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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
Bell X-1A Rocket Plane Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions By United States Air Force
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An improvement over the Bell X-1 — the first plane to break the sound barrier in level flight — the X-1A was designed to reach Mach 2.0. Initial test flights commenced in January of 1953.... More > On December 12th, test pilot Charles “Chuck” Yeager set a record with the aircraft, reaching a speed of Mach 2.43 at 75,000 feet. In 1954, pilot Maj. Arthur Murray flew the plane to a new altitude record of 90,440 feet. Roughly a year later, the X-1A was severely damaged by an explosion while strapped to its B-29 mother ship. The plane was jettisoned and destroyed. Variants of the design, including the X-1B, X-1D, and X-1E continued to fly as late as 1958. Originally printed by the U.S. Air Force and NACA / NASA, this handbook provides a fascinating glimpse inside the cockpit of one of history’s great planes. Classified “Restricted”, the manual was declassified. This affordable facsimile has been slightly reformatted. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
It Ain't Rocket Science: College Counseling for Everyone By Akhee Jamiel Williams
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As honest and real a conversation about the benefits of being educated and the process of preparing for and selecting a college as you are likely to find. It Ain't Rocket Science was written for the... More > benefit of any student, parent, educator -for anyone and everyone- that comes across it. Written from the viewpoint of a veteran and current college admission professional, this book is an extension of my vocation. Allow me to challenge your assumptions; to demystify the convoluted and simplify the complex. Let me show you that this, indeed, is not rocket science.< Less
Walking Rocket, Missing Matt...and other random thoughts By Christine LeLaurin Ratcliff
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The book brings together musings on a wide assortment of topics that attracted the author's interest over a number of years. Many of them arose during walks with her beloved beagle, Rocket. Others... More > evolved as her way of coping with the untimely loss of her beloved brother, Matt. The rest are random reflections, hence the title. Frequent walks with Rocket allowed her to soak in the calm, but eclectic and ever-changing environment, their strides giving way to observations about the world around them. Connections would form between the natural spaces they inhabited and her emotional responses to them. Bits and pieces of this collection appeared previously as social media postings. Friends appreciated the quirky observations of current events that would often arise from Rocket’s sojourns in his rural neighborhood with his faithful companion. Some even came to anticipate what might arise from walks following certain particularly noteworthy occasions, and eagerly awaited the next “Walking Rocket” installment.< Less
It Ain't Rocket Science: College Counseling for Everyone By Akhee Jamiel Williams
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This book is an extension of my vocation: guiding others through the college search process. It is intended to help students, parents, educators and allies be better informed as to the benefits of... More > being educated, and the path or paths one can take in achieving an education. It is intended to demystify and explain what has become complicated and complex; to reduce this process to its simplest form. The purpose of this book is to show everyone that finding, selecting, and going to college is not, in fact, rocket science.< Less
Volume 6809, Throne of Solomon (Srinagar) --- Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 6809, Throne of Solomon (Srinagar)---Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a... More > poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 6533, Tacoma Rockets (PCHL and WHL) --- Tadeusz Kuntze By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 6533, Tacoma Rockets (PCHL and WHL)---Tadeusz Kuntze Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the... More > inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Sky High Profit Rocket: Explosive Growth for Your Bottom Line By Roy Pellicano
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Business or product growth is predicated on many factors, including: Product Development; Brand Messaging; Sales Tactics; and Business Operations. This book provides practical tools and methods for... More > anyone looking to grow a business, such as: product managers, sales people, business owners executives, consultants, or even employees who are looking to create "Me, Inc." Three sections cover topics from Planning Your Business, Messaging Your Product, to Engaging Your Customer, including: case studies, tools to define a target market, systematizing workflows and process, creating powerful offers, actual sales letters to analyze, sales strategies, and entwining social proof into every aspect of the business. If you want to grow your business, you need to shift your thinking and you need practical and actual tools to achieve that growth. Sky High Profit Rocket is more than theory or instruction, it provides examples, tables, checklists, and processes to accomplish this. Plan to take notes!< Less
It's Not Rocket Science: A Simple Guide to Managing Your Finances By Frank Womble
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A personal finance guide suitable for the beginning or experienced investor. This book shows how anyone can simply and effectively manage their finances. The investment chapter focuses on using index... More > funds or exchange-traded funds to invest at lower costs and with higher expected risk-adjusted returns.< Less
Seduction Rocket: The Easiest and Fastest Way to Make a Girl Yours By Adam Ian
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One thing many guys don't remember is that there are some ground rules for flirting. Once you know and understand these, you'll have an easier time with women. Do you understand that there are... More > different types of flirting, which are directly tied to WHO you flirt with? A lot of people don't. Fun, harmless flirting can be done with almost any girl. Just exercise a degree of caution when doing it. This is mainly banter, and glances. In this case, it's also important to see the difference between friendly behavior and sexual flirting. Men are more likely to do this, as women supposedly have a 'diplomacy' gene that allows them to sense things in the interaction that men will miss. What is definitely stacked against us is that we see the world in more sexual terms than women. Overall, it's best to step back for a moment when it's going on to determine what is really happening. Read this book to find life changing answers.< Less

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Cardboard Cardboard By Patrick G. Redford
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