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Rockets and Space for Young Rocketeers By Richard Newlands
eBook (ePub): $6.20
If you want to get into Space, how do you go about it? Space is only 62 miles away so why is it so hard to get there? The science of the forces and energies rocket scientists deal with are clearly... More > explained with easy-to-follow diagrams. You’ll find out how a rocket gets the power to overcome gravity and Drag to get into Space. You’ll learn how to steer and stay alive while you’re up there and various ways to design a spacecraft so it gets you back safely. The many illustrations include innovative Spaceships such as Virgin Galactic’s SpaceshipTwo. To get you started with building and flying rockets, there is a practical step-by-step guide to launching a scale model using Estes rocket motors. Tips from experienced rocketeers will get your model rocket flying high and help you get it back in one piece. The final chapter is more challenging: it’s full of in-depth rocket science where you learn how to design and test a large rocket engine capable of getting you into Space!< Less
Rockets and Space for Young Rocketeers By Richard Newlands
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If you want to get into Space, how do you go about it? Space is only 62 miles away so why is it so hard to get there? The science of the forces and energies rocket scientists deal with are clearly... More > explained with easy-to-follow diagrams. You’ll find out how a rocket gets the power to overcome gravity and Drag to get into Space. You’ll learn how to steer and stay alive while you’re up there and various ways to design a spacecraft so it gets you back safely. The many illustrations include innovative Spaceships such as Virgin Galactic’s SpaceshipTwo. To get you started with building and flying rockets, there is a practical step-by-step guide to launching a scale model using Estes rocket motors. Tips from experienced rocketeers will get your model rocket flying high and help you get it back in one piece. The final chapter is more challenging: it’s full of in-depth rocket science where you learn how to design and test a large rocket engine capable of getting you into Space!< Less
HOW to DESIGN, BUILD and TEST SMALL LIQUID-FUEL ROCKET ENGINES By Leroy Krzycki
eBook (PDF): $2.50
(3 Ratings)
A classic text for experimental and "amateur" rocket scientists, engineers, and technicians. Written especially for people who want to build their own rocket motors, from scratch, this is... More > a superior "how to do it in your garage or workshop" kind of book. We know of no other similar texts. As the author says: "With proper design, careful workmanship, and good test equipment operating in a safe manner, the amateur can build small liquid-fuel rocket engines which have hours of operating life. The purpose of this publication is to provide the serious amateur builder with design information, fabrication procedures, text equipment requirements, and safe operating procedures."< Less
HOW to DESIGN, BUILD and TEST SMALL LIQUID-FUEL ROCKET ENGINES By Leroy Krzycki
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A classic text for experimental and "amateur" rocket scientists, engineers, and technicians. Written especially for people who want to build their own rocket motors, from scratch, this is... More > a superior "how to do it in your garage or workshop" kind of book. We know of no other similar texts. As the author says: "With proper design, careful workmanship, and good test equipment operating in a safe manner, the amateur can build small liquid-fuel rocket engines which have hours of operating life. The purpose of this publication is to provide the serious amateur builder with design information, fabrication procedures, text equipment requirements, and safe operating procedures."< Less
Tom's 5th Symphony of Swift Inventions By T. Edward Fox
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The 5th collection of Tom Swift inventions. It includes: THE EXCEPTIONAL BATTERY — A valued employee has an opportunity to create a new lifesaving device for the battlefield. Tom agrees to... More > create an entirely new type of battery for it.
