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Author : Jerry Lynn Ross
ISBN : 9781557536310
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 61. 31 MB
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The most launched astronaut in history discusses his childhood growing up in rural Indiana, his career in the Air Force, and his time working at NASA, while offering an insider's account of the U.S. Space Shuttle program.

Becoming A Spacewalker

Author : Jerry L. Ross
ISBN : 9781557536938
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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This highly illustrated picture book for children introduces scientific concepts and valuable life lessons through an autobiographical account of the life of NASA astronaut Jerry L. Ross.

Go Flight

Author : Rick Houston
ISBN : 9780803269378
Genre : History
File Size : 59. 25 MB
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The inspiration for the documentary Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo At first glance, it looks like just another auditorium in just another government building. But among the talented men (and later women) who worked in mission control, the room located on the third floor of Building 30—at what is now Johnson Space Center—would become known by many as “the Cathedral.” These members of the space program were the brightest of their generations, making split-second decisions that determined the success or failure of a mission. The flight controllers, each supported by a staff of specialists, were the most visible part of the operation, running the missions, talking to the heavens, troubleshooting issues on board, and, ultimately, attempting to bring everyone safely back home. None of NASA’s storied accomplishments would have been possible without these people. Interviews with dozens of individuals who worked in the historic third-floor mission control room bring the compelling stories to life. Go, Flight! is a real-world reminder of where we have been and where we could go again given the right political and social climate.

Assembling And Supplying The Iss

Author : David J. Shayler
ISBN : 9783319404431
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The creation and utilization of the International Space Station (ISS) is a milestone in space exploration. But without the Space Shuttle, it would have remained an impossible dream. Assembling and Supplying the ISS is the story of how, between 1998 and 2011, the Shuttle became the platform which enabled the construction and continued operation of the primary scientific research facility in Earth orbit. Fulfilling an objective it had been designed to complete decades before, 37 Shuttle missions carried the majority of the hardware needed to build the ISS and then acted as a ferry and supply train for early resident crews to the station. Building upon the decades of development and experience described in the companion volume Linking the Space Shuttle and Space Stations: Early Docking Technologies from Concept to Implementation, this book explores • a purpose-built hardware processing facility • challenging spacewalking objectives • extensive robotic operations • undocking a unmanned orbiter The experience and expertise gained through these missions allows space planners to improve space construction skills in advance of even more ambitious plans in the future.

Eyes In Magbook Vol 19

Author : Vivian Van Dijk
ISBN : 9780989400800
Genre : Art
File Size : 44. 78 MB
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EYES IN™ spotlights fields of Architecture, Art, Artists, Beauty, Books, Culinary Arts, Culture, Design, Fashion, Film, Finance, Health, Music, Photography, Real Estate, Science, Technology & Travel and is delving into respective insights, disciplines and pieces for each. Vivian Van Dijk interviews the following innovative creators in this EYES IN™ MagBook™ Nr. 19: Hannes Koch, Stuart Wood & Florian Ortkrass: Exploring Artificial Intelligence as Art DESIGN, LONDON Every Side of Beautiful: The Art of Sofie Muller ARTISTS, BELGIUM Want-ology and Dr. Kevin Kreitman CULTURE, SAN FRANCISCO Innovative Creator, Architect & Designer Professor Ben van Berkel ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN THE NETHERLANDS Harnessing Technology for Fashion: Amy Winters FASHION + TECHNOLOGY, LONDON The TRX Challenge: Taking Fitness to the Next Level HEALTH + BEAUTY, SAN FRANCISCO Will Kurtz at the Mike Weiss Gallery ARTISTS, NEW YORK Jerry L. Ross - America’s Spacewalker SCIENCE + TECHNOLOGY, FLORIDA John Kenny and the Chiaroscuro of the African Plains PHOTOGRAPHY, LONDON - AFRICA Singapore’s Fascinating and Ecological “Gardens by the Bay” TRAVEL + CULTURE, SINGAPORE Culinary Artists - Wolfgang Ban and Eduard Frauneder CULINARY, NEW YORK A Bridge between Souls: “One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das” FILM + MUSIC, CALIFORNIA Eyes In Photography - Architecture The Versatility of Adrian Wilson PHOTOGRAPHY + ARCHITECTURE, ENGLAND

Ever True

Author : John Norberg
ISBN : 1557538220
Genre : History
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In 1869 the State of Indiana founded Purdue University as Indiana's land-grant university dedicated to agriculture and engineering. Today, Purdue stands as one of the elite research and education institutions in the world. Its halls have been home to Nobel Prize- and World Food Prize-winning faculty, record-setting astronauts, laurelled humanists, researchers, and leaders of industry. Its thirteen colleges and schools span the sciences, liberal arts, management, and veterinary medicine, boasting more than 450,000 living alumni. Ever True: The First 150 Years of Purdue University by John Norberg captures the essence of this great university. In this volume, Norberg takes readers beyond the iconic redbrick walls of Purdue University's West Lafayette campus to delve into the stories of the faculty, alumni, and leaders who make up this remarkable institution's distinguished history. Written to commemorate Purdue University's sesquicentennial celebrations, Ever True picks up where prior histories leave off, bringing the intricacies of historic tales to the forefront, updating the Purdue story to the present, and looking to the future.

The Diaries Of Harriet Hattie Dillabaugh 1889 1940

Author : Jerry Ross
ISBN : 1508678952
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Gre De Hermocopidarum Mysterio

Author : Jacobus Johannes 1851-1924 Hartman
ISBN : 1361744138
Genre : History
File Size : 79. 57 MB
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