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Building For The Future: China’s Progress In Space Technology During The Tenth 5-year Plan And The U.S. Response By Strategic Studies Institute & Kevin Pollpeter
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China’s space program has achieved spectacular success in recent years. Since 2003 China has launched two human space flight missions, destroyed a satellite with a direct ascent anti-satellite... More > weapon, and launched a moon orbiter. In this monograph, Mr. Kevin Pollpeter assesses China’s rise as a space power and its implications for the United States. He argues that China’s use of space power is part of an integrated approach to increasing its comprehensive national power and achieving great power status. As a result, China’s increasing space power challenges the United States militarily, economically, commercially, and politically. China’s increasing space capabilities will erode the U.S. lead in space in both absolute and relative terms. Nevertheless, the loss of preeminence in space need not result in the United States losing its role as the leading space power.< Less
The Summary of Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the African American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race: Based on the Book By Margot Lee Shetterly By Goldmine Reads
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In Hidden Figures, Margot Lee Shetterly reveals the real-life stories of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Christine Darden — the black women of NASA who braved the... More > insurmountable and conquered the impossible. Even with Virginia's Jim Crow imposing segregation laws, these four African-American women defied the odds against both racial discrimination and gender bias. They were among Langley's all-black "West Computing", a group of women who proved invaluable in the pursuit of both the triumph over the Soviet Union and America's dominion on the race to the heavens. Behind John Glenn's orbital flight and Neil Armstrong's iconic moonwalk were these exceptional "human computers". Armed with slide rules, papers, and pencils, they created satellite, rocket, and airplane designs and helped guarantee the nation's victory in World War II, the Cold War, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Space Race.< Less
The Summary of Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race: Based on the Book By Margot Lee Shetterly By Goldmine Reads
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In Hidden Figures, Margot Lee Shetterly reveals the real-life stories of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Christine Darden — the black women of NASA who braved the... More > insurmountable and conquered the impossible. Even with Virginia's Jim Crow imposing segregation laws, these four African-American women defied the odds against both racial discrimination and gender bias. They were among Langley's all-black "West Computing", a group of women who proved invaluable in the pursuit of both the triumph over the Soviet Union and America's dominion on the race to the heavens. Behind John Glenn's orbital flight and Neil Armstrong's iconic moonwalk were these exceptional "human computers". Armed with slide rules, papers, and pencils, they created satellite, rocket, and airplane designs and helped guarantee the nation's victory in World War II, the Cold War, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Space Race.< Less
Through This Fire By Paul A. Dixon
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Through This Fire follows the story of a young captain by the name of Jonathan Ishalic. He is the captain of a starship and he works for a military organization. He discovers that they are bent on... More > destroying innocent life and begins to realize that everything he has believed is wrong. Thus begins the epic battle for the freedom of the galaxy.< Less
GRANDMA WALLEROO By Lee Graves
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Grandma Wallaroo is a fiction story with sprinkles of true events. Wally, as Grandma is called has and does live a very active life. This story takes us fly fishing with her Grandson that has some... More > life threatening surprises. Her Granddaughter talks her into going to look at a car to buy and ends up with something totally different. She signs up for a trip to the International Space Station with 34 others and ends up returning from space in a very different and unproven way with an astronaut that was there to test the recovery unit.< Less
Always Another Dawn By Clay Blair & Albert Scott Crossfield
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Always Another Dawn: The Story of a Rocket Test Pilot is the story of NACA (National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics) and Albert Scott Crossfield's work in the post-war years and beyond pioneering... More > the use of rocket-powered planes. Crossfield and his team paved the path for space exploration making this, his autobiography, essential reading for historians and aviation buffs.< Less
Always Another Dawn: The Story of a Rocket Test Pilot By Albert Scott Crossfield & Clay Blair
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Always Another Dawn: The Story of a Rocket Test Pilot is the detailed account of NACA (National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics) and Albert Scott Crossfield’s work in the post-war years and... More > beyond pioneering the use of rocket-powered planes. Crossfield and his team paved the path for space exploration making this, his autobiography, essential reading for historians and aviation buffs.< Less
Always Another Dawn: The Story of a Rocket Test Pilot By Albert Scott Crossfield & Clay Blair
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Always Another Dawn: The Story of a Rocket Test Pilot is the detailed account of NACA (National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics) and Albert Scott Crossfield’s work in the post-war years and... More > beyond pioneering the use of rocket-powered planes. Crossfield and his team paved the path for space exploration making this, his autobiography, essential reading for historians and aviation buffs.< Less
Femtotechnologies and Innovative Projects By Alexander Bolonkin
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New macro-projects, concepts, ideas, methods, and innovations are explored here, but hardly developed. There remain many problems that must be researched, modeled, and tested before these summarized... More > research ideas can be practically designed, built, and utilized—that is, fully developed and utilized. Most ideas in our book are described in the following way: 1) Description of current state in a given field of endeavor. A brief explanation of the idea researched, including its advantages and short comings; 2) Then methods, estimation and computations of the main system parameters are listed, and 3) A brief description of possible applications—candidate macro-projects, including estimations of the main physical parameters of such economic developmental undertakings. The first and third parts are in a popular form accessible to the wider reading public, the second part of this book will require some mathematical and scientific knowledge, such as may be found amongst technical school graduate students.< Less
The Sunburst Fire By Collin R. Skocik
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The year is 2978. The exploration starship Sunburst is the Earth-Mars Confederation Explorer Force's new flagship, the greatest technological marvel in human history, guaranteed to open the frontier... More > of the galaxy. Nearly a mile long, the Sunburst is like a self-contained world, and life on board is a fairy tale. When a freak accident sets the huge starship ablaze, with power out, the airlocks jammed, and communications impossible, all is chaos, and the wonderland of the Sunburst becomes a journey through hell...< Less

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