. Care has been taken however to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Salmon River Lookout By F.A. Loomis
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Poems written about the heart of Idaho's Salmon River wildfire country. The author and poet, F.A. Loomis, spent several years serving the U.S. Forest Service in central Idaho during the 1970s, taking... More > his life of solitude and reflection as seriously as a Trappist monk. These poems have a twist of all the elements that make up lookout life: vigilance during lightning weather, peace between storms, the continuous awareness of alpine beauty, boredom and near insanity when visitors are lacking, great insights that come with focus, and pleasure when mountain life surprises.< Less
Water Landing By Jonathan Slusher
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How many of us move through life on auto-pilot, our youthful dreams and ambitions somehow forgotten in the daily grind? Approaching middle age, outnumbered and surrounded by the hoards of... More > a meaningless existence, one man finally took a stand... “All I recall is that she didn’t taste like anything. Like water, I realized in mid-kiss: not sweet, exotic, or intense in any way. Just water: tasteless, essential, and two thirds of my consistency.” -Luke Kettle< Less
Water Landing By Jonathan Slusher
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How many of us move through life on auto-pilot, our youthful dreams and ambitions somehow forgotten in the daily grind? Approaching middle age, outnumbered and surrounded by the hoards of... More > a meaningless existence, one man finally took a stand... “All I recall is that she didn’t taste like anything. Like water, I realized in mid-kiss: not sweet, exotic, or intense in any way. Just water: tasteless, essential, and two thirds of my consistency.” -Luke Kettle< Less
6 6 2012 By Klaudio Zic
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The current effect of Uranus in Cetus – pilots marching on Wall Street – may have its peak on 6-6-2012.
Long Comes the Dawn By D. L. Edwards
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With commercial flights out of San Francisco canceled due to fog, taking a private plane to Las Vegas seemed a risky but logical choice for Brad James and his traveling companions. Their pilot,... More > however, seemed devious, and the flight path took them directly toward the highest peaks of the Sierra Nevada range. What should have been a time of fun and gambling in Vegas quickly turned into a time of survival. Lost in the mountains, the group splintered as bonds were lost and bonds were formed. Though planning to propose to Logan during the vacation, Brad found his attraction to Logan’s sister too great a temptation. With Nikki growing ever closer to Brad, Logan took great interest in the suspicious pilot. As days passed, survival became a game of wits.< Less
A Beginners Guide to Hiking Mount Whitney By Carrie Ko
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Mount Whitney is the highest summit in the contiguous United States with an elevation of 14,505 feet (4,421 m). It is on the boundary between California's Inyo and Tulare counties, 84.6 miles (136.2... More > km) west-northwest of the lowest point in North America at Badwater in Death Valley National Park at 282 ft (86 m) below sea level. The west slope of the mountain is in Sequoia National Park and the summit is the south end of the John Muir Trail which runs 211.9 mi (341.0 km) from Happy Isles in Yosemite Valley. The east slope is in the Inyo National Forest in Inyo County. The summit of Whitney is on the Sierra Crest and near many of the highest peaks of the Sierra Nevada. The peak rises 10,778 ft (3,285 m) or just over two miles above the town of Lone Pine 15 miles to the east, in the Owens Valley. Mount Whitney is above the tree line and has an alpine climate and ecology. Very few plants grow near the summit: one example is the Sky Pilot, a cushion plant that grows low to the ground.< Less
INANA 2012 #0006 By Klaudio Zic
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The current effect of Uranus in Cetus – pilots marching on Wall Street – may have its peak on 6-6-2012. HYDRA KIDS 2007 - 2012 Seven or eight planets plus ascendant in Cetus are... More > relevant factors in the horoscopes of newborns, especially 6-6-2012 births, herein elaborated in detail. Why Venus in Hydra 2007 births may not go well together with their cetacean 2012 counterparts? As planets shift through Cetus even by secondary reverse angular direction, Hydra gets stirred… DOLPHIN KIDS 2011 - 2012 What would 2012 be without Mayan 2011? In abridging 2012 from the year 2011, remarkable zodiacal transactions are recorded for the benefit of the new mothers. Planets in Cetus, Orion, and Sextans plus much more make for the dolphin kids to score!< Less
The Adventures of P.D. Puddleskipper (U.S. trade) By Christopher Wood
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Ever since he was a geckling, P.D. Puddleskipper dreamed of exploring the world just beyond the Kapok tree. For P.D. life was more than simply gathering grubs and lounging about in the sun like other... More > geckos. Life was an adventure! But not until a terrible metal beast attacks the Emerald Forest does he finally get his chance. Piloting his latest invention, an airship called the Puddlejumper, P.D. leads his friends, fellow lizard Flora Springtail, a tree frog named Blinky, and a sleepy tree sloth named Waffles on an incredible journey in search of a new home. Join the crew of the Puddlejumper as they bravely venture forth across the Emerald Forest, battling sticky-fingered fruit bats and slippery snakes, exploring far-away places, looking for lost treasure, and making new friends along the way. From Way-Up peak to the Rollie-Roo River, the Cave of Song to the Great Kapok Tree, P.D. and his friends learn the value of friendship through their exciting adventures.< Less
The Adventures of P.D. Puddleskipper (U.S. trade) By Christopher Wood
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Ever since he was a geckling, P.D. Puddleskipper dreamed of exploring the world just beyond the Kapok tree. For P.D. life was more than simply gathering grubs and lounging about in the sun like other... More > geckos. Life was an adventure! But not until a terrible metal beast attacks the Emerald Forest does he finally get his chance. Piloting his latest invention, an airship called the Puddlejumper, P.D. leads his friends, fellow lizard Flora Springtail, a tree frog named Blinky, and a sleepy tree sloth named Waffles on an incredible journey in search of a new home. Join the crew of the Puddlejumper as they bravely venture forth across the Emerald Forest, battling sticky-fingered fruit bats and slippery snakes, exploring far-away places, looking for lost treasure, and making new friends along the way. From Way-Up peak to the Rollie-Roo River, the Cave of Song to the Great Kapok Tree, P.D. and his friends learn the value of friendship through their exciting adventures.< Less