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Author Gruntman, Mike
Title Blazing the Trail : The Early History of Spacecraft and Rocketry
Imprint Reston : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2003
©2004
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Descript 1 online resource (520 pages)
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Series Library of Flight
Library of Flight
Note COVER -- TITLE -- COPYRIGHT -- FOREWORD -- TABLE OF CONTENT -- PREFACEThis -- 1. HUMBLE BEGINNINGS -- 2. ROCKET PROLIFERATION -THE FIRST WAVE -- 3. UNDER ROCKET FIRE IN INDIA -- 4. THE CONGREVE ROCKET -- 5. ROCKETS COME TO AMERICA -- 6. FIRST AMERICAN ROCKETS -- 7. ROCKET PROLIFERATION -THE SECOND WAVE -- 8. PUBLIC IMAGINATION ON FIRE -- 9. GREAT PIONEERS -- 10. THE FIRST MODERN ROCKET -- 11. JATO AND BEYOND -- 12. BUILDING THE FOUNDATION -- 13. ROAD TO SPUTNIK -- 14. GATEWAYS TO HEAVEN -- 15. THE BREAKTHROUGH -- 16. OPENING THE SKIES -- 17. JOINING THE CLUB -- 18. THE FIRST THOUSAND YEARS -- APPENDIX A: ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS -- APPENDIX B: SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Gruntman, Mike Blazing the Trail : The Early History of Spacecraft and Rocketry Reston : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics,c2003 9781563477058
Subject Rocketry -- History.;Rockets (Aeronautics) -- History.;Space vehicles -- History
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