 THE MULTICORDER — There are many things for the young inventor to keep hauling around for those times he needs special devices, so he sets about coming up with an all-in-one unit based on a popular old TV show. THE POLYMORPHIC GLIDER — A wealthy glider pilot wants Tom to do the impossible, make him an air glider that can fly like a bird, flapping wings and standing starts included. TOM SWIFT TAKES OFF — At 13, young Tom build a viable solid rocket motor using the things he can find in the late 1940s. THE MODEL ROCKET MOTOR — When the son of a friend is seriously injured, Tom decides to come up with a rocket motor formula that is safe and powerful. An alternate look at Tom Swift creating a solid propellant. This is a shorter, bonus story.< Less
U. S. Army Ordnance Research and Development In World War 2: A Review By Ray Merriam
eBook (ePub): $1.99
(1 Ratings)
Merriam Press World War 2 History Series. Written just after the war, reviews activities of U.S. Army’s Ordnance Department’s research and development of small arms, ammunition,... More > artillery, bombs, armored and unarmored combat and motor transport vehicles, aircraft armament, rockets and launchers, fuels and lubricants, rubber, steel, and ballistics, from 1940 through the end of the war, plus effect of climate and terrain in jungle, cave, desert, and arctic warfare on development trends. Contents: Chapter 1: The Situation in 1940; Chapter 2: The Effect of Climate and Terrain Upon Development Trends: Jungle Warfare, Cave Warfare, Desert Warfare, Arctic Warfare; Chapter 3: The Course of Development: Combat Vehicles, Motor Transport Vehicles, Artillery, Small Arms, Aircraft Armament, Artillery Ammunition and Bombs, Small Arms Ammunition, Rockets, Fuels and Lubricants, Rubber, and Steel, Ballistics; Chapter 4: Unfinished Business, 1945. 134 photos and illustrations.< Less
Through Space To Mars By Roy Rockwood
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4th book in the GREAT MARVELS series by Roy Rockwood (A house pseudonym used by Stratemeyer Syndicate). Mark and Jack enroll in the Universal Electrical & Chemical College, and meet the... More > inventor Santell Roumann. Santell has discovered a new fuel source called Etherium, and together the group builds a rocket ship and travel to Mars. Their plans almost go for nought when mysterious things begin to happen, including an odd man and a threat. But, they perservere and head for the red planet, Mars. But, once they arrive will their Etherium motor function? Will they fall prey to comets and asteroids along the way? And, once they land—we would hope for a safe landing!—can they take back off and return to their homes? All this plus much more action and adventure await the reader of this tale of the unknown!< Less
Atheism Is Winning! By Anonymous
eBook (ePub): $9.99
We live in a world of radical hypocrisy...Priests, terrorists and Christian Evangelists use iPhones...access satellite networks...drive automobiles and seem to exist in some kind of imaginary bubble... More > untouched by reality. How is this possible? How can such a large number of people demand modern technology while still refusing to listen to the very people who brought it to them? In an age of motor cars, electric light bulbs and rockets to the moon, more than half the world still insists on keeping their faith in God, even while the most rational minds are calling this behavior dangerous, archaic and possibly insane. Perhaps this is something we should talk about. But is anyone listening? Perhaps I should say it louder... Book features a variety of essays, both humorous and serious on the issues of Atheism, Marketing, Hypocrisy, Seduction, Religion, Psychology of Belief, "New Atheism", Failures of Buddhism, The Templeton Prize, Beyond Sartre's "Reef of Solipsism", and other mildly poetic thoughts.< Less
Atheism is Winning! By Anonymous
Paperback: $23.99
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We live in a world of radical hypocrisy...Priests, terrorists and Christian Evangelists use iPhones...access satellite networks...drive automobiles and seem to exist in some kind of imaginary bubble... More > untouched by reality. How is this possible? How can such a large number of people both demand modern technology while still refusing to listen to the very people who brought it to them? In an age of motor cars, electric light bulbs and rockets to the moon, more than half the world still insists on keeping their faith in God, even while the most rational minds are calling this behavior dangerous, archaic and possibly insane. Perhaps this is something we should talk about. But is anyone listening? Perhaps I should say it louder... Book features a variety of essays, both humorous and serious on the issues of Atheism, Marketing, Hypocrisy, Seduction, Religion, Psychology of Belief, "New Atheism", Failures of Buddhism, The Templeton Prize, Beyond Sartre's "Reef of Solipsism", and other mildly poetic thoughts.< Less

